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Apple releases another update for iWork for Mac and iOS

The updates are all available in the App Store in the Updates section.

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Google Keep for iOS gets closer to Evernote with ease-of-use features

Google's Keep app for iOS got a bit more competitive with other apps like Evernote thanks to new features the company added Thursday.

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Outlook for iOS and Android gets a subtle redesign as Microsoft moves to unite email apps

Outlook for iOS and Android is getting a visual refresh, as Microsoft celebrates having more than 30 million monthly active users running the app.

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Microsoft's Office Lens scanner app levels up on iOS and Android

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.

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Podcast 479: The Magic is here...I guess

A grab bag of topics includes Magic accessories, iWork updates, and the Apple TV preorder date.

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Dropbox's next play, Paper, is yet another collaborative writing tool

Dropbox threw its hat into the document collaboration ring Thursday with the public beta release of Paper, its simple, cloud-based text editor.

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Apple updates iWork for Mac, with Force Touch and Split View support

Updates for Keynote, Pages, and Numbers are available in the Mac App Store.

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Office 2016 for Mac update doesn't include fix for crashes under OS X El Capitan

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.

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Adobe teams with Dropbox as part of Document Cloud upgrades

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.

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Microsoft gets an earful as Office for Mac 2016 users amp ire over crashes

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.

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Burner adds IFTTT-like recipes for your throwaway phone numbers

This iOS app makes your phone number smarter with Evernote, Slack, Soundcloud, and Dropbox integration.

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Microsoft acknowledges Office 2016-OS X El Capitan crashes but lacks ETA for fix

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.

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Office 2016 for Mac users plagued by crashes after upgrading to OS X El Capitan

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.

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Hands-on with Notes 4 in El Capitan

Apple's Notes app has some features that makes it more useful.

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Microsoft's new Invite app makes scheduling meetings on iPhone a breeze

The latest project from Microsoft's Garage division is an app that helps users better schedule meetings.