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Leaked screenshots from latest Office 2016 build reveals new colorful theme

The Office 2016 Consumer Tech Preview is well under way and today we're looking at some leaked screenshots from a new build. Just in case you weren't tired of leaks already, there aren't any Earth-shattering changes in 16.0.3823.1005, but there is a new theme setting. The new look brings the...
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Joe Belfiore: More news on Office for Windows Phone is coming before Feb. 19

Microsoft's Joe Belfiore, the company's Corporate Vice President of its Operating Systems Group, posted a new update on the company's plans for Windows Phone in an unusual place; his Chinese Weibo account. The message assured Chinese fans that Microsoft has "a single event" it has planned which...
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How to claim your free Office 365 subscription with the Lumia 640 and 640 XL

One of the added perks to buying a new Lumia 640 or Lumia 640 XL is one free year of Office 365. It's not unusual at all for Microsoft to hand out free subscriptions, small Windows 8.1 tablets have been doing it for a while. But it's unusual for a Lumia phone and it's not immediately obvious how...

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Universal Office apps preview for Windows 10 for phones coming by end of April

Universal Office apps preview for Windows 10 for phones coming by end of April

Microsoft plans to launch a preview version of its universal office apps for Windows 10 for phones sometime before the end of April. The company previously launched touch-based versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint for Windows 10 PC preview users in February. Here's what Microsoft had to...
Office 365 Video

Microsoft launches Office 365 Video to facilitate corporate communications

Microsoft is expanding its Office 365 portfolio with a new service called Office 365 Video that allows companies to upload and share videos internally. The feature facilitates easy sharing of multimedia over a company's intranet, negating the need for file transfers. Introduced last November, the...
What is Microsoft Office 365?

What is Microsoft Office 365?

With the addition of free Office 365 subscriptions to the purchase of small tablets and now new Lumia phones, there's never been a better time to try it out. But while the name is thrown around a lot, it's perfectly reasonable to ask yourself: "What is Office 365?" Let's break it down. So,...
Lumia 640

How to claim your free Office 365 subscription with the Lumia 640 and 640 XL

One of the added perks to buying a new Lumia 640 or Lumia 640 XL is one free year of Office 365. It's not unusual at all for Microsoft to hand out free subscriptions, small Windows 8.1 tablets have been doing it for a while. But it's unusual for a Lumia phone and it's not immediately obvious how...
Office 365

Deal Alert: Amazon is selling one year of Office 365 Personal for just $26.77

Amazon has cut the price down for a one year subscription to Office 365 Personal to just $26.77. That's a massive 62% reduction compared to Microsoft's normal price of $69.99 a year. The subscription, which comes in the form of a product key card, offers access to all of the features in...
Office 365 Admin for Windows Phone

The Office 365 Admin app hits version 2.0 today for Windows Phone

If you work as an Office 365 IT administrator, then the official Office 365 Admin app from Microsoft should be on your quick list of apps for Windows Phone. The app lets you "manage your users including resetting their passwords. In addition, you can also read the latest messages from Message...
Microsoft reportedly snatches up Office plug-in maker LiveLoop

Microsoft reportedly snatches up Office plug-in maker LiveLoop

According to a new report out of ZDNet, Microsoft has acquired LiveLoop, a company that makes collaboration tools for Office users. Though Microsoft hasn't yet made an announcement about the acquisition, ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley said that a Microsoft spokesperson has confirmed the deal. Further...
Office apps

Microsoft clarifies the differences between mobile and desktop Office apps

Microsoft has clarified the main differences, in both price and features, of the mobile Office apps compared to the full-featured desktop and laptop applications made for professional users. In the latter case, customers will have to purchase an Office 365 subscription in order to use those apps...
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Microsoft Office apps to be pre-installed on select Samsung Android tablets

Samsung has announced an expansion of its partnership with Microsoft that will include pre-installing Office apps on some of Samsung's tablets in the first half of 2015. The company had already announced that the upcoming Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge would have Microsoft's OneNote, Skype and...
Microsoft starts worldwide rollout of Office Delve for business customers

Microsoft starts worldwide rollout of Office Delve for business customers

Microsoft has started its worldwide rollout of Delve to eligible Office 365 business customers. Delve uses machine learning to make it easier for people within businesses to find information and projects relevant to their work. The Office Graph automatically learns who and what is important...

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