Don't-Miss Productivity software Stories
There's no doubt the Mac and iOS text-editor apps offer unique some features. But to take advantage of those features, you'll need to twist your workflows to suit the apps, not the other way around.
This note-taking app has a super smart predictive keyboard and syncs with Evernote.
The Mac version of Simplenote is very much like the iOS version, with a streamlined interface that doesn’t fill the screen with lots of icons or buttons.
Our Mac Gems department aims to uncover the best in great, inexpensive software. Of the nearly 120 Mac Gems we reviewed in 2013, here are our favorites.
Save your team from the chaotic mishmash of email, chat, and other discrete communication tools. Slack's file sharing and its ability to integrate cloud services make sharing information much easier.
Why would anyone would develop (or buy) a scrapbook app? The folks at Realmac show that there is more to it than just cutting and pasting images.
Sanebox is a cloud-based tool designed to keep clutter out of your inbox. It's not perfect, but overall, it works very well.
If you ever search for, copy, share, or otherwise fiddle with bits of text (and who doesn't), Liquid will make your life a lot easier.
FileMaker discontinued the consumer-level Bento personal database, so what are Bento users to do? Here's a look at four alternatives.
When you need to work in text and perform calculations, Calca is a powerful tool.
Opera's email client is far from modern looking, but once you get it set up, it works wells.
Hate working in silence? Coffitivity brings the ambiance of your favorite coffee shop to your office to help you be more productive.
As a personal database, Symphytum has potential, but it still needs many improvements to serve as a Bento replacement.
Apple's new spreadsheet app for the iPad and iPhone is great if you rely on the built-in templates or you want to perform basic tasks. However, the screen real estate makes Numbers difficult to use for complex spreadsheets.
Numbers 3.0 will prove convenient if you habitually switch between your Mac and your Apple mobile device. But if your spreadsheets are desktop-based, you'll find that the software experience has changed dramatically.