Don't-Miss Productivity Software Stories

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First look: Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac doesn't feel like an afterthought

A free preview is available to try, and surprise, it provides a seamless experience with Office on other platforms.

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Haiku Deck’s Zuru is smart enough to build your presentation for you

Zuru analyzes your notes and turns them into a slide-based presentation on Haiku Deck’s platform, so you'll never have to use PowerPoint again.


Twitter adds more reporting tools to curb abuse and improve safety

Twitter has made it easier to report impersonation, self-harm and leaked private information.

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Net neutrality passes FCC, will apply to mobile too

The new FCC rules will also apply to mobile as well, Chairman Tom Wheeler said. They will almost certainly be challenged by large telcos and broadband ISPs, however.

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5 apps for signing documents with your iPhone and iPad

Put your John Hancock on that PDF.

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Microsoft OneNote gets handwriting support on the iPad, OCR everywhere

If you've got a stylus and an iPad, OneNote will now let you jot down notes or make a sketch in Microsoft's popular note-taking app.


Office integrates more cloud storage services, starting with iCloud and Box

Microsoft opens Office to any cloud storage service that wants in, though the execution's half-baked.


No hardware? No problem: Apple's Web-based iWork goes free for everyone

Now that anyone can create an iCloud account, the doors to Apple's online iWork suite are wide open.