Don't-Miss Productivity software Stories
Should an abstract idea written into software and run on a computer be patentable? That's one question a U.S. appeals court will consider Friday when it hears arguments in a case with broad implications for software patents for companies as diverse as Google and Red Hat.
Plenty of productivity-focused iOS app makers used Macworld/iWorld to roll out updates to their software.
BigDay, a new, free iOS app, can remind you of the important days in your friends' and family members' lives.
The Omni Group has announced version 2.0 of its flagship to-do manager, but the app won't ship for a while.
Mindwrap is expanding its scope beyond helping big corporations organize and sort documents with a new product called FiledRight that helps small businesses digitize their records.
Microsoft on Tuesday released its Office 2013 and Office 365 productivity software suites. Lost in the announcement, however, is its meaning to Mac users.
The developers behind the soon-to-be-released app Mailbox for iPhone is expecting a lot of interest, so it's accepting reservations for early access now.
The just-released Napkin app for Mac makes it easy to assemble images and then add all sorts of annotations: callouts, text, shapes, and more. Lex Friedman goes hands on.
Microsoft and Apple are at each other's throats over money, so it must be a day that ends in 'y.' Elsewhere, Apple may be inching closer to a TV as one of its partners looks to lay down some acreage in the U.S. and Cupertino's latest product is at least a thirty footer.
Apple has blocked updates to the app ever since Microsoft introduced the ability to purchase storage without giving Apple a 30 percent cut of the revenue
Jean-Louis Gassée puts Apple TV rumors into context while a forthcoming software update to the current set-top raises eyebrows. Elsewhere, Microsoft leaks Office for iOS's existence again, and Apple and Google tag team a big holiday purchase.
If you don't have any money, these gifts might just be right up the alley of that special Mac user in your life.
Pages, Keynote, and Numbers for iOS all received major compatibility updates that make it easier to collaborate and share items with iWork for Mac and Microsoft Office.