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You can also create your own custom designs and layouts for records simply by tapping the ‘Customize’ button and dragging data fields around the screen as required. And, with the camera-equipped iPad 2, I was able to quickly snap photos of my belongings and drop them straight into my inventory database.

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There are plenty of templates to build your own databases from

The app is very easy to use, and it’s nice to be able to wander around and simply tap new records and data straight into the iPad.

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However, Bento does have its limitations. It can only sync and exchange information with the desktop version of Bento on a Mac, and there’s no option for exchanging data with other databases, such as Access on a PC.

Corporate types who need to share data with their colleagues will need to look at alternatives such as the recently-released FileMaker Go app, but Bento is still a good choice for folk at home, or Mac-based businesses that need to collect data on the move. ®

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FileMaker Bento

FileMaker Bento

A visually attractive and easy to use database creation app for folk at home.
Price: £3 RRP

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