Don't-Miss Productivity Software Stories
As part of its massive November update cycle, Microsoft pushed a smorgasbord of new features to its OneNote notetaking software across a wide variety of platforms.
The updates are all available in the App Store in the Updates section.
Google's Keep app for iOS got a bit more competitive with other apps like Evernote thanks to new features the company added Thursday.
Outlook for iOS and Android is getting a visual refresh, as Microsoft celebrates having more than 30 million monthly active users running the app.
Microsoft's scanning app for mobile devices now integrates with Office 365 for business and education users, while Office Lens for Android now has a business card mode, which lets users easily turn physical cards into digital contacts.
A grab bag of topics includes Magic accessories, iWork updates, and the Apple TV preorder date.
Dropbox threw its hat into the document collaboration ring Thursday with the public beta release of Paper, its simple, cloud-based text editor.
Updates for Keynote, Pages, and Numbers are available in the Mac App Store.
Microsoft on Tuesday updated Office 2016 for Mac with security patches and a host of smaller feature changes, but did not fix the constant-crash problem users have reported on OS X El Capitan, Apple's newest operating system.
Adobe announced a slew of upgrades to its Document Cloud document management platform on Tuesday, including a new partnership with Dropbox to better integrate Acrobat and the cloud storage provider.
Users of Microsoft's Office for Mac 2016 who upgraded to OS X 10.11, aka El Capitan, have become increasingly frustrated by repeated crashes of the Office apps.
This iOS app makes your phone number smarter with Evernote, Slack, Soundcloud, and Dropbox integration.
Microsoft has acknowledged that Office for Mac 2016 users are encountering frequent crashes and implied that it's working on a fix, but offered no timetable for when it will be delivered.
After Apple released the new OS X El Capitan on Wednesday, users streamed to a Microsoft support discussion forum to report that Office 2016 for Mac regularly crashed, crippling their productivity.
Apple's Notes app has some features that makes it more useful.