iWork Stories September 28, 2021

Apple is updating today its iWork suite of applications to version 11.2. The latest updates to Keynote, Pages, and Numbers bring notable new features including deeper iPhone and iPad camera integration and more.

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iWork Stories June 1, 2021

Apple is rolling out updates to its iWork suite of applications, bringing new features to Pages, Numbers, and Keynote. The updates bring new integration with Apple’s Schoolwork application, new shared spreadsheet features in Numbers, and more.

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iWork Stories March 23, 2021

Apple has released the latest versions of its iWork productivity suite today with 11.0 landing for the Pages, Numbers, and Keynote iOS and Mac apps. The new iOS builds feature support for precise editing controls, onscreen keyboards, the option to always open docs in edit mode, and more. Meanwhile, the new Mac versions include a new media browser, new AppleScript functionality, and more.

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iWork Stories November 12, 2020

Following the release of macOS Big Sur, Apple has just released updates for all iWork apps on the Mac App Store. New versions of Numbers, Pages, and Keynote are now available with new icons and a refreshed interface ready for macOS Big Sur.

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iWork Stories July 9, 2020

Apple is rolling out updates today to the iWork apps for Mac. These updates bring YouTube and Vimeo integration to Numbers and Pages, in addition to captions and titles to images, videos, and more.

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iWork Stories March 31, 2020

Apple is rolling out a round of updates today to the iWork collection of apps for Mac. These updates bring iCloud Drive folder sharing support and much more to Keynote, Pages, and Numbers for macOS.

Update: Apple is also now rolling out updates to Keynote, Pages, and Numbers for iOS and iPadOS with these features as well as support for the upcoming Magic Keyboard.

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iWork Stories November 14, 2019

Pages, Numbers, and Keynote for iOS updated with performance and bug fixes

Apple’s iWork suite for iOS and iPadOS has been updated today with “stability and performance improvements.”

iWork Stories July 15, 2019

Microsoft has found Office 365 banned from use in at least some German schools due to privacy concerns over the way its cloud service works.

Privacy regulators have also ruled out the use of either Google Docs or Apple’s iWork suite for the same reason …

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iWork Stories March 28, 2019

Apple released an update to its iWork suite for Mac and iOS today that brings improved collaboration tools, syncing of custom shapes via iCloud, a table of contents view, image placeholders, improved Apple Pencil support, and more.

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iWork Stories September 17, 2018

With a ton of other releases Apple has been rolling out today, the company has also updated its iWork suite on iOS. All three apps come with a slew of new features that take advantage of iOS 12. Apple has also updated iWork for Mac as well, giving it support for dark mode.

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iWork Stories June 14, 2018

Apple has updated its iWork suite on the Mac and iOS with changes for Pages, Keynote, Numbers on both platforms. iWork for iOS in particular gains the ability to record, edit, and play audio directly in Pages, Keynote, and Numbers documents. Check out the change log for each app below:

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iWork Stories March 27, 2018

The iWork suite, including Pages, received a substantial update today as a part of Apple’s iPad education event in Chicago. The biggest feature included in the new update is Apple Pencil support for annotating text and objects and for drawing within a document.

In this hands-on video walkthrough, we step through how to use both drawing and Smart Annotations in Pages. Even if you don’t have an Apple Pencil, Smart Annotations and drawing support enhances the overall usefulness of the entire iWork suite. expand full story

iWork Stories June 13, 2017

Apple released updates to its iWork suite for macOS today. The new versions include a new library of 500 professionally drawn shapes, more efficient auto-correction and text replacement options, added stock and currency features, improved language support, and more.

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Apple today released updates to its Pages, Numbers, and Keynote apps for iPhone and iPad, adding a new library of over 500 professionally drawn shapes to all apps and a handful of other features to each.

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iWork Stories April 25, 2017

Apple released bug fix updates to apps in its iWork suite for both iOS and macOS. The new versions include new iPad keyboard improvements for Numbers on iOS.

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iWork Stories April 18, 2017

Apple made its iWork and iLife app suites free for new hardware customers back in 2013, but both Mac and iOS versions have still been sold as paid apps for customers who haven’t updated hardware. Now Apple is totally removing the price from its iWork and iLife apps and making both suites free for all Mac and iOS users.

