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Microsoft releases Office 2016 for Mac, but just for Office 365

After about half a decade of waiting for an up-to-date version of Office for the Mac, Microsoft has delivered -- even before it ships Office 2016 for Windows PCs.

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Microsoft's Sway gains legitimacy with Windows 10 plans, iPad app

Microsoft's lightweight content creation tool will be an integral part of Windows 10 when it launches this summer.

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Google finally makes Undo Send an official Gmail feature

Undo Send has been in Gmail Labs for six years and now it's finally a standard part of Google's email service.

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After photo leak, North Korea said to block Instagram

Fire at iconic hotel could be trigger for the country's first known Internet filter.

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Microsoft OneNote's new to-do list feature debuts on iOS first

Microsoft is continuing the cross-platform push for its OneNote note-taking app with new features on iOS.

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Facebook releases a separate app for private photo sharing

Moments will automatically detect people's friends in their smartphone camera roll.

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Google Slides adds remote phone controls with Chromecast and Airplay

Need to give a standing presentation? Google Slides just made it a lot easier if you have a Chromecast or Apple TV.

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10 gotta-know calendar tips for iOS

Confused by Apple's sparse, ultra-simplified Calendar app for iOS? Read on for ten tips that'll help you get your bearings with the revamped iOS Calendar, as well as a few advanced pointers on setting default alert times, dealing with time-zone changes, adding a non-iCloud calendar, and more.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Forecast Bar brings hyperlocal weather to your menu

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find tools for making your own business cards, tracking your utilities, turning your photos into art, and making sure you never accidentally walk into a thunderstorm ever again.

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Popular to-do app Wunderlist plans new features under Microsoft

For now, the service will keep running as normal.

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Report: Microsoft acquires startup behind Wunderlist to-do app

6Wunderkinder, the makers of Wunderlist, was sold for between $100 and 200 million.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Clean up your contacts, folders, and desktop

This week's roundup of new Mac apps brings you all kinds of ways to keep your folders tidy and files organized—plus a couple of apps just for fun.

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Fetch and MindMeld debut the first AI-powered Apple Watch app

On-demand personal shopping app Fetch has integrated "Siri on steroids" artificial intelligence technology to recognize voice commands on the Apple Watch faster and more intuitively.