Office Pranking: A Photo Essay

Ah yes, April Fools Day.  A cheerful (or nerve-wracking) time of  false pretenses, tomfoolery, and a few good gags at the expense of others.  And why not?  This day is all about giving the laughs out and taking them in; a constant ebb and flow of pranking and being pranked. The April Fools veteran knows […]

How Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel Can Help You Pretend to Work

Procrastinating at work.  We’ve all done it at some point during the five day work week.  Whether it be surfing the blogs, catching up on favorite shows, or playing the unprecedented amount of free online games out there, we have all found different ways to break from the insanity called the eight hour workday. Subsequently, it is a known fact that when […]

Curious About Google Docs? Now You Can Try It Without a Google Account

Instead of purchasing expensive office suites like Microsoft Office, many people are using free online services like Google Docs to do their word processing, presentations, and spreadsheets.  The best thing about Google Docs is that your files are available anywhere you have an internet connection, and they can be instantly exported into common formats (including […]

Microsoft Office 2010 Beta Now Available

Microsoft Office 2010 has recently been released as as a public download.  The download weighs in at a fairly light 685 MB and includes Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, OneNote, Access, Publisher, InfoPath, SharePoint Workspace, and Communicator (which is an instant messenger for Outlook). If you’re working in the IT field and want to prepare for […]

How To: Create, Edit, and Share Documents Online with Google Docs

I feel like the guy who showed up late to a really good party.  Google Docs has been around for quite awhile now, but it wasn’t until last week that I actually tried it for the first time and I can’t believe I had been missing out on this fantastic service. Google Docs is a […]