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Make Good Spreadsheets for Cheap With GS-Calc

Very inexpensive spreadsheet program GS-Calc has some interesting features.

Send Faxes From the Web: Three Services Tested

We test-drive three services that let you send faxes online--no fax machine or telephone required. Which one offers the best deal for your small business?

Evernote vs. OneNote: Note-Taking Apps Showdown

Both programs offer plenty of note-taking features, but in very different packages. Here's a closer look at how Evernote and OneNote help you keep track of notes at your PC and on the go.

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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.

Astrid Tasks Tracks Your To-Dos in Chrome and Other Browsers

Astrid Tasks is a social to-do list app that makes it fun to get things done.

Track Tasks With Co-Workers--Without Installing Anything--With IssueBurner

IssueBurner offers an easy way to track tasks and issues, without requiring you to step outside of your own email app.

For, Fast, Free File-Sharing at Work: Get Ge.tt

Ge.tt offers an easy and super-fast way to share files, no matter how big they may be.

Freebie BringFocus Might Help You Concentrate

BringFocus helps you stay on task, by monitoring how much time you spend on certain activities.

Project Management Showdown: Do More Beyond the To-Do List

These five project management services pledge to help you stay on top of tasks. Find out which one worked best to keep a small company's big project on track.

Choose the Best Bank for Your Tech-Savvy Business: 8 Banks Compared

Just about every bank wants your small business’s cash. Here’s how eight of the biggest and best banks stack up in their online and mobile tools to help you manage money.

ArcSoft Perfect365: Free App Gives Instant Facelifts and Makeovers

ArcSoft's free photo-retouching app automatically removes blemishes, adds digital makeup, changes eye colors, and offers quick portrait enhancements for anyone who doesn't want to use a full image-editing suite.

TheBrain Helps Keep Your Thoughts Straight

TheBrain (formerly PersonalBrain) lets you keep and organize all of your thoughts and files in one central place.

6 Great Apps to Help You Manage Your Household

Can't remember what items your family needs from the grocery store or what days the kids' dental appointments fall on? These apps can help you keep everyone in your life on the same page.

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Four Virtual Assistants Tackle Real-World Business Tasks

Low-priced offshore labor is widely available online, but is it worthwhile? We hired four virtual assistants to finish three small-business tasks. Find out how they fared.

Free BlueStacks App Player Runs Android Applications On Your Windows PC

Make Android apps work on your Windows PC with BlueStacks Player App.