If you plan your novels with military precision, Mariner Software's StoryMill 4.0.4 could be the right ally to launch your literary assault.
This distraction-free writing tool suffers from some limitations with file management and keyboard shortcuts. But the fact that it creates a placid, relaxing writing environment makes it an intriguing option for iPad users.
Per Se does its best to approximate on the Mac the old school pulp and ink journaling experience, while adding in some very cool features that could only exist in a digital notebook.
The U.S. Supreme Court has let stand a $300 million patent infringement ruling against Microsoft.
The latest mobile version of Pages, which now runs on the iPhone and iPod touch in addition to the iPad, is an amazing word processing and page layout application made more amazing when you realize that all of this power is packed into a device that can fit inside your pocket. But it needs true file syncing to be truly great.
The sixth version of MacBundler offers ten Mac applications worth $392 at the steeply discounted rate of $50; for a limite time, an eleventh app is included free.
In this book excerpt, Kirk McElhearn discusses how to use the Scrivener writing program to organize your writing.
Quote-Unquote Apps has introduced FDX Reader, allowing users to import Final Draft scripts to read directly on their iPads.
Developers of the new Per Se personal journaling app for the Mac are promising to restore the "pen and paper feeling" to the act of writing on your computer.
This blogging app is most useful when you need to post something without a computer handy, and want to take advantage of mobile features. If you have a full browser, though, the app is no replacement.