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Zim: Your Own Personal Desktop Wiki

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

Possibly The World's Best Desktop Calendar: VueMinder Pro

VueMinder Pro is a powerful desktop calendar with online sync capabilities.

Store and Organize Ideas and Info With Web-Based Springpad

Springpad is a free service for saving and categorizing information, with rich parsing abilities.

Givit Enables Private Video Sharing

The Givit app steps you through capturing and sending video, and then stores it securely and limits viewing to people you select.

CloudMagic Brings Swift Gmail/Twitter Search to iOS and Android Apps

CloudMagic's super-speedy search has gone mobile, in the form of apps for iOS and Android devices.

Hands-On: Adobe Photoshop Touch for the iPad 2

Photoshop fans have been waiting a long time for something akin to Photoshop for the iPad. Now that it's here, how well does it work?

Scheduling Services Showdown: Schedulicity vs. Genbook vs. Appointy

We tested three services that let your clients book their own appointments online. Which is the best fit for your company?

Tax Prep? There's an App for That, Too

Tax prep software developers are introducing new options for doing taxes on tablets and cell phones, including an iPad version of TurboTax that's as full-featured as the Web version.

FileTrek Lets You Collaborate, Store Projects, Track Changes...For Free

This file sharing service offers storage, collaboration, and uniquely detailed tracking.

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.