How to Get iWork for Free on OS X Yosemite

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Apple announced last year that its iWork suite of apps, which consists of Keynote, Pages and Numbers, would come free with any new Mac that you buy. Previously, these apps were $20 a piece. However, current Mac users with older Macs aren’t able to take advantage of that deal, seeing as how the company is […]

12 Best iPad Writing Apps and Other Tools

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It was a dark and stormy night… Writers begin with an idea and let their imaginations lead into a journey that with a careful crafting of words eventually tell us a story. It’s a very personal process for what in the end most hope will turn into a very public presentation.  Every writer is different […]

Apple Updates iWork Apps as the Productivity App Wars Continue

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Everybody wants your data. Apple, Microsoft, Google each have competing Apps for you to create and edit documents and they all want those documents stored in their respective clouds. Last week, Microsoft finally released a version of its Office Apps for the iPad. Those Apps (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) are free to download, but to create […]

4 Alternatives To Paying Microsoft $99.99 a Year for Office for iPad

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Microsoft finally released Office for iPad. The price, however, poses a big obstacle for the average user. Each app is free to download, but Microsoft requires an Office 365 subscription and charges users $9.99/month (or $99.99/year for it). Subscribers get access to Microsoft Office 2013 for Windows or 2011 for Mac, plus the online versions, […]

iWork for iOS, iCloud and Mac Updated

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Apple updated their iWork for iOS apps. Pages, Numbers and Keynote now work better with Microsoft Office, include sharing and collaboration features with password protection and they get some other minor enhancements in each app. One change brings the iOS apps in line with Apple’s other versions of iWork for the Mac and for iCloud. […]

Apple the New Free Software Distributor

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Many consider Apple a premium brand company that sucks every single dime they can out of their customers, but at this year’s October Apple Keynote they announced a lot of free stuff. We get free apps and updates that they used to charge users for, even with new machines. So long as Apple’s move to free doesn’t […]

How to Get iWork for Free on Older Macs

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Apple announced yesterday that its iWork suite of apps, which consist of Keynote, Pages and Numbers, would come free with any new Mac that you buy. Previously, these apps were $20 a piece. However, current Mac users with older Macs aren’t able to take advantage of that deal, seeing as how the company is only […]

iWork Pages, Numbers and Keynote Update: First Look Review

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At the Apple Keynote this week, the team unveiled new hardware like the iPad Air, an iPad mini with a retina display, new MacBook Pros and a Mac Pro. Couched between all of those expensive devices, the company also finally updated the Mac iWork suite of office productivity apps, namely Pages, Numbers and Keynote. We downloaded […]

Apple and The Seduction Game of Free Software

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We all know how dope dealers lure in customers. Have a taste for free. You get hooked, and then voila, the dealer has a new customer. Well, I’m not saying that Apple works like dope dealers here, but with the deluge of new free software and upgrades Apple offered up yesterday in its big announcement, […]

iWork Not Free for Previous Mac Owners (Update)

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During the Apple keynote announcing the changes to the iWork suite of applications, it was mentioned that those apps would be free for “new purchasers of Mac and iOS devices.” What was unclear at the time, and clear now, was whether or not any user of Mavericks would be able to download the newest version […]

iWork for iCloud Down, New Features Arriving Today

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Apple greeted users of iWork for iCloud who logged into the service this morning with a notice saying, “We’re updating Pages for iCloud!” Opening Numbers or Keynote showed the same error. The service lets users see the thumbnails of their documents, but when opening a document, the image below gets displayed. Could this notice mean […]

iWork, iMovie Now Free on New iPhone, iOS Devices

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Apple highlighted the productivity aspect of its iPhone event today with new announcements surrounding iWork for iOS. iWork consists of Keynote, a presentation app, Pages, a document-creation and editing app, and Numbers, a spreadsheet app. In addition to these iWork apps, there’s also iMovie for creating and editing full HD movies, as well as iPhoto […]

iCloud beta Review: iOS 7 Aesthetics and New iWork Apps Arrive

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The new iCloud beta got a significant update recently, adding an iOS 7 style look to go with the iWork apps previously added when it first launched. This site replaces the former iWork that included Mail, Calendar, Contacts, Notes, Reminders and Find My iPhone. It’s still missing access to photos and videos from Photostream. A […]

iWork for iCloud Beta Brings Pages, Keynote & Numbers To The Cloud

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At WWDC Apple announced that it will bring its iWork suite of apps including Pages, Numbers and Keynote to the web, and some users can already access beta versions of those web apps now. Apple recently started sending out invites for the new iWork for iCloud service, letting some users access the three web apps […]

How to Sync Documents to iCloud with Pages

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With all the buzz being about “the cloud” today, many users do not know what this is and how it can help them. Syncing documents between your iPhone by using iCloud is one of many examples of how useful the cloud can be. While there are other ways to get documents back and forth (such as emailing […]

Will iWork in the Cloud Threaten Google Drive?

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When Apple announced iWork in the Cloud, many people concentrated on the fact that this brought iCloud to Windows. Which it does. Users of Windows machines can fire up their favorite web browser and log into the new service once it launches and do desktop publishing, writing, number crunching or presentations via the cloud on […]

Apple Finally Brings iWork Suite to Windows Via iCloud

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Thanks to the power of the browser and Apple’s iCloud, the Cupertino, California software-maker is now bringing its consumer-friendly Office competitor, called iWork, to Windows PC. iWork consists of three separate apps: Pages, which is the equivalent to Word for documents, Numbers, which is the equivalent of Excel for spreadsheets, and Keynote, the PowerPoint substitute […]

Fake Apple Apps Hit Google’s Play Store

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At a cursory glance at Google’s Play Store app storefront, it appears that rival Apple has released of its flagship mobile iWork and iLife apps for the Android platform, including Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Garage Band, iMovie, and iPhoto. However, various news sites and blogs are advising that these apps may be fakes and users should […]

Apple Prepping iWork in the Cloud to Compete With Google Docs, Cloud Office

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There are reports that Apple may be collaborating with VMware to deliver a cloud-based web app of its iWork productivity suite to compete against Google Docs and Microsoft’s cloud-based Office solutions. It’s unclear if Apple intends on charging a subscription or licensing fee to end-users for cloud-based access to the Microsoft Office-replacement iWork suite, or […]

Best iPad Apps for College

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College students today don’t know how good they have it thanks to the iPad and more iPad apps for college than they can count, at least before completing Understanding Numerical Data. I ended my college career in 2005. On that May afternoon when I turned my tassel for the last time I’d never even, heard of apps. […]