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From data to doughnuts: How to create great charts and graphics in Excel

With Excel's versatile chart tool, putting together data visualizations is as easy as pie (groan).

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Microsoft seeks Office testers, possibly for Android tablet and Metro versions

As Office branches out beyond desktop software, Microsoft seeks beta volunteers.

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Google quietly announces plan to kill Quickoffice apps after beefing up Drive's editing

With Google's own productivity apps doing almost everything that Quickoffice does, the search giant is retiring its Office-compatible mobile apps.

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Save your Word configurations

You put a lot of work into configuring Microsoft Word to your liking. Here’s how to protect those settings.

Hot Deals Thursday: Lenovo Core i7 laptop for $769, $250 off an Ultrabook, FreedomPop 4G Hotspot, and more

LogicBuy's hot deals this week include significant savings on a Lenovo IdeaPad Z710 laptop with 1080p Full HD display and Core i7 processor, more than $100 off a Dell UltraSharp 24" monitor, and a $25 FreedomPop 4G Hotspot.

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Microsoft adds 'Tell Me' search bar to Excel, PowerPoint Online

Hate wading through menus? Microsoft is migrating its Tell Me search box to its other online apps.

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How Microsoft plans to make apps manageable

Microsoft shows off a future in which all of its apps will be subject to corporate data policies that limit the flow of proprietary information.

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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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Microsoft invigorates Office with Office Mix

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

Hot Deals Thursday: sweet savings on a Dell XPS 11 Convertible, Lenovo Yoga 8, MS Office, and more

Today's top deals from LogicBuy include the best-yet price on a Dell XPS 11 Convertible, super cheap prices on Microsoft Office for Home or Business, a Dell accessory bundle including headphones, and even a toy helicopter.