Don't-Miss Productivity Stories
Many Mac users will welcome the updated versions of iCal and Address Book--renamed Calendar and Contacts, respectively--offered in Mountain Lion. While they don’t fix all issues present in their Lion counterparts, each offers a number of significant improvements. Here’s a quick look.
We take a sneak peek at two iOS flavored apps that are making the move to the Mac in this summer's Mac OS X Mountain Lion update -- Notes and Reminders.
Cisco will appeal the European Commission's approval of Microsoft's US$8.5 billion Skype acquisition, saying the agency should demand that the companies make service more interoperable with other platforms.
Clarify simplifies the process of making how-to documents and annotated images. It's great for professional use, but it's also useful for explaining a procedure to your remote relatives.
Wunderkit, a collaborative getting-things-done web-based application for Mac and iOS, has emerged from beta testing and is available to the public.
Why are you opening the same menus and submenus, looking for the same commands again and again? Access menu commands across apps with these time-saving tips.
At Macworld | iWorld, a panel of experts looks at their favorite apps, focusing on ways they're flawed and how those flaws could be fixed.
If your Mac's storage space is dwindling for no apparent reason, a hidden iPod Photo cache folder may be the culprit. Use Automator to keep it trim.
Yet more proof that Macworld | iWorld isn't all fun and games: New tools for recording meetings, presenting on the iPad, and keeping track of your contacts.
It's not all art, music, and fun at this week's Macworld | iWorld exposition: Vendors are releasing business apps for the Mac and iPad, too.
Smile Software has introduced an iPad version of its PDF-editing app, along with iCloud syncing of PDFpen documents for both the iPad and Mac versions.
Yoink offers a shelf for temporarily stashing files and content, making it easier to move your stuff between documents, folders, and drives.
Flexibits has released version 1.2 of its standout calendar app, Fantastical, adding multiple language localizations and improved event parsing.
Chronicle is one of the slickest finance apps available for the Mac. It’s easy to use and easy on the eyes, and it’s worthy of a spot on anyone’s Dock.
Apple on Thursday launched iBooks Author, a free Mac app designed to let authors and publishers easily create multimedia-rich e-textbooks for the company's new iBooks 2 iPad app.