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Apps Raise the iPad's Aptitude for Real Work

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[ See post to watch video ] There’s a popular myth that Apple’s iPad and other tablets are simply media-consumption devices, unsuitable for productivity applications. That’s just not so, and this week I tested a variety of office suites for the iPad for mini-reviews of their capabilities. In fact, I...
Apps Raise the iPad's Aptitude for Real Work

DICE to require 64-bit OS for some 2013 games, that Windows ME box in the den isn't cutting it

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We're entering a world of mainstream 64-bit computing -- whether we like it or not. Just weeks after Adobe started requiring 64-bit Macs for CS6, DICE's Rendering Architect Johan Andersson has warned that some of his company's 2013 games using the Frostbite engine will need the extra bits as...
DICE to require 64-bit OS for some 2013 games, that Windows ME box in the den isn't cutting it
Catching stars in space with Snabbit

Instashare is like AirDrop for iOS, launches on the iPad to make local file sharing painless

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Instashare, a new app which lets you transfer files between your Mac and iPhone, has gained ground lately as an easy tool for moving photos, PDFs, etc across iDevices. Now, iPad owners are in luck: Instashare is expanding to Apple’s tablets to provide what creators TwoManShow call “AirDrop for iOS & OSX.”...
Instashare is like AirDrop for iOS, launches on the iPad to make local file sharing painless
Review: Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 and Premiere Elements 11

New Endpoint Security Tools From Webroot, Bitdefender, Norton

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This week several security vendors announced new and improved versions of their endpoint security products that involve a new level of sophistication and protection. The tools include the launch of SecureAnywhere from Webroot and new products from Symantec's Norton division. Finally, Bitdefender has a new version of its free QuickScan...
New Endpoint Security Tools From Webroot, Bitdefender, Norton

Office for Mac 2011 and 2008 ancestor ready for OS X Mountain Lion, procrastinators groan

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So you updated to OS X Mountain Lion and, gosh darn it, you're not sure that Office for Mac 2011 (or Office 2008 for Mac) will be in perfect harmony. Time to put off finishing that accounts receivable spreadsheet until IT sorts it all out, right? Unfortunately for anyone...
Office for Mac 2011 and 2008 ancestor ready for OS X Mountain Lion, procrastinators groan
TweetDeck wises up with smarter search features

Skype For Windows 8 Is Way Ahead Of iPad Version Design-Wise

www.cultofmac.com
Look! Skype managed to make a non-hideous version of its app. Say what you like about Windows 8, but Microsoft seems to have knocked developers into line when it comes to interface design. Exhibit a: Skype for Not-Metro, which not only matches the minimal tile design of the OS, but...
Skype For Windows 8 Is Way Ahead Of iPad Version Design-Wise

uTorrent Native Android Client On The Way

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With 140 million active users each month, uTorrent is by far the most used BitTorrent client in the West. Despite this staggering statistic, there are still many opportunities for uTorrent to expand its user-base. In recent years mobile operating systems have become increasingly popular, but to date none of the...
uTorrent Native Android Client On The Way

Open Office docs right in your browser with Chrome Office Viewer

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If you're trying to run your business without spending money on Microsoft Office, you know the occasional hassles that go with being on the receiving end of Office documents. Google hopes to minimize that hassle with the Chrome Office Viewer extension, which makes it possible to view Word documents,...
Open Office docs right in your browser with Chrome Office Viewer

Review: MyShelf offers Evernote-like functionality, without the cloud

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Keeping good notes can make you more productive, and help you get lots of little details off your mind. But while many people can agree that keeping notes is a good idea, the endless variety of note-keeping systems shows that there are quite a few opinions on what's the...
Review: MyShelf offers Evernote-like functionality, without the cloud

Angry Birds Space, Path for iPad, Clear for Mac, Air Patriots, more

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Angry Birds Space version 1.3.1: Ten new Mars levels today for Angry Birds Space and the HD iPad version: -Navigate 10 volcanic new levels, including the Mars Curiosity Rover boss level! Get three stars on all levels to unlock a new antenna egg level! -Hunt for the hidden rover to unlock...
Angry Birds Space, Path for iPad, Clear for Mac, Air Patriots, more

Pixate Raises $3.8M Series A From Accel Partners To Bring CSS Styling To Android And Mac App Development

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Pixate has closed a $3.8 million Series A round from venture capital firm Accel Partners. The Palo Alto-based plans to expand its engineering and support teams in order to build Android and Mac versions of its platform, which allows developers to style apps using CSS. It will also increase the...
Pixate Raises $3.8M Series A From Accel Partners To Bring CSS Styling To Android And Mac App Development

