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Review: PhraseExpress 9 adds application-specific macro features

PhraseExpress is a text expansion/macro program that can be a great timesaver if used properly. Application-specific features are a major enhancement.

Review: Microsoft Office 2013 features new look, prices

Microsoft's refreshed productivity suite sports a major design overhaul and seamless cloud integration—at a higher price.

Review: Nimble is a powerful CRM system for business users

Nimble is a centralized dashboard for social networks. With a wide range of supported networks and third-party integration, Nimble makes it easy for businesses to stay in touch with users and customers.

Six awesome built-in Windows utilities no one knows about

Buried deep inside Windows 8, you'll find great tools for tweaking and improving the OS. And they're all free of charge.

Review: Take Command 14 command line utility is easier to use than PowerShell

For serious work in the console, few utilities (if any) can match the prowess of Take Command. If you use the command line regularly, it's a good investment.

Review: CopyTrans Contacts frees your iOS contacts from your small screen

CopyTrans Contacts lets you manage your iOS contacts on the big screen of your PC. It works well, but we wish it cost less than $10.

Best Products of 2012: Business and Productivity

PCWorld's editors select the year's best products for getting work and business done.

Review: ConceptDraw Mindmap helps businesses brainstorm, create, and present mind maps

ConceptDraw Mindmap is a business mind-mapping product that looks just like a part of Microsoft Office. It fits neatly into a team's workflow.

The 100 Best Products of 2012

PCWorld's editors pinpoint the top tech products of 2012, in categories ranging from PCs to productivity software.

Review: TelyHD Business Edition: Run meetings from any HDTV

The TelyHD Business Edition enables big-screen Skype videoconferencing on a small budget. It's worth a look for SMBs that conduct regular remote meetings.


Review: creates your personalized online newspaper

Read Web content in a more traditional format with, which lets you build an online newspaper.

Use Facebook's new Social Jobs app to find work

Facebook Wednesday introduced its Social Jobs app to help job hunters with more than 1.7 million job listings from job-search sites.

Review: Wieldy aims to help you get things done

Wieldy is a free task manager that works to help you get things done. Unfortunately, learning how to use it is a job in itself.