Apple Goes Big and Free With Largest iWork Overhaul in History

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Apple has announced its biggest update to its iWork productivity suite to date yet for both the iOS and OS X platforms, and the best part of all is that the update will come free. The iWork suite comprises of three applications: Pages, Keynote, and Numbers. These titles are for word processing, presentation, and spreadsheets […]

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 […]

Microsoft Makes It Easier to Take Your Office 2013 License to a New PC

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Speculated to have responded to negative comments and public policy, Microsoft has once again amended its Office 2013 license terms to make owning Office 2013 more consumer-friendly. Users who own Office 2013 can now migrate or transfer their Office license to a new PC should their old PC fail or if they decide to upgrade […]

Galaxy Note 2 Review: Mobile Productivity

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The Galaxy Note 2 is an impressive smartphone that delivers productivity and features worthy of the large size. With a keyboard or by itself,the Galaxy Note 2 is a powerful mobile companion that lets me get work done when there is a break in my day. After using the Galaxy Note 2 for the past several months […]

Wine to Bring Desktop Microsoft Office Suite to Android Tablets

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For those looking to be a little bit more productive on their Android tablets, there is good news in that Wine is coming to Android. This would allow native Windows apps that do not have a mobile counterpart yet–like Microsoft Office, for example–to operate on another operating system without even requiring a Windows license or […]

Projectbook for Helps iPad Users Stay Organized

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Projectbook, which has quickly climbed to become the best selling productivity app for the iPad in Apple’s App Store, has just received an update to bring user requested features. The app is being dubbed a notebook and to-do manager for the iPad to help users stay organized and keep track of all their notes and […]

iPad Primarily Still Used Just for Consuming Content

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Despite many tablet manufacturers’ best efforts at producing a tablet that lends to increased business productivity to target the enterprise market, the market-leading tablet, Apple’s iPad, is still mostly used for consuming content rather than producing content. The latest research conducted by the Consumer Intelligence Research Partners reveal that the iPad is still being used […]

Plantronics BackBeat Go Bluetooth Headphones: Perfect Tablet Companion

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Tablets like the iPad are great for consuming content, but it can be difficult to find a comfortable position or listen without bothering other users while confined to traditional wired headphones. I watch a lot of TV shows and movies on my iPad and on various Android tablets, but until I was able to use […]

Microsoft Office Now Hitting Nokia’s Symbian Handsets

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The official mobile version of Microsoft’s Office suite was previously limited to Microsoft’s Windows Phone and Windows Mobile platforms, but thanks to a partnership with Nokia, Symbian users will now be able to get the productivity franchise on their Nokia Belle or Anna handsets. Creating and editing capabilities will be available through Word and Excel […]

Why I love In-Flight WiFi Even Though I’m on a Couch

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I am in love with in flight WiFi. But, unlike many of the reviews of in flight WiFi, I’m not on a plane, or even planning to travel. I’m sitting on my couch, completely enamored with In-Flight WiFi from GoGo. Why is in flight WiFi so great for someone who is sitting on a couch […]

OnLive Desktop Brings Microsoft Office Suite, Windows 7 to Android Tablets

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After having been available for Apple’s iOS-enabled iPad, OnLive is bringing its OnLive Desktop app to Android tablet users. The software is essentially a client to access a hosted remote desktop on OnLive’s server, where users would get their own partition with Microsoft’s Windows 7 OS and access to Microsoft’s Office suite–including Word, Excel, and […]

Producteev Takes Team To Do Lists Mobile

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Keeping on top of your growing to do list is enough of a task, and keeping track of the many to do items you need completed on other people’s to do lists is almost impossible. Enter Producteev, a group to do list solution that has been around for some time, but is announcing a new collection of […]

Why The NetBook Isn’t Going Anywhere

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If you look back over the past 18 months you’ll see many of us in the tech press, myself included, ponder, proclaim and prognosticate about the death of the netbook. The netbook has had a quick journey from niche product for Linux lovers to a cheap portable computing option for anyone from 11-year-old students to 45-year-old middle […]

Quickoffice Updated to Version 5.0, Brings Increased Cloud Support

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Quickoffice for Android has now been updated to version 5.0. The new update could be found on Android Market, though curiously Amazon’s Appstore for Android still lists the older 4.x version number. With version 5.0, which we previewed on tablets about a month ago at CTIA Fall 2011 in San Diego, California, there’s an improved […]

Microsoft’s Productivity Vision for the Future

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Microsoft traditionally creates some inspiring videos of what computing will look like in the future. This one is no different. It just makes you wish it would hire the folks who do this for prototypes and future ideas to do the actual marketing stuff.   

Can You Live Without Email Notifications?

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I’ve been using the iPhone 4S as my primary phone for the past 11 days. As part of my testing, I was surprised to learn that I could do without email notifications. Because there is no good way to use Gmail Priority Inbox with the iPhone’s built in mail client, even the new for iOS […]

QuickOffice for Tablets to Be Updated with Better Cloud Integration (Video)

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At CTIA a few weeks ago in San Diego, California, I caught up with the QuickOffice people to see what they’re working on. The latest update, version 5.0, is forthcoming and the developers of the office productivity suite, now available for both Android and iPad tablets, will come with better cloud integration, a more tablet-optimized […]