Microsoft in partnership with Dropbox has announced a new integration that will now allow users to view and edit their Microsoft Office files, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel documents, in Dropbox using Office Online using the web.
At its Convergence 2015 event in Atlanta today, Microsoft has launched IT and developer previews of Office 2016 for Windows, as well as Skype for Business technical preview.
Microsoft has decided to roll out Office 365 to students across the globe free of cost. The company said on Tuesday that the offer was being extended anywhere Office is available, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, or dozens of countries around the world.
Microsoft is set to bring its digital assistance Cortana to Office. According to the Verge, the software giant is currently testing a " Work Assistant" app that's designed to use Cortana to open, edit, and share documents using voice commands and Cortana.
Microsoft has released the touch-friendly suite of Office apps for Windows 10 Technical Preview. These apps include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and are optimized for mobiles, tablets and desktops.
Microsoft has announced its decision to pull the plug on the last trace of clip art in its Office products, a report said.
After getting over 1.35 billion users on board, Facebook is working on Facebook at Work , a website for office use. According to a report in the Financial Times, with Facebook at Work, the company will let users connect with professional contacts, and collaborate over documents, suggesting that it is trying to compete with LinkedIn, Google s Drive, and Microsoft s Office.
Under the leadership of its new CEO Satya Nadella, the world s biggest software company Microsoft is going through several changes that we had never anticipated before. In yet another surprising move, the company today announced that its productivity suite is now free for iPad, iPhone, and Android (including tablet).
Microsoft is seemingly working on the next version of its productivity suite Office 16. We got a brief glimpse at it last month, and today we have got an in-depth look at all the major changes the next iteration of Office comes with, as revealed by WinBeta.
In addition to Windows Technical Preview, which Microsoft is expected to unveil on September 30th, the software technology company is also working on an "Office Technical Preview", the next iteration to its iconic productivity suite, The Verge reports. The company has reportedly seeded out this preview to select partners and testers for feedback.
After launching Office for iPad earlier this year, Microsoft was expected to launch the suite of apps on Windows 8 tablets. But ZDNet s Mary Jo Foley now reports that the Redmond-based company actually has the Android platform in sights and will launch Office for Android tablets first.
Microsoft Office has added an update for its Office for iPad that allows users to print Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents. The app updates also have new features that include bug fixes and stability improvements.
A version of Microsoft Office for the iPad has finally arrived, but it has done so with a hefty $99-a-year price tag. That's the cost of a subscription to Office 365, the Microsoft's online service that allows consumers web access to their Word, PowerPoint and Excel files and for being able to use Office applications on other people's computers. The new iPad apps will still work without this subscription, but users will only be able to open and view files. They won't be able to edit and save a document or create one from scratch. Times might be changing but Office is still by far the world's most popular productivity suite of software Microsoft claims it has over 1 billion users. Still, many tablet owners may think that an Office 365 subscription is a high price to pay for the sake of continuity and compatibility with documents stored on their PCs. So, what are the alternatives?
As expected, Microsoft has launched Office for iPad that has been built keeping touch interface in mind. This marks a new beginning for Microsoft under its new CEO Satya Nadella. The interesting bit is Microsoft launched the touch UI optimized Office first for the iPad ahead of Windows tablets, which it would hopefully announce at next week's BUILD conference.
Microsoft Office for iPad could launch today as Satya Nadella hosts his firs press conference as Microsoft's CEO. The event which is being held in San Francisco is "focused on the intersection of cloud and mobile computing," according to the invite. It begins at 10:30PM IST. You can read more about what is likely to
Satya Nadella will take the stage today as Microsoft's CEO for the first time at a press conference in San Francisco in about an hour from now. The event which is "focused on the intersection of cloud and mobile computing," according to the invite, is likely to see Nadella announcing the availability of Microsoft Office on Apple's iPad.
Microsoft is hosting a press event on March 27, which would be its newly appointed CEO, Satya Nadella's first public appearance in the new role. The invite says Nadella would talk about the company's "mobile first, cloud first" strategy but its timing - a week before Microsoft's annual Build developers conference - has raised a few eyebrows.
Microsoft Office may not be in danger any time soon. It still makes up a large chunk of Microsoft s revenue, and most businesses rely on its Word, Excel, and PowerPoint programs. But Office is also notorious for being misused people will paste screenshots into Word and email them instead of just pasting them directly onto email, or they will open up Excel to perform a simple calculation. Analyst Benedict Evans has drawn a key insight from these classic misuses: Increasingly, different functions in Office, such as the various misuses, can be done with apps on tablets or phones.
Microsoft has reportedly signed a partnership deal with DocuSign that would allow users of the Office suit to digitally sign documents from within Microsoft s desktop apps. Microsoft Office 365 users will be able to submit and digitally sign documents without leaving Microsoft applications.
iPads are more than just toys and soon you ll be able to get even more real work done on them when Microsoft finally pushes its iOS version of Office out to Apple s popular tablet. ZDNet s Mary Jo Foley reports that Microsoft is still hard at work on its iPad version of Office and will launch it sooner than most think. And here s the kicker: Foley thinks that the newly revamped touch-optimized version of Office could arrive on the iPad before it comes to Windows-based tablets.