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Pagehand 1.0

Basic word processor features an elegant user interface.

OmniOutliner Professional 3.9.1

OmniOutliner Professional 3.9.1 is still the best outlining and list management tool on the market.

Microsoft: Word legal foe paints cockeyed tale

In an ongoing dispute over the use of XML in Word, Microsoft called the claim by Canadian developer i4i that it plotted to drive the company out of business "distorted," and "a breathless tale" that was not supported by the evidence.

WriteRoom 2 for iPhone

Hog Bay Software's document editing app for the iPhone and iPod touch was already an impressive offering. But Version 2 of WriteRoom has added more key features, including a new search tool and true synching capabilities via

Mac News Briefs: BIAS updates SoundSoap Pro

Version 2 of the audio noise reduction and restoration plug-in boasts adaptive noise reduction features. Also Tuesday, Flying Meat updated its VoodooPad note-taking software and Letter Opener led the latest round of updates for Snow Leopard compatibility.

Microsoft gets reprieve in Word case

Microsoft won a stay of an injunction ordered by a Texas court that would halt sales of Word.

Autograph lets you sign your name digitally

Ten One Design's Autograph application lets you use your MacBook's trackpad to sign your name digitally.

Scrivener 1.52: ready for Snow Leopard

Scrivener 1.52 brings Snow Leopard compatibility to the writing app and adds support for syncing site

Microsoft appeals Word ruling, asks for stay

Microsoft has asked a court to stay an injunction that could put a stop to Word sales.

WriteRoom notetaking app adds Web syncing

The version 2.0 update to Hog Bay Software's $5 note-taking app, WriteRoom, adds web-based syncing via Google App Engine.