The company announces integrations from outside developers that let people use features and tools from the likes of Avery and Mailchimp.
The software lets Windows users tap into Apple's new iCloud Drive to save and retrieve documents, photos and other files.
As Dropbox transforms from its online-storage origins to a growing, multi-purpose platform, the company's head of design is orchestrating its app-centric future.
The move is at odds with decisions by some other tech companies, most notably Google, to keep data out of China due to censorship and privacy concerns.
In Asia, Microsoft researchers are experimenting with new ways to interact with the Live Tiles that are core to the Windows 8.X, Windows Phone, and Xbox user interfaces.
When iTunes users on the desktop search for podcasts, they'll find that only Apple's app comes up.
The service works on both iOS and Android and includes everything from speech recognition to voice biometrics, according to Nuance.
Apple's new pro music app for Mac adds tight iPad integration for mixing, recording, and playing.
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A future release of the browser blocks third-party cookies by default on desktops, ignoring advertiser complaints, while both desktops and Android Firefox get several under-the-hood improvements.
Even without a security suite, Windows 8 is safer than Windows 7. Adding just about any third-party security suite makes it even safer, a new study finds.