Microsoft PowerPoint Gets New ‘Game Changing’ Tools

Microsoft announced on Friday that it is giving PowerPoint some new “game changing” tools that make it easier to build “designer grade” layouts and transitions. The PowerPoint update is just the first in a series of planned upgrades for Office…

Slideshare Becomes ‘LinkedIn Slideshare,’ Adds Content Curation Tool

LinkedIn announced that it is changing Slideshare’s name to LinkedIn Slideshare, and introduced a new content curation tool for it called Clipping. Clipping lets users find and save slides from presentations to a clipboard while tapping into LinkedIn data to…

Google Just Made It Easier To Give Presentations

Google just made things a whole lot easier for those using Google Slides to give presentations. Slides now supports Chromecast so setting up is as easy as beaming it to a screen with one of the two. Take a look:…

Microsoft Office Adds Sway Presentation Tool

Microsoft announced a new app called Sway, which is part of its Office portfolio. It’s basically a new presentation tool, which lets you add content from your OneDrive account, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other sources to keep track of your…

SlideShare Introduces New Tracking Analytics Tool

In May 2012, LinkedIn acquired document presentation startup SlideShare. Since that time, the company has been integrating itself into LinkedIn’s carefully managed (and profitable) corporate culture. Today, SlideShare announced a very LinkedIn-style feature for its service. The new feature, called…

Google Refreshes Google Docs Presentations, Adds 50 New Features

Google announced a major refresh of Presentations in Google Docs, adding 50 new features, including transitions, animations, new themes, drawings, and rich tables. “A year and a half ago, we released completely new document, spreadsheet and drawing editors. Google Docs…

Use Your BlackBerry to Give Presentations

At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Vegas, Research in Motion (RIM) unveiled a new device called the BlackBerry Presenter, which is a way for users to wirelessly present Microsoft PowerPoint, PDF, and other image files right from their BlackBerry smartphone. Pretty cool.