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 December 2013

Merry Christmas and Happy New FileMaker 13!

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FileMaker 13 is Available

All new FileMaker 13 product line has been released, bringing over 50 new features, including WebDirect (replaces IWP), new design tools, stronger security etc. The new FileMaker 13 Platform gives you the set of tools and technologies you need to deliver custom business solutions that go everywhere your business takes you. Read more...

About New Features of FileMaker 13

FileMaker 13 was released on December 3rd 2013 and this release is a very worthy upgrade! Many of the features are specific to mobile centric solutions but many other valuable new features were added as well. Look at the video by Matt Petrowsky which provides a high level overview of all the major new features and updates to FileMaker 13.


The all-new Mac Pro is available to order since Thursday, December 19. The Mac Pro features the latest Intel Xeon processors, dual workstation-class GPUs, PCIe-based flash storage, and ultra-fast ECC memory. More info...

Apple vs. Samsung: Who Will Win? The Korean company with 3 CEOs recently overtook Apple by revenue and now seriously threatens it in the post-Jobs era. Read more...

You Can’t Script Negotiation. EVER. Cookie-cutter strategies just don’t work in the turbulence of real world negotiation. Yes, preparation is essential. And persistence is often a virtue. But clinging to rigid plans is not. There’s just too much in flux. You have to be ready to make the best of whatever unfolds.

Kevin Jones consumes reams of information each day on various sites across the Internet, and this would be unremarkable except that Jones is completely blind...
Read about how a blind person ‘sees’ the Internet

TextWrangler wins (deservedly) Macworld Magazine’s 2013 Editors’ Choice (Eddy) Award

Google completed the acquisition of Boston Dynamics, a company that has designed mobile research robots for the Pentagon. It is the eighth robotics company that Google has acquired in the last half-year. What do they plan to do with their robot collection?

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