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Top 20 cloud accounting add-ons

Top 20 cloud accounting add-ons

Take the pain out data entry, bill payments, tax lodgements, debt control and other tasks with these apps that integrate with accounting systems.
May 25 2018, 10:25AM
HP OfficeJet Pro 6960 review: a good-value all-in-one printer

HP OfficeJet Pro 6960 review: a good-value all-in-one printer

Looking for an everyday printer for home or a small office? This HP all-in-one could be just what you need.
May 24 2018, 11:57AM
Xero review: now even more feature-rich

Xero review: now even more feature-rich

We update our review of the market leader in small business cloud accounting systems.
May 11 2018, 5:50AM
MYOB Essentials review: simple but sophisticated

MYOB Essentials review: simple but sophisticated

We update our review MYOB's entry-level cloud accounting system.
May 11 2018, 5:35AM
QuickBooks Online review: now even better value

QuickBooks Online review: now even better value

We update our review of Intuit's high-end, but affordable cloud accounting system.
May 11 2018, 5:25AM
Reckon One review: good-value modular accounting

Reckon One review: good-value modular accounting

We update our review of Reckon One, the cloud accounting system that allows you to pay for only the features you need.
May 11 2018, 5:15AM
Saasu review: cloud accounting for smaller businesses

Saasu review: cloud accounting for smaller businesses

With Saasu now targeting smaller companies, we update our review of the cloud accounting system.
May 11 2018, 5:05AM
Sage accounting review: new name, new interface

Sage accounting review: new name, new interface

We update our review of Sage One, which is being renamed to Sage Business Cloud Accounting.
May 11 2018, 5:00AM
Dell XPS 13 2018 review: finally, a MacBook Pro killer

Dell XPS 13 2018 review: finally, a MacBook Pro killer

Dell’s new flagship laptop is thinner, faster and has longer battery life than its predecessor.
May 4 2018, 1:32PM
Nine affordable invoicing apps compared

Nine affordable invoicing apps compared

Not every small business needs a full-blown accounting system. Here are nine simpler, cheaper apps that may be all you need.
May 4 2018, 5:10AM
Gmail vs Outlook: which is best for productivity and business?

Gmail vs Outlook: which is best for productivity and business?

Google’s email service is the reigning champion, but Microsoft’s is rapidly improving. We put the two head-to-head.
Apr 19 2018, 11:06PM
Four chatbot providers compared

Four chatbot providers compared

Even small businesses can benefit from the power of AI to improve customer support or reduce staff workloads.
Apr 14 2018, 1:14PM
Lenovo Yoga 920 review: a flipping powerhouse

Lenovo Yoga 920 review: a flipping powerhouse

But is Lenovo’s latest 2-in-1 laptop with its price premium? We put it to the test.
Apr 11 2018, 6:46AM
Hands-on with the new 9.7in iPad: it's even better value

Hands-on with the new 9.7in iPad: it's even better value

Apple’s 2018 mainstream tablet now has Pencil support – at half the price of the iPad Pro.
Mar 29 2018, 10:15PM
Samsung Galaxy S9 review: Are you better off with an S8?

Samsung Galaxy S9 review: Are you better off with an S8?

The biggest competitor to Samsung’s latest flagship phone could be its predecessor. We compare the two handsets.
Mar 15 2018, 4:57PM
Google Home Mini review: a good-value voice assistant

Google Home Mini review: a good-value voice assistant

Google’s $79 smart speaker is big on smarts but has one dumb flaw.
Mar 9 2018, 8:06AM
Asus VC239H review: a budget belter of a monitor

Asus VC239H review: a budget belter of a monitor

This 23in 1080p monitor shows you don't spend up big for a good-quality panel.
Mar 1 2018, 9:50PM
Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

They're stunning but are they worth the premium price? We take Samsung’s new flagship phones for a spin.
Feb 27 2018, 11:12AM
Apple HomePod review: great audio but not so smart

Apple HomePod review: great audio but not so smart

We test the audio of Apple’s smart speaker – and how well it can ‘listen’.
Feb 21 2018, 2:58PM
AOC Q3279VWF review: a big-screen bargain

AOC Q3279VWF review: a big-screen bargain

Looking for a good-quality 32in monitor on a budget? Here’s one for your shortlist.
Feb 16 2018, 5:58AM