In addition to releasing a new version of iOS 7 on Thursday, Apple updated iWork for iCloud beta, adding a number of new capabilities and features, including:
Many people have been concerned about the features removed from the latest version of iWork. Apple posted a support note detailing the features that will return in the next six months.
There has certainly been a lot of talk about features being removed from the latest (free) versions of iWork. It certainly did hurt the power users, but I think Apple was looking for a consistent user experience across devices. It will be interesting to see how many of these features return in future updates.
Apple on Tuesday released iWork updates for both its iOS and Mac versions of the software. The iOS versions are now listed as 1.7 and iWork 9.3 is available for the Mac. You can check software update on the App Store in iTunes and the Mac App Store to download them.
More information on the Mac update is available on Apple’s Support Web site.
These are not touch applications, and you will not want to use them on touch systems. They’re designed for mice and they’re designed for keyboards, and making the buttons on the ribbon larger does nothing to change that fundamental fact.
This is exactly what I’ve said all along. Desktop apps do not transition to a touch-enabled environment very well at all. No matter how much Microsoft wants it to work, it’s not going to happen. This is why Apple developed touch-enabled versions of Keynote, Numbers and Pages.
Apple said it’s closing down iWork.com and is encouraging users to switch to iCloud instead.
Apple has released updates to its iTunes and iWork software to make them compatible with Wednesday’s release of OS X Lion. The updates are available through the Software Update system preference.
Apple on Tuesday announced the release of iWork for the iPhone and iPod touch. A free update for iWork for iPad customers, the redesigned Keynote, Pages and Numbers apps are priced at $9.99 each from the App Store.
When Mac OS X “Lion” debuts this summer, it will include something that, up to now, has cost Mac IT departments $499 extra: Mac OS X Server. The Loop has confirmed with Apple that Lion Server indeed will be included … Continued
Apple offers iWork.com as a way for users of its business productivity software suite to share their work online with other users, even users who don’t have iWork apps. The service is offered as a public beta, and on Monday … Continued
Apple on Wednesday released an update for its iWork productivity suite of applications.
Apple updated its Web site this week with plans for youth programs the company will put on for kids.
Apple on Wednesday added a few new features to its iWork.com Web site, including the ability to share documents on social networking Web sites.
I really like Apple’s iWork ’09 suite of applications. They are easy to use, offer a good feature set and are available for a great price.
If you have iWork ’09 and you have any need to collaborate with people, you should be using iWork.com. Apple’s recently sweetened the pot with some enhancements that make it safer and easier to use than ever.
Apple on Monday released an update for iWork ’09 that fixes issues in all three of the productivity suite’s apps — Keynote, Pages and Numbers.