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Microsoft adds free editing, iPhone version, and Dropbox to iOS Office apps

The universe of productivity apps on iOS expanded considerably when Microsoft announced its iPad versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint back in March 2014. Without an Office 365 subscription, however, users were limited to read-only file access; not terribly productive. Even with the addition of a m...

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Office for iPad update brings a slew of top-requested features

When Office finally launched on the iPad four months ago it was a blessing for iOS converts with loyalties to Microsoft. Still, like every launch title, the app suite wasn't perfect. Today Microsoft has released an update that they hope will help fill in some of Office for iPad's biggest deficienc...

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A very Apple office

"I looked around my office and realized I have a few 'books from Apple," reads Christian M. M. Brady's photo caption for the snapshot above. "A few" is an understatement, and bonus points for the trio of retro Apple desktop bookends on the shelves. [Photo credit: Christian M. M. Brady]...

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Office Mobile goes free for the iPhone, and other news for March 28, 2014

Amid all the hoopla about Microsoft Office finally coming to the iPad (even Tim Cook tweeted about it) was a little bit of information that was missed by many: Microsoft has made its Office Mobile for iPhone suite free, and home users can edit their documents even without an Office365 subscription. ...

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Microsoft Office for iPad announcement, live from San Francisco

(Thanks for joining us and bearing with our liveblog hiccups! Meanwhile, the rest of our team is over at Moscone Center following along with the Macworld/iWorld keynote session!) (So, Office looks pretty good -- but has the ecosystem moved on past Office for iPad users? We'll see... --MR) (Nadella...

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Join us for the Microsoft announcement liveblog, 10am PT/1pm ET Thursday

All the signs are pointing to an Office for iPad announcement coming tomorrow from Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella. While the software giant's product teams were long suspected of having a finished iPad version of the PC and Mac productivity suite ready to ship, the priority for Microsoft was to g...

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Edit Office files and present on the go with hopTo for iPad

iPad owners, are you feeling constrained in your content creation choices? While there are some savvy cloud-connected apps that let you open, edit or share your Microsoft Office-formatted documents, relatively few will connect to multiple data sources, sync files with a desktop PC, track changes i...

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Microsoft upgrades Office Web Apps in response to free iWork suite

Perhaps to counter Apple's move to make its iWork office productivity suite free across iOS, Mac and the web, Microsoft today has announced significant updates to its Office Web Apps. The biggest feature is that users now have the ability to co-author documents across Word, Excel and PowerPoint on...

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Microsoft releases fixes, critical security update for Office 2011

Microsoft has pushed out an update to Microsoft Office 2011 that fixes numerous issues with the suite as well as addresses a critical security flaw. The Office for Mac 2011 14.3.7 fixes a long list of bugs, most notably several with Outlook: Improves opening and checking out a file from Share...

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NoteSuite could replace Evernote, Skitch, Reminders, PDF apps and more

NoteSuite is available for Mac and iPad, and despite the lack of an iPhone client it is putting a number of apps on notice. In particular, a lot of the stuff I do with Evernote just got replaced by NoteSuite -- and I don't have to pay a subscription to do any of them. NoteSuite is a suite, in a wa...

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Microsoft releases Office Mobile for iPhone

Microsoft Office for iPhone is finally here. Microsoft has released Office Mobile for Office 365 subscribers. The app is a free download, but an Office 365 subscription is required for use. For now check out all the details in the release notes below. We'll have a full review of the app shortly. ...

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Alleged Office roadmap says Office for iOS possibly not until 2014

The rumor mill had previously stated that Office for iOS might be coming as soon as last month, but obviously that never happened. Now, an alleged roadmap for the Office family of products from Microsoft says we may not see Office for iOS this year at all. ZDNet reports that it has obtained a...

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MacTech, Microsoft team up to offer Office for Mac support credential

Got Macs? Got Office? For support personnel who want to show the world that they know which end of a pivot table goes into a stylesheet and how to upgrade PowerPoint for full compatibility with Exchange Server 2013*, your opportunity has arrived. MacTech's upcoming seven-city BootCamp II tour...

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Microsoft does a stealth price increase of Office for Mac

While no one was looking, Microsoft hiked the price of Microsoft Office for Mac. A note in Computerworld also says Microsoft has stopped selling multi-license packages of the suite of office tools. That makes Office for Mac 2011 the same price as Office 2013 for Windows. It comes about as Micro...

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Microsoft patches Office for Mac licensing bug

Microsoft has released an update to its Office for Mac 2011 software. The Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.3.1 Update fixes an issue that could "...cause Office 2011 applications to report a problem with Licensing even though the applications continue to run unaffected," according to the compan...

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