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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.

How to Design a Brochure Using Microsoft Word

Put your skills to work and create a great-looking brochure for your business.


Microsoft Fixes Issues with Office for Mac 2011 SP2

Microsoft pulled Office for Mac 2011 Service Pack 2 after some users experienced issues. Those bugs were fixed, and now SP2 is being pushed once again.


Reader Q&A: Don't Mess With Windows! Plus, How to Change Fonts

Readers have recently been emailing with odd problems that have a common theme: It's possible to tweak Windows into oblivion.


How to Build Your First Database With Microsoft Access

Your copy of Office Professional 2010 holds a powerful tool that you're probably not even using. Allow us to introduce you.


Microsoft to Yank XP in 2 Years

The two-year countdown begins to the death of Windows XP and its Office 2003 productivity suite.

Office for Mac 2011 Upgrade Pulled

Bugs that have corrupted the Outlook database on some systems prompted Microsoft to withdraw an Office for Mac 2011 major update from its upgrade servers.

10 Secrets to Punch Up Your PowerPoint Presentations

Buried within PowerPoint's many toolbars and menus are tricks that the average user tends to miss. With these simple steps, you can leave a lasting impression.


Leaked Office 15 Video Touts Cloud Features

Microsoft seems eager to take on Google Docs and Apple's iCloud with its own online sync features in Office 15.

Internet Explorer, Windows Phone Due Updates This Year

A leaked Microsoft roadmap reveals a 2013 launch target for Office 15, and other update plans and schedules.