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Moneydance review: Personal finance Mac app offers good tools with a few UI quirks

The Infinite Kind have enhanced and upgraded Moneydance to make managing your money much easier.

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Write for Mac review: Solid note-taking app doubles as a Markdown editor

Write for Mac straddles the line between a good note-taking app and a solid Markdown text editor.

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Daylite 5 review: Keep tabs on your business contacts and projects

Daylite is a great tool for organizing and managing every aspect of your business projects and relationships.

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Deckset review: Mac app excels at presentation minimalism

Though it trades more in plain text than flashy transitions, Deckset is an excellent tool for making beautifully minimal presentations.

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Mail Pilot 1.1 review: Impressive Mac email client gets even better

The update to Mindsense's app fills in some of the feature gaps that were in version 1.0.

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Collective review: Attractive, lightweight clipboard utility gets the details right

If you're looking for a clipboard utility that's affordable, attractive, and powerful, no reason to compromise: Check out Collective.

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The best focused-writing apps for OS X

Looking for a great app for writing articles, blog entries, and other short bits of prose? We take a look at the best focused-writing apps for the Mac.

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The best timekeeping iOS apps

Time is money, and your iPhone and ipad can track the amount of hours you work. Here's a roundup of timekeeping apps that'll make sure you get paid.

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OmniOutliner 4 Pro review: Top-notch Mac outliner gets a new interface

The best outliner processor for the Mac improves, but it’s not without some rough edges

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Name Mangler review: The file renamer for Mac power users

You'll find many OS X utilities that can rename a bunch of files at once, but Name Mangler is the most powerful we've tried, and version 3 offers some nice improvements.

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Microsoft OneNote for Mac review: Compelling but not yet ready to compete with Evernote

This Mac app for notes, journaling, and other collections of digital information has some interesting features, but it still needs some improvements.

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Word for iPad review: The new standard for Microsoft's word processor

Microsoft made the right decisions (mostly) when creating Word for iPad. The result is a word processing app that's a pleasure to use.

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Excel for iPad review: The best spreadsheet app for the iPad

Microsoft put some serious thought into the iPad version of its spreadsheet, and it shows.