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Apple Is Bringing TextEdit And Preview Apps To The iPad

iPad-optimized versions of Apple’s TextEdit and Preview apps will be released sometime in the near future. Report of the new apps — believed to be part of Apple’s efforts to make iCloud more ubiquitous between iOS and OS X — were reported this week by 9to5mac.com. “The applications are said to not be designed to [...]

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iWork For iCloud Is Now Open To Everyone

Last month, I told you about Apple’s beta version of iWork for iCloud. It gives you Pages, Numbers and Keynote (the MS Office equivalents to Word, Excel and PowerPoint) right in your browser, on any computer. Just login at www.iCloud.com with your Apple ID and all the documents you’ve created or are working on from your [...]

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Apple’s iWork Is Finally Coming To iCloud This Fall

This morning, I got an email from Apple about a new beta product they’ll soon be rolling out: iWork for iCloud. It’s the suite of productivity apps you might already be familiar with — Pages, Numbers and Keynote — but it works in your browser, allowing you to work from any computer, instead of being [...]

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Apple Is Making Your Apple ID More Secure

If you’ve ever worried that someone might use your Apple ID for evil rather than good, rest assured that Apple has heard your fears.  Apple has just introduced a two-step verification process for Apple ID and iCloud accounts.  The new security measure requires users to verify identity on trusted devices before making changes to personal [...]

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Do recent changes in Apple’s management signal a bigger change within the company?

Mike wrote up a great report on the maps management shuffle. Richard Williamson is gone, following Eddy Cue’s takeover of all things ‘web services’. Was it the team? Okay, now that the team behind Maps is completely gone, do you expect everything will be dandy with the Apple web service? … … … I didn’t [...]

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Why Android shouldn’t be ignored

After my piece about trying Android as my main device and quitting quickly, I thought I’d follow up with why I think Android is worth continuing to watch. There are a few reasons that I won’t give up on Android, and may come back and try again in the future: They’re taking lag more seriously [...]

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What Android can learn from iCloud backups

I have used and owned many different gadgets over the years. Recently, many companies are boasting their ability to sync with online data services (the cloud) and connect and backup your information effortlessly so that you don’t need to worry about. Currently I own a Android phone and have been using an iPad. Here is [...]

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3 Industries That Can Best Utilize the New iPad 3

Apple’s iPad has come a long way and is only getting better with its soon to be revealed 3rd generation. Not only is this magnificent device extremely portable, convenient and even beautiful, but it has become a leading tool in many different industries. Check out my list below. Education: Two opportunities are unfolding for schools [...]

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3 Reasons I’m Leaving Google

I’m leaving Google behind. I don’t hate them, and I don’t think they are evil. They aren’t selling your personal information on the black market. They aren’t big brother watching you. I’m leaving them for 3 simple reasons. Seamless experience: Apple has peaked my interest with iCloud. I realize that I’m just moving my personal [...]

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Why dropping Google makes me feel more comfortable with my contact data. – via @jkhowland

I’ve stopped using Google. Dropped the calendar, dropped the documents, dropped the email, and dropped the contacts. For every reason I could think to keep these services, I could also see a good reason to leave them. For Android users, and non-iOS users, Google contacts is likely still a must have. However, for an iOS [...]

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