MacFixIt Answers is a feature where we answer questions e-mailed to us by readers. This week, we have questions about powering off versus unplugging peripherals when upgrading, entry fields not working in Address Book, and how to tackle a stubborn iWork demo installation that keeps asking for the serial number after installing a retail copy.… Read more
Along with yesterday's release of Aperture 3.0, Apple issued several support updates to ensure full implementation of the program's new features. These include support for the media browser, slideshow support, and more compatibility for RAW camera formats.… Read more
Today's Apple event obviously had the new iPad (latest news, screenshots, and specs here) as its main focus, but there were also hints of new software releases optimized for the iPad. We saw the unveiling of iBooks, a book reading software connected to Amazon for book downloading and reading on the nearly 10-inch touch-screen interface. But Apple had another software surprise as well, with downloadable iWork apps made specifically for the iPad interface.
During the presentation, Steve Jobs demonstrated new iWork apps optimized for the iPad's unique interface. All three of the main iWork apps will be available … Read more
Apple has released and updated a few troubleshooting articles covering problems people have been having with iWork and iLife applications after updating to 10.6.2, with using VoiceOver on headless Macs, and when trying to activate iPhones.… Read more
Apple has released an update to their productivity suite of applications today. iWork '09 Update 3 is recommended for all users with qualifying systems.… Read more
We found one thing a bit ironic and that was that the app wasn't free like the iTunes and Apple TV remote application. Especially when you have already paid $79 for iWork 09. Sometimes we just don't know if we'll ever understand Apple's logic behind these decisions.
The app lets you control your Keynote slide presentation that you present from our Apple computer using your iPhone … Read more
Bottom line: Intuitive interface design and easy access to useful features make iWork the best office suite choice on the Mac. Though it lacks some of Microsoft Office's advanced options, iWork '09 is an emerging powerhouse in its own right.
Apple's iWork '09 ($79) is an excellent investment for Mac users who need a well-designed and easy-to-use productivity suite. Though iWork doesn't offer an integrated business e-mail solution such as Microsoft Outlook, it does include a core group of apps-- Keynote, Numbers, and Pages --with plenty of intuitive features like interoperability across apps to make that absence … Read more
Scientists have redone the math and found that black holes created by the Large Hadron Collider might last a little longer than they thought. But they're still pretty sure the LHC won't kill us all. Maybe check that math once again folks, just to be sure. We also have lots of White House news around the BarackBerry and whether the tech of the President's house is really up to snuff. And Rafe will tell you about how in Russia the system operates you.Listen now: Download today's podcast EPISODE 896
First e-mailing prez: Obama keeps his … Read more