Don't-Miss Productivity Software Stories

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5 essential Google Drive extensions for Chrome

Save emails, capture web pages, and create documents without leaving your browser tab.

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4 tools that will make your sloppy emails seem smart

Clean up clutter, correct grammar, improve tone, and just generally make a better impression with these apps and extensions.

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Surprise! Facebook is using Office 365 now

Facebook's staff of 13,000 employees are now Microsoft Office 365 users, the social networking giant announced Tuesday.

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4 essential tools for blocking digital distractions

Improve your productivity with safeguards against attention-grabbing websites and apps, a word processor that keeps you on task, and your own Pomodoro coach.

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The new Space VR app makes Microsoft's vision of a virtual HoloLens office a reality—now

Pygmal Technologies' app, Space, lets you arrange multiple floating windows into a virtual desktop around your head—very similar to what Microsoft has promised with the HoloLens.

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How to organize your Gmail using multiple inboxes

Let this Gmail Labs feature auto-sort your most important messages.

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Office for Android gets home-screen shortcuts, other key features in update

You can now view plain text files, documents protected with information rights management, and quickly edit a file directly from Outlook.

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Microsoft Sway gets its first paid features

After a year on the market, Microsoft’s Sway presentation software has received features that are only available to paying customers, alongside a host of updates to its productivity service.

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Lightning strikes Outlook in latest Salesforce-Microsoft integration

Microsoft's Outlook.com is used by some 400 million users around the world, so it's only natural that Salesforce wants its own software to play nicely with it. On Tuesday, the CRM giant announced a big step in that direction.

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Dropbox is changing its free tier with a major update

Dropbox made some major changes to its free tier on Wednesday, including support for read-only folders and a change to automatic photo uploads that requires users to download the Dropbox desktop app.

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Dropbox enhances its productivity tools across the board

Dropbox just dumped a ton of new productivity features on users of its file storage and collaboration service that are all aimed at making it easier for people to get work done within its applications.

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3 tricks for making your Google Slides presentation more eye-catching

Google Slides features easy-to-use tools for enhancing text and images.

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New Slack tools let you chat with bots using buttons

Slack is making it easier for people to interact with third-party services that integrate with its chat app with the launch of a new developer tool that lets bots add clickable buttons to their messages.

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Microsoft's Sharepoint app for iOS is here

Microsoft announced earlier this year that its popular SharePoint collaboration software was getting a full-featured mobile app. Starting Tuesday, iPhone users can take a crack at it.

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3 team collaboration tools you can use with Google Drive

Power up your project management by combining GDrive with Trello, Slack, or Asana.