Microsoft launches Office 2013, it's latest version. The new Office sports a Metro-like interface, is touch friendly and offers better integration with external applications plus a bevy of new features. We talk about some of the changes and cool stuff we saw, but also what seemed to be missed.

Microsoft also announced key dates for its upcoming Windows 8 OS. The RTM (release to master) is due in early August, while the official launch date is October 26.

We also talk about what you need when you build or buy a PC for digital photo editing. The latest crop of photo editing apps are beginning to support GPU acceleration for key parts of the editing pipeline. We also discuss storage needs, the quirks of various editing applications and differences in workflow.

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