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Add pictures from local or online sources
Clicking Online Pictures (on the Insert tab) displays this nifty new set of options in PowerPoint 2013. You can search for an image or select from an online photo service that’s connected to your Office account: in this case, I have easy access to photos from Flickr and SkyDrive.
Variants let you customize stock themes
The trouble with out-of-the-box stock themes is that they make your presentation look just like every other slide show using that theme. The new Variants options on the PowerPoint Design tab let you mix colors and other design elements to avoid that me-too look.
Touch-friendly navigation in OneNote
On a desktop PC, the tree-style OneNote navigation pane appears in its familiar spot on the left. When you switch to full-page view, however, those navigation tools change dramatically. Tapping the drop-down list displays this list of notebooks, sections, and pages, all optimized for use on a touch-enabled device.