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Break your addiction to PowerPoint

Do you find yourself paying more attention to your slides than to your audience? You’re not alone. Here are some tips for getting back to the basics of effective presentations.

Better handout printing from Keynote

Learn how to get nicer handout prints from Apple's Keynote presentation software.

Mac News Briefs: iBank updated in advance of iPhone app release

Version 3.5 of iBank expands the personal finance manager's syncing capabilities. Other programs updated Wednesday include VMware Fusion, Slideshow, and FlightAlert XT.

Extend Keynote's power with OmniGraffle's stencils

Learn how to use fully-scalable images (complete with transparency) in Keynote by working with OmniGraffle.

FotoMagico Remote puts presentation control in the palm of your hand

Boinx Software released FotoMagico Remote for iPhone and iPod touch, an application that allows you to control FotoMagico presentations running on your Mac.

Researcher: Microsoft puts Mac users at risk with patch policy

A security researcher says Microsoft is putting Mac users at risk by fixing the Windows versions of PowerPoint while announcing that patches for the same flaws in the Mac editions would not be released until June.

MacProVideo releases Keynote '09 video tutorials

MacProVideo released a new series of video tutorials for users of Apple's Keynote '09.

AutoCue for iPhone

If you’re often called on to give presentations, AutoCue—a mobile prompter for your iPhone or iPod touch—is an inexpensive and useful addition to your toolkit.

Swap texture fills among the iWork ’09 applications

Learn a simple way to use chart fills from one iWork ’09 application in another iWork ’09 application. This is a useful trick because the programs don’t share all of their chart fills; many are exclusive to certain programs.

Jumsoft’s Keynote Quartet FX ‘09 combines four packages

Jumsoft has released Keynote Quartet FX '09, a combination of four other packages it offers for Apple Keynote.