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Google Keep vs. OneNote vs. Evernote: We name the note-app winner

Which note-taking tool stands above the rest? We pit Google's upstart software against the heavyweights from Microsoft and Evernote.

How to disable Office 2013's start screen

If you want to get straight to work, here's an easy way to bypass the new Word, Excel, and PowerPoint startup windows.

End is in sight for free Microsoft Office 2013 Preview

The party will soon be over for anyone enjoying the free Office 365/Office 2013 Preview, and Microsoft is getting serious about convincing people to buy or subscribe.

Meet the Microsoft Office Luddites: Why power users won't live in the cloud

A loyal band of Office power users insists they have no intention of ditching traditional software and joining the cloud any time soon. Call them Luddites, but their reasons are compelling.

Two reasons Microsoft should fear Google Apps

Microsoft faces an uphill battle as its software appears to become less popular among young users in particular.

Microsoft caves to Office 2013 licensing backlash

Microsoft announced that it is loosening the Office 2013 licensing in response to customer complaints.

Microsoft equips Visual Studio for Office app-building

Microsoft has released a collection of tools that will help Visual Studio 2012 users more easily write add-on applications for Microsoft Office 2013, SharePoint 2013 and Microsoft's Office 365 hosted service.

Microsoft sends cut-off notices to Office 365 preview users

If you've signed up for an Office 365 subscription preview, your free ride is about to end.

Decoded: Microsoft's puzzling Office 365 rollout

Three new packages offer an appealing lineup for small business, but the pricing plans and some of the features are difficult to decipher.

Microsoft's dilemma: Office for the iPad or a bright future for the Surface tablets?

Microsoft needs to make up its mind whether it wants to stay a software company or if it's really serious about being a hardware power as well.