Don't-Miss Productivity software Stories

Nag for iPhone

This simple iPhone app uses alarms to keep you on task and bolster your productivity.

Clarify makes it easy to create annotated images and how-to documents

Clarify simplifies the process of making how-to documents and annotated images. It's great for professional use, but it's also useful for explaining a procedure to your remote relatives.

App Guide: Business apps at Macworld | iWorld

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These are some of the productivity tools that caught our eye on the show floor at last week's Macworld | iWorld.

Yoink offers a shelf for temporarily stashing files and content

Yoink offers a shelf for temporarily stashing files and content, making it easier to move your stuff between documents, folders, and drives.

CaptureNotes 2 for iPad

There's a lot to like about this iPad note taker, particularly its use of flags to help you organize your notes.

App Guide: Essential productivity apps

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We asked our editors to pick the iOS apps they'd recommend to new iPhone and iPad owners. These productivity tools made the grade.

Chronicle helps you track your bills, and looks great doing so

Chronicle is one of the slickest finance apps available for the Mac. It’s easy to use and easy on the eyes, and it’s worthy of a spot on anyone’s Dock.

DataVault Password Manager for iPhone and iPad

This mobile password manager does its job well enough, though the app doesn't stand out when compared to similar utilities.

TeuxDeux for iPhone

Now that Reminders comes with Apple's iOS, simple to-do list managers need to offer some sort of stand-out feature. TeuxDeux comes up short.

Promising Prospect: Clipboard Cleaner automatically strips formatting from the clipboard

Clipboard Cleaner is a simple utility that strips all formatting from the contents of the clipboard, either automatically or on command.

Summly for iPhone

This search assistant promises to summarize the contents of a Web page in an easily digestible format. But Summly seems to have a hard time figuring out what information is relevant and what isn't.

Phraseology for iPad

Why choose Phraseology over the countless text editors in the App Store? Its refined interface, powerful text arranging and analysis tools, and simplicity combine to make it an easy choice.

OmniPlan 2.0.3 offers powerful project-management tools

OmniPlan is designed to help you take in the broad view of a project while still keeping you focused on the details necessary to make sure all your resources are in place and the project is completed on time.