With the launch of iCloud, many native apps in iOS and OS X are updated to support the latest cloud service from Apple. Apple iOS apps such as Pages, Numbers, and Keynote are updated as well. Notable missing is an update to Pages, Keynote and Numbers on the Mac to support iCloud.
It is inevitable that Pages, Keynote and Numbers on the Mac will eventually support iCloud. This is just a delay. And we suspect that brand new version of Pages, Keynote and Numbers for Mac is looming on the horizon.
Apple has updated its productivity apps Pages, Numbers and Keynote for iPad, making them universal app for running on iPhone and iPod touch as well. If you’ve purchased the apps for iPad, you can install them on iPhone without incurring additional charges.
Pages for iOS
Numbers for iOS
Keynote for iOS
Apple releases 1.2 updates to its iWork apps for iPad which brings new features, performance enhancements and bug fixes. Updates are free.
Pages for iPad 1.2 includes new ability to copy documents from WebDAV and MobileMe iDisk, txt file support, option to display document word count and many performance enhancements.
Numbers for iPad 1.2 is now able to export spreadsheets to Microsoft Excel format, copy documents from WebDAV and MobileMe iDisk, ability to group and ungroup objects, and many performance enhancements.
Keynote for Pad 1.2 adds ability to export presentations to Microsoft PowerPoint format, new animations, ability to group and animate objects, copy documents from WebDAV and MobileMe iDisk, and many performance enhancements.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced that Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer, Sony’s Sir Howard Stringer and Ford’s Alan Mulally will deliver keynote addresses at the 2009 International CES, the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow scheduled for January 8-11, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
“These exciting keynote speakers demonstrate that the 2009 International CES is the hub of activity in the consumer electronics, entertainment content, and automotive industries,” said CEA President and CEO Gary Shapiro. “Steve Ballmer and Sir Howard Stringer are driving forces behind the continued growth of the consumer technology industry. Alan Mulally is a true visionary spurring technology innovation in the automotive market. These leaders are changing the way technology is being incorporated into new markets, and CES attendees will all benefit from these keynotes unveiling the next generation of technology.”
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