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

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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 […]

Office for iPad Is What Microsoft Needs Right Now

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Their shouts of Microsoft not paying enough attention to users on its own platform are deafening. We’ve all heard users, out there in the streets and on the internet complaining about how Microsoft introducing Microsoft Office for iPad at its March 27th event is a terrible idea that will firmly leave it in last place […]

Microsoft Office for the iPad To Debut March 27

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Sources are telling the Verge that the long awaited, possibly already dated, debut for Microsoft Office for the iPad will happen on March 27. Satya Nadella is making his first foray in front of the media as the new Microsoft CEO on that date to unveil the direction he sees Microsoft heading with his “mobile […]

Microsoft Announces Discounted Office 365 Personal Version

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While iPad users wait patiently to get any “real work” done on an iPad until Microsoft finally releases a version of Office for the iPad, there is an announcement that might quicken the pulse of those who just can’t get by without their Microsoft Office applications. Microsoft has announced Office 365 Personal, a new software […]

Office for Mac 2014 Release May Arrive Alongside Office for iPad

New Office for Mac 2014 rumors point to news and a release near an Office for iPad announcement.

The Office for Mac 2014 release could come in the second quarter, near a rumored Office for iPad release, to catch Mac users up to a more modern version of Microsoft Office for Mac. Microsoft currently sells Office for Mac 2011, which is a usable Mac Office Suite, but it does not match the newer […]

Microsoft Unites Office Web Apps in Fight Against Google Drive

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The fight for users who prefer to edit documents, create presentations and store both on someone else’s servers instead of their own hard drive is heating up. After formally introducing the Office Web Apps to users three years ago and keeping them updated alongside its traditional desktop apps, Microsoft is hoping that a new united […]