Microsoft Stuns with New Work & Play Savings

Microsoft Work & Play

Microsoft is hoping that a new Work & Play bundle will convince users on the fence about adopting some of its services to take the plunge and fully switch to its now robust line up of software and services. Microsoft Work & Play debuted on the company’s Microsoft Store retail website early yesterday. Microsoft Work […]

Insane Deal Gets Users Xbox Live & More For Even Less


The Work & Play subscription bundle that Microsoft started selling in the run up to the holiday season already made purchasing a year of Xbox Music and Xbox Live affordable. In a new deal, the Microsoft Store is slashing the price on that same Work & Play bundle with Xbox Music and Xbox Live included. […]

Back to School Deal Gets Windows Buyers $150 In Savings

Microsoft BTS Deal

Many grade-level and college student won’t return to class until August, but already Microsoft is moving to make laptops and 2-in-1s running its Windows 8 operating system a best buy for Back to School shoppers. As of now, its Microsoft Stores are giving new PC buyers $150 off their purchase — if they’re picking up a Windows […]

Microsoft Office for iPad Scores 27 Million Downloads


And some still say consumers aren’t interested in the iPad as a “real work” device. At Microsoft’s TechEd conference in Houston this week General manager of Microsoft’s Office Division Julia White announced that since its release on March 27, Microsoft has recorded 27 million downloads for the iPad versions of the popular productivity Apps. While the […]

Microsoft Office for the iPad: Review


For some, Microsoft Office for the iPad was viewed as the holy grail. For some it was endless waiting that rivaled anything Samuel Beckett ever wrote. For some the delays from Redmond made it irrelevant and they moved on to other options. There were even some who felt, for some reason, that without a version […]

Which Version of Microsoft Office Is Best For Your Needs?

Which Office Is best For Your Needs

Microsoft’s Office suite of productivity apps aren’t just best in class. Chances are that if you’re have a business of some scale or are a student you live in Office’s Word, the suite’s word processing utility. With all of that utility and power comes a big problem: there are a handful of different versions of […]

Microsoft Giving Office 365 Away for Free to iPad Users This Weekend


Microsoft, as expected, finally unveiled Office for iPad today. Actually there is no Microsoft Office for the iPad. There is Word for the iPad, Excel for the iPad, and Powerpoint for the iPad as three distinct Apps, unlike the existing Office Mobile versions for the iPhone and Android smartphones. Regardless of whether or not Microsoft […]

Microsoft Office for the iPad To Debut March 27


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 […]

We Don’t Need Microsoft Office for the iPad


The more things change, the more they remain the same. Being on a small odyssey I’ve been disconnected from things the last week or so. Turns out there really wasn’t much news of consequence in the mobile world during that period. As a matter of fact, it turns out that some are sort of stuck […]

Microsoft Apps You Should Have On Your iPhone and Galaxy S4

Skype is available on both iOS and Android.

Microsoft is typically on the receiving end of a lot of criticism these days. The company’s Windows 8 operating system introduced a new swath of changes that both delighted and alienated longtime Windows users. Its Surface RT tablet cost the company $900 million in stock write downs. Very few of the company’s moves can’t be […]

Office for Android Delivers Word, PowerPoint & Excel


Following years of speculation, and the release of Office for iPhone just a few months ago, Microsoft is finally bringing its suite of productivity applications to Android users with Office for Android. Starting immediately, users will be able to edit their Microsoft Word documents, Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, and Microsoft Excel spreadsheets for their Android devices. […]

Microsoft Delivers Outlook to iPhone and iPad Users


Starting today, iPhone and iPad users will be able to get many of the same features of Outlook in the form of in a new application available from the iTunes Store. Using what Microsoft has dubbed OWA for iPad and OWA for iPhone, users will be able to access Office 365 accounts from their devices. […]

Are You Ready to Rent the New Office From Microsoft?


We’ve known this has been coming for awhile now. Microsoft wants to move all those Office users into its Cloud. That’s what Office 365 is all about. No more boxed software, but instead customers pay an annual rental or subscription fee and have access to Office 365 that way. It’s a bold move for Microsoft […]

Rumors Circulate that Microsoft is Looking at Office for iOS


Slashgear is pointing to an article in The Daily that have sources saying Microsoft is thinking about porting parts of its Office Suite for the iPad. We’ve heard this before certainly, and if you get past the emotions of rivalry and into the land of dollars and cents it only makes sense. While the focus […]