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Digital Business Card Apps Tested: The Future Is Not Quite Ready

The future may be digital, but testing these apps left me wanting a business card that I could hold.

Keep, Track, and Share Notes and Lists With Simplenote

Simplenote is a cloud-based repository for notes and lists, letting you capture your thoughts from anywhere.


Web-based application Nimble combines contact management with social networking, to enable building business relationships.

16 Essential Android Apps For IT Pros

There are hundreds of thousands of Android apps, including many that are useful for IT professionals on the job.


BlackBerry 7 Compatible Apps: 10 Free Downloads

Looking for apps that are compatible with RIM's new BlackBerry 7 OS?'s Al Sacco spotlights 10 must-haves including apps for social networking, navigation, entertainment and a cool augmented reality browser.

Six Big Windows 8 Features for Small Business

Here's a sneak peek at how Windows 8 is shaping up to serve users at work.

Google Apps vs. Office 365 vs. Zoho Docs: Cloud-Based Office Suites Showdown

The battle for supremacy in online productivity suites is raging. We look at the three leading choices--Google Apps, Microsoft Office 365, and Zoho Docs--to determine which is the best.

Google Apps Review: A Capable Online Productivity Suite at a Good Price

Google Apps has a comprehensive suite of tools, and powerful real-time sharing and collaboration features. But it doesn’t work well with Microsoft Office file formats--a huge handicap for a productivity suite.

Microsoft Office 365 Review: Online Productivity Suite Offers Top-Notch Integration

Office 365 has a familiar look and feel, and great integration with the Microsoft Office desktop software. It also offers additional tools that make it a leading choice for organizations seeking an online productivity suite.

Zoho Docs Review: A Flexible and Innovative Online Productivity Suite

Organizations with a broad diversity of operating systems, browsers, and mobile devices will appreciate Zoho Docs' cross-platform consistency.

Nuance OmniPage Professional 18 Review: Powerful Optical Character Recognition, Poor Interface

OCR package converts scanned documents into editable text, but the interface muddles what should be a straightforward procedure.

Best Free Connectivity and Productivity Apps

Expand your network capabilities and enhance your document control with these 11 outstanding (and free) downloads.

Nine Absurdly Useful File Management Utilities

Show your messy file system who’s boss with these high-quality tools. Most of them are low-cost, and many cost nothing at all.