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Building The Mac Office

Building an office around the Apple Macintosh has long been a good business strategy, particularly for SMBs. Macs generally require fewer IT resources and retain their value better than Windows-based PCs -- that's a key consideration for cash- and resource-strapped small and midsize businesses. And the iPhone and iPad, with their strong Mac integration, make it easier for businesses to move into the new era of mobile computing. But before you can Go Mac, you need to know how to get your Mac offi
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The one thing iWork and Office both lack is a true database. For that, look to FileMaker. Version 3 of Bento ($49), the company's "personal database," has added features that make it a good choice for Mac-based small offices and midsize businesses. Its close integration with existing Mac tools, such as Address Book and iCal, makes it easy to get up and running, and it comes with numerous templates for common business applications. As many as five users on a network can share contact information, notes on phone calls, purchase history, and other customer relations information.

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3/30/2013 | 8:38:15 AM
re: Building The Mac Office
Mac integration, make it easier for businesses to move into the new era of mobile computing. But before you can Go Mac, you need to know e-papierosy how to get your Mac office up and running. This review of products from Apple and other Mac vendors, will take you on a visual tour of a Mac-centric office that could be your future infrastructure.
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