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Why Nike is pulling the plug on FuelBand

Fitness-tracking wristbands are a hot gadget category, but Nike doesn’t see a future in FuelBand hardware. Also: Microsoft tests a new Office program and Nintendo’s Game Boy celebrates a noteworthy birthday.

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Microsoft Office 'Mix' -- a next-gen presentation app?

Microsoft is signing up testers for a soon-to-be-released preview of "Office Mix," a new, interactive presentation application.

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Microsoft releases Office 365 Personal -- for iPad too

Newest Office 365 subscription plan is now available and includes iPads among supported devices.

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Dropbox announces Project Harmony to make all software collaborative

The cloud storage company wants to power the editing and collaboration behind all software, starting with integration within Microsoft Office applications.

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Microsoft boasts 12M Office for iPad downloads in one week

Users download the Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps in force, but does this mean more Office 365 subscribers?

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Kingsoft Office 3.2 for iOS: Better than Microsoft Office?

Kingsoft's newly updated suite gives Office for iPad a run for its money. Except it doesn't cost any.

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New Xbox One TV controls rolling out

Microsoft releases more TV features to select Xbox Live members, Sony invents a pricey replacement for a legal pad, and LG sees a bright future in an OLED lamp.

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Office, iWork, Drive, and OpenOffice: Which productivity suite is right for you?

You have several software options when you need to create a document or build a slideshow. We help you figure out which one best fits your needs.

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Getting started with Office for iPad

These long-awaited apps have finally arrived. Here's everything you need to know about setup and startup.

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Top-rated reviews of the week (pictures)

HTC comes out with another beautiful phone. Microsoft finally puts Office on the iPad. Beats is still charging top dollar for decent headphones, and CNET's Appliances reviewers are still finding the best large plug-in-able objects for your home. These are the products that earned top ratings this week.

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Microsoft hopes iPad users won't exploit Office loophole

Microsoft wants users to pay for its $100 Office 365 subscription. Turns out, though, that it can be bypassed for Office apps on iPad.

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Windows XP's retirement driving PC demand in US, says Citi

Businesses are finally getting around to upgrading the decade-plus-old XP operating system. This is boosting PC demand in the US and other mature markets, says Citi.

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