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posted in April 2010
Two new programs for working with PDF files have become available this week. Foxit Phantom PDF (for Windows) is for creating and manipulating PDF files, while Solid PDF to Word for Mac is for turning PDF files into documents editable by standard office programs.
MacMall, a leading Mac mail order company, is holding a sweepstakes in which creative studios and related businesses can pick up a complete Mac-based work station (except for the Mac).
Nordic River has released a desktop version of its document comparison software TextFlow, previously available only as an application within Box.net. TextFlow makes it easy for businesses to manage the process of collaborating on a document.
Intuit has added a couple of useful new features to Quicken Essentials for Mac -- and has lowered the price at the same time.
Apple has refreshed its line of MacBook Pro laptops, giving them faster CPUs and graphics chips. The company also lowered the prices on higher-end models but raised the price of one of the most popular versions.
Several vendors have announced iPad versions of their business- and office-oriented applications, while problems are surfacing with Apple's own contributions to the genre.
Apptix, a provider of hosted Microsoft Exchange e-mail and other services, has announced full support for Mac OS X and the native Mac applications, including iPad sync.