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Apple’s iWork 11, Launching with Mac App Store?

Written on December 21, 2010 by Charles Bass

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Gadg heard a rumor that Apple is prepping up iWork 11 that will come out alongside the Mac App Store. If that's the case then its gonna be a double Apple product launch on January 6.

According to Mac blog 9to5Mac, a stock of iWork ’09 is running low at retail Apple Store. But this issue didn’t stop Apple from using ‘iWork’ as an answer for serach inquiries. There is also a rumor which says that Apple plans to launch the iWork 11 alongside the Mac App Store. If that’s the case, that should come with a big launching event.

Apple recently confirmed releasing the App Store on January 6, 2011. Sources said that Apple company is still debating whether they should also include a retail box version of their productivity suite or keep the items exclusive for Mac App Store.

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iWork 11: Ready To Go

Written on November 09, 2010 by Adam Eve

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After Apple held back the release of iWork 11 together with iLife 11, the new productivity suite is now rumored to hit the market with Mac App Store. Though some things are still undecided, many Mac users can't wait for next year.

The next major revamp of Apple’s iWork productivity suite is all wrapped and good to go. However, the Cupertino-based company still holds back the release until it gets around the launching of Mac App Store early next year. According to people familiar with the matter, the development of iWork 11 is done since fall, and the software is already slated for an introduction together with iLife 11 last month. However, it was held back due to undisclosed reasons.

Apple’s change of plans currently called for the launch of the new productivity suite, along the soon-to-come Mac App Store. Applications like Pages, Numbers and Keynotes will be available for individual purchase when the Mac App Store opens. Apple is also undecided as to whether a retail box version of iWork will be released. Otherwise, it will be the first major Mac Software that will be exclusively available online.

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Write and Self-Publish with the New iWork

Written on August 30, 2010 by Aiken Lewis

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Authors and non-authors alike would find something engaging in the improved Apple iWork suite of productivity apps. A couple of keywords here: write and publish.

The Thursday-released update for iWork–version 9.0.4–included a feature that would let writers add their work to iBookstore shelves. How? One app is the answer: Pages 4.0.4. The word processor now runs compatible with the e-Pub format, which is supported by iBooks, making it possible for Pages users to write from different paragraph styles or downloadable templates–and publish the finished product on the iPad’s e-Reader.

Authors can now type away with their iPads, craft stories and poems and the like, and upload their own material anytime. But this is not an exclusively-for-authors thing, so non-writers, bring out the iPads too!

The Pages manuscripts can be uploaded to iBooks as you tap, tap, tap, so authors may get the hang out of self-publishing. The Apple support site has displayed a document providing tips on writing in the ePub format. Once uploaded, the material can be viewed as a book. The joy and delight of an author in seeing his or her words in black and white…

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