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First look: Hands-on with Office Mobile for iPhone

Microsoft's new iOS app does let you open and edit Office documents from your iPhone. But it doesn't let you do much with them.

Office Mobile for iPhone: What's really at stake for Microsoft and Apple?

Putting a cut-down version of Microsoft Office onto the iPhone won't change the world. But if more data passes back and forth between formerly incompatible platforms, what's not to love?

iWork for iCloud highlights productivity suite update

You will soon be able to create, import, edit, and even show off your iWork documents from a Web browser, courtesy of a new service coming to iCloud.

The Week in iOS Apps: Come fly with me

This week's roundup of new and updated iOS apps offers better ways to board your airplane, get a laugh, share short videos, and watch TV. Read on!

Vesper app and a wooden spoon

Meet Vesper, a notes app with an all-star development team

Vesper is a new iPhone notes app with an impressive pedigree--it's developed by John Gruber, Brent Simmons, and Dave Wiskus.

Any.DO launches calendar app beta

Any.DO has been a popular to-do app for users of iOS and Chrome. Now the company says it plans an array of "life-management" apps.

Evernote adds two-factor authentication, other security features after hack attempt

Evernote is taking a few big steps to help users lock down their accounts, including optional two-step authentication.

Box buys iOS app to improve its own

Box has acquired an unreleased application called Folders, designed to give iPhone and iPad users a mobile front-end interface for the cloud storage and file management and sharing service as well as for competitors Google Drive and Dropbox.

Evernote can now remind you to update your notes

Now users can have the Evernote service prompt them to stop and record whatever information is needed to complete a task.

OmniPresence, the Omni Group's new cloud sync service, hits all the right buttons

Privacy. Simplicity. Power. Openness. The Omni Group's upcoming OmniPresence cloud sync service has the makings of an excellent player in a crowded marketplace -- and the company's choice to give it away for free could create a new standard for syncing on Apple's platforms.

Adobe releases critical security updates for Reader, Flash Player and ColdFusion

Adobe has released scheduled security updates for its Reader, Acrobat, Flash Player and ColdFusion products on Tuesday in order to fix many critical vulnerabilities, including one that is already actively exploited by attackers.

Evernote originally wanted to make 'egg-like' hardware

Note-taking software provider Evernote originally wanted to delve into the hardware business as far back as 2007, with an egg-like device capable of recording conversations, the company's CEO said on Tuesday.

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Google and Adobe beautify fonts on Linux, iOS

The new Adobe CFF engine 'will benefit technical and nontechnical users alike,' Google says.

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