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Evaluate Your Writing with Word’s Readability Statistics

Writing for your audience means keeping your words simple and your sentences succinct. Use Microsoft Word's readability feature to help you make this happen.

Podcast #25: Five Things Deborah Savadra Thinks You Should Know About Microsoft Office

Deborah Savadra writes for Lawyerist as well as for her own blog, Legal Office Guru. She specializes in making Microsoft Office do what lawyers need it to do, and in today’s podcast she identifies the five things she thinks lawyers ought to know about Microsoft Office and explains why. But first, Sam and Aaron try to figure out to what lengths lawyers will go to avoid turning in their timesheets.

Office 2016 for Mac is (Finally) Available for Office 365 Subscribers

Office 2016 for Mac has been released for all Office 365 subscribers.

Get the Office 2016 for Mac Preview Right Now

I feel like we were originally told this would be Office 2015, but whatever. You can get a not-4-years-old-and-feels-15-years-old version of Office for Mac right here, right now!

Coming Soon: Practice-Management Software from Microsoft

Microsoft is finally going to build practice management features into Office, specifically for lawyers.

Office 365 or Google Apps — Which to Choose?

The future may be arriving, but it choosing between Office 365 and Google Apps is still a complex endeavor. Here is what you need to know.

New Solo Technology Shopping List: the Basics

Choosing a laptop and document scanner isn’t covered in law school, but you can’t start a law firm without some basic hardware and software. To make it easier for you to get what you need without a lot of research, here is our standard list of recommendations. Obviously, this does not cover everything you need, but it definitely contains the basics—everything you […]

Microsoft Office for iPad, iPhone, and Android is Now Free

A day afer announcing its big-deal partnership with Dropbox, Microsoft has announced that you can edit and store Office documents in the cloud, for free. Mostly.

Dropbox + Microsoft Office = Mobile Productivity

Dropbox and Microsoft just partnered up so that you will be able to access Office documents stored in Dropbox, right from the Office apps.

Clippy to Return in Microsoft Office 16?

"It’s mainly a tool to help Office users discover the vast amount of features that are available across all the individual apps."