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Microsoft's Office apps get updated for Windows 10 Mobile, along with MSN Money and Sports

Microsoft may not be launching a new Windows 10 Mobile build for Insiders for at least a few more days, but the company decided to push out new updates for its Office apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote) for the OS earlier this morning. The change log shows that the apps all have the...
PowerPoint for Windows 10

Microsoft fixes download issues with the Windows 10 touch-based Office apps

If you had problems downloading the newly launched touch-based Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps for the Windows 10 preview on Wednesday, you might want to try getting them now. Microsoft is reporting that those issues have now been fixed. Microsoft didn't state exactly what went wrong when...
Word for Windows 10

Touch-based Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps now available for Windows 10 preview users

Windows 10 Technical Preview users can now download the long-awaited touch-based versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint from the beta version of the Windows Store. Microsoft has already demoed how the new touch versions of these Office apps will work with the Windows 10 preview build,...
Office 365

Samsung to ditch its own office software in favor of Microsoft Word

Samsung will stop using its own JungUm Global software for document and word processing in favor of Microsoft Word starting on January 1, according to an announcement from the company today. This development is not only a big win for Microsoft and its Office division, but it could signal a better...
Microsoft Web Apps

Microsoft to rebrand its Office Web Apps suite to 'Office Online' and improve app visibility

Microsoft has already unveiled the new name for SkyDrive – OneDrive. This rebranded cloud storage solution will continue to co-exist alongside the suite of Office Web Apps available for consumers to utilise without firing up local installations. The Office Web Apps as they're currently known is a...
iOS Microsoft Word

Can you reproduce the iOS 7 Home screen using Microsoft Word? Absolutely

How does a team of talented personnel come up with a revamped UI? You'd imagine there'd be planning, special software and other techniques involved. But what if you could actually create a mobile UI in a word processor? That's exactly what Vaclav Krejci has managed to achieve, by reproducing the...
Office Webinar

Join Microsoft’s free Tuesday webinar to learn about Office Web Apps

This week Microsoft will be teaching users how to use the free browser versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote. The webinar itself will be completely free and last 15 minutes in total. To join in,  Windows 7 and Windows 8 users can use the free Lync Web App by clicking here. Others may...
ArkWords v2.2

Urban Dictionary 7 & ArkWords get Mango updates

Afflicted with glossophilia? Fear not word mavens, we have two apps for you that we highly recommend, both of which are now Mango-ready and rich with features. Bonus? Both are free. ArkWords (see earlier coverage) is a free dictionary app that allows you to look up words, use a thesaurus and...
Mobilewares seeking beta testers for two new titles

Mobilewares seeking beta testers for two new titles

Mobilewares, an Australia based Windows Phone app publisher, are seeking beta testers for two upcoming titles. Word! and Jumble! are both free (ad-supported) word games that feature scoring and highscores, which is becoming the norm these days (look at Minesweeper and Trine's Hangman). To...
'The Colbert Report’s The Word' & 'VH1 To Go' also hit the Marketplace

'The Colbert Report’s The Word' & 'VH1 To Go' also hit the Marketplace

Phew. Sure has been a busy day for "official" apps from our corporate media overlords. First was NBC News, then came MTV and now we have 'The Colbert Report's Word' and 'VH1 To Go' both from MTV Networks aka Viacom (who own Comedy Central). Of the two, we're more keen on Colbert's app, which is...
Windows Phone Word Game Round-up

Windows Phone Word Game Round-up

To many, word games on your Windows Phone are a great way to pass the time with. These games can be challenging and mentally stimulating. Heck, you might even learn a few new words from some of these games. You can compete against yourself, time, the phone or other gamers that are a bazillion...
Software Review (Windows Phone 7): Office Hub

Software Review (Windows Phone 7): Office Hub

Microsoft is one of the most diverse technology companies in the world. Search, Gaming, enterprise class Mail and Storage solutions, and of course Mobile; Microsoft is among the world leaders in all of these areas. Microsoft Office is one of the most popular software suites ever. Word, Excel,...