Don't-Miss Productivity Stories

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Exploring Office for tablets, Microsoft's massive missing piece

Halfway through the first quarter of 2014, Microsoft's 'touch first' version of Office is still nowhere to be found.

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Destroy them all: We brutally review 5 professional document shredders

We dared these shredders to make mincemeat of credit cards, optical discs and stacks of paperwork. See how they ran.

DocuSign e-signing to arrive on Office 365

DocuSign says it will bring its eSignature technology to Microsoft's Office 365 as an Office app.

Shred it all: Putting paper shredders to the test

Which paper shredder provides the most pulverizing power?

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5 cheaper alternatives to Acrobat for PDF editing

Why pay Adobe $299? Here are six other ways to work with PDFs at a fraction of the cost.

Microsoft lists 'Office Online' as replacement for Office Web Apps

So far, this appears to be nothing more than a branding adjustment -- although probably a welcome one.

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Read this now: 7 clever mobile apps to conquer procrastination

More than nagging reminders, these apps help you break through productivity barriers so you can finish reading this and get even more done.

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Google's next hardware push: Chromebox videoconferencing for businesses

Google launches a $999 videoconferencing system, Chromebox for meetings, designed to use Google Hangouts to connect employees.

Master OS X's Save as PDF feature

Dan Frakes shows you how to get more out of OS X's ability to save any printable document, Web page, or file as a PDF.

Evernote upgrades make sync four times faster

Evernote has completed upgrades to its servers, making synchronization four times faster for users -- with more improvements to come.

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The many ways to copy, move, or delete multiple files

You may think there's nothing more to learn about these common tasks, but you may be wrong. Here are some tips and tricks even seasoned users could miss.

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How to use Google Calendar to keep groups organized

Google Calendar has several ways to keep your friends, family, and coworkers on the same page.

Office Web Apps cuts through clutter with a new look and helpful feature-finder tool

"Tell Me" is kind of like Clippy, but actually useful.

Chromebook power tips: How to work smarter online and offline

Bet you don’t know everything Chrome OS can do. Here’s what it offers, from keyboard shortcuts to Chromecast capers—and a surprising amount of offline productivity.

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GoDaddy teams with Microsoft to offer Office 365 to small businesses

Three-tiered plan helps meet the need for business-class tools and services.

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2013 in Review: PCWorld's top stories

The Windows 8.1 update was a big story for PC users, but it wasn't the only thing to land on our list of most-read stories for 2013.

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5 apps that ease your commute

Steer clear of traffic snarls, overcrowded trains, and more with these tools.