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Review: Microsoft's Office Mobile for iPhone app will disappoint most users

Good news: Microsoft finally released an iPhone app for Office. Bad news: It's not the kind of app we were hoping for.

Review: iBank for iPad a stellar full-featured personal financial app

If you're looking for a real alternative to Quicken on your iPad, try iBank for iPad.

First look: Hands-on with Office Mobile for iPhone

Microsoft's new iOS app does let you open and edit Office documents from your iPhone. But it doesn't let you do much with them.

Review: Write for iPhone brings easy Markdown writing for Dropbox users

Write is a powerful text-editing app that offers shortcuts for formatting and sharing standard text files using Markdown.

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.

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.

Review: H&R Block At Home Free Edition for iPad

Minor account frustrations aside, H&R Block At Home Free Edition for iPad is a great way for you to fill all your personal tax filing needs.

Review: Note Taker HD for iPad

Don't be fooled by its basic look: Note Taker HD's powerful set of tools help you capture notes on your iPad, whether they're typed or handwritten.

Bento 4 for iPad matures into a standalone data management tool

Bento 4 for iPad is a significant improvement to what was already the best personal database app for the iPad.

Merlin 2.8 is a top-tier project management application

Merlin is a top-tier project management application that has a lot to offer.

Screens for iPhone and iPad

If quick access to remote computers is a must, this touch-based VNC client will prove to be indispensable.

OmniPlan 2.0.3 offers powerful project-management tools

OmniPlan is designed to help you take in the broad view of a project while still keeping you focused on the details necessary to make sure all your resources are in place and the project is completed on time.