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Lillian Lim noticed strange files appearing and disappearing. The file names always begin with ~$.
Move over, Siri: Nuance's speech-activated Dragon Assistant is coming to selected new Ultrabooks. Speech recognition isn't just for challenged typists anymore. Learn how the Dragon software family can make you more productive every day.
Arcticsid asked the Answer Line forum about turning text into a .jpg. I'll also explain converting an image back into text.
Darthdusty asked about software that will "detect and alert" him when he types certain phrases
Running late for a meet up with friends or an appointment? Share a location securely and for a limited time period with smartphone application Glympse. It's a free download for Android, iOS, Windows Phone and BlackBerry.
Tgood37 asked the Answer Line forum how to add checkboxes to Excel spreadsheets, and make sure that checking a box will have an effect.
Russell Caplan still uses Office 2003, which Microsoft will stop supporting next year. He asked if he will need to upgrade to a more current version.
Microsoft's new suite gives you the option of hiding or downsizing the toolbar in favor of more screen estate.
Not wild about using Gmail in your browser? You don't have to. These free desktop clients give you a better interface and more options.
Ankush khandelwal asked about compatibility issues between files created in different versions of Microsoft Office--specifically the big changes in file format that came with Office 2007.
Just because you're on a smartphone doesn't mean you can't print. In a few easy steps -- and with Google's Cloud Print -- you'll be printing from your mobile device in no time.
We spare no details in our deep-dive look at Windows 8's Mail and Calendar apps.
Evernote isn’t just for taking notes on the go. Here’s how to turn the must-have app into an essential part of your small-business workflow.