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Tech Tip: How to change the default font in Microsoft Word

Set a new default font so that every document you start in Word uses the font settings that you want.

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Box's note-taking app exits beta, rolls out to customers

Box Notes is a lightweight content creation tool for real-time, collaborative work.

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Office Mix screencasting tool enters public preview following Adobe Voice release

Yesterday, Office Mix was a private preview. Today, it's public. For now, however, the two pieces of software work on different platforms.

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Evernote and LinkedIn want to save business cards—or just digitize them

LinkedIn is folding its own business card scanning app, CardMunch, and migrating users over to Evernote.

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Microsoft invigorates Office with Office Mix

Microsoft has opened a private preview of Office Mix, which pumps up staid Office presentations with interactive features.

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Study: Microsoft Office applications barely used by many employees

Migration to cloud apps could save a fortune, a study says. It also reveals some disturbing trends about how infrequently used these "essential" apps really are.

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Microsoft OneNote for iPhone, Mac receive major updates

Microsoft released updates for OneNote on Apple's most popular platforms, making it easier to pull in content from elsewhere and share it.

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Boardwalk Communicator tracks nitty-gritty Excel changes

Boardwalk's small-business tool allows users to go back in time and find out who changed, and what changed, in an Excel spreadsheet.

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Microsoft Office for iPad finally adds printing feature

Microsoft's productivity suite for the Apple iPad fixes its most embarrassing shortcoming.

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Haiku Deck: a painless PowerPoint alternative that's fun to use

Even novices can create slick presentations in minutes with this free, browser-based service.

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Microsoft Q1 earnings top estimates, with strong growth in Office 365 subs, Xbox sales

The company reported revenue growth in all product-related business units.

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Apple to Microsoft: Better late than never for Office on iPad

Apple CEO Tim Cook says Microsoft lost business by not bringing Office to the iPad earlier.

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Apple-loyal sales reps get updated CRM in Daylite

Marketcircle has released version 5 of its Daylite CRM application for Mac desktops and iOS devices