Don't-Miss Productivity Stories
Efficient Calendar pulls the best of Microsoft Outlook's calendar functions into a standalone app, but don't expect significant data portability.
File import and export are improved in the new stability-focused LibreOffice 3.6.6.
After an extended test drive, a longtime Reader addict finds Feedly to be a more-than-serviceable replacement.
Microsoft is rolling out a new calendar for Outlook.com starting today, sporting the new Metro look and a raft of improvements to the seriously outdated prior version.
Web-based filing may tempt you, but more complex financial situations require full-fledged software.
First to arrive will be a word-processing component enabling multidevice editing and collaboration on major text document formats.
The party will soon be over for anyone enjoying the free Office 365/Office 2013 Preview, and Microsoft is getting serious about convincing people to buy or subscribe.
Even if you won't miss Google Reader, its untimely demise should leave you worried about the future of other Google products.
If Google truly plans to get into same-day shipping, it'll head down a path that has felled other major e-tailers—but the benefits to the Google ecosystem could be huge if the company pulls it off.
Sure, the cloud delivers awesome benefits like file synchronization, Netflix, and Gmail. But you'd be an idiot to rely on it completely. Here's how to mitigate the biggest risks associated with the cloud.
Have an idea for a mobile app, but lack the development chops? AppMachine can help.
DDownloads helps you download popular programs straight from the source. It's free, and for the programs on its list, it works well.
Outlook.com, Microsoft's new-look Webmail service, has exited the preview stage after gathering 60 million users in six months. Next up: Migrating all current Hotmail users to Outlook.com by this summer.
The USPS continues to struggle with its place in the world as e-mail, online banking, IM, BlackBerry Messenger, Whatsapp, and Facebook replace so-called “snail mail” for sending photos to grandma, paying bills, and checking up on friends.
Five new add-ons for Office 365 let you search the Web within a Word doc, add Bing maps to your files, and spell words phonetically.