Editor’s Picks Archive

  • This is just a reminder (and for myself really) that time is running out if you use Docs.com in any way for file sharing–Microsoft is discontinuing the service for good […]

    RIP Docs.com

    This is just a reminder (and for myself really) that time is running out if you use Docs.com in any way for file sharing–Microsoft is discontinuing the service for good […]

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  • Over the years, I’ve read A LOT of books on the subject of PowerPoint, presentation design (or just design and usability in general), and the art of communication. Below are […]

    PowerPoint Books I Recommend

    Over the years, I’ve read A LOT of books on the subject of PowerPoint, presentation design (or just design and usability in general), and the art of communication. Below are […]

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  • Last summer, when Pokémon Go debuted, the world around me appeared to go crazy, at least according to local media. Reports of people wandering into traffic, car crashes, armed robbery, even people falling off cliffs in attempts to capture tiny cartoon “pocket monsters” appearing in the physical space around us, abounded (though I never witnessed these events personally).

What I did see was my suburban town of Schaumburg, IL transform from a place I liked living to a place I simply loved. I couldn’t wait to go outside, to the PokéStop-rich town square, not just to catch Pokémon, but to see, walk, and interact with neighbors I’d never met—who seemed to have been in hiding since I was a little girl.

    Why I Still Play Pokémon Go

    Last summer, when Pokémon Go debuted, the world around me appeared to go crazy, at least according to local media. Reports of people wandering into traffic, car crashes, armed robbery, even people falling off cliffs in attempts to capture tiny cartoon “pocket monsters” appearing in the physical space around us, abounded (though I never witnessed these events personally). What I did see was my suburban town of Schaumburg, IL transform from a place I liked living to a place I simply loved. I couldn’t wait to go outside, to the PokéStop-rich town square, not just to catch Pokémon, but to see, walk, and interact with neighbors I’d never met—who seemed to have been in hiding since I was a little girl.

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  • If you are a developer who teaches or who has a presentation coming up, then this app is one you need.

    Must-Have App for Developers

    If you are a developer who teaches or who has a presentation coming up, then this app is one you need.

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  • It doesn't matter what kind phone you have, be it an Android, iPhone, or Windows Phone; OfficeLens is available for all platforms and it is so worth your time!

    Must-Have Phone App: OfficeLens

    It doesn't matter what kind phone you have, be it an Android, iPhone, or Windows Phone; OfficeLens is available for all platforms and it is so worth your time!

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  • In this clip, PowerPoint MVP Heather Ackmann demonstrates how to use Designer, a newer PowerPoint 2016 feature for Office 365 subscribers, and talks about some of the newest updates and additions to Designer as of March 2016.

    Instant Slide Makeovers with PowerPoint Designer

    In this clip, PowerPoint MVP Heather Ackmann demonstrates how to use Designer, a newer PowerPoint 2016 feature for Office 365 subscribers, and talks about some of the newest updates and additions to Designer as of March 2016.

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