Office 365 now available at the Mac App Store

Office 365 now available at the Mac App Store

Personally, I prefer Apple’s iWork products (Pages, Numbers, Keynote), but  for those who feel otherwise, Office 365 is available for the first time on the Mac App Store, making it easy to download Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and other Microsoft apps. 

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Frustrated by winmail.dat files? Letter Opener saves the day!

Frustrated by winmail.dat files? Letter Opener saves the day!

Anyone who has owned a Mac has run into them — those mysterious winmail.dat files. You try double-clicking on those files and nothing happens, leaving you to wonder what someone from the world of Windows was trying to send you. Fortunately, there is a solution available in the form of Letter Opener for macOS, macOS Mail and iOS (free trial for macOS and iOS with in-app premium purchases).

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AWT News Update: April 7, 2016

AWT News Update: April 7, 2016

Due to a lot of work on the Patron Podcast today (available only to supporters of Apple World Today), there wasn't time to work up a script for today's show, so there won't be a text version of this podcast to read. However, you can enjoy the recorded version, which Steve ad-libbed! Today's news includes:

  • Cookie Monster is in a behind-the-scenes video!
  • Public betas of iOS and OS X are now available for download
  • The FBI's hacking tool only works with the iPhone 5c
  • iOS digital forensics expert published a letter to FBI Director James Comey, saying that it release the information about the tool as "keeping an exploit secret is impossible" and Apple would be able to fix that
  • Microsoft adds power to Outlook for Evernote, Facebook and Wunderlist
  • Drop everything; Disney Crossy Road is available
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