Don't-Miss Productivity Software Stories
PowerPoint's built-in templates are convenient, but everyone knows what they look like, and you look unoriginal if that's all you use. Try these tips to make something unique that will help your presentation stand out.
Where Office 2013 made file-sharing complex, Office 2016 makes it easy as pie.
Windows 10 automatically puts new Mail notifications in the Action Center, but doesn't tell you about it. Here's how to fix that.
Office 2016 has a few web-integrated smarts including a feature that lets you look up terms and phrases via Bing directly inside the Office suite.
Don't want a standing desk, but worried about the evils of sitting all day? Time yourself to make sure you take regular breaks.
Love Office, but all your files are stored in Google Drive? Here's how to access Google's storage service similarly to OneDrive in Office for the desktop.
Photoshop's editing tools can help you transform your snapshots into studio-like portraits. We'll show you how to use the Magic Wand, the Lasso, and other features to clean up images.
You'd think the battle of Word vs. Google Docs would be over before it begins, because Word has more features. But more isn't always better. We tested both in a real-world use case to find out.
Microsoft's Wunderlist offers a great Chrome extension that puts your to-do list in front of your face every time you open a new tab.
This is where the number-crunching fun starts. Learn the ins and outs of the logical formulas that represent the heart of Excel.
Now that all Windows users have Microsoft accounts, sharing notes with family and colleagues is easy to set up.
Use these step-by-instructions to turn complex procedures into one-click wonders.
Take advantage of handwriting, scanning, and OCR features to make your favorite tablet an indispensable office tool.
You can create a table of contents in Microsoft Word where every chapter title links to the appropriate chapter. Then you can keep these links live when you convert the document to a PDF.
These pro tips cover checklists, IFTTT hacks, and other productivity boosters.