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Nov 29th, 2018, by in Latest news

Microsoft has created new icons for its core Office apps like Word, Excel, Powerpoint, OneNote, and Outlook, but the redesign also englobes Office 365 apps like SharePoint and Microsoft Teams, as well as “prosumer” apps like Skype.

Oct 12th, 2018, by in Latest news

Good news for iPhone and iPad users, Microsoft has just re-opened sign-ups for its Office Insider apps on iOS.

Sep 24th, 2018, by in Latest news

Artificial intelligence was a big topic during Microsoft’s main Ignite 2018 keynote this morning, and the company unveiled a new AI-powered Ideas feature in Office that will provide you intelligent suggestions while you’re working on Office documents.

May 8th, 2018, by in Latest news

The SMS to Excel app is currently free to own on Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile. The app allows users to export all of their phone’s text messages as an Excel spreadsheet which can be very useful for saving communications or for searching for a specific conversation. Here’s the official app description: Backup your […]

May 7th, 2018, by in Latest news

Let’s all say it together, Microsoft 365! As Microsoft seemingly downplays its dependency on Windows, the company is upselling its new holistic offering in Microsoft 365 and it’s a nomenclature the industry is just going to have to come to terms with. While many are still trying to define what exactly Microsoft 365 is, the […]

Apr 9th, 2018, by in Review

At roughly $1,000 the ThinkPad X280 brings a refined style to the lineup and an ultralight footprint coupled with 12.5″ FHD IPS anti-glare multi-touch makes it a no-brainer for the mobile professional

Mar 29th, 2018, by in Latest news

For the month of March, however, the Office team is bringing a really neat new feature to its Excel program that enables new cloud-connected data types.

Dec 21st, 2017, by in Latest news

Microsoft’s latest Office Insider update on Windows delivers the new Insights feature for Excel 2016, as well as improvements to groups in Outlook 2016.

Dec 13th, 2017, by in Latest news

New features include rich insights for Excel, an Acryonyms feature for Word, and Cortana for the Outlook app on iOS. The features are all part of how Microsoft is using AI across their core products, helping make AI available for everyone.

Dec 6th, 2017, by in Latest news

Enter Tatsuo Horiuchi, a 77 year old retire who’s taken up creating beautiful landscape artwork simply using Excel and a mouse.

Dec 3rd, 2017, by in Latest news

Microsoft (MSFT) news recap is a weekly feature highlighting the top Microsoft news stories of the past week. Sit back, grab some coffee, and enjoy the read! Wall St Journal gets pounded after suggesting finance pros drop Excel the Wall Street Journal recently published a story accusing Microsoft Excel of not keeping up with the […]

Dec 1st, 2017, by in Latest news

One CPA went as far as to respond to the article via Twitter with a declaration that, “You can have my Excel after you ripped it from my cold, dead hands.”

Oct 3rd, 2017, by in Latest news

Microsoft’s Derek Snook laid out what features are included in a recent Insiders update for Office 2016 for Mac. Snook is responsible for feature development on Office 2016 for Mac and he gave Office Insiders a look at the new features that will become available in this new update. Please note that this update applies […]

Sep 26th, 2017, by in Latest news

In a story via TechCrunch, Microsoft is adding new data types to Excel in an effort to make Excel “smarter.” Microsoft will be able to achieve making Excel smarter with help from machine learning. Jared Spataro, Microsoft’s Office general manager, and Rob Howard, marketing director of Office 365, gave TechCrunch a demonstration of this new […]

Aug 31st, 2017, by in Latest news

Office 365 subscribers can now use co-authoring in Excel, enhancements to Microsoft Teams, an updated Yammer app, and more.

Aug 10th, 2017, by in Latest news

Users with on the Office Insider Slow Version 17.8431 on Windows 10 Mobile have been given a preview of the upcoming August 2017 Feature Update which contains two main new features; an improvement to smart quotes in Word and the ability to insert cut or copied cells in Excel. “As you type text, Word automatically […]

Jul 18th, 2017, by in Latest news

Microsoft has begun rolling out an update to Insiders for its Word, PowerPoint, and Excel Mobile apps that begins testing the company’s new Fluent Design aesthetic. The changes are subtle but are mostly apparent with the transparency in the main nav column. You can see an example of the changes in this image above (courtesy […]

Jun 30th, 2017, by in Latest news

Microsoft has had a jam-packed two months teeming full of announcements, conferences, and hardware unveilings. Between the beginning of May until the last couple of weeks, the Microsoft news cycle has been a whirlwind of information, at times, hard to keep up with which is why news of thumb + pen interaction testing may have […]

May 17th, 2017, by in Latest news

The Microsoft Office team today highlighted Transform Data By Example, a Microsoft Garage project for Excel which is aimed at making it easier to quickly find relevant transformation functions for a specific data transformation task.

May 15th, 2017, by in Latest news

As part of this month’s update, a new Excel feature gives you the ability to personalize the default layout for your PivotTables.

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