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Office 2011: Top ten features

When Microsoft Office 2011 hits the shelves October 26, it'll be sporting dozens of new features. Here are the ten we think matter most.

Office 2011: Should you upgrade?

Microsoft's new Office suite will be on store shelves at the end of October. Should you plan on upgrading? Or can you skip this one? Dan Miller has some advice.

Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac 2011

By combining compelling new features with a revamped interface, PowerPoint 2011 makes it easier than before to develop dazzling presentations quickly.

Microsoft previews more of Office 2011

Microsoft has posted a third behind-the-scenes video of its forthcoming Office for Mac 2011, showing off collaboration features, Web apps, a new scheduling assistant, and a presentation broadcast feature.

Jumsoft offers free new Keynote themes

Jumsoft has updated its selection of free themes for Keynote. The latest batch includes ten lively designs that are part of its Goodies bundle.

SlideShare launches paid accounts

SlideShare has added fee-based premium features to its presentation-sharing site.

Inspiration 9

Visual thinkers, particularly from age 10 through 18, will want Inspiration in their academic toolbox.

How Steve Jobs beats presentation panic

The way Steve Jobs handled Wi-Fi problems during this week's WWDC keynote offers a model for how presenters should deal with stage crises.

Adobe brings Captivate to the Mac

Adobe announced on Tuesday that it would be bringing its tutorial authoring program, Captivate 5, to the Mac, along with eLearning Suite 2, available mid-June.

Keynote 1.0 for iPad

Keynote for iPad is a good value as a standalone tool. But as a complement to the desktop version, Keynote for iPad is disappointing.