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Nostalgic Microsoft wallpapers for desktop

For an Apple focused website, you may find it strange to offer an entire collection of nostalgic Microsoft wallpapers for desktop. However, I would venture to guess, that not all of us started out on a Mac as our first computer, at least those of us born before 2000. These wallpapers capture some of the 'fun' from the Windows '98 era, in 4K resolution.

Microsoft Office 2021 set to launch on October 5 [Updated]

Way back in February of this year, Microsoft announced that its newest version of its ridiculously popular suite of productivity apps, Office, would launch sometime later in the year. And now, all these months later, and just a few weeks out from the newest version of Windows arriving, we now know when we'll get to install the new Office. And it just so happens to coincide with the launch of the new version of the company's desktop OS.

Keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Excel on Mac

MacBook keyboard-Excel keyboard shortcuts

Do you use Microsoft Excel on your Mac instead of or in addition to Apple Numbers? If so, knowing some keyboard shortcuts for Excel on Mac can save you time when performing basic tasks in your spreadsheets and workbooks.

As Microsoft products, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint have some of the same shortcuts. But most below are specific to using Microsoft Excel and will make managing your data a breeze.

40+ best keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Word on Mac

Microsoft Word logo on a dark background with a light keyboard outline

If you’re a fan of Microsoft Word and have installed the Word app on your Mac, you may prefer it over Pages for certain tasks. So knowing some handy keyboard shortcuts for Word on Mac can save you time.

While Word, Excel, and PowerPoint offer some of the same shortcuts for common tasks, most below are specific to using Microsoft Word. Take a look at this list of keyboard shortcuts for Word that you’ll end up using daily and that will become second nature in no time.

Word and PowerPoint gain Split View, trackpad support coming to Office for iOS by the fall

Keeping true to its promise, Microsoft yesterday updated its Word and PowerPoint productivity apps on the App Store with the ability to open two documents in a side-by-side view on iPad via Split View multitasking support. The Excel app did not pick up Split View support at post time, however. Microsoft has also acknowledged that it's working on implementing iPadOS trackpad support for the Office suite, but don't expect to be taking advantage of it before the fall.

How to translate documents and text in Word on Mac

Word Translate Document on Mac

If you use Microsoft Word on your Mac for creating documents, then you know it has some nice features. And if you’re writing something that you want to translate into another language, Word has that feature built right into it.

You can translate an entire document or just specific text. So if you want to send or share your work with someone speaking a different dialect, in business for example, this is handy.

Here’s how to translate documents in Word for Mac.