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Six great TextEdit tricks

Think you need Microsoft Word to take care of basic writing tasks? You might already have all you need: Apple's free TextEdit.

Codependent no more: OneNote for iPad liberated from desktop app

While still afflicted with reticence over providing a native iPad version of Office, Microsoft has updated OneNote for iPad in a way that, according to the company, makes it independent from its desktop counterpart.

Week in Mac Apps

The Week in Mac apps: Better, faster, stronger

In this edition of Mac-app updates and releases, we've got solutions for faster typing, quicker finding, better coding, easier listening, and Visio Viewing. And that's just the first five new apps.

The worst deals in tech: Are you being fleeced by these 7 overpriced products?

That shiny new tech toy might appear irresistible—until you realize its mark-up is obscene.

on techhive.com

Review: Microsoft's Office Mobile for iPhone app will disappoint most users

Good news: Microsoft finally released an iPhone app for Office. Bad news: It's not the kind of app we were hoping for.

Collaboration is the missing ingredient of iWork for iCloud

We don't work in a vacuum, so why should we be limited to just emailing our iWork documents to each other? Dan Moren thinks collaboration needs to be a priority for the next version of iWork.

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.

on pcworld.com

Chrome Office Viewer

Hands On with Chrome Office Viewer

Google is beta testing an extension called Chrome Office Viewer, which allows Windows and Mac users to view Microsoft Office files without having to download them.

on pcworld.com

Remains of the Day: We happy few

Yahoo and Apple may be the latest superhero team-up to hit Silicon Valley, while Apple could be considering plans to space-ify its retail stores. And Steve Jobs's life is translated into yet another genre.

Microsoft: No more support for you, Office for Mac 2008

Microsoft today reminded customers running Office for Mac 2008 that support for the suite ends next Tuesday.