Don't-Miss Productivity software Stories
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.
Stop fussing with what app to use when you want to write something down. Write it in Drafts first, and then send it to the app you want.
Solid upgrade offers significant new features; works flawlessly with new OS X version
Pages 2.0 is a definite improvement over its predecessor, offering all the features you need to make great-looking documents on your iPad or iPhone,.
The Omni Group tweaked the user interface of its perennial diagram program. Longtime users will have to adjust, but it's all for the better.
New features will please some users and infuriate others.
The latest version of the Mail.app feels dated, and it can be problematic if you use Gmail.
Apple closes the chapter on the old Pages. The new version is a major rewrite of the app that goes in a completely new direction.
Outstanding calendar app maintains intuitive interface and natural-language-event-creation capabilities, gains reminder management and an overhauled interface.
Calendars 5 is an impressive calendar app for iOS that looks terrific, offers easy-to-use features, and works equally well on iPhone and iPad.
Both Fusion 6 and Parallels 9 do an amazing job of turning your Mac into a multi-OS powerhouse.
Editorial is a text editor with an intuitive Workflow feature that helps you be more productive with your written content.