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New Office Web Apps now available on SkyDrive

New Office Web Apps now available on SkyDrive

Microsoft has announced the release of the newest Office Web Apps, which are now available via SkyDrive. Until now, the Office 2013-ish apps have been in preview mode since July, with 750,000 testers giving it the run through. According to the announcement, the Office Web Apps were "fine-tuned" for Windows 8, IE10, and iOS 6.

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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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Microsoft Office for Mac is Mountain Lion ready

Microsoft Office for Mac is Mountain Lion ready

Yesterday the Apple OS X Mountain Lion operating system became available to the general public. If you're a big Mac fan, we have already put up our review of the new operating system. Just because you like to use a Mac computer doesn't mean you don't want access to Microsoft Office for your productivity suite at home or in the office.

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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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Microsoft Office 2013 and 365 aim for cloud supremacy

Microsoft Office 2013 and 365 aim for cloud supremacy

As both Google and Apple bring their big guns to the cloud market with Google Drive and iCloud, so too has Microsoft accepted the challenge with a cloud-connected Office 365 for both PCs and tablets. Utilizing their undeniably popular Office suite with Office 2013 as well as web-based versions of apps in Office 365, Microsoft has at once brought the Office back to the desktop (with desktop-based 365 applications) and connected it all back up to the cloud for any-machine usage. Users' Microsoft accounts are attached in the upper right-hand corner of each Office 365 application, all of it connected to SkyDrive for web-based storage.

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OneNote MX should be Microsoft’s Windows 8 content creation hub

OneNote MX should be Microsoft’s Windows 8 content creation hub

The importance of Office 2013 to Microsoft's bottom line can't be understated, and yet the company faces no small amount of ridicule amid questions of whether the productivity suite is "relevant" any longer. With Windows 8 fast approaching, and long-standing arguments over whether tablets are for content creation or merely consumption, Office or its Metro-styled MX variant for Windows RT slates hasn't necessarily proved the selling point Microsoft may have hoped it might. The company already has that wildcard, though, and it's been fermenting away under Microsoft's nose for a decade.

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Microsoft Office 2013 brings touch, subscription fees, and a whole new look

Microsoft Office 2013 brings touch, subscription fees, and a whole new look

This week Microsoft has revealed their new vision for the most popular set of software on the planet with Office 2013. This suite of software comes off now more like an ecosystem with subscription fees, cloud computing, and tablet compatibility. You'll find that the visual style for Office 2013 has been slimmed down and made ready to work with PCs and touch-screen computers of all kinds in the near future.

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Microsoft Office reboot makes the software giant seem social again

Microsoft Office reboot makes the software giant seem social again

This week Microsoft unveiled their next suite of productivity tools, Office 365, and with it they've ushered in a new era of social connectedness for their potential future users. At the press conference on Monday that took place in order to usher in the software for later this year, corporate vice president for Office Kirk Koenigsbauer showed several demonstrations of use-cases for the software in the near future. The first of these cases used Microsoft's newest Lync application, Koenigsbauer showing off a five-person video chat with drag-and-drop additions of users to the room.

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New Microsoft Office 365 announced with a bang

New Microsoft Office 365 announced with a bang

This week Microsoft has unleashed what was expected to be Office 15 in a while new set of functionality and applicability to different work environments: Office 365. This software is set to be released in four editions, that being Office 365 Home Premium, Small Business Premium, ProPlus, and Enterprise. No pricing and final release dates have been dropped just yet, but a preview downloads have been made available immediately.

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Microsoft tips big Ballmer news today: Office 15 launch likely

Microsoft tips big Ballmer news today: Office 15 launch likely

Microsoft has confirmed it will make an announcement later today, playing its cards close to its collective chest, but believed to be the official debut of Office 15. The news conference will see Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer host a webcast at noon PDT (3pm EST) and spill all the details, and comes on the heels of Windows 8's official launch details confirmed last week.

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CloudOn’s Office for iPad app to get group collaboration tools

CloudOn’s Office for iPad app to get group collaboration tools

Known for bringing Microsoft Office to the iPad, startup CloudOn has just closed a $16 million round of funding and is teasing much bigger plans ahead. The company revealed that it wants to re-imagine the way productivity works in the mobile age. Besides expanding globally with the new funding, it wants to develop new group collaboration tools and integrate the different major productivity platforms from Microsoft, Google, and Apple.

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Apple’s new campus plans unveiled, underground auditorium included

Apple’s new campus plans unveiled, underground auditorium included

A brand new corporate campus for Apple's home city of Cupertino is in the works and is scheduled to be complete by 2015. As you would expect, it will be packed to the gills with the latest in office high-tech but what's potentially even more interesting is that there will be a massive auditorium in the basement of one of the massive buildings it's planning to construct.

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