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Google Docs offline: A getting started guide

Editing documents in Google Docs no longer requires an Internet connection. Here’s how to get up and running in offline mode.

How to produce online PowerPoint presentations

Get your presentations in front of online audiences and iPad users.


Orbitz Pitches Pricier Hotels to Mac Users, PC Users See the Cheap Stuff

Orbitz hopes to profit off a classic computing stereotype by selling ritzier hotel rooms to Mac users.

Privacy Watch: Spotflux Guards Your Privacy for Free

A new startup's free app anonymizes and encrypts your connection, and scans for malware, while you browse.

OfficeDrop Adds Right-click Upload Feature

Here's a tool all cloud-storage service providers should offer.

Exchange Instant Messages in Your Browser with IM+

My beloved Meebo Messenger is shutting down, but Shape's cross-platform IM+ service fills the void.

Use SugarSync to Keep Any Two Folders in Sync

Dropbox and SkyDrive force you to relocate folders to their hierarchy. SugarSync doesn't. Here's how to make the most of it.

PhilterIt Eases Email Overload by Separating Branded Messages

You want to keep your Groupon, Facebook, and other branded mail coming; you just don't want it mixed in with the important stuff. This clever service builds you a smarter inbox.

Sync Any Folder to Your SkyDrive Account

If you don't want to upset your existing folder structure, here's a simple way to add folders to SkyDrive without moving them first.

5 Google Calendar Tips and Tricks for Power Users

For busy people (and aren't we all?), work and personal calendars dictate the day, from meetings to appointments, from project deadlines and the kids' soccer...