Apple released X.2 updates for its iWork suite for the Mac on Tuesday. Pages 5.2, Keynote 6.2, and Numbers 3.2 include a host of improvements and changes, including new templates, new effects and transitions, and support for the new "view only" setting for documents you share on iCloud that was released earlier on Tuesday.
Apple released Safari 7.0.3 for Mavericks on Tuesday, an update that includes both bug fixes and feature improvements. The company added the ability to turn off Push notifications for a particular site, and it fixed a problem stopping some notifications from arriving. The release also improves search functionality within Safari, and it improved credit card autofill.
Apple announced on Monday (technically, the announcement was made on Tuesday in China) the release of TD-LTE models of iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina Display in China. The models will increase Apple's footprint in China, where cellular networks have been built with different wireless technologies than the rest of the world.
Groupon and Amazon are both offering 64GB iPad minis (with WiFi + Cellular) at a pretty significant discount. Groupon has one bundled with a JBL speaker dock for $479.99, while Amazon has a few in stock for $469. Bryan Chaffin has the details.
Transporter "private cloud" storage has announced a developer program to allow integration with apps that wish to sync files via less public methods.
Skiva's upcoming OctoFire Turbo USB charger promises to deliver an "optimal, intelligent" charge to up to eight USB devices at once. TMO Contributing Editor Chuck La Tournous got a first look at the stylish charger that could put an end to the fight over whose iPhone gets the electic outlet first.
TMO's John F. Braun winds up his tour of the Macworld/iWorldConference by checking out PetCube, a software and hardware combination which promises to be a total pet entertainment solution.
TMO's John F. Braun is tearing up the Macworld/iWorld Conference show floor, but slowed down just long enough to learn about the BearExtender Turbo 802.11ac. It lets your older Mac take advantage of faster WiFi speeds, and John explains why that's cool.
Microsoft's Office Suite for iPad, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote, in that order, have seized the top four spots in the Free section of Apple's App Store. How long they stay there will be interesting to watch.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — TMO's John F. Braun is at this week’s Macworld/iWorld Conference where he checked out Hider 2, an update to MacPaw's original MacHider program, introducing more security and features. Read on to learn how it protects your Mac's sensitive data.
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