Microsoft has asked a court to stay an injunction that could put a stop to Word sales.
The version 2.0 update to Hog Bay Software's $5 note-taking app, WriteRoom, adds web-based syncing via Google App Engine.
Livescribe and Vision Objects have teamed up to provide a Mac-friendly handwriting-to-text transcription service for the Pulse Smartpen, a computerized pen that captures audio and links it to handwritten notes.
The Soulmen have released Ulysses 2, the latest version of the company's creative writing program. Also announced on Monday, updates to Hazel and MainMenu, as well as the X-Power1 charging cable for iPhone and iPod touch.
For years, documentary-style film and video makers have struggled to use jury-rigged tables within word processing programs to create the unique two-column scripts needed for planning documentaries, commercials, and corporate videos. Final Draft AV 2.5.2 aims to put a smile on those creative faces by taking over such time-consuming formatting duties so that filmmakers can focus their time where it matters—on content.
Final Draft 8 is simpler than ever for beginning users; subtle feature fixes, bountiful script templates, and top-notch support for the production rewrite process ensure that an aspiring A-list writer won’t quickly outgrow the software.
Do you outline your thank-you notes, number (and then renumber) the items on your shopping lists, or use footnotes in e-mail? Then Mellel is probably the word processor for you. Writers of long technical documents will love the control that Mellel offers over outlines, cross-references, footnotes, table of contents generation, figures, and more.
Storyist, which features word-processing and organizational features, now adds a new "collage" mode to help visualize connections between story elements, a full-screen view, multiple windows, and support for comments and bookmarks. The Sync'Em synchronization utility also saw an update, while Casio previewed a new WXGA projector due in September.
TextExpander can save you time typing, writing code, or visiting Terminal.
During an interview on NPR to promote the new X-Men movie, actor Liev Schreiber has a laugh at Microsoft's expense.