What’s the Best Laptop for a College-Bound Student?

Is there a laptop with solid performance that will last all four years? Walt answers readers’ questions.

Windows Version of Quicken on the Mac

Walt answers a reader’s question on using a Windows version of Quicken on the Mac.

Airbnb Hires CFO and HR Head in Effort to Grow Senior Team

The vacation-rentals start-up bulks up its senior staff.

Track Changes on an iPad

Walt answers a reader’s question on whether a new Microsoft Office app for the iPad tracks changes.

Mac Alternatives to Quicken

Walt answers a reader’s question on alternatives to Quicken for Macs, putting a computer to sleep and watching TV on the iPad.


Intuit Works to Restore Online Access

Intuit Inc. said it is trying to restore service to company websites affected by an outage that began Tuesday night, leaving consumers and small businesses without access to online versions of the company’s accounting and tax software. Intuit’s products include TurboTax, Quicken and the QuickBooks accounting program used by many small businesses. The online services associated with those products remained offline Wednesday afternoon.

Weekend Update 03.06.10–The Blue Meanies Edition

All of us at AllThingsD are getting out our tuxes and gowns in anticipation of the big night. It’s going to be all about the story of a huge, profit-hungry oppressor using its might to crush competition for precious resources. Or, the Oscar might go to “Avatar.”

More on Quicken for Mac

Walt answers readers’ questions about Quicken for Mac and large laptop screens.

Weekend Update 02.27.10–“Get to High Ground” Edition

If you’re reading this, it’s likely you have come down from your tsunami perch. Grab some soup, put the furniture back on the floor and pull up a chair to catch up with your tech news this week. Better get it in before the aftershocks.

Mac Quicken Gets Deductions for Iffy Upgrade

Intuit’s upgrade of Mac Quicken keeps its promises, but is no match for the Windows version—and a step backward in some features on the 2007 Mac version.

Keeping Files In Sync

Mint Guy Aaron Patzer Speaks!

Using Quicken in Vista

Running Vista on a Mac