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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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You are here: Use your phone's location tracking to complete tasks with these apps

Find the best parking rates, track your mileage, manage you phone settings and more.

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Turn your iPad into a business assistant

These note taking, remote access and office apps transform your tablet into a workhorse.

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Save web clippings and save time with these apps

Collect articles, images, videos and entire web pages with Clipix, Pocket, Instapaper and other tools.

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Easier email: Minimalist, Cloud Magic, and other apps help you master your inbox

Clean up your email interface, organize messages, and more with these tools.

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Phone it in: turn your smartphone into a scanner, voice recorder, and more

Dictate notes, track your time, edit PDFs, and simplify other tasks with these apps.

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Making a (to-do) list: Wunderlist, Carrot, and other apps help you track your tasks

Whether it's on your desktop, your mobile device or in your browser, these apps know nothing is more satisfying than crossing off a to-do.

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Get back to work! StayFocusd, YouMail and other apps to keep you on task

Whether you're looking for more screen real estate or a strict Web supervisor, these tools are here to help.

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MOBILedit review: put your PC and phone in sync

MOBILedit offers complete mobile phone management from your PC. It’s more expensive than alternative programs, but you definitely get what you pay for.

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Happy returns: The safe way to e-file your taxes

Online tax prep and filing services are available on more devices than ever. Here's how to make sure convenience doesn't come at a cost.

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Five free Chrome tools for faster, easier searches

Look no further! These tools let you automate, customize, and cull searches to improve your results.

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Strikingly review: Make mobile-friendly Web sites with your Facebook profile and a click

Strikingly makes it super-easy to create an attractive Web site, especially if you use its one-click feature that pulls in content from your Facebook page.

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Sanebox review: Recover your email sanity

Sanebox is a cloud-based tool designed to keep clutter out of your inbox. It's not perfect, but overall, it works very well.

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Wondershare MobileTrans Review: Windows utility makes phone upgrades a lot easier

Wondershare MobileTrans easily copies data from your old phone to a newer one--everything from contacts and call logs to texts, photos, videos, and music. It's not cheap, but it works well.

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WinPatrol Plus stands guard over your PC

WinPatrol Plus has stood guard over Windows PCs for years. But the latest version understands that computer users don't need to be alerted to absolutely everything happening on their PC.

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UndeletePlus Review: Recovery program works well on simple tasks, but try before you buy

UndeletePlus is easy to use, and it retrieved and restored one of my two missing test files perfectly.