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Office 2004 11.3.7 Blocks Malicious Memories

Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac has been updated yet again to block potential security issues.

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DealBITS Drawing: Win a Copy of Nisus Writer Pro

Win a copy of Nisus Software's powerful word processor Nisus Writer Pro in our latest DealBITS drawing!

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The Subliminal Snap of Keyclick

If you've been longing for the clicky sound of the keyboards of yesteryear, this $5 utility will provide it on any modern keyboard.

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New iLife ’08 Revealed, .Mac Upgraded

At last week's press event, Apple took the wraps off the next version of its iLife suite, bumping the name from iLife '06 to iLife '08 and providing a completely new version of iMovie.

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Numbers Joins iWork ’08

Apple has released iWork '08, updating Pages and Keynote and adding the long-rumored spreadsheet, Numbers.

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Microsoft Releases RDC and XML Converter Betas

Microsoft releases betas of the Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac 2.0 and the Office Open XML File Format Converter.

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Curing Your LaunchBar Addiction

LaunchBar 4.3 makes our favorite launcher even better with Instant Open and Instant Send, along with oodles of other neat tweaks.

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Microsoft Office 2008 Slips to January

Office 2008 for the Mac will ship in mid-January 2008 in the United States, a delay from the previous date in the second half of 2007.

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VMware Announces Fusion 1.0 Release

VMware Fusion 1.0 is out of beta and now available in final form with both some unique features and a few remaining limitations.

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Freecycle: Disposing of Good Old Stuff

Get rid of elderly but still functional hardware by posting a note to your local Freecycle list.

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Take Control News/30-Jul-07

If you've ever felt uncertain about what a technical term actually means, help is here in the latest Take Control ebook: "Take Control: The Mac OS X Lexicon," a mad romp through over 500 Macintosh- and Internet-related terms. Also released this week: our iPhone and Apple TV update to "Take Control of Syncing in Tiger."

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Webjimbo Makes Yojimbo Data Web-Accessible

Webjimbo extends the usefulness of data organizer Yojimbo by giving it a Web interface for viewing, searching, and updating stored items.

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MyFirstMac: Help For Mac Newbies

Long-standing publications like TidBITS face the problem of an ever-evolving audience. After all, most of you have been using Macs (and reading TidBITS) for years, and we use that fact when writing to tailor our choice of articles and our assumptions of what you already know

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Prepaid: Cell Phone Plans for the Rest of Us

In 1984, Apple released the Macintosh, touting it as "the computer for the rest of us." It was revolutionary in bringing ease-of-use to personal computing

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FileMaker Pro 9.0 Released

Filemaker Inc. has released FileMaker Pro 9.0, a major update to its line of database applications. Among numerous new features are a Quick Start screen, which gives less-experienced users an easy way to open or create databases; Conditional Formatting, which dynamically alters the formatting of fields based on user-defined rules; and the capability to connect to external SQL databases such as MySQL, Oracle SQL, and Microsoft SQL Server