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iWork Stories March 30, 2017

The latest updates to Apple’s iWork suite included a lot of new features; Keynote’s release notes included a line that was particularly eye-catching. Keynote 7.1 for Mac and Keynote 3.1 for iOS adds the ability to ‘Post interactive presentations on Medium, WordPress and other websites.’

This means you can put a Keynote document on a webpage in just the same way as you can embed a YouTube video. It certainly feels like an advanced feature targeted at iPad Pro as computer users. Unfortunately, the process to actually do this is not so straightforward, with some tricky edge cases about how it works. Read on to find out how to embed Keynote documents on a website or blog …

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iWork Stories March 27, 2017

Pages, Numbers, & Keynote for Mac and iOS add editing features & Touch ID for password protected docs

Apple has just released new updates to their iWork suite across iOS, macOS, and the iCloud webapps. The updates today includes the ability to open password-protected documents using Touch ID on the new MacBook Pro, iPhones and iPads, alongside new editing features for all the applications.

iWork Stories September 7, 2016


Apple has announced that iWork apps are finally getting real-time collaboration, allowing multiple people to simultaneously edit documents, Google Apps-style …

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iWork Stories May 10, 2016

Apple updates iWork for iOS & OS X with bug fixes and performance improvements

Apple has released minor updates to its iWork suite of productivity apps for both iOS and OS X today. Pages, Keynote, and Numbers for iPhone, iPad, and Mac have all received new versions with bug fixes and performance improvements. iWork for iOS includes the same boiler plate release notes: “This update contains stability improvements and bug fixes.” And over on the Mac App Store, iWork for OS X provides similar release notes.

iWork Stories March 24, 2016


In a surprise move, the U.S. online Apple Store now presents Microsoft Office 365 as a recommended iPad accessory when you buy the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro. It’s unclear when this started happening, as The Verge notes that it also appears when purchasing the iPad Air 2, iPad mini 2, or iPad mini 4, but some readers report having seen it for a couple of weeks or more.

The move is surprising for two reasons …

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iWork Stories November 11, 2015


Apple has released updates for its entire suite of iWork apps today on both iOS and OS X. The updates include bug fixes for issues with some Microsoft Office documents and stability fixes across both platforms.

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iWork Stories October 16, 2015

Apple’s web-based iWork for iCloud finally out of beta, adds new features

Yesterday, Apple updated its iWork apps for iOS and OS X with added features including Split View for iPad, 3D Touch for iPhone 6s, and bonuses for El Capitan. Missed at the time was the fact that Apple also deemed the web-based version of iWork worthy of full consumption by the public, too.  Apple removed the ‘beta’ label from iWork for iCloud, while also adding a number of new features. The browser-dependent iWork suite now supports commenting on documents, and has support for ten new languages.

As well as removing the ‘beta’ labels, Apple has also created new splash pages for each of the new web apps showing off some of the new features. Apple lists the previously mentioned upgrades, as well the following:


  • Create custom colors
  • Word count
  • Version history
  • Preview on mobile browsers
  • Comments
  • Open Pages ’08 and ’06 documents
  • View documents with tracked changes
  • Insert pages and sections


  • Edit pop-up menu cells
  • Create custom colors
  • Open Numbers ’08 spreadsheets
  • Filter tables
  • Version history
  • Animate interactive charts
  • Preview on mobile browsers


  • Show, hide and resize slide navigator
  • Preview on mobile browsers
  • Version history
  • Comments
  • Create custom colors
  • Copy and paste slides
  • Open Keynote ’08 and ’06 files

If you want to check out the new web-based apps for yourself, head on over to iCloud.com.

iWork Stories October 15, 2015

Pages for iOS 3D Touch

A little later than some expected, Apple has released new versions of the iWork suite of apps for iPhone and iPad with iOS 9 and iPhone 6s features. Pages, Keynote, and Numbers now all support iPad multitasking features including Split View on iPad Air 2, iPad mini 4, and iPad Pro, as well as 3D Touch on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. The iWork apps also gained new versions on the Mac with OS X El Capitan features and much more. Details below: expand full story

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