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Just previewing email can give attackers control of your PC, Microsoft warns

Poisoned RTF files can give hackers full control of your machine - even if you only preview the document in Outlook.

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How to set and keep your preferred default font in Word

It's easy to change your default font in Word. But the next time you create a new document, it's back to Calibri. Here's the fix.

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Microsoft hints at new apps for Office suite

Microsoft executives say that new "app experiences" will be added to its venerable Office suite, using OneNote as a past example.

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Meet Office Online, Microsoft's slightly tweaked Office Web Apps replacement

Microsoft's Office Web Apps have a new name, a new site, and a new app bar.

Microsoft Office still isn't available for iPad, but now HopTo fills the void

By reskinning Microsoft Office 2010's user interface and making documents available to a variety of cloud services, startup HopTo has set a high bar for Microsoft's eventual move to the iPad.

Microsoft Word: Still fighting off challengers after 30 years

It is 30 years old and dominates the word processing market, but Microsoft Word is now more than ever fending off challenges from the cloud where less expensive and even free alternatives pose new threats, experts say.

Box Notes brings streamlined document collaboration to Box

Box introduced Box Notes—a new service that lets users create, share, and collaborate on documents directly from within Box.

Improve your prose with a word processor cliché detector

Darthdusty asked about software that will "detect and alert" him when he types certain phrases

Review: Microsoft's Office Mobile for iPhone app will disappoint most users

Good news: Microsoft finally released an iPhone app for Office. Bad news: It's not the kind of app we were hoping for.

Open Office docs right in your browser with Chrome Office Viewer

Google's new tool adds an extra layer of convenience to Chrome, but it's not quite ready for prime time.