Microsoft Office for Mac Update Finally Coming in 2015

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Users of Microsoft Office for Mac have probably started to wonder if the folks at Microsoft forgot about them. Fortunately, now it looks like a rumored Microsoft Office for Mac 2015 update will finally coming sometime in the Spring of 2015. It includes OneNote, improvements to Outlook and OneDrive syncing found in the Windows versions of […]

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 […]

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 […]

4 Alternatives To Paying Microsoft $99.99 a Year for Office for iPad

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Microsoft finally released Office for iPad. The price, however, poses a big obstacle for the average user. Each app is free to download, but Microsoft requires an Office 365 subscription and charges users $9.99/month (or $99.99/year for it). Subscribers get access to Microsoft Office 2013 for Windows or 2011 for Mac, plus the online versions, […]

Which Version of Microsoft Office Is Best For Your Needs?

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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 Flexes Integration Muscles with Office Remote for Windows Phone

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Windows Phone doesn’t support built-in protocols for controlling presentations over Bluetooth, but the new Office Remote app may make that deficiency a thing of the past. Starting today, users can control their Office Apps with just their Windows Phone device. Microsoft announced the new application today. To be clear, Office Remote isn’t just a simple […]

Apple Goes Big and Free With Largest iWork Overhaul in History

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Apple has announced its biggest update to its iWork productivity suite to date yet for both the iOS and OS X platforms, and the best part of all is that the update will come free. The iWork suite comprises of three applications: Pages, Keynote, and Numbers. These titles are for word processing, presentation, and spreadsheets […]

Quickoffice Goes Free with 10GB of Google Drive Storage

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Google announced today that it’s making its Quickoffice mobile suite available for free to iOS and Android users, and if you sign into your Google Account in the app by September 26, Google will give you an extra 10GB of Google Drive storage for free that will be good for two years. It’s not Christmas yet, […]

How To Sync Documents to Windows Phone Using SkyDrive

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While it doesn’t get much attention, Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system has a few features that differentiate it from smartphones running iOS and Android. For most business users its key stand-out will likely be the free version of Office that is included with every Windows Phone device. With it, users can view presentations created with […]

Office for Android Delivers Word, PowerPoint & Excel

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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

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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. […]

Microsoft Makes It Easier to Take Your Office 2013 License to a New PC

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Speculated to have responded to negative comments and public policy, Microsoft has once again amended its Office 2013 license terms to make owning Office 2013 more consumer-friendly. Users who own Office 2013 can now migrate or transfer their Office license to a new PC should their old PC fail or if they decide to upgrade […]

Apple Prepping iWork in the Cloud to Compete With Google Docs, Cloud Office

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There are reports that Apple may be collaborating with VMware to deliver a cloud-based web app of its iWork productivity suite to compete against Google Docs and Microsoft’s cloud-based Office solutions. It’s unclear if Apple intends on charging a subscription or licensing fee to end-users for cloud-based access to the Microsoft Office-replacement iWork suite, or […]

Office for iPad, iPhone & Android Reportedly on for March 2013 Release

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A Czech Microsoft product manager let slip that Microsoft plans to bring its Office suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to the iPhone, iPad and Android in March of next year. According to The Verge, Microsoft product manager Petr Bobek revealed the release to Czech site IHNED. A press release from Microsoft Czech Republic, shown to […]

Job Listing Hints at Outlook for iOS

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After rumors earlier this year that Microsoft is looking at porting its Office productivity suite to Apple’s iOS platform, specifically the iPad, it looks like Microsoft is also looking at bringing its Outlook software to iOS. According to 9 to 5 Mac, a recent job listing from Microsoft is looking for someone to test Outlook […]

Microsoft Details Office for Windows Phone 8 Features

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Yesterday Microsoft announced the new Office 2013 for Windows 8 and Windows RT, and today the company offers some details on the new Office for Windows Phone 8 as well. On the Office Next blog, Microsoft spent a lot of time going over the new Office 2013 features, but also touch briefly on the Windows […]

Windows RT for ARM Slates Will Come Bundled With Office 2013

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In unveiling its next-generation Microsoft Office 2013 desktop suite, Microsoft had confirmed that the software package, along with Skype for communications, will be bundled at no cost for owners of the company’s Windows RT platform, which is essentially a scaled down version of Windows 8 that will run on hardware with ARM processors. In its […]

Is Microsoft Set to Unveil Office for iPad Today?

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Microsoft Office for iPad has been long rumored, and today at an Office event in San Francisco we just might learn more about how Microsoft plans to bring the next version of office to the iPad, Android and of course Surface tablets. The next version of Microsoft Office, called Office 15, is rumored to arrive this fall […]

Microsoft Office for iPad Might Launch on November 10

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Microsoft Office could come to the iPad on November 10, months after the app is actually finished. According to The Daily, Microsoft will release Office for iPad on November 10, though the work is already done. According to the report, the Office development team finished their work on the app sometime last month, and the […]

Microsoft Office for iPad and Android Launching in November?

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Microsoft Office for iPad and Android is greatly anticipated, and a new rumor says we may finally see it this year. When the The Daily reported that Microsoft planned to launch Microsoft Office for iPad and for Android, Microsoft denied it. Now, the sometimes wildly speculative, Boy Genius Report claims Microsoft Office for iPad will arrive […]