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iWork: The changes in Apple's productivity suite

This week brought a big update to iWork, the iOS, OS X and iCloud productivity suite made up of Pages, Keynote, and Numbers. You may have already grabbed the updates for iOS and OS X from the respective App Stores and not noticed too much of a visual change to the apps, but here's what has...

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AnyFont helps you configure custom fonts for all your iOS applications

AnyFont (US$1.99) enables you to add custom True Type and Open Type fonts to your iOS device for use in any application. When I first heard about this app, I was curious. How could an app like this "break sandboxing," the security feature that keeps each app separate and safe? I contact the...

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Daily Update for January 24, 2014

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the player at the top of...

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Using Pages to print Christmas card labels

Unless you just have a handful of people that you send Christmas cards to -- or you're lucky enough to have friends and relatives who are happy with receiving a phone call or email for the holidays -- you may have the annual task of sending out a pile of cards. Before computers came along, my wife...

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Authors rejoice! Pages for iOS now does a better job round-tripping to MS Word

One of the very few remaining reasons why I don't go all "Ticci" and do all of my writing on the iPad is that when I'm writing books for traditional publishers, they have a tendency to get queasy with anything that isn't written in Microsoft Word. Since they also like to keep an eye on what...

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iWork apps updated with customization options

Apple has updated the three apps that make up the iWork suite. Pages was updated to version 5.0.1. This upgrade adds the ability to customize the toolbar with the tools you deem most important. In addition, the center and edge guides are now on by default. Keynote is up to version 6.0.1. The...

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Apple updates iWork iCloud beta with new collaboration tools

The ongoing beta of Apple's iWork for iCloud received an update today that delivers new features aimed at improving collaboration. New features for Keynote, Numbers and Pages in iCloud are fully explained when you first activate the apps on iCloud.com, but we've got a list of what you can expect....

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Apple wisely brings its iLife strategy to the iPhone and iPad

Perhaps lost in the shuffle amidst a slew of announcements on Tuesday is that Apple is making its fleet of iWork apps available free for download on new iOS devices. In addition to Pages, Keynote and Numbers, users will also be able to download iMovie and iPhoto free of charge. Think about that...

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Consumer alternatives to Adobe Creative Cloud: practical software choices

Yesterday, Adobe introduced Creative Cloud, an on-line subscription based suite with $49.99 monthly charges that moves into the Creative Suite subscription space first started back in 2011. Existing customers of CS 3 to CS 5.5 and academics will pay $29.99 per month. Both Adobe and Microsoft are...

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Apple issues minor updates to iWork for iOS apps

Apple has just released very minor updates to its iWork for iOS apps. Pages, Keynote and Numbers have all been updated with "stability improvements and bug fixes." Let us know in the comments if you notice anything different!...

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Apple announces iPhone 5-compatible updates for iPhoto, iMovie, Keynote and more

At its press event today, Apple announced the new iPhone 5 with a 4-inch, Retina display. For customers, the larger screen means there's extra room for apps to display their content. The most noticeable difference will be the homescreen, which will now display five rows of icons. This extra...

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Reminder: iWork.com beta shuts down today

iWork.com is dead. Long live iWork.com! Today is the last day that you'll be able to sign into the iWork.com beta. Apple's first attempt at creating a document sharing environment for Pages, Numbers, and Keynote documents never did make it to prime time. Tomorrow, iWork.com goes the way of the...

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Get Save As back on Mountain Lion's File menu easily and without hacks

You can make the "Save As..." menu item more visible and easier to use simply by giving it a different keyboard shortcut. In 10.7 (Lion), Apple removed the 'Save As' menu item and replaced it with "Duplicate" which did not work the same way. Apple relented in 10.8 (Mountain Lion) by returning...

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Mountain Lion 101: The iCloud Document Library

One of my favorite features of Mountain Lion to demonstrate so far has been the iCloud Document Library. This is a way to store your iWork, TextEdit, and Preview documents in iCloud so that they are immediately accessible from other Macs on the same iCloud account as well as on connected iOS...

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Apple updates some iOS apps for better Mountain Lion and iCloud compatibility

Mac apps aren't the only ones getting updates today. Apple has released updates to Pages, Keynote, Numbers, and iTunes U for iOS, improving compatibility with iCloud, according to a post on MacStories. Pages, Keynote and Numbers have all been updated to version 1.6.1. According to the update...

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