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Sciral Consistency Keeps You on Top of Tasks Without Bossing You Around

Through the uniquely simple Sciral Consistency, you can manage your routines and repetitive tasks without rigid deadlines.

Type Less, Write More with PhraseExpress

PhraseExpress corrects spelling, expands acronyms, and even does math.

Turn PowerPoint Presentations Into Polished Videos With PPT2DVD Pro

This business-friendly software converts your PowerPoint presentations into slick videos that can be viewed on a range of devices.

TimeSnapper Shows You Where Your Time Goes

With TimeSnapper you can record your computer use and play it back to evaluate your productivity.

Create Fonts With Type 3.2

An OpenType font editor and creator, Type 3.2 makes personalized fonts accessible to all.

DocAS for iPad

As a basic PDF reader and editor, this app is acceptable, provided you're not picky about your user experience. But rival apps handle the job better.

Best Apps of 2012: Top Business Apps for Android and iPhone

Business Calendar Free, GoodReader for iPhone, and other apps can help you stay on top of everything you need to do throughout the workday.

Best Apps of 2012: Shockingly Useful Apps for Android and iPhone

Any.Do, GasBuddy, and other practical apps can turn your Android handset or iPhone into an indispensable tool.

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Best Apps of 2012: Top Replacement Apps for Android and iPhone

No need to settle for the apps that came with your Android handset or iPhone. Assistant, GroupMe, and other capable replacements offer extra functionality.

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Your Personal Wikipedia: 9 Free Apps and Services That Help You Remember

Storing your knowledge, boosting your memory, and creating your own wiki are a little easier with the help of these services for your computer or mobile device.

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Try Scrivener for Windows for Long Writing Projects

Scrivener helps authors create books, research proposals, and other long-form works.

Sanebox Shows You Only the Email You Need to See

Sanebox is a truly useful tool for restoring sanity to the craziest of inboxes.

Remarks for iPad

This PDF reader and annotation app for the iPad is good for making quick notations on a PDF, and it's a decent note-taker as well. That said, a few additions would make a good app oh so much better.