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Though Sound on Fundamentals, Sentence Aerobics Struggles to Parse Idioms Correctly

Designed as a Word add-in, VanWrite's Sentence Aerobics tries to help you write clearer, better business documents.

Microsoft Office for the iPad: What We Know

Speculation is uniting around a November release for Microsoft to announce an iPad version of Office.


How to Create Advanced Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets

Learn how to control Excel worksheets with spin buttons, scrollbars, option buttons, and checkboxes.


Microsoft Plagued by Software Piracy

A new report from Google reveals that Microsoft dominates the field when it comes to sending takedown requests to shut down sites offering pirated software.

Why Office for iPad Is Inevitable

New reports have surfaced that Microsoft is developing Office apps for iOS and Android. If true, it's a very smart move by Microsoft.

U.S. Satisfaction With Microsoft Slips

Satisfaction with Microsoft's software slipped last year, part of an industry-wide downturn driven by U.S. consumer discontent with traditional PC programs.

CloudOn Adds Android, Google Drive Support for Its Virtual Office Service

Honeycomb and Ice Cream Sandwich tablet owners can now use CloudOn to create and edit Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents.

Can Apache OpenOffice Still Compete with LibreOffice?

OpenOffice finally gets a major update; but it might be too little, too late.

Microsoft Pitches SkyDrive Over iCloud to Mac Office Users

Microsoft is pitching its SkyDrive online storage service to Office for Mac users, calling Apple's iCloud offering "not enough" for collaboration, file sharing and anywhere-access to documents.

How to Edit Office Documents on Your Smartphone

We show you which apps are best for editing documents on your smartphone, and how to get them up and running with your Dropbox account or other cloud storage services.