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Remains of the Day: Suit yourself

Apple and Amazon take a step towards hugging it out, more free Apple apps might be heading your way, and did you know that getting more costs more? One class action suit doesn't appear to realize that.

Apple expands iWork for iCloud beta to developers with free accounts

Apple has begun expanding its iWork for iCloud beta, inviting developers free accounts to start testing the in-browser versions of Apple's Pages, Keynote and Numbers applications.

13 technologies fit for the Founding Fathers

Imagine how it must have been for the Founding Fathers around this time in 1776, when they had to sit down, write, and ratify the Declaration of Independence. Let's give our forefathers a high-tech leg up with these 13 technologies, and let freedom (and even some free products) ring.

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Microsoft delivers mobile app for SkyDrive Pro

Microsoft has released a SkyDrive Pro mobile application that gives SharePoint Online users access to the cloud storage service from iOS and Windows 8 devices.

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The Week in iOS Apps: A better connection

This week's roundup of new and updated apps for the iPhone includes better ways to communicate with your co-workers, make your own animated short films, or take in Wimbledon.

San Francisco chocolate factory gets product boost from apps

Learn how the Tcho chocolate factory uses apps and technology to enjoy the sweet taste of success.

Catching up with developers: Brent Simmons on Vesper and iOS 7

We talk to Brent Simmons, one of the people behind the new Vesper note-taking app for iOS.

Catching up with developers: Michael Simmons on Chatology

A new log viewer and Messages search app for Mac called Chatology debuts Tuesday. Developer Michael Simmons gives us a preview.

Brent Simmons on Vesper

We catch up with Q Branch's Brent Simmons to talk about his new note-taking app for iOS.

Office Mobile for iPhone: What you need to know

Microsoft has come out with a mobile version of its Office productivity suite for iPhone users. We answer your questions about this new mobile app, including what it can and can't do.

CloudOn CEO: Office Mobile for iPhone is 'half-baked'

CloudOn, which provides Office compatibility for Android, iPhones, and iPads, gives a withering review of Microsoft's effort.

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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!