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Mac Gems: Transloader downloads iOS-encountered files to your Mac

Transloader for Mac works with a companion iOS app to let you download, on your Mac, files you come across on your iPhone or iPad.

SlideShark unveils 'broadcast' feature for remote PowerPoint presentations

SlideShark on Tuesday updated its popular productivity app for iPhone and iPad, introducing a feature that lets users broadcast live PowerPoint presentations to clients, colleagues, and other viewers at remote locations.

Mac Gems: Type2Phone pairs your Mac keyboard with your iOS devices

If you use your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch at your desk, Type2Phone lets you use your Mac's keyboard for easier typing.

Microsoft Word export highlights PDFpen overhaul

The popular PDF-editing tools offer new features, including a revamped editing bar and the ability to export documents to Microsoft Word.

Mac Gems: Characters makes it easy to type special characters and symbols

If you frequently need to type special characters and symbols that aren't displayed on your keyboard, Characters makes it easy to do so from within any app.

First look: Alfred 2.0 adds Workflows, customizable themes

The first version of Alfred was a launcher application with a lot of powerful capabilities: version 2.0 takes it to the new level with a brand new customization and scripting options.

Expo Notes: Getting down to business at Macworld/iWorld

Plenty of productivity-focused iOS app makers used Macworld/iWorld to roll out updates to their software.

Expo Notes: FiledRight helps small law firms get organized

Mindwrap is expanding its scope beyond helping big corporations organize and sort documents with a new product called FiledRight that helps small businesses digitize their records.

Mac Gems: Trickster tracks your recently used items

For accessing your most recent files, Trickster is a marked improvement over OS X’s built-in recent-item features.

Mac Gems: TextExpander 4 extends its fill-in functionality

In version 4, the venerable text-expansion utility TextExpander gains advanced fill-in features, better performance, and some fine tuning.