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Pages 7.1, Numbers 5.1, and Keynote 8.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

Pages 7.1, Numbers 5.1, and Keynote 8.1

Maintenance updates with new options for formatting the look of charts in all three of the iWork apps. (Free, various sizes)

Michael E. Cohen 28 comments

The Big News about macOS 10.14 Mojave Is Dark

Dark Mode leads the list of new features in the evolutionary macOS 14 Mojave. But, while most of the changes are small, many of them will be welcome.

Julio Ojeda-Zapata 11 comments

Apple Strikes Back at Google with Education Initiatives

Apple is a bit of an underdog in the education market, where Google increasingly dominates with inexpensive, easily managed Chromebook laptops. On Tuesday, Apple staged an education-specific press event at a Chicago magnet school to trot out a host of education initiatives meant to make Apple more competitive in the classroom.

Josh Centers 3 comments

iWork Apps Add Apple Pencil Support, Pages Gains Ebook Creation Features

The iPad versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote gain Apple Pencil support for drawing and writing, along with Smart Annotations. Also, Pages has new ebook creation features.

Adam Engst 1 comment

Apple Releases Sixth-Generation 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil Support

In a welcome move, Apple has updated the entry-level 9.7-inch iPad with a faster chip, support for the Apple Pencil, and a few enhanced camera features. The price remains the same, starting at $329 for 32 GB.

Michael E. Cohen 2 comments

iOS 11 Brings New Document Manager to iWork

Apple has updated its iOS iWork suite to use iOS 11’s newly expanded file management capabilities. We look at how it all works.

Agen Schmitz 3 comments

Pages 6.3, Numbers 4.3, and Keynote 7.3 for Mac

Minor updates to Pages and Keynote, and the standard performance and stability improvements for all three apps. (Free, various sizes)

Josh Centers 40 comments

The End of Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 Is Nigh

The writing is on the wall for Microsoft Office 2011, as Microsoft will be dropping support on 10 October 2017. Josh Centers lists your options.

Agen Schmitz 4 comments

Pages 6.2, Numbers 4.2, and Keynote 7.2 for Mac

All three iWork apps gain the capability to reply to comments and a library of over 500 professionally drawn shapes. (Free, various sizes)

iMovie 10.1.6 Agen Schmitz 3 comments

iMovie 10.1.6

Improves stability when updating libraries created with earlier versions of iMovie. (Free new, free update, 2.15 GB)

Agen Schmitz 2 comments

Pages 6.1.1, Numbers 4.1.1, and Keynote 7.1.1 for Mac

Maintenance updates for the trio of iWork apps for the Mac. (Free, various sizes)

Josh Centers 16 comments

iLife and iWork Apps Now Free for Everyone

Apple has made its iLife and iWork apps free for all iOS and macOS users running supported versions of Apple’s operating systems. That’s great, but why now?

Michael E. Cohen 16 comments

iWork Updates Bring New and Returning Features

Giving new meaning to March Madness, Apple has updated its suite of iWork apps for the Mac, iOS, and iCloud, bringing new refinements and restoring some missing features.

Agen Schmitz No comments

Pages 6.1, Numbers 4.1, and Keynote 7.1 for Mac

All three iWork apps gain support for opening password-protected documents using Touch ID on the 2016 MacBook Pro. (Free with new Macs or $19.99 each, free updates)

Adam Engst 130 comments

Understanding Apple’s Marginalization of the Mac

Adam Engst argues that Apple’s recent Mac-related announcements are understandable because, despite its size and capabilities, the company can focus on only one platform at a time. And it’s not the Mac.