Don't-Miss Business Stories

Save2PDF for iPhone and iPad

This PDF creation app fills a unique need on the iOS platform and does the job quite well.

iOS brainstorming apps

Jeffery Battersby looks at a smattering of mind-mapping tools for iOS devices and cautions that brainstorming on the smaller screen of the iPhone or iPod touch can be a little frustrating. That said, iThoughts shines as a mind-mapping app, especially in its iPad form.

Cisco Linksys E4200 router

This attractive router is simple to set up and offers plenty of features that both consumers and small businesses need.

TimeTable 2.0.2

TimeTable extracts your billable hours from iCal events and calculates your fees for invoicing.

Xerox Phaser 6010

Small, simple, and easy to use, this color printer produces nice-looking pages--for a dear price.

MacBook Pros (Early 2011)

It’s been nearly a year since Apple refreshed its MacBook Pro line. That’s a longer-than-usual gap between updates, but the new MacBook Pros sport several changes under the hood, including new processors, new graphics processors, and a new peripheral connector. It all translates into performance jumps worth the wait.

Xerox Phaser 6500DN

This workgroup-level printer imposes budget-breaking toner costs, making it unsuitable for high-volume use.

Top-rated GPS devices

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Dedicated personal navigation devices still have their place, in spite of the rise of GPS-enabled cell phones. Use one of these picks to get you from point A to B.

TomTom XL 350-TM

The XL 350-TM provides TomTom's usual impressive navigation features. Included lifetime traffic and lifetime map updates make this one of the most feature-packed GPS devices available for the price.

Garmin Nuvi 265WT

Navigation unit offers premium features at a budget-friendly price.

Garmin Nuvi 1260T

A very capable 3.5-inch navigator with a good Bluetooth phone interface. Larger screen devices with similar feature sets are available at similar or lower prices.

Magellan RoadMate 5045

Has same navigation features as other Magellan GPS units, but a bigger screen size.

TomTom Ease

The TomTom Ease offers a simplified, affordable navigation experience for those willing to use a device with a smaller (3.5-inch) screen.