Note taking, appointments and to-do lists are a huge part of the lives of most of the Mac|Life staff. With the break-neck pace of modern life, there's little doubt in our minds that many of you find yourself relying on sticky notes, old school appointment books or dare we say it, an iOS app, to keep your days from running off the rails. If you lean towards App Store-based solutions and have been looking for a new way to keep your universe running smoothly, you could do far worse than giving Awesome Note a whirl.
It's Monday, and it's early. If you're reading this post at the time that it was written, you're most likely at work. For many of us, being at work means spending a lot of our time in from of Microsoft Office. For those of you nodding at your monitor right now, you'll agree that despite all the bells and whistles that Redmond's flagship productivity suite offers, seeing a few refinements come to the software would be a welcome treat indeed.
Well, the treat is here, with the Mac Business Unit announcement this morning detailing the pricing for the various iterations of Mac Office 2011. Over all, things are looking pretty rosey for Mac Office users this time around, as Microsoft has opted to provide us with a lower per-installation cost than we've seen in the past.
Microsoft is stepping closer to the launch of its Office 2011 product for the Mac. Today, the company began sending out beta testing invitations to users of Microsoft Connect (their bug and suggestion center). If you've been keeping up with the Office betas, then you may know that Microsoft updated to Office 2011 beta 3 earlier this year, adding new splash screens and user interfaces to the Office applications.
You might already know Evernote as the ubiquitous note taking application for your Mac, iPhone and iPad that stores everything in the cloud. This morning, the company announced that it's launching the Evernote Trunk, an in-app showcase of integrated products, services and content. It is designed to bring additional funtionality to Evernote users by showing them what sorts of apps they can integrate with their Evernote notebooks.
You know how we were mentioning iWork for iPhone 4 earlier? Well, it appears that 9to5Mac has snagged some photos of the notorious mobile application that everyone in the Apple sphere is talking about.
For kicks, we've included a couple of screenshots of Pages from the iWork suite after the cut. This particular version of iWork seems to utilize the same user interface as the iPad version, except for the obviously smaller form factor.
Despite four generations of updates, the iPhone’s built-in Calendar app leaves a lot to be desired. If you tend to favor Google Calendar anyway, the creators of ReaddleDocs have a new solution for you: Calendars.
Your Mac has dozens of useful AppleScripts saved in your Library—have you ever used any? We'll show you where to find them, what to do with them, how to set up a Scripts menu in your menubar, and even how to roll your own.