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Slowly iWork turns, step by step, inch by inch. Last Fall’s iWork for Mac and iWork for iCloud updates caused waves due to the loss of features and functionality. However, Apple slowly but surely keeps adding features back and generally raising the mobile productivity app bar. On Tuesday, Apple released an update for iWork for iCloud. Therein Keynote (presentation), Pages (word processing) and Numbers (spreadsheet) each received some new features. Further, there are also new…

As predicted at Tapscape and elsewhere, OS X 10.10 will also be marketed as OS X Yosemite. In addition to the promised Jony Ive inspired visual makeover, Apple is rolling out Continuity, iCloud Drive, new iMessages and more. First up, OS X 10.10 is visually quite different than previous versions of Apple’s desktop operating system. While it’s easy to like the new Trash Can icon and “hate” the new Finder icon, beyond that, I’m going…

[app url=”https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/beziercode-vector-drawing/id845159054?mt=12″] BezierCode is a vector drawing tool for Mac developed by Wan Lufti that makes it easy to create Objective C code that can be used in a variety of applications. Coding vectors in Objective C can be a time consuming challenge. BezierCode takes out the hard work by automatically generating the code while you create the images in an easy-to-use WYSIWYG format. Using BezierCode you can create vector images designed for iOS or OSX…

And, iTunes has gotten a nice bump, too, but look for that a little farther down the page. Yes, after nearly three months of testing, Apple pushed out a fresh Mavericks Update, OS X 10.9.3, which brings bugs fixes, network improvements and better 4K display support. What else? Step inside. The easiest way to get OS X 10.9.3 is to open the Mac App Store app and click Updates. However, power users and system administrators…

iShowU Studio is a Mac App developed by shinywhitebox, a small internet based product development company founded in early 2006 by Neil Clayton. This Mac App is part screen recorder, part video editor, and more than just “part” awesome. If you want a full-screen editing tool with a friendly, intuitive UI, this is one of your best bets. You can use this app to capture video, and then overlay that video clip with whatever you want:…

iSkysoft Video Converter for Mac is a Mac App developed by iSkysoft. This app is a powerful video converter that allows you to convert more than 70 popular video/audio formats. iSkysoft Video Converter for Mac has great functionality. You can quickly and easily grab videos from YouTube, Hulu, Facebook, Vimeo, Vevo, Dailymotion, AOL, Metacafe, Break. BlipTV, Veoh, VideoBash, LiveLeak, MyVideo, FunnyOrDie, 5min, eBaumsworld, VideoJug, Nico Video, GodTube, and yes, even adult sites. This app integrates…

Mac Backup Guru is a Mac App developed by MacDaddy. This backup service is ideal for people who can’t afford to lose their most important files. As with a lot of backup services, the first time you conduct a file backup will be excruciatingly slow. That’s intentional, as this service works by only updating those files that have changed since your last backup. Here’s what the developers have to say about their product: “Sync is…

iFunia Photo Slideshow for Mac is a Mac App developed by iFunia. This photo slideshow maker lets you create slideshows on your desktop with unlimited photos…and it lets you do it fast. iFunia Photo Slideshow for Mac allows you to pull from all kinds of source files to create your slideshows. Supported image formats include jpeg, jpg, bmp, png, gif, tiff, tif, icns, ico, pic, tga, psd, sgi, xbm, cur, dng. Supported audio formats include…

Apowersoft Video Downloader for Mac is a Mac App developed by Apowersoft. This handy app is both a video downloader and a video converter. Apowersoft Video Downloader for Mac allows you to convert videos into the correct file formats for devices like the iPad, iPod touch, PSP, iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, Kindle Fire, HTC One, and many more. In addition, this useful tool also enables you to quickly and simply grab high-res videos from popular sites like YouTube,…

Office for Mac 2011 actually shipped in October 2010. Meaning? By the time Microsoft gets ’round to delivering Office for Mac Next, it will have been five years since the last time Redmond gave us any love. Germany’s Computerwoche reports that a Microsoft representative speaking at the CeBIT Show in Hannover said that a new version of Office for Mac will arrive by the end of 2014. “The team is hard at work on the…

[app id=”824118998″] PhotoScissors is a Mac App developed by Maxim Gapchenko. This tool makes it easy for even the most technophobic, inexperienced person to remove the backgrounds in a photograph. This is a user-friendly photo editing tool that is well worth checking out. If you want an app that can easily extract objects and remove background from photos, this is it. The interface is very straightforward, and will be easy for even a novice to navigate. To…

Data Recovery Wizard for Mac is a bit of Mac App software developed by EaseUS. If you need to recover lost data on your Mac, this is well worth checking out. Mac data recovery can be really frustrating. While there are a number of software options available for Mac users who need to recover lost data, there are a lot of things that make EaseUS’s Data Recovery Wizard recommendable. There are two “flavors” of Data Recovery Wizard for Mac: Data…

[app url=”https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/cockatoo-for-itunes/id788713417?mt=12″] Cockatoo for Mac is an iTunes controller with gorgeous looks and a great interface. Developed by Intuitive Code, Cockatoo takes controlling iTunes and makes it a pleasant experience for anyone who doesn’t favour the already countless ways of doing so. This handy application features design elements pulled from iOS 7 and makes controlling iTunes from your desktop all that much simpler. So if opening up iTunes every time you want to change the track…