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Microsoft Office 365 apps are now available in the Mac App Store

You can get Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other Office 365 apps and use your current subscription with them.

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Black Friday 2018: The best tech deals

Most Black Friday 'deals' aren't really deals at all. These tech deals truly are.

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The best console controllers for playing games on a Mac

It's a lot easier to play Mac games with a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One controller than you might think.

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Microsoft Surface Studio 2 Hands-On

The Surface Studio 2 has an even brighter, more vivid display than before, and a few improvements under the hood—though not the 8th-gen CPU we expected.

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Intel responds to the CPU kernel bug, claiming its patches will make PCs 'immune'

Intel acknowledged that a CPU kernel bug, being referred to as a side-channel analysis exploit, has the potential to affect chips from ARM and AMD. Patches for the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities may carry performance penalties of between 0 and 30 percent.

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Overplaying a hand: Mac vs. PC arguments

Microsoft may win most improved, but not much else.

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Microsoft announces Office 2019 for customers who don't want to pay forever for Office 365

Office 2019 will be Microsoft's latest suite of perpetual apps, where users pay once for Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and more.

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The best educational software for students

Get your PC ready for another academic year with the best and most productive applications.

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Microsoft just killed Word Flow, one of the best iPhone keyboards

Microsoft is no longer offering its Word Flow keyboard in the App Store, directing users to download SwiftKey instead.

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The circle of life: iPhone killers come and go

And the iPhone still manages to hang on.

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Microsoft Surface Laptop review: It's cool enough for school

Microsoft's Surface Laptop provides excellent battery life inside an attractive package. Move over, MacBook Air.

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Parody is dead: One writer’s joke is another writer’s headline

You can make this stuff up but then they'll just use it.

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A winning season: Microsoft does it again

Nobody buys Macs anymore. Too popular.

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That special sauce: Future Apple products are always bad news

Upcoming Apple laptops are already out of date if you live in the future.

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Surface Pro 4 vs. Surface Book: How to decide

Two great machines, one hard choice. We walk through the pros and cons so you can decide.

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Windows 10 S hands-on

We go hands on with Microsoft's Windows 10 S and one of its inexpensive partner laptops, the Dell Latitude 11 EDU.

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Headline trauma: Making excuses for Microsoft

There's always a way to make it into a win for Microsoft.

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Meet the new Wunderlist: Microsoft's To-Do task manager takes over

Microsoft has taken the wraps off its Wunderlist successor, an overly simple task managing app called To-Do.

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Margin of error: How the Surface tops the iPad

The Surface ekes out a win.