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Early on, Amazon integrated the ability to read PDF documents on Kindle, including an easy way to send them to Kindle devices and apps. Some who use Kindle technology don't know about or forget about this ability.
Having apps auto update in the background is great, but if that results in data loss then you're about to enter a world of hurt, and your iCloud or iTunes backup is going to be of little help.
Having said that Google Docs would no longer export to pre-2003 Office formats such as .doc after September, the web giant has extended support to January.
Intel targets Gen Y and the enterprise, AMD and BlueStack team up for Android apps for Windows desktops, and Google Apps dump support for old Windows Office formats.
The cloud-based office suite will, from 1 October, only be able to export to newer Office Open XML formats such as .docx. This will affect anyone collaborating with users of pre-2003 Office versions, although Microsoft does have a compatibility pack to help out users of some earlier iterations.
Office 2013 will, after years, finally fully support Open Document Format, Adobe's PDF, and, oh yes, Microsoft's own Open XML document standard.
Google has bought the mobile productivity firm Quickoffice in a bid to make its Google Apps product suite more compatible with various file formats, the search giant said on Tuesday.Quickoffice provides word processing and other office task functions for smartphones and tablets, including those running Google's Android operating system, and iOS-based devices such as the iPad and iPhone.
Dell has released an Android app that lets users print to network-connected Dell printers, giving the manufacturer a rival to similar cloud-based services from the likes of HP.The company announced the Dell Mobile Print app on Thursday, explaining that it can print directly from other productivity, email, browser, photo and PDF apps.
With Apple's iOS app approaching half a million titles and 25 billion downloads, it's getting harder and harder for mere mortals to find apps with the traditional iTunes search box.
Dropbox doesn't actively track consumer vs. business accounts but out of 1 billion files, "100s of millions" have formats---.PDF, .XLSX, .PPTX---associated with enterprise use.
Adobe has put out a version of its PDF reader software for Apple's iOS, addressing devices including the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.The free and fully-featured Adobe Reader hit iTunes on Monday, allowing users to read PDF portfolios and password-protected PDF files.
Strings have been discovered in iTunes 10.5 beta 9 that suggest that Apple will soon allow developers to rent their apps. Wait, what?!
Apple has emerged from a nine-hour global iTunes maintenance period to reveal new pricing for Australian apps, which brings Australian prices in line with those in the US.
The next time you want to install your favorite browser, update iTunes, get the latest security release for Flash, or set up any of 80 free Windows apps, do yourself a favor. Skip the vendor’s site and go straight to Ninite.com instead. Here's why
Apple's upcoming Mac App Store will open its virtual doors on 6 January, according to an announcement from the company on Thursday.The repository will deliver Mac apps directly to OS X devices in much the same way as the iTunes App Store does for its iOS counterparts.
The company has sandboxed the PDF Reader to stop malicious hackers from exploiting potential weaknesses in the software, as well as adding new online services and announcing the upcoming launch of Windows Phone 7 and BlackBerry 6 apps
Labeled as versions 1.2, there's a common thread in Apple's iWork apps for iPad: better file sharing options and support for more file formats, specifically Microsoft equivalents.
Apple this week introduced its iTunes App Store Volume Purchase Program that lets schools and educational institutions buy apps in bulk and distribute them to students and teachers.
The BBC Trust has approved plans for the broadcaster to release smartphone apps, and the first app is to be offered immediately.The BBC News iPhone app will be made available in iTunes on Friday, BBC future media and technology director Erik Huggers said in a blog post.
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