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QuickBooks 2012 makes great strides, still falls short

If you didn’t know how things could and should be, QuickBooks 2012 for Mac would seem like a pretty good product. Unfortunately, the knowledge that QuickBooks could be better (and isn’t) makes QuickBooks 2012 for Mac something less than the ideal accounting and business finance application.

Agendas for iPad

This app for creating interactive meeting agendas shows some promise, but it needs better formatting tools and features that make published agendas available to a broader range of meeting attendees.

Review: Opera 11.5

While Opera 11.5 calls itself a browser, it feels like it really wants to be more than that. But in trying to do so, this perpetual innovator’s latest version falls short.

Shade Control 1.1

Bare-bones $3 Mac application for quickly switching between two screen-brightness settings.

Space Gremlin 1.2

Space Gremlin 1.2 is a a swift, excellent file management tool that gives you analytical data about your hard drive and facilitates a number of simple actions. It’s easy to use, attractive to look at, informative, and best of all, it just works.

Review: Safari 5.1

Safari 5.1 gives Apple’s browser enough horsepower to hold its own against rivals in day-to-day browsing. More importantly, its new features truly distinguish it from the pack, making Safari 5.1 a great step up from its predecessor.

Task Till Dawn 1.6

Task Till Dawn is Java-based freeware that will launch applications, open files, run shell scripts; if you can double click on it in the Finder, Task Till Dawn will open it for you on whatever schedule you set, and scheduling is what this application is all about.

Minutes 1.0.2

Minutes is a timer application. Each timer is its own window, with the time remaining for the timer and the time it will go off.

Captur 2.2

Captur is a lightweight menu-bar applet that makes taking screenshots easy. It's a handy application for anyone seeking an simpler way to take screenshots on their Mac.

Diagrammix 1.2.3

Don't want to shell out for a high-powered vector graphics suite, or spend hours of fiddling with lines and bubbles? Diagrammix makes it incredibly easy to build great-looking charts in minutes.

Minco 1.3

Minco is a simple utility that integrates closely with iCal and other applications to help you track your time.

Lab Report: Huge speed gains for new Mac mini

Macworld Lab has received both models of the new Mac mini unveiled on Wednesday. The new Mac mini comes with Lion and new Core i5 processors, and our benchmark results show a great leap in processor performance from the previous generation.

KeyRemap4MacBook 7.3.0

KeyRemap4MacBook implies that it only remaps keys for MacBooks, but the truth is that it remaps keys for all Macs. Contained in a rough, spartan interface is a wealth of key remapping power.