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FreshBooks accounting app jumps to the iPad

Just two months after its bookkeeping software arrived on the iPhone, FreshBooks has unveiled the iPad version of its accounting app.

Yawns may greet Microsoft Office move to iOS and Android

Microsoft Office will finally reach iOS and Android early next year. But how much of a difference will it make?

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Adobe bolsters security in Reader, Acrobat XI with added features

Adobe provides a closer look a the improved sandbox in the recently launched Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat XI aimed at making the products harder to attack and exploit.

Adobe ships Acrobat XI featuring new cloud services

New version of Acrobat touts increased integration with cloud services such as Adobe EchoSign for electronic signatures and FormsCentral for forms creation and data collection.

App Spotlight: Sign documents on the go with HelloSign

If you need to sign a document and don't have a printer or fax machine handy, this free app makes it possible -- and legal. It even integrates with your Evernote account.

Acrobat XI simplifies PDF editing, deepens ties to Microsoft Office

The next release of Adobe's signature PDF tool will integrate with Microsoft Office as it enhances PDF-editing, e-signatures, web forms, and mobile workflows.

Microsoft's moves foreshadow price hike for Mac Office

Microsoft has announced price increases for its Windows Office suite of as much as 17%, but its plans for Office on the Mac remain a mystery.

iPhone owners wait for what's in the cards with Passbook

Apple has offered few specifics on what to expect from Passbook. But with iOS 6's launch looming this week, expectations are high for Apple's take on the digital wallet.

Intuit debuts QuickBooks 2013

Intuit has unveiled the newest version of its small-business accounting software package.

Weekly Wrap: iPhone 5 vs. Kindles galore

This week, Apple announced an announcement, Amazon unveiled a Kindle armada, and we covered a virtual metric ton of Mac and iOS apps. Assuming metric tons even can be virtual, which is an open question.

Remains of the Day: Something to talk about

Samsung gets a talking to from the bench, almost two-thirds of the App Store's software might be silent (but not deadly), and there's more chatter about a new iPhone dock-connector port.

iWork documents float into iCloud with update

The Mac versions of Apple's three iWork apps received updates on Wednesday to enable access to Documents in the Cloud.

NCR Silver joins crowd of iOS-based sales systems

NCR Silver debuted this week, a new service that lets merchants ring up sales on iPads and iPhones, then track and analyze their sales data at the end of the day.