1. App Guide
    March 26th, 2014 by Jeffery Battersby
    PDFpen 1.7 for iPhone and iPad

    For me, Smile Software’s PDFpen for iPad ($15.99) and iPhone ($5.49) work as adjuncts to PDFpen Pro, the desktop version of the same app. Admittedly,...

  2. Help
    February 11th, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    Get more out of OS X’s save-as-PDF feature

    One of OS X’s most-useful features is the capability to save any printable document, webpage or file as a PDF. This week’s video shows you some...

  3. Help
    January 20th, 2014 by Ted Landau
    Stop Adobe Reader from blocking PDFs in Safari

    The most recent versions of Adobe Reader install a new security feature. When in place, any attempt to open a PDF file within Safari is initially...

  4. Help
    November 28th, 2013 by Serenity Caldwell
    How to add your PDFs to iBooks

    Thanks to the new iBooks app in OS X Mavericks, it’s easy to store and read your ebooks – be they purchased from the iBookstore or elsewhere (as...

  5. App Guide
    September 2nd, 2013 by Ray Aguilera
    Wordify

    It’s been said that every picture is worth a thousand words, and in the case of Wordify 2.0, that’s actually true. Wordify takes an image you...

  6. Help
    July 26th, 2013 by Christopher Breen
    Editing and annotating images with Preview

    By now you’ve accumulated plenty of documents – music, movie, image, text and PDF files – and at this point you may want to do something with...

  7. Blogs
    July 18th, 2013 by Kirk McElhearn
    Apple should lead the move to DRM-free ebooks

    I like books. I also own a lot of them. When moving recently, I realised just how many. Even after disposing of a third of my collection, I still...

  8. Blogs
    July 11th, 2013 by Joe Kissell
    Secrets of the paperless office: optimising OCR

    In a follow-up to his article The Mac office: embracing the nearly paperless future, Joe Kissell elaborates on a range of OCR apps.  Since I started...

  9. Blogs
    July 9th, 2013 by Joe Kissell
    The Mac office: embracing the nearly paperless future

    I have a nice document scanner. I have great OCR and document-management software. I have a solid system for converting paper into digital documents....

  10. App Guide
    June 29th, 2013 by Mark O'Neill
    Briss for Mac

    This portable app’s website says ‘Bright Snippet Sire’, but everybody calls this open-source favourite Briss for… er… short....

  11. Help
    June 25th, 2013 by Christopher Breen
    Automator workflow of the month: powerful PDF tricks

    PDF is a wonderful format for reading documents, but once you move beyond reading, things can get complicated in a hurry. Thankfully, useful tools...

  12. Blogs
    June 12th, 2013 by Serenity Caldwell
    27 new iOS 7 features Apple didn’t talk about

    Apple had a lot of ground to cover in its WWDC keynote, which may be why you might have missed some of iOS 7 new features. System improvements System...

  13. App Guide
    April 17th, 2013 by Jeffery Battersby
    PDFpenPro 6 for Mac

      PDFpenPro has long been my favourite application for managing, editing, updating and signing PDF files on my Mac and iOS devices. PDFpenPro...

  14. News
    February 21st, 2013 by Lucian Constantin
    Adobe releases emergency patches for Reader and Acrobat

    Adobe released emergency patches for Adobe Reader and Acrobat 11, 10 and 9 overnight that address two critical vulnerabilities being actively exploited...

  15. News
    February 20th, 2013 by Gregg Keizer
    Mozilla debuts in-browser PDF, patches 13 Firefox bugs

    Mozilla today released Firefox 19, adding a built-in PDF viewer to the browser. The integrated viewer was the one noticeable change to users, although...

  16. Help
    February 10th, 2013 by Christopher Breen
    How to sign digital documents

      Reader Isabel Lorenzo has been asked to sign on the dotted line. She writes: I’ve received some electronic documents that I’m supposed...

  17. News
    January 14th, 2013 by Lucian Constantin
    Foxit Reader security flaw reportedly allows attack

    Foxit Reader, a PDF viewer application often used as an alternative to the more popular Adobe Reader, contains a critical vulnerability in its browser...

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