Don't-Miss Productivity software Stories

QuickCal makes it easy to add to and view your calendars

Looking for an easier way to add events and tasks to your calendars, and to get a quick overview of your schedule? QuickCal is an inexpensive solution.

Gems Revisited: Fantastical 1.1 and Moom 2.3.1

Since we originally reviewed Fantastical and Moom, these Mac Gems have seen significant updates that warrant another look, as well as new ratings.

Chronos SOHO Organizer 9 keeps track of contacts, appointments, bits of data

SOHO Organizer 9 is a useful tool for any small business looking to consolidate paperwork or information in one place. Organizer consolidates your contacts, calendar and other digital files into one large database.

Knowtilus and Knowtilus Pro for iPhone and iPad

While certainly powerful, this combination browser and text editor (which offers many other capabilities) almost tries to do too much.

Pear Note for iPad

Anybody who uses their iPad to jot down notes will appreciate the mobile version of this note-taking application.

GrowlVoice 1.6.1 brings notifications to Google Voice

GrowlVoice marries the power of Google Voice with the low profile of the Growl notification system framework, notifying you whenever you miss a text, miss a call, or get a voicemail.

App Guide: iOS note-takers

If inspiration strikes when you're out and about, never fear -- these apps can record your thoughts or capture other bits of information you want stored for later.

Tree offers a unique approach to outlining

Tree offers a unique approach to outlining by offering both vertical and horizontal organization.

Review: Voice Brief for iPhone

This fully featured app, which reads content from your iPhone aloud, can truly make you feel more productive.

Review: DevonThink Pro Office 2.2.1 helps manage your data

DevonThink is a fine file management app that offers easy to use, paperless databases for power users or businesses. While it make take some time to learn how to unleash DevonThink’s powerful potential, the time can be worth it for users interested in truly taking the paperless plunge in their offices.

Memonic for iPhone and iPad

This note-taking app shows a lot of promises, thanks to tight integration with desktop and Web-based versions and well-thought-out sharing capabilities. But there are some flaws with the iOS version, too.

Shortcuts 1.2

If you want more options for creating keyboard shortcuts than Mac OS X provides on its own, but you don't need a complex macro utility, Shortcuts is for you.

TellMeLater for iPhone

Simplicity and ease of use make this reminder app stand out as an effective time management app for the iPhone and iPod touch.