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Microsoft's new Invite app makes scheduling meetings on iPhone a breeze

The latest project from Microsoft's Garage division is an app that helps users better schedule meetings.

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Google finally brings its Keep note-taking app to iOS

Google has finally brought its note-taking app to iOS, more than two years after launching it on Android.

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iPad Pro users will need to pony up for an Office 365 subscription

The iPad Pro's screen size means that people who want to use Office on Apple's new tablet will have to pay for an Office 365 subscription.

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Todoist gives its task-managing Mac app a refresh

Intelligent date-parsing arrives on Todoist for Mac and web.

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Microsoft unveils new Office for iPad features on Apple's stage

In a surprise move, Microsoft appeared on Apple's stage to show off Office for iPad during the company's keynote Wednesday morning.

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Now you can try Microsoft's Sway visual story tool on iOS, Windows 10 and the Web

Sway pulls together images, sound, and words into content for collaboration and sharing. It's a new way of communicating that's easier to try than to explain.

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Facebook gives businesses more ways to privately message users

Businesses can now respond to users' comments on Facebook via Facebook Messenger.

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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.


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.