Apple Updates iWork with Custom Toolbars, Keynote Transitions, More

5:47 PM, Nov. 21st, 2013 · · Product News

iWork for Mavericks

Apple has released updates for all three iWork apps—Pages, Numbers, and Keynote—that begins the process of restoring popular features missing from Mavericks makeover updates released in October. All three updates start with restoring the ability customize your toolbar, and the Keynote update restores some missing transitions and other effects.

Apple Adds Yahoo! and PBS Apps to Apple TV [Update]

7:37 PM, Nov. 19th, 2013 · · Product News

Apple TV

Apple has signed Yahoo! and PBS up for app spots on the company's Apple TV. The apps join content from Netflix, Hulu Plus, YouTube, Vevo, Sky News, Smithsonian, and other media companies. [Update: Screenshot added.]

Apple Flattens Find My Friends App for iOS 7

6:05 PM, Nov. 19th, 2013 · · Product News

Find My Friends

Apple released Find My Friends 3.0 on Tuesday, an update that flattens the app in keeping with the design aesthetics of iOS 7. The patch notes don't specify any other changes, saying simply, "Find My Friends has been updated with an all new design for iOS 7."

iWork for iCloud gets New Collaboration Tools

10:25 AM, Nov. 15th, 2013 · · Product News

Apple's iCloud versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote gained some new collaboration features on Thursday. The iCloud versions of the iWork apps run in Web browsers so users can make and edit documents without needing the native Mac, iPhone, or iPad versions of the apps.

Aperture Update Fixes Face Detection Bug

9:16 AM, Nov. 15th, 2013 · · Product News

Apple released Aperture 3.5.1 on late on Thursday with with a fix for issues related to face detection overlays. Aperture is Apple's pro level photo management and editing application for the Mac.

Apple Flattens iBooks for iOS, Leaves Page Animations (Screenshots)

1:41 PM, Nov. 14th, 2013 · · Product News

iBooks 3.2

Apple has finally updated iBooks for iOS, flattening the app and ripping out almost all of the skeuomorphic design elements. Gone are the wooden shelves and the book pages that look like the pages of a book, but Apple did leave in the main skeuomorphic element I was hoping to keep—page curl animations.

Calvin and Hobbes Comes to iBooks

8:43 PM, Nov. 12th, 2013 · · Product News

The Essential Calvin and Hobbes

Oh boy, but it's been a good week for iBooks. The Hunger Games finally came to iBooks a few days ago, and now Calvin and Hobbes is available! Apple announced it today on Twitter, including a classic shot of the two friends gallivanting downhill in Calvin's wagon.