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The Mac office: When QuickBooks for Mac is the wrong choice

When Joe Kissell set out to buy QuickBooks for his home business, he assumed he'd buy the Mac version. The choice didn't end up being quite that simple.

Payleven's chip-and-PIN readers land in Apple's retail stores

Mobile payments startup Payleven has struck a deal that calls for Apple to start selling chip-and-PIN readers in its retail stores across Europe.

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Imagining a Passbook-powered digital wallet

iOS 6's Passbook has had a slow start, but if Apple were to turn it into a real, two-way digital wallet that connects customers and retailers, it could be the beginning of something revolutionary.

Review: StockTouch is a colorful, creative alternative to Apple's Stocks app

StockTouch is powerful, colorful, highly customizable app. If you're looking for a different approach to iOS-based stock management, it's worth taking a look at.

Review: QuickBooks Online for iPad a limited app with potential

QuickBooks Online for iPad is an excellent start for what has the potential to be an amazing add-on to QuickBooks Online.

Innovation, apps provide winning mix at SXSW's Tech Cocktail event

A trio of startups stood out at the Tech Cocktail event during South by Southwest Interactive. And their apps and offerings will soon be coming to a mobile device near you.

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Review roundup: Tax software for iOS and Mac

Tax season is in full swing, so it’s time to gather up your W-2s, receipts, and other documents and get to work on your Mac—or your iPad, or even your iPhone.

Review: Intuit TurboTax SnapTax

TurboTax SnapTax makes it quick work of your 1040a or 1040EZ, helping you to start and complete your taxes in about 10 minutes.

Review: H&R Block At Home 1040EZ for iOS

H&R Block At Home 1040EZ offers an excellent, free option for filing your taxes and getting your refund in a snap.

Review: TurboTax 2012 for iPad

TurboTax 2012 for iPad is a full-featured tax filing application.