Office Technology

Outlook 2010/2013 questions answered

November 4, 2014 Categorized in: Outlook

Tech expert Melissa Esquibel answers some recent reader questions about the latest versions of Outlook.

Stop email from slowing you down

October 14, 2014 Categorized in: OrganizingOutlook

Constantly checking email is a great way to stop productivity in its tracks. Productivity coach Susan Lasky recommends changing the way you manage your inbox.

Creating better Excel spreadsheets

August 15, 2014 Categorized in: Excel

Improve your Microsoft Excel skills and build better spreadsheets with these tips from OfficeTeam.
If you’re in the habit of forwarding messages along to friends, colleagues or everyone in your address book, you’ll want to take these important etiquette tips.

How to give a great presentation

July 15, 2014 Categorized in: PowerPointSpeaking

Public speaking can be a great way to boost your career. Deborah Jacobs combines her own expertise with that of lawyer Conrad Teitell to offer six tips for giving a great presentation.

Spotting PowerPoint revisions

June 27, 2014 Categorized in: PowerPoint

Q. Someone revised my PowerPoint presentation. How can I see exactly what they changed on each slide?

Minimize computer vulnerabilities

June 13, 2014 Categorized in: Internet

A study by compliance and “privilege management” company Avecto says an amazing 92% of vulnerabilities rated by Microsoft as “critical” can be avoided if PCs are configured so that most users don’t have administrator rights.

2 Outlook problems solved

June 5, 2014 Categorized in: Outlook

Q. We have frequently changing staff and some do not know how to schedule and reschedule their meetings. Can we “move to another conference room” on our end without canceling and re-creating?

Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 7/8/8.1

May 30, 2014 Categorized in: Internet

Here are three to remember and use frequently.

Fun with animation in PowerPoint

May 9, 2014 Categorized in: PowerPoint

Q. There’s a cool “gears” Smart­­Art element. Can I animate it so the gears spin?

Working with Pivot Tables

March 25, 2014 Categorized in: Excel

Q. How can I avoid changing the data source each time my source data grows?

Boost your search engine savvy

January 27, 2014 Categorized in: InternetOrganizing

Finding the information you need on the Web can sometimes be frustrating. Make it easier on yourself with these search tips from Macworld senior contributor Joe Kissell.

Apps make great driving companions

January 14, 2014 Categorized in: InternetTravel

The daily commute is a big part of many peoples’ lives. Technology writer Phil Cohen has found a few applications that can help make your drives more pleasant.