Office Technology

New features in Office 2013

December 26, 2012 Categorized in: ExcelInternetPowerPointWord

Microsoft Office 2013 has arrived with some new features that could make your job easier.

Get that Excel chart onto a slide

December 13, 2012 Categorized in: ExcelPowerPoint

Q: What is the best way to paste an Excel chart into PowerPoint 2010?

Start the New Year off right with Excel templates

December 10, 2012 Categorized in: Excel

If you’ve ever accidentally saved over a document you needed by using it to create a new one, or accidentally deleted long and complex formulas, you’ll appreciate these tips on selecting, modifying and creating Excel templates.

Let Outlook help prep meeting attendees

December 7, 2012 Categorized in: MeetingsOutlook

Let’s say you have a meeting scheduled to discuss resolving customer complaints. To prepare for the meeting, attendees search their inboxes and network drives to find related files they’ll need to begin visualizing a process. By inserting some of these objects into the meeting notice, you can help attendees better prepare for the meeting.

Need a Wi-Fi hotspot? Fire up your Android

November 5, 2012 Categorized in: Internet

Did you know you can use your Android smartphone to provide an Internet connection to your tablet or laptop? All you need is a tethering application to make the connection. Here are six options recommended by JR Raphael, Computer World.

Turn into a techie with online courses

October 29, 2012 Categorized in: AdvancementInternet

Computer skills are key for succeeding in the current business climate, writes John Patrick Pullen. But even if you didn’t study computer science in school, fear not; there are a number of free online resources that can help you get up to speed.

Windows key offers a wealth of shortcuts

October 23, 2012 Categorized in: Internet

In Windows 7, make navigating easier using the Windows key and the following keystrokes:

Google’s alternative to Excel spreadsheets

October 12, 2012 Categorized in: Internet

Google Docs’ Gadgets feature gives its spreadsheets an edge on Excel for some tasks. Users can create ani­­mated pie charts, produce QR codes and more. Helen Bradley of PCWorld explains how.

Time to check out Microsoft’s webmail?

October 9, 2012 Categorized in: InternetOutlook

Microsoft’s Outlook.com has a few advantages over Google’s Gmail, writes Rick Broida at PCWorld.

Pump up productivity with your iPad

September 6, 2012 Categorized in: Internet

The iPad can be a great tool for getting things done at work, especially if you move from place to place and operate on the go all day, Jill Duffy writes in PC Magazine. Here are the essentials.

Save time with Microsoft Word templates

August 27, 2012 Categorized in: Word

If you frequently write letters to the same few people, having documents that are partially formatted with dropdown menus can save you the hassle of copying and pasting from old documents all the time.

Google offers alternative to Excel

August 16, 2012 Categorized in: Internet

Google Docs’ Gadgets feature gives its spreadsheets an edge on Excel for some tasks. Users can create animated pie charts, produce QR codes and more. Helen Bradley of PCWorld explains how.
Technology has the power to greatly enhance productivity, but if you’re like most of us, on average you only use 13% of the features in your software tools. PCWorld went to the experts to glean their favorite tricks and tips. Here are five: