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Skype-powered group chats coming to Office Online

If you knew the trick, Microsoft would let you chat with one other person inside Office Online. Soon, you'll be able to chat with all your collaborators inside a document in PowerPoint and Word.

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Microsoft Office for iOS goes free and full-featured on your iPhone

This latest update syncs your work between your iPhone and iPad and lets anyone create or edit documents — no Office 365 account required.

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Office Mix now lets PowerPoint users create on the fly

The tool for turning PowerPoints into interactive teaching tools has also added a search engine

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Exclusive: Zoho’s Showtime app battles boring presentations

The online presentation app tells you whether your audience is paying attention, and it also helps your audience engage and provide feedback.

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Add sizzle to your PowerPoint presentation with shapes and special effects

Toss out those text-heavy slides and revive your deck with customized graphics.

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PowerPoint pro tips: Exporting to other formats

It's a multi-platform world. Learn how the versatile Export tool can make your presentation readable on any kind of device.

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Make your PowerPoint presentations pop with charts, graphics, and images

We all know what a picture's worth. Make your message memorable with these design alternatives.

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Microsoft adds 'Tell Me' search bar to Excel, PowerPoint Online

Hate wading through menus? Microsoft is migrating its Tell Me search box to its other online apps.

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Microsoft invigorates Office with Office Mix

Microsoft has opened a private preview of Office Mix, which pumps up staid Office presentations with interactive features.

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Haiku Deck: a painless PowerPoint alternative that's fun to use

Even novices can create slick presentations in minutes with this free, browser-based service.