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First look: Microsoft Office for iPad takes aim at iWork

Microsoft's Office for Apple's iPad tablet is a beautiful hybrid of form and function and appears to be a true competitor to Apple's iWork suite.

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Microsoft announces Office for iPad, extending productivity to all iOS devices

Microsoft has officially ported its Office suite to the iPad, challenging Apple on its home turf.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Here comes the sun

This week's roundup includes a cool new way of looking at the sun. Plus, there are apps for seeking real estate, organizing your life, and fighting in the Game of Thrones universe.

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Day-O review: Me say day on the Mac's menu bar

Does OS X's lack of an easy-access menu-bar calendar drive you bananas? You can get one for free with Day-O.

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The Week in Mac Apps: A notebook in the cloud

A certain tech giant's cloud note-taking software makes its appearance in this week's Mac app roundup, which also brings you a bit of music, some weather news, and a way to finally wade through that massive collection of photos.

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PDFpen 1.7 for iPhone and iPad review: App loaded with extensive PDF tools

PDFpen has the features you need to work on PDFs on your iOS device, but it has a few quirks.

Dragon Dictate 4 review: Improved speech recognition makes for a more reliable app

The latest version of Nuance's speech recognition for the Mac is an excellent upgrade to an already great product, and it's the most reliable incarnation yet.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Eureka

One of the apps in this week's Mac roundup may not let you discover a killer gamma ray, but it will certainly help you explain how it works if you do.

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Top Choice: Our favorite Mac mail clients

We tested a bumper crop of contenders to find the best e-mail offering for your needs.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Abraham Lincoln, sentient cheeseburger hunter

This week's roundup of apps includes a game that features world-historical figures facing off against zombies, werewolves, and fast food. There's also offerings for music lovers, nature admirers, and people who just want to get someplace else on time.