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“Take Control of Pages” Documents Apple’s Writing Triumvirate

Michael Cohen spent the last year writing a book about the three versions of Pages, Apple’s word-processing and layout app that run on the Mac, in iOS, and in iCloud. Now that his book is published, he reflects on how Pages has changed, what he likes about it (and what he doesn’t), and on why Pages is important to Apple.

 
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