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Dragon Dictate adds full support for Word 2011, mobile mic app

Users of the Mac speech recognition program will now be able to talk and type in Word 2011 documents with the update to Dragon Dictate released Monday. Version 2.5 of the application also adds support for Dragon Remote Microphone, an iOS app that turns your phone into a wireless microphone.

Symantec promises encryption viewer for iOS users

Symantec PGP Viewer will let users view encrypted mail on an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. The app is expected to arrive later this year.

Apple announces App Store Volume Purchase Program for businesses

Businesses looking to buy iOS apps in bulk for their employees will soon be able to take advantage of a Volume Purchase Program from Apple.

Latest Parallels Desktop release targets enterprises

Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac Enterprise Edition lets users run Windows-based business applications on their Macs while also providing IT managers with the ability to impose policy-compliant deployments of the software.

Oracle virtual desktops opened to iPad access

Oracle introduced an iPad app that will allow users to access their Oracle virtual desktops.

Swiss party makes dislike of PowerPoint a political issue

A political party in Switzerland is campaigning on an anti-PowerPoint platform.

Office 365: What's in it for the Mac and iOS

Microsoft on Tuesday formally launched Office 365, its new online office suite. And the new service seems well-poised to benefit business users who rely on Apple products to get their work done

Jumsoft revamps Money financial app for Mac

Jumsoft has relaunched its Money application for desktop computers, overhauling the user interface and letting users import information from outside sources.

Epson iPrint adds document, web printing options

Epson has expanded its photo-printing app for iOS devices, making it possible to publish documents and web pages directly from your iPhone or iPad to the company's line of printers.

OfficeTime updates desktop app with eye to iOS launch

OfficeTime, the time-management desktop app, has been upgraded with more 100 improvements and an eye on expanding its capabilities to the iPhone and iPad.

AccountEdge Basic aids small business with financial tasks

If you run a small business but hate managing its finances, chances are that this $99 package from Acclivity can help you--at least with the basics.

Five new Google Apps features to keep you organized, productive

CIO's Kristin Burnham profiles five updates from the last month that stand out among the many tweaks and additions to Google Apps.

Adobe patches second Flash zero-day in 9 days

For the second time in nine days, Adobe patched a critical vulnerability in Flash Player that hackers were already exploiting.