Don't-Miss Productivity Software Stories

prose ios icon

Prose. 3.0.2 review: Safe haven for writers, far from maddening social media crowd

Prose. delivers a social platform for the creation and consumption of literature in a completely censorship-free environment.

textexpander 6 mac icon

TextExpander 6 review: A snippets subscription service that’s priced too high

TextExpander moves from paid apps to a subscription ecosystem with identical apps and an immature Web interface.

fantastical 2 mac icon

Fantastical 2.2 for OS X review: More maturity and integration with Exchange

A major update to Fantastical 2 refines rough edges, extends invitations, adds features like printing, and improves time-zone management.

anylist ios icon

AnyList review: Grocery app crosses off nearly everything on our shopping list

A full-featured grocery shopping list and recipe organizer for iOS with lightning-fast cloud sync and cross-platform support.

ulysses ios icon

Ulysses for iPhone review: Anything but a plain text editor

Everything that makes Ulysses great on the Mac is concentrated in the exquisite iPhone version.

airtable stock

Airtable review: A drop-dead easy relational database management system

An online platform for creating, using, and sharing small relational databases.

numbers 2.6 ios icon

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.

numbers 3.6 mac icon

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.

quicken 2016 mac icon

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.

nylas n1 osx icon

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.

cloudmagic for mac email app

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.

allowancebot ios icon

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

A family-friendly way to track chores and allowances.

whink iphone ipad

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.

greet card shop 3 mac icon

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.

daylite mac icon

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

Daylite keeps you focused on your current and potential clients.