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Poet's Pad helps unleash your inner poet

Poet's Pad, by Dante Varnado Moore, is an iPad app designed to let poets write, arrange, and store all of their creative writings and poetry concepts, while offering a few tools to help provide inspiration.

Office2 for iPhone and iPad

Both the iPhone and iPad versions of this app offer good word processing and spreadsheet capabilities that really shine because of a link to cloud-based storage services. The iPad version of Office2 thrives on that device's larger screen, while the iPhone offering feels a little cramped.

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Chronories writes your daily journal entries for you

Synium Software has released Chronories, a program that streamlines and automates daily entries for you.

WritePad 4 released for iPad

PhatWare has released WritePad 4 for iPad. The handwriting recognition app now includes a better input method, improved handwriting recognition, and support for an external keyboard and mouse.

myTumblr lets you blog to Tumblr from your desktop

MOApp on Thursday launched myTumblr, a Mac OS X Tumblr client.

MarsEdit 3.0 brings rich-text editing, syntax coloring

Version 3.0 of Red Sweater Software's blog-editing software adds a handful of new features, such as rich-text editing, syntax coloring, and integration with iPhoto, Aperture, and Lightroom.

iPad version of Final Draft stays in the picture

Final Draft plans to release an iPad application of its popular screenwriting software in the near future. The company has a signup form available to receive more information and to become a potential beta tester for the software.

iWork.com adds easier public sharing, mobile support

Remember iWork.com? On Wednesday, Apple revived the program after a year, adding new public sharing options, a revised and improved Shared Documents page, and support for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch.

MacHeist, The Mac Sale offer new software bundles

For a limited time, MacHeist is offering a bundle of seven apps for $20, and the Mac Sale has ten apps for $50.