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The cloud-storage provider OfficeDrop has revamped its iOS app, expanding it from an iPhone-centric program to a universal app. The new version is optimized to take advantage of the iPad 2's camera for “scanning” paper documents into electronic storage.
Just a week after Parallels released a new version of its virtualization software for OS X, VMWare comes out with an update of its own. The differences between the two are wafer-thin.
Chronos has come out with an iPad version of its media-rich note manager. NoteLife HD syncs with its iPhone counterpart as well as the SOHO Notes Mac application from Chronos.
Cloud-storage provider Syncplicity has revamped its iOS app, expanding the offering into an iPad-friendly hybrid version that will let users access their documents from just about any device they own.
Samsung's new line of printers includes two machines that let iPhone and iPad users print directly from those mobile devices.
The geniuses of disassembly, documentation, and delightful wit behind iFixit have targeted a new tool that needs improvement: online manual and knowledge base content management. Their new project, Dozuki, lets companies use the CMS behind iFixit to build colorful guides with step-by-step instructions.
Evernote not only wants you to remember everything--the company wants you to have the option to annotate it, too. On Thursday, Evernote announced that it had acquired Mac image annotation software Skitch and its two co-founders, and eliminated its $20 price tag--the application is now free.
Google on Thursday added a new option to Gmail Labs: Preview Pane, which shows you the content of the selected message without leaving your inbox.
Google on Wednesday updated its Gmail Web app with a variety of refinements for iOS users.
Industry analysts think that Google Apps will become a more secure and easier-to-manage collaboration and communication suite now that Google is integrating e-mail security features from its Postini suite
Bare Bones Software's BBEdit text editor has hit version 10.0, bringing with it more than 100 features, enhancements, and improvements.
Google has started to move e-mail security features from its Postini service directly into its Google Apps collaboration and communication suite.
With Microsoft ignoring iOS and Android, the market for mobile office software is left to small vendors like QuickOffice.
Google is giving Gmail users a glimpse of design updates that will roll out over the next few months.
Google this week added an anti-phishing feature to Gmail that automatically displays the sender's address for some messages.