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Editorial for iPad review: Text editor ideal for building custom workflows

Editorial is a text editor with an intuitive Workflow feature that helps you be more productive with your written content.

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Yojimbo 4 review: Stellar information manager adds better sync (for a fee)

Yojimbo 4 adds a revamped sync feature, as well as full-screen and Retina-display support, to the venerable data manager, though if you don't need sync, Yojimbo 3 will still do fine.

Launch Center Pro 2 review: iOS utility automates everyday app actions

Contrast's app launcher gets iOS 7 facelift, lets you initiate everyday smartphone tasks with just one tap.

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CargoLifter review: Automatically send email attachments via the cloud

CargoLifter slims down your email messages by automatically uploading attachments to your favorite cloud-storage service.

Tap Forms review: Promising personal database is feature-filled

It has its limitations, but Tap Forms 1.5 has useful tools for a personal database.

iDatabase 2.3 review: A no-frills database for the Mac

This basic flatfile database application that offers 22 templates and 14 different field data options for handling a variety of data types.

5 free Web tools to organize your thoughts

Web-based text outliners range from Notepad-like simplicity to sophisticated, searchable, collapsible idea wranglers.

ReadQuick and Velocity review: Increase your reading speed using your iOS device

Can't seem to catch up on your reading? ReadQuick and Velocity promise to help you be a faster reader, using a technique that involves your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

Erato review: See Markdown previews in real time

WIth its live preview, Erato makes it easy to find errors.

Words App review: Get your Internet reading list under control

Words App collects your RSS feeds and read-it-now content in one UI.

Taskdeck review: For when reminders matter

Taskdeck is a good personal task list for anyone working on multiple projects.

Collective review: Make the most of cut-and-paste in OS X

Cut-and-paste is better than ever when you use Collective.

nvALT review: Makes writing and finding plain-text notes simple

nvALT is a text-editing standout, thanks to its search and organization features.