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Square launches election fund-raising tool on iOS

Now campaigns can use the iPhone and iPad to collect campaign donations, and federally required information on their donors.

How to create read-only PDFs in OS X

Sure, it's easy to create a PDF, but can you protect what you share? In this Macworld Video, Scholle Sawyer McFarland shows how to encrypt a PDF using only OS X's built in tools.

Weekly Wrap: MacBook Air tests, tons of reviews, and five years of iPhone

This week, Macworld offered some advice, a slew of reviews, and a look back at five years of iPhone.

LightSpeed turns iPad into a sales tool

LightSpeed for iPad was unveiled Wednesday by Xsilva Systems. It’s similar to Square Register, the iPad app that lets small merchants track inventory, ring up sales, and take credit cards for payment, but with a couple of wrinkles.

New Bento 4 for iPad boasts creation tools

FileMaker on Tuesday released the newest version of its consumer database, Bento 4 for iPad.

Improved iWork file sharing coming in Mountain Lion

Ted Landau has often noted that sharing an iWork file between a Mac and an iOS device via iCloud doesn't work very well. Mountain Lion figures to change that.

Remains of the Day: Mistakes were made

Microsoft raises the alarm on Macs' vulnerability to malware (sort of); Apple at last acknowledges where it got its maps; and just like average Joes, CEOs like to ... exaggerate on their résumés.

Microsoft pulls Office for Mac 2011 upgrade

Microsoft last Friday pulled a major update for Office for Mac 2011 from its upgrade servers, acknowledging bugs that have corrupted some users' Outlook databases.

Apple pulls iWork, Aperture free trials

Apple has pulled its free trials of software like Pages, Numbers, Keynote, and Aperture, instead directing prospective customers to the Mac App Store.

Bare Bones releases TextWrangler 4.0

Many improvements from BBEdit 10 make their way into the app's free little brother with the release of TextWrangler 4.

iPad in the Enterprise: A videoconferencing dream machine?

The iPad and other mobile devices have the potential to transform how employees communicate and collaborate, essentially becoming magic hubs for...

Updated Marked improves document previewing

Marked is a great tool for previewing your web writing, whether in Markdown or HTML format. A big update adds new preview styles, change markers, syntax highlighting, Scrivener and Leanpub project support, and more.

Plangrid brings iPad to construction sites

A new app puts blueprints with Apple's tablet, allowing construction managers and architects to leave the thick bundles of paper behind and distribute updated plans without the hassle of reprinting.