Turn Your iPhone Into a Scanner With This Free App 

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*+-For as long as Apple’s iPhone has had a capable camera users have toyed around with using the device as a quick way to digitize documents and just about anything else around them. Today, Microsoft finally answered the question of how to digitize documents on your iPhone with a new dedicated app its calling Office […]

Office Lens Adds One More Reason to Buy a Windows Phone

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*+-With Microsoft currently hard at work on Windows 10 for phones, Windows Phone 8.1 needs all the apps and services it can get to lure users away from rivals like the iPhone and devices running Google’s Android operating system. That’s where Office Lens comes in, a recent update has finally given it everything it needs […]

Office for Windows Finally Catches Up with the iPad

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*+-2015 is indeed turning out to be the year Microsoft finally delivers on the vision and features it promised users in the run up to its Windows 8 operating system. This morning Microsoft released three more of the Office for Windows 10 apps that it promised users with a touchscreen. Word, Excel and PowerPoint are […]

Microsoft Office for Tablets and Phones Shown Off

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*+-Microsoft is busy talking about Windows 10 and how the operating system will change the way people play and look for information. That’s interesting in itself, but what almost stole the show was Microsoft Office for Windows 10. Microsoft showed off a touch-centric version of Microsoft Office for Windows 10 users earlier today. This new […]

Free Microsoft Office for Android Tablets Arrives Early

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*+-The preview of the free Microsoft Office for Android apps that arrived in limited form last year, is now available to anyone and everyone with a compatible Android tablet no matter the brand or form factor. Microsoft confirmed it was expanding the free Microsoft Office for Android preview to new swaths of users this morning. […]

How to Get Free Microsoft Office This Holiday

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*+-Microsoft’s Office suite of productivity apps have always been at the forefront of whatever technologies are trending. With Macs being used as credible alternatives to PCs, Microsoft created Office for Mac. When it became clear that a growing number of people needed a way to at least read their documents away from their PC Microsoft created […]

How to Use Microsoft Office on iPhone

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*+-There are a lot of people wondering how to use Microsoft Office on the iPhone and it’s all Microsoft’s fault. Microsoft just keeps breaking down barriers for iPhone users. It wasn’t that long ago that Microsoft launched its own Windows Phone operating system on the back of products like Office. In fact, there were a […]

Free Office for iPhone, iPad & Android Arrives

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*+-Owners of Apple iPhones, and iPads won’t have to worry about subscribing to Microsoft’s Office 365 subscription service before they’re able to edit documents and create new presentations on the go. Early this morning Microsoft revealed two huge changes to its strategy meant to keep the entire world running on its suite of productivity apps. […]

How to Use Microsoft Office for Free

The newly updated design of the Office Web Apps.

*+-It’s no coincidence that one of the first things users ask when they purchase a new device is how to download Microsoft Office for free. Microsoft Office is the world’s premiere piece of productivity software, that one suite of applications that allows users to get more done at work and at home. Thankfully, you can use Microsoft […]

Google Kills Off QuickOffice for Android and iOS

*+-Smart observers saw this coming last week after announcements at Google I/O and now it is official. Google will be ending the life of the popular mobile Office App QuickOffice. QuickOffice allowed users to work with Microsoft Office documents and Google office documents on mobile devices. The move now forces users who prefer Google’s productivity […]

Office for Android Could Arrive Before Microsoft’s Own Users Get It

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*+-One report now indicates that users with an Android tablet should expect a touch-centric version of Microsoft’s Office suite of productivity apps even before they debut on Microsoft’s own Windows 8 and Windows RT operating systems. A report originating from All About Microsoft indicates that Microsoft has plans to release a version of Office for Android tablet […]

Is This the Microsoft Office for Windows 8 Users Have Been Waiting for?

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*+-A presentation that leaked past weekend could provide Windows 8 users with an idea of how the Windows Store version of the Microsoft Office Suite of productivity apps will look when they do finally arrive. Microsoft watcher Paul Thurrott was among the first to share the screenshots of what could be the version of Microsoft […]

Office for iPad Update Adds Printing and More

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*+-Surprisingly, that didn’t take long. Microsoft released the long awaited Office for iPad Apps not much more than a month ago. Today it is out with an update for the iPad versions of Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, that among other things, gives users the ability to print documents. If you have been following the story […]

What is Office 365: 3 Things You Need to Know

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*+-If there’s a single suite of apps that users need on nearly every device with screen and a keyboard, it’s Office, Microsoft’s suite of productivity applications. For two decades Microsoft Office has been how people around the world get work done. Companies and small businesses around the world don’t just use it. Many of their […]

Microsoft Office Online Apps Now Available in Chrome Web Store

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*+-Microsoft has been very busy in the last month as it works to develop and extend its Mobile and Cloud strategy. Earlier today we posted about the availability of the new lower cost Office 365 Personal edition and included references to the newly released Microsoft Office Apps for the iPad, as well as the fact […]

Microsoft Office 365 Personal Now Available for $69.99 per Year

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*+-Microsoft has been making big splashes in the mobile pond of late as it works to build on its Mobile and Cloud strategy. The release of Office Apps for the iPad sent out the biggest ripples in the pond. That was preceded by a release of OneNote for the Mac, which caught many off guard. […]

Touch Version of Office for Windows Still A Ways Off

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*+-Let me begin by saying simply, “what the hell?” At the opening of Microsoft’s Build Conference today Microsoft corporate vice president Kirk Koenigsbauer showed a “preview of a work in progress” that is the touch version of Office Apps for guess what platform? If you said Windows you would be curiously correct. According to Paul Thurrott’s […]

Microsoft Makes Office for iPhone and Android Devices Free

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*+-Microsoft has removed the subscription requirement from Office for iPhone and the version that it makes available to devices running Google’s Android operating system. In effect, Office is now free on all three smartphone platforms. News of the change surfaced late yesterday. Microsoft only talked about Office for iPad at its briefing yesterday, leaving most […]

Office For iPad Available for Free Today

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*+-It’s official. Microsoft is bringing Office for iPad to Apple’s iTunes Store today. Microsoft made the announcement moments after new CEO Satya Nadella took the stage at a press event in San Francisco. Nadella wasted no time declaring his Microsoft to be a more mobile and cloud focuses company than the Microsoft that former CEOs […]