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Automator workflow of the month: Automate kiosk presentations

There's no reason to let a kiosk presentation run when there's no one there to watch it. With Automator you can trigger and shut down these presentations at appropriate times.

Anything but PowerPoint: Five fresh presentation alternatives

Knock their socks off and seal the deal with presentation tools that give you new takes on the same old slides—from eye-catching imagery to data visualization that goes way, way beyond the pie chart.

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Review: Collaborate on presentations with Google Slides

If you're already using Google Drive at work, there's no need to turn to PowerPoint. This free Chrome app lets you and your colleagues craft presentations together (without saving over each other's work).

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Review: Prezi makes it easy to create cinematic presentations with zoom and pan effects

Instead of moving through a slide deck, Prezi takes your audience on an animated journey over a wide canvas of ideas.

Editing PowerPoint documents on an iPad

You love your iPad, and chances are good that you need to use Microsoft Office for work. You have lots of options for editing documents created in Microsoft Word and Excel on your iPad, but what about the third major component of Microsoft Office, PowerPoint?

SlideShark unveils 'broadcast' feature for remote PowerPoint presentations

SlideShark on Tuesday updated its popular productivity app for iPhone and iPad, introducing a feature that lets users broadcast live PowerPoint presentations to clients, colleagues, and other viewers at remote locations.

Build beautiful slide decks on your iPad with Haiku Deck

Who needs PowerPoint when you can generate slick presentations with this free app?

Creating remote presentations with Messages

Like iChat before it, with Apple's Messages you can create and control a remote Keynote presentation. Chris Breen explains how it works.

Creating remote presentations with Messages

Like iChat before it, with Apple's Messages you can create and control a remote Keynote presentation. Chris Breen explains how it works.

Presenting with the iPad

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Dreaming of the day you can leave the heavy laptop behind and give all your presentations from your iPad? Joe Kissell explores what's possible with the third-generation iPad, AirPlay mirroring, and Keynote.

Automator workflow of the month: Convert PowerPoint to Keynote

Seeking a way to easily open and save PowerPoint presentations in Keynote? This month's Automator workflow shows you how.