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June 5, 2012 by

Google snaps up Quickoffice and Meebo

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.

February 10, 2012 by

Zamzar launches free file conversion via email

The Zamzar website, which converts files between formats, has launched a new service: it will now convert files submitted by email. This could be particular useful to smartphone users who are often emailed files that their device is unable to display.

October 18, 2011 by

Adobe releases Reader for iOS

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.

August 20, 2011

A tablet Jim, but not as we know it

With Apple's iPad and Android imitators flying of the shelves it's easy to forget that there are other formats, including notebooks that convert into tablets, like Dell's new Latitude XT3.Weighing in at just over 2kg, with the appearance and dimensions of a portly notebook, the Latitude XT3 won't win many iPad converts, but then it's not aimed at that, mainly consumer, market.

March 21, 2011 by

iOS LogMeIn Ignition update adds file-system access

An update to the LogMeIn Ignition app for iOS devices, such as the iPad 2, iPhone 4 and iPod Touch, now allows users to perform file-management tasks, in addition to remotely accessing the desktop of other computers.The new version of the iOS app allows users to directly access a computer's file system to view, move, edit, or copy files and folders to a local device for offline viewing.

February 22, 2011 by

Music industry negotiating over 24-bit downloads

For hi-fi fans, the most depressing aspect of the digital music revolution has been the reduction in sound quality. Just when we were hoping to get better-than-CD quality sound from disc formats such as Sony's Super Audio CD (SACD) or DVD-Audio, we were hit with the double whammy of low bit-rate MP3 files and, sometimes worse, the UK's low bit-rate DAB digital radio.

December 17, 2009

Scanning to Different File Formats

I've had my share of tiffs with friends and coworkers, and I've shared a few TIFFs, too. And sometimes some JPEGs. It all depends, of course, on which file format each person requires: There is no one-format-fits-all file type.


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