Articles By Jeffrey Battersby

Office apps showdown: Google Docs vs. Word 2011 vs. Pages ’09

You have plenty of choices when it comes to word processing software, but the most obvious (and popular and ubiquitous) of those choices are Microsoft's Word 2011, Apple's Pages '09 and Google Docs.

Published on: December 10th, 2010 Jeffrey Battersby

Apple’s iWork – a viable alternative to Microsoft Office?

Is Apple's iWork a viable alternative to Microsoft Office? To find out, we asked Jeffrey Battersby--our go-to expert on word processing programs--to use Word 2008 and Pages '08 to create the same project,

Published on: April 16th, 2008 Jeffrey Battersby

MYOB FirstEdge 3 runs on Intel and PowerPC based Macs

I've been using MYOB FirstEdge to fill my small business accounting needs since it first came to market back in 2002. My reasons for choosing FirstEdge are quite simple: The program meets my

Published on: November 7th, 2007 Jeffrey Battersby

MindManager lets your brainstorming take off

When Mindjet released its first version of MindManager for the Mac last year -- christened version 6 to keep naming parity with the Windows version -- the program dropped into the marketplace fully

Published on: July 25th, 2007 Jeffrey Battersby