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Microsoft’s Garage, which provides opportunities for Microsoft employees to work on separate, innovate software outside the company’s mainstream, isn’t just for iOS and Android apps. The group can also produce some nifty Microsoft-specific offerings, such as the Social Share plug-in for PowerPoint. Check out the short intro video: Essentially, Social Share makes it easy to […]
Microsoft has introduced an update for its business messaging app Lync for Android with several new features. Along with the usual bug fixes, the app introduces some new features. Microsoft’s Barak Manor says, The holiday season is here and the Skype for Business team is bringing Android users some great presents. In this new release, […]
As part of the partnership between Microsoft and Dropbox, the two companies have collaborated together to bring tighter Dropbox integration within Microsoft Office. The software giant’s mobile applications have also been upgraded with Dropbox support recently. Today, a separate Dropbox initiative codenamed “Project Harmony” brings Dropbox to Office on the desktop. With it, the cloud storage provider set out to […]
As the years pass, more and more legacy features in Office are being discontinued. Following Clippy’s footsteps, Clip Art sees a similar fate as Microsoft has replaced those old-school goofy images with Bing-powered image results. Microsoft admitted that usage of Clip Art has been on a decline as users relied on search engines to obtain […]
Microsoft is holding an event on September 30th where the software giant is said to showcase the next version of Windows, as well as the release of the Windows Technical Preview. It’s not too irrational to assume that Microsoft’s next version of Office suite is in the pipeline. According to the folks at The Verge, […]
I write these articles in OneNote. And I love it – it’s organized, clean, smooth, convenient, and more. However, some of the spell checking feels very rudimentary. So, I decided to do a study of the spell checks of Office for Desktop vs. Google Docs. Clearly, Office is a lot better. Really, there was no point […]
Microsoft revealed back in November of 2013 that Office 2013 would receive Service Pack 1 (SP1) sometime this year. Looks like the wait is finally over, as the download links for both the 32bit and 64bit flavors of Office 2013 Service Pack 1 are now available. Microsoft is rolling out performance enhancements, feature updates, and […]
Microsoft has revealed today that Office 2013 will receive Service Pack 1 (SP1) early next year. Microsoft is set to roll out performance enhancements, feature updates, and improved Windows 8.1 compatibility with this update. “I want to give you a quick heads up that early next year we’ll release Service Pack 1 (SP1) for the […]
Microsoft recently announced plans to bring the full Outlook 2013 application to Windows RT devices with the Windows 8.1 Preview launching later this year. Today, screenshots of said application have appeared online, which reveal its UI and other interesting things. Outlook 2013 for Windows RT looks and behaves just like its big brother on Windows […]
Microsoft recently put up a video as well as a blog post highlighting why using Google Apps is similar to taking a gamble. Microsoft touts Google Apps as a platform that compromises an organization’s security and privacy. Today, Microsoft reveals three new companies who have jumped on board the Office 365 bandwagon.
Office Web Apps, which launched back in 2010, are set for some cool updates over the next year and beyond. In an official blog post, Microsoft outlines two new features currently planned for Office Web Apps.
Office 2013 has been available for a little while now and Microsoft has showcased a feature called ‘Read Mode’ in Word 2013 in the past. Microsoft has put up another blog post over the weekend highlighting this cool feature yet again.
Microsoft has confirmed that they have taken a new route to promoting Office 365: WiFi hotspots in select Forbes magazines! These T-Mobile connected routers offer the recipient 15 days of wireless access and can accommodate up to 5 devices. Before use, they require 3 hours of charging via a Micro-USB cable
In an official blog post, Microsoft has revealed that several schools in Europe have jumped on board the Office 365 bandwagon, and are now enjoying the sweet taste of cloud-computing. These schools are now experiencing improved communication, collaboration, and cost benefits.
According to a new report, Microsoft is planning on offering a feature update for its subscription-based Office 365 productivity suite. This feature update is expected around June or July of this year.
Microsoft has released two new video advertisements for its Office 365 subscription-based productivity suite. These two new videos highlight an app that comes in the suite.
In the first video, Microsoft highlights OneNote and how it can help you keep track of your important notes and events. “When Mom, CEO of the household, is sick, see how Dad comes to the rescue using OneNote,” the video description reads.
According to a new report, Microsoft is considering Office for Linux, for a release date of next year. Apparently, having Office on Linux is a “viable commercial opportunity.”
Now this is pretty cool. Microsoft’s Research team has unveiled a new project called “GeoFlow” for Excel 2013 which lets you visually plot your data and then analyze that data in 3D, as well as create interaction for sharing purposes.
Microsoft has released the official app for the company’s fifteen minute video tutorials on Office 2013, which the company calls “Office Webinars.” These fifteen minute webinars are now available for viewing via the official Windows 8 app.