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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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You look marvelous: How Word’s Style Sets give your documents a makeover

Your work could be great, but it won’t stand out with the default formatting in Word. Style Sets apply a sophisticated look throughout a document, so your ideas can shine.

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Microsoft rolls out Office 2013 Service Pack 1

Although updates will eventually be pushed to your PC, you can download them now, if you want.

OneNote Windows Store app adds Share charm integration, camera scanning

Update takes advantage of Windows 8.1 capabilities.

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Microsoft to deliver Office 2013 SP1 in early '14

Microsoft delivered both Office 2010 SP1 and Office 2007 SP1 about 13 months after their respective original editions’ debut. Office 2013 SP1 is expected in February.

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Nifty Office Remote app for Windows Phone renders PowerPoint clickers obsolete

Microsoft has unveiled a must-have app for business users with a Windows Phone: Office Remote, which allows users to control Microsoft Office presentations with their phone.

Microsoft's task: Sorting, tossing Office features

What Microsoft puts in its upcoming touch-based Office suite will be a huge test for the company, analysts said.