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The best iOS calculator apps

Whether you need just basic calculation or higher-level math, these are the top choices for your iPhone and iPad.

Enable Enhanced Dictation for on-the-fly transcription

OS X's dictation feature works pretty well, but with a simple setting change, you can enable on-the-fly dictation, even when offline. We show you how.

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Document Writer review: A cheap alternative to Microsoft Word

Document Writer has the basic tools you expect from a word processor, though the app has some interface quirks.

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The Week in Mac Apps: At school with Fido in the cloud

This week’s Mac app roundup is an eclectic collection of software that can help you learn new words, type them more quickly, keep an eye on your best friend, and even get you in the cloud--without worrying about privacy storms.

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The best apps for taking notes

With so many awesome apps at your disposal, using a pen and paper just doesn't make much sense.

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Virtual TimeClock review: Keep track of your employees' work hours

Virtual TimeClock has an excellent set of tools for tracking the time put in by your company's employees.

Leafnote

Leafnote review: Focus on writing, not on how to use the app

Leafnote isn’t quite as stark as other text editors, but it takes plenty of cues from iOS, resulting in a simple, speedy, and organized writing experience.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Digital factotum

In this week’s roundup, you’ll find apps that turn your Mac into a surveillance camera, batch image editor, backup system, video player, and worldwide postal code directory.

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Slides for iOS completes Google's productivity suite on iOS

In addition to the presentation app, Google's entire suite of productivity apps can now open, edit, and save their Microsoft Office equivalents.

OmniFocus

OmniFocus 2 review: Stay on top of your task list with this top task manager

OmniFocus has a deep feature set that may take so getting used to, but once you're familiar with it, you'll appreciate how it handles your task list.

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Day One review: A Mac app that's so nice, you'll actually maintain your journal

Bloom Built’s superb Mac app makes it easier than ever to keep a journal, thanks to smart features and a beautiful, welcoming interface.