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Microsoft Office 2013 general availability arriving tomorrow

Microsoft Office 2013 general availability arriving tomorrow

We've heard recently that Microsoft was rumored to release its latest Office suite on January 29, and it looks like that's actually the case, thanks to a tweet by the Microsoft Office Twitter account, as well as a new landing page on Microsoft's website for Office 365, both of which mention a January 29 release date.

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Microsoft Office 2013 RT commercial licenses now available

Microsoft Office 2013 RT commercial licenses now available

If you're running Windows RT, you already have access to Office 2013 Home & Student, but last month there was a bit of controversy over the fact that Office 2013 Home & Student can't be used for commercial purposes. If you want to use Office in a business setting, you'll have to purchase a license, which are available today according to Software Ruminations. This means that businesses can now purchase licenses for their RT devices and use Office 2013 commercially to their hearts content.

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Microsoft Office for iOS and Android unveiled in leaked screenshots

Microsoft Office for iOS and Android unveiled in leaked screenshots

If you needed more proof that Microsoft Office for mobile devices was coming, this is about as good as it gets without an official announcement. The Verge was able to get their hands on a few screenshots from the rumored apps, which don't give us a lot of insight, but they do give us hints on what to expect.

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Microsoft responds to Office 2013 complaint on Surface tablet

Microsoft responds to Office 2013 complaint on Surface tablet

A supposed member of the Microsoft Word team has gone to Hacker News to address a complaint about Office 2013's processing speed on the company's new Surface tablet. The complaint mentions that the tablet cannot keep up with the user's typing, either because of the tablet's CPU or a bug in the code of Office 2013.

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Office 2013 receives RTM status

Office 2013 receives RTM status

The engineering team over at Microsoft just signed Office 2013 into its Release to Manufacturing (RTM) build. As of now, the coding and testing phases for the application are complete, and it is being moved into distribution. According to Microsoft, it is the most ambitious version of the Office suite to date, and is the first to be optimized for touch devices.

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Microsoft Office 2013 for iOS and Android confirmed by product manager [UPDATE]

Microsoft Office 2013 for iOS and Android confirmed by product manager [UPDATE]

Earlier today at a press event in the Czech Republic, Microsoft product manager Petr Bobek confirmed that the company's next Office suite version, Office 2013, is coming to iOS and Android in March of next year. A press release from Microsoft's Czech Republic team also mentioned that Office 2013 is coming to Windows Phone, Windows RT, and Symbian.

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Outlook.com: Hotmail users find themselves rebranded

Outlook.com: Hotmail users find themselves rebranded

This morning Hotmail users are finding themselves in a whole new world of email organization - so new, in fact, that their Hotmail login no longer leads them to Hotmail, it goes to Outlook.com instead. This move by Microsoft has users baffled, in some cases, and furious in others. One thing that's true amongst all of them is the fact that Hotmail is gone - and Microsoft's new Metro user interface and total re-formatting of the beloved legacy email service Hotmail is here to stay.

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Microsoft confirms Mac Office 365 subscription details

Microsoft confirms Mac Office 365 subscription details

This week Microsoft is making sure all is clear on what's happening with the new version and subscription fees, not to mention the contents, of the Mac version of Office 365 Home Premium. This software will indeed be in a pack with the ability to acquire Office for Mac 2011 in the upcoming wave of availability for Apple lovers. This announcement comes after a mistaken quote reported across the web that Mac users would have to purchase Office for Mac 2011 separately from Office 365 Home Premium altogether.

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Office 2013 kicks Vista and XP users in the software

Office 2013 kicks Vista and XP users in the software

Microsoft has officially confirmed something that Windows XP and Vista users looking forward to Office 2013 will not appreciate. Microsoft says that Office 2013 will not run on computers powered by Windows XP or Windows Vista. The latest version of Office that Vista users will be able to use is Office 2010.

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