Reporters notebook: Interspersed between booths hawking the latest in accessories for iPhones and iPads, Macworld Expo attendees could find some new approaches in security, productivity and education for Macs and iOS.
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Jason D. O'Grady
Jason O'Grady is a journalist and author specializing in mobile technology. He has published six books on Apple and mobile gadgets and his PowerPage blog has been publishing for over 18 years.
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Shown at the recent Macworld Expo was a super-strong but lightweight stand that can help make the MacBook Pro a real desktop replacement when on the road.
Apple has released updates to Pages, Numbers and Keynote for iOS in the wake of Microsoft's launch of Office for iPad suite. Is it enough to steal the thunder from Redmond?
Almost 25 years ago, tricksters at the Macworld Expo in San Francisco tried to get unwary press to report on their fake Mac products. Now, most of the then-improbable technology is a shrink-wrapped product.
After its opening weekend Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint have climbed to the top of the App Store's free chart, signaling a huge pent up demand. A closer look at the early reviews reveal a lukewarm response.
Vendors showed off their latest Thunderbolt peripherals at the recent Macworld Expo, including network and storage adapters, drives, and card cages.
More and more large software vendors (like Microsoft and Intuit) are making their iPad apps exclusive to subscribers of their SaaS offerings. I don't like subscription software and it's a troubling trend.
FileMaker 13 contains over 50 new features and continues its reign as the dominate database solution for the Apple platform.
The responses to a t-shirt giveaway contest at an IT professional hangout reveals that most IT managers still have no clue when it comes to Macintosh.
A WSJ report claims that Apple's in talks with Comcast for a new streaming service that could end net neutrality as we know it. Comcast could become the first toll road on the Internet superhighway.