Don't-Miss Productivity Stories

Can Your Software Live in the Cloud?

Services such as CloudOn, Nivio, and OnLive are bringing full-blown Office apps to iPads and other mobile devices.

Publishers Update Apps for Apple's Retina Display: Facebook, Nook, and More

If you're wondering which apps are primed for the third-generation iPad, here's a look at 10 apps to check out.

Tomboy: Powerful, and Free, Database for Notes

Tomboy is a freeform database for text notes, with support for rich formatting and links.

Oracle Updates Its Linux Kernel With New Advanced File System

Oracle has updated the kernel of its Linux distribution to take advantage of the latest Linux advances, the company announced Tuesday.

Zim: Your Own Personal Desktop Wiki

Zim is a fast, free, and easy desktop wiki application for managing information.

Google Maps Power Tips & Tricks

With the help of some plug-ins and knowledge of some commands that aren't always obvious, Google Maps can yield a wealth of information.

Top 10 Google Docs Annoyances (and How to Fix Them)

Google Docs helps you collaborate easily with people across the globe, but is infuriatingly reliant on Google for most fixes and enhancements. Here are some workarounds that can quell your angst.

Dropbox Works Because It's a Screwdriver, Not a Multi-Tool

Some have called Dropbox's value and future into question. I say trust the service that does one thing very well.

Adobe Reveals More CS6, Creative Cloud Details

Adobe will launch its Creative Cloud software-and-services bundle alongside Creative Suite 6 in the first half of the year.

Office for iPad Not Happening? Don't Believe the Naysayers, Claims Site that Leaked Image

The Daily's Peter Ha takes aim at Microsoft after Redmond denied an image that surfaced on Tuesday was in fact a snap of an Office of iPad app.

Android Tablet Productivity Pack

Check out these 28 great apps for getting the most out of your Android tablet.


Path to Forgiveness After Apology a Hard Sell

The problem is social networking smartphone app Path seems to have known full well that storing a user's entire address book was the wrong thing to do.


Software That Does It All

Edit your photos, organize your finances, access your computer remotely, and do even more with these essential software packages and Web apps--a mix of established favorites and indispensable up-and-comers.

10 Essential Google Chrome Add-ons

From a session saver to a social media assistant to a simple in-browser image editor, these extensions provide a variety of useful tools for the growing legions of Chrome users.

Microsoft Upbeat on 2012 Prospects

Revenue rose in the second fiscal quarter, while Microsoft's profits dipped; Office 2010 sales helped while Windows revenue slipped.