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Four reasons you don't need the new Microsoft Office

Sure, there are some positive aspects to the new suite/service, but many small businesses can steer clear for now. Here's why.

Make Office 2013 more powerful with 10 killer apps

Microsoft Office offers more features than most other software, but you can get even more tools by adding these apps.

Why Office 365 is a better deal than Office 2013

Microsoft is offering the new Office suite in two versions, but it has stacked the deck to make your buying decision a no-brainer.

10 ways PowerPoint 2013 gets more polish

Thankfully, Microsoft is introducing some long-overdue changes to PowerPoint.

Not ready for Office 2013? Here are five open alternatives

These free and open source options deliver many of the same features at a very compelling price.

10 killer new features in Word 2013

There’s a lot to like about the new Microsoft Word 2013. The new features collectively will make your day-to-day work much easier to perform.

Decoding Microsoft Office: Which Office version does what?

Microsoft doesn't make it easy on mere mortals who want to understand which edition of Office software fits their needs. Here's help.

Microsoft Office 2013 is here: Hands-on impressions and buying advice

Office 2013—as both software and a service—is going on sale, but some new features don’t work perfectly.

Office Web Apps v. Google Docs: Which suite works best for you?

Many people seeking free online word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations turn to Google Docs. But will Microsoft's Office Web Apps do the job?

Google adds offline editing, viewing capabilities to Slides presentation software

Google is trying to play a spoiler role ahead of the official releases of Microsoft Office 2013 and the home user version of Office 365