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Boinx releases PhotoPresenter 4

Boinx Software has released PhotoPresenter 4, an upgrade to its presentation tool for digital photographers. PhotoPresenter 4 is a theme-based photo viewer for creating animated slideshows with photos, movies, and music.

Papershow for Mac makes interactive presentations possible

Papershow, a tool for interactive presentations, will soon be available for the Mac. The kit includes a Bluetooth-equipped pen, a USB key for your computer, and special paper that transmits your handwriting to a screen.

Documents To Go goes Premium, adds PowerPoint features

DataViz's Documents To Go with Exchange Attachments has received updated functionality and a new name: Documents To Go Premium.

My favorite comic-style fonts, all on sale

Andy Ihnatko recommends you buy Comicraft fonts on New Year's Day, when they'll be only $20.10 each.

Business Center Briefs: Jumsoft overhauls Keynote themes collection

Jumsoft's updated collection of slideshow themes includes new versions of Keynote Themes FX, Keynote Backgrounds FX, Keynote Objects FX, and Keynote Animations FX. Elsewhere, the makers of Doc Merge, RealBasic, and PopChar X announced updates for their Mac applications.

Viewfinder aids Flickr searchers

Connected Flow's new Flickr browser, Viewfinder, makes finding images of particular license types or sizes a snap.

Control audio playback in Keynote presentations

Learn how to see an audio playback controller -- identical to the controller available with embedded movies -- in Keynote presentations.

Favorite Office tips

Whether you love Microsoft Office 2008 or loathe it, our writers can help you use it more productivity. Here are their favorite tips for all the Office apps.

Five favorite PowerPoint tips

Tom Negrino picks his favorite tips for the popular presentation software—complete with some new tricks added by the recently-released Office Service Pack 2.

Break your addiction to PowerPoint

Do you find yourself paying more attention to your slides than to your audience? You’re not alone. Here are some tips for getting back to the basics of effective presentations.