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Livescribe 3 review: Turns your handwritten paper notes into digital text in real time

The Livescribe 3 works with your iOS device to make digital input of your note seamless.

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Varidesk Single review: This sit-stand desk has a few ergonomic issues

Varidesk Single is a solid entry-level adjustable desk, but its size and design quirks prevent it from being a long-term sit-stand solution.

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Microsoft OneNote for Mac review: Compelling but not yet ready to compete with Evernote

This Mac app for notes, journaling, and other collections of digital information has some interesting features, but it still needs some improvements.

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The best Mac accounting apps

You might think this is a category where Intuit's QuickBooks is king, but on the Mac, QuickBooks has some stiff competition—and it doesn't keep up.

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The best portable hard drives

Here's a list of our favorite portable drives that have been tested by the Macworld Lab.

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Word for iPad review: The new standard for Microsoft's word processor

Microsoft made the right decisions (mostly) when creating Word for iPad. The result is a word processing app that's a pleasure to use.

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Excel for iPad review: The best spreadsheet app for the iPad

Microsoft put some serious thought into the iPad version of its spreadsheet, and it shows.

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PDFpen 1.7 for iPhone and iPad review: App loaded with extensive PDF tools

PDFpen has the features you need to work on PDFs on your iOS device, but it has a few quirks.

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Tax software for Mac review: A much-improved H&R Block still bows to Intuit TurboTax

If you want to use a dedicated Mac app to do your taxes, these two apps are the big players in the tax software market.

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Top Choice: Our favorite online-based business accounting apps

If you turn to the Web for your business accounting needs, you'll find that the offerings aren't perfect. But you will find apps that have the basic tools to track your finances.