Steam for Mac launches with free Portal, 63 games

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Mac gamers are in for a treat today, as the Steam client for Intel-based Apple systems has finally been released. We had fun playing with the beta, and now, with the full release, anyone can jump in. Here's the best part: the list of games available is much wider...
Steam for Mac launches with free Portal, 63 games

Apple Updates Pages, Numbers and Keynote for Mac and iOS

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Apple has released updates for both the iOS and Mac versions of iWork. The iOS versions of Pages, Numbers and Keynote have experienced more significant updates, while the Mac versions have been updated mainly to support the iOS changes. Pages 1.7: In this release Pages for iOS is updated for...
Apple Updates Pages, Numbers and Keynote for Mac and iOS

TweetDeck 1.5 gets quicker navigation options

www.electronista.com
Twitter has released TweetDeck 1.5, an update of its optional desktop client. Web, Windows, Chrome, and Mac versions of the client are available. The new code is meant to speed up navigation, for instance by arranging columns in a single row for quick scrolling using the scrollbar. Clicking a new...
TweetDeck 1.5 gets quicker navigation options

uTorrent Native Android Client On The Way

torrentfreak.com
With 140 million active users each month, uTorrent is by far the most used BitTorrent client in the West. Despite this staggering statistic, there are still many opportunities for uTorrent to expand its user-base. In recent years mobile operating systems have become increasingly popular, but to date none of the...
uTorrent Native Android Client On The Way
Amazing Alex, the App Store's No.1 paid app, will hit more platforms soon
Netgear Genie app updated to make any printer AirPrint compatible

Realmac says Clear got 350K downloads in 9 days, talks iPad and Mac versions

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Clear, the clever iPhone app we reviewed last week, has sold 350k copies in just the 9 days after its release, reports The Guardian. The publication got some quotes from Nik Fletcher, the product Manager of Realmac about the app’s success and its future plans. Press coverage, including ours and...
Realmac says Clear got 350K downloads in 9 days, talks iPad and Mac versions

TweetDeck to add typeahead and people search features to its apps, starting with Chrome

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TweetDeck has released a new version of its TweetDeck Chrome application, complete with updates to the search box functionality. Starting today, the company says that users will see it’s “extremely easy to find someone you’re looking for”, while getting suggestions for similar terms — basically helping make topical searches much...
TweetDeck to add typeahead and people search features to its apps, starting with Chrome

Inkling rolls out version 3.0 of its interactive book platform, now supports iPhone and iPod Touch

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Inkling started life as a textbook publisher for iPads, before recently rolling out an HTML5-powered eBook Web app. And now, it has finally launched a version optimized specifically for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Inkling takes textbooks and other content from publishers, and rebuilds each title from the ground up...
Inkling rolls out version 3.0 of its interactive book platform, now supports iPhone and iPod Touch
Why Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition won't be coming to Wii U, or any other consoles

Evernote gets more style

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Sorry, that headline is a bit of a geek joke. Let’s start again. Something that many people have been asking for is better text editing, clipping and cut-and-paste support in Evernote. One of the issues was the way notes were stored in Evernote; basically we converted the note structure into...
Evernote gets more style

Cheddar is a focused, gorgeous and aggressively fast list app for iPhone and the web

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As an entrant into the crowded market of list making apps, Cheddar offers a fresh, beautiful and push-happy alternative that feels light and fast. It’s offered for the iPhone and the web currently and Mac versions are on the way. Cheddar, from developer Sam Soffes, is built around the basic...
Cheddar is a focused, gorgeous and aggressively fast list app for iPhone and the web

Upgrade to iWork iOS apps means better compatibility with Word, iWork for Mac

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Apple says its iWork productivity apps for iOS should play better with the Mac version of the apps and with Microsoft Office, thanks to a key update to the apps on Tuesday. Easy compatibility between these apps with their Office analogs is important to business users, many of whom rely...
Upgrade to iWork iOS apps means better compatibility with Word, iWork for Mac

Valve Announces That Its Games and Steam Service Are Coming to the Mac

www.wired.com
Big news for the Mac as a game platform: If players already own the PC versions of Valve games, they’ll get Mac versions at no extra charge through a feature called Steam Play. […] By using the Steam Cloud feature that the company introduced in 2008, players can save in-progress...
Valve Announces That Its Games and Steam Service Are Coming to the Mac
OS X Mountain Lion now available via Mac App Store

Here's Why Microsoft Should Put Office On Every Platform (MSFT)

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Forget Windows. The real future of Microsoft is Office. For the last year, the Windows business has been shrinking, while the Business Division (which is mostly Office and related apps) has been growing. There are lots of macro trends to explain why Windows has been shrinking — netbooks have...
Here's Why Microsoft Should Put Office On Every Platform (MSFT)
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