Apple Posts iWork for iOS Beta 4, iBooks 1.3.1 Update

iwork
Today, Apple has posted a developer update to iWork bringing it to Beta 4. iWork for iOS is an early version providing support for Apple's upcoming iCloud services in iOS 5. Apple has been issuing updates over the past few days, presumably in preparation for next week's media even where iOS 5 is expected to be discussed.

Meanwhile, Apple has also issued a small iBooks 1.3.1 update that is available on the App Store. The update only lists "important stability and performance improvements" but may include additional support and compatibility with iOS 5 which is sure to launch soon.

Top Rated Comments

lcdonnelly Avatar
133 months ago
I hope it has landscape view in pages

I hope it has landscape view in pages
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ThunderSkunk Avatar
133 months ago
UpdateNazi says: NOUPDATEFORYOU!!!
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
foobarbaz Avatar
133 months ago
Do these betas expire? If so, when?
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Manderby Avatar
133 months ago
[...]The scientific community needs features like numbering and cross-referencing tables and figures, decent TOC etc. [...] MS Word is sadly the only current option.
Ahm, you do know LaTeX, do you? Scientific community and Word? That's an Oxymoron.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
heisetax Avatar
133 months ago
No iWork for Mac updates

How can we support iWork on the iOS products when Apple has shown a total lack of support for them on the Mac. It's been almost 3 years now with no sign of any updates. Keynote had many updates before this 3 year layoff so it suffers the least. Pages has had about 4 versions but it stills needs some things. Numbers is a weak spreadsheets that needs a few more updates to be a good spreadsheet program. It suffers from being started but not finished. 3 years or more is too long for it to have no updates.

Apple has the way of starting programs or in some cases hardware then quitting them & leaving those that uses the programs no where to go but to other programs. For that reason I will wait for a new Mac iWork version before I will spend any money on an iOS version. With more outwardly work done on this iOS beta than on the Ma version it is hard to think of KeyNote, Pages & Numbers as any type of a current Mac program.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
gri Avatar
133 months ago
But where is iWork for Mac??? Let's face it, I'm not going to do heavy word processing on an iPhone or not even an iPad. The scientific community needs features like numbering and cross-referencing tables and figures, decent TOC etc. At least, there's Papers from Mekentosj that can handle citations in an acceptable way in Pages, but for the other must-have features, MS Word is sadly the only current option.
Exactly - the last one is from, what, 2009? 2 years old! I want to see a better Endnote integration that works in cross talk with Word. I hate (again HATE!!!!) Word's tendency - or better possession - to move figures in a document to places I don't want them and then, juuuust when I got it back to where I want it - it jumps up 2 pages and screws everything up again. In pages it works like a dream (mostly) but I cannot send anyone else a Pages docs as most of my colleagues work sadly still with MS... And October 5th is coming up!
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

Related Stories

iphone holiday

Best Black Friday iPhone Deals Still Available

Friday November 26, 2021 4:58 am PST by
Cellular carriers have always offered big savings on the newest iPhone models in holidays past, and Black Friday 2021 is no different. Right now we're tracking notable offers on the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro devices from AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile. For even more savings, keep an eye on older models like iPhone SE. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you...
airpods family holiday

Best Black Friday AirPods Deals Still Available

Friday November 26, 2021 4:04 am PST by
Black Friday 2021 deals are still going strong, and we're tracking the best deals across Apple's AirPods lineup. Throughout the week we've been sharing the best sales for Apple devices like iPhone, Mac, and iPad, so be sure to follow us on Twitter for all of the latest Black Friday sales Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a...
apple mixed reality headset mockup feature purple

Kuo: Apple AR Headset Coming in Late 2022 With Mac-Level Computing Power

Thursday November 25, 2021 8:32 pm PST by
Apple's long-rumored augmented reality (AR) headset project is set to bear its first fruit late next year with the launch of the first device carrying a pair of processors to support its high-end capabilities, according to a new research report from noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo seen by MacRumors. According to Kuo, the higher-end main processor is said to be similar to the M1 chip Apple...
apple watch cellular holiday

Best Black Friday Apple Watch Deals Still Available

Friday November 26, 2021 4:55 am PST by
The Apple Watch always makes a great gift around the holiday season, and for Black Friday 2021 we're tracking a few solid offers on numerous models of the Apple Watch. In this article, you'll find the best Black Friday sales on the new Apple Watch 7, but the best money-saving discounts will be found on older models like the Apple Watch Series 3 and SE. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner...
iPads black friday 20 sale feature

Best Black Friday iPad Deals Still Available

Friday November 26, 2021 4:48 am PST by
Although Black Friday sales began as early as October in 2021, the shopping holiday is now officially underway and we're highlighting the best sales for each of Apple's product lines. In this article, you'll find the best Black Friday sales on iPad Pro and iPad mini. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a...
mac family holiday

Best Black Friday iMac and MacBook Deals Still Available

Friday November 26, 2021 4:29 am PST by
Our Black Friday 2021 coverage continues with the best deals you can find on MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, and Mac mini today. As with all Black Friday deals, we aren't sure how long any of these will last, and prices are always fluctuating, so if you see something you want, be sure to buy it soon. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and...
General black friday 20 sale feature

Huge List of Black Friday Deals on iPhone and Mac Cases, Cables, Accessories and Software

Friday November 26, 2021 5:09 am PST by
Black Friday is in full swing today, and in this article we're highlighting some of the best deals that you can find online among popular third-party accessory makers like Twelve South, Nomad, Satechi, and many more. Visit our Black Friday Roundup for a deeper dive into the best sales going on today. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and...
apple black friday shopping event 2021

Apple's Black Friday Promotion Now Underway in the U.S. and More Countries

Friday November 26, 2021 12:07 am PST by
Apple's annual four-day Black Friday through Cyber Monday shopping event is now underway in the United States and select other countries, with customers able to receive a free Apple gift card with the purchase of select products through November 29. Participating countries include the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Germany,...