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Office Mix now lets PowerPoint users create on the fly

The tool for turning PowerPoints into interactive teaching tools has also added a search engine

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At $179, E FUN's Nextbook 10-inch Windows tablet sounds like a steal

While the price is right, it's still unclear what performance the new E FUN Nextbook hybrid Windows tablet will offer, however.

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Office 16: Public beta could start soon, with Android and touch versions to follow

The anticipated launch into new platforms may represent the biggest changes for Office, whose rumored new features so far seem pretty incremental.

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Windows 10: The votes are pouring in for these 10 features

The people are speaking! Users of the Windows 10 Technical Preview can suggest and vote for desired features. Here are the features getting the most thumbs-up right now.

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Report: Microsoft is about to jump into the smartwatch fray

Forbes says that Microsoft will introduce its own smartwatch "within weeks."

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Why the Surface Pro 3 has quietly replaced my work PC

The Surface Pro 3 offers all the advantages of a tablet along with all the performance of a solid notebook. Until I can do better, there's no reason to go back.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday tackles three critical vulnerabilities, including 'Sandworm'

The Sandworm vulnerability gets a fix with this month's round of corrective fixes for Microsoft software. Internet Explorer gets a fix, too.

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The Skype Qik messaging app follows trends from video chat to spontaneous deletion

Messaging apps are multiplying and mutating rapidly. With Skype Qik, Microsoft's joining the trend, featuring self-destructing video messages that can be shared and reacted to.

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Surface Hub is a stylus configuration app that's more trouble than it's worth

Microsoft's Surface Hub app lets you tweak some basic settings on your Surface stylus, but it's a half-baked app at present.

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Microsoft's latest Android Wear app tries your finger for smartwatch typing

Typing on a small screen: Nightmarish. Writing one letter at a time? Doable, if not especially fast. That's the goal with Microsoft's experimental app.