Technology: Tips On Talks

It's not uncommon to fear speaking in public. But with Microsoft readying a revamp of its ubiquitous PowerPoint, Apple leaping ahead with its user-friendly Keynote 2, and new gadgets and software making it easier to shine up your speeches, now's the perfect time to conquer stage fright with some cool new tools.

THE NEW POWERPOINT

For the first time since 2000, Microsoft plans to release in 2006 an overhauled version of the PowerPoint software that, according to the company, is used for an estimated 30 million presentations around the globe every day. The most obvious change is a brand-new interface, with...

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