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Make Image Magic in Microsoft Office 2010: 10 Cool Tricks

There's more than meets the eye in Office 2010. These hidden tips will show you how to dress up images in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel 2010, and make your work stand out in a crowd.

Microsoft Adds Co-Authoring Feature to Word Web App

Microsoft introduced a new co-authoring feature for the Word Web App--a unique approach that differs from the real-time collaboration of the rival Google Docs app.

Access Google Docs Files More Quickly In Microsoft Office

Google Cloud Connect has added an easier way to open your Google Docs files in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Take Control of Microsoft Office's Ribbon With Ribbon Helper for Office

Save clicks on the Ribbon with the Ribbon Helper for Office add-in.

Write Space Turns Word 2007 Into a Distraction-Free Editor

Want the focus enhancement of a distraction-free writing app without giving up on Word? Write Space may be the plug-in you're looking for.

Microsoft Office Alternatives: Many Are Trying, Few Are Buying

When it comes to deploying Microsoft Office alternatives such as Google Apps, Zoho or Lotus Symphony, business IT managers are in a state of intense curiosity.

Reader Q&A: Firefox 4, Microsoft Word, Windows Live Mail

Readers ask where to find Previous Pages in Firefox 4, how to increase line spacing in Word, and how to change the font size in Windows Live Mail.

Google Docs for Android: A Test Drive

Can Google’s native Docs app help an Android tablet replace your laptop? Here's a hands-on look at the promise the app holds.

Day 2: So Far I'm Not Loving Google Docs

My first full day of trying to use Google Docs instead of Microsoft Word to get my writing done was pretty rough. Hopefully it gets better as I get through the learning curve.

Office 365: Not for Smaller Businesses

Office 365 makes an attractive cloud office work proposition, but fails to unseat Google Apps for smaller businesses.