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Numbers 2.6.1 for iOS review: Spreadsheet app is now a better competitor to Excel

On its own merits, Numbers is well done and should meet the needs of nearly any iOS spreadsheet user.

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Numbers 3.6.1 for Mac review: The best version of Apple’s spreadsheet app so far

The latest version sees the return of missing features, along with improved large-data-set performance and useful new charting tools.

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Quicken 2016 for Mac review: A solid investment for tracking your finances

Quicken continues to be an easy-to-use finance app, but it's tougher for it to stand out amongst its competitors.

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Nylas N1 review: Open-source Mac email client shows promise

Mailbox broke my heart, but N1 has taught me how to love an email client again.

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Hands-on: CloudMagic for Mac brings effortless focus to your email

Fans of CloudMagic for iOS will fawn over this "distraction-free" Mac app, even if it lacks a key feature of the mobile version.

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Allowance & Chores Bot review: Manage your kids’ tasks and money on your iOS device

A family-friendly way to track chores and allowances.

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Whink review: Full-featured, easy to use writing app hits all the right notes

A full-featured yet easy to use note-taking app with support for importing and marking up PDF files or photos.

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Greeting Card Shop 3 review: Mac design software bulks up on new features

Greeting Card Shop 3 helps Mac owners create and print their own greeting cards and invitations for life’s special moments.

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Daylite 6 review: Excellent for creating, managing, and keeping business opportunities

Daylite keeps you focused on your current and potential clients.

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SpamSieve 2.9 review: A must-have spam filter for your Mac email client

SpamSieve learns from the email messages you receive, making it a very accurate spam filter.

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Capitan Grocery Shopping List review: Shared grocery shopping lists for the whole family

iOS app makes a trip to the supermarket more collaborative, especially for adding those last-minute items.

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Desk review: Writing app has an expanded lineup but the original is the best value

One of the better writing apps now comes in three different versions, based on the type of writing you do. Which one should you get?

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Pages 5.6 review: A lot packed into a tiny version increment for Mac

The latest minor update to Pages restores typographic sophistication that was lost between 4 and 5, and perks up export compatibility.

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Boxes 2 review: Organizer iPhone app is like a Facebook for pack rats

Get organized, engage with others who share similar passions, and maybe even make a few bucks in the process.

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Fantastical 2.1 for OS X review: An even better Calendar replacement

The overhaul of Fantastical brings it in parity with its iOS version and beyond; a 2.1 updated takes it even farther.