Liane CassavoyPCWorld

Liane Cassavoy is a veteran technology and business journalist. She contributes regularly to PCWorld and has written about business issues and products for Entrepreneur Magazine and other publications. She is the author of two business start-up guides published by Entrepreneur Press.

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3 alternative mobile browsers you'll like better than the one on your smartphone

You're default browser's adequate, but these up-and-comers can help you surf faster or even play Flash movies on iOS.

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Brain games: These 3 free apps make you even smarter than you already are

These apps promise to increase your concentration and communication skills, and reduce stress and anxiety.

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Three contact manager apps better than the one that came with your phone

These third-party apps add syncing, organizational and other features you won't find on the stock contact app that came with your phone.

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Email, voicemail and texting get better with help from Evernote

Plenty of third-party apps integrate with Evernote. We tested three to see how they help with all of the messages you get everyday.

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Two good apps for desktop publishing and one to avoid

Yes, you can create professional-looking brochures, flyers, and more using a mobile app on a tablet (or a phone, if you're masochistic and patient). But choose carefully--we found a couple of good ones to try.

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These 3 video editing apps give you pro results straight from your phone

Want to create a slick-looking movie? You don't need a PC with lots of processing power. Today's best apps let you do it on the go.

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Stop using your birthday, start using one of these password manager apps

It’s no secret that creating – and remembering! – secure password is a must these days. These apps can help.

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Evernote apps: Hands-on with its handiest homegrown tools

The cloud service's own apps add special talents, such as sketching and scanning tools, and we haven't even gotten to the third-party apps yet.

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Three money apps for tracking, organizing and reporting your finances

Between budgets and taxes, you can't get too organized. These apps help you keep a handle on personal and business expenses.

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Dropbox users, try these: Hands-on with the free Mailbox and Carousel apps

Dropbox does more than stash stuff now. The email and photo-sharing apps are bonus features well worth exploring.

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Meet the future of Evernote: Hands on with Work Chat, Context and more

Evernote's Android and iOS apps get even more useful with some cool collaboration and Web features.

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Hands-on with the Dropbox Mobile app's new managing, editing, and syncing features

The vastly improved mobile app lets you do almost everything the desktop app can do. Microsoft Office integration is the biggest highlight.

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Project management apps: Zoho, Podio, LiquidPlanner tackle tasks in unique ways

Projects and people differ, and so should project management apps. These three offer time, data, and collaboration tools with advantages over bigger-name competition.

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Project management apps: How three popular picks stack up

Whether you're a visual planner or a more straightforward list-maker, we've got the perfect project management app for you.

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These four file sharing apps offer speed, security and more

From your phone or your browser, you can make files accessible to multiple devices, colleagues or family members. Check out these apps for their special talents in sharing or security--but watch out for those subscription fees.