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Microsoft Rolls Word, Excel, and Powerpoint Into One Unified App for Android

Microsoft is finally bringing three of its obligatory products under a single, unified app for Android—meaning users who use all three apps will no longer be required to install all three individually. Read More >>

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Google Slides Now Works With Chromecast

Google Slides now works with the Chromecast dongle, meaning you can cast presentations wirelessly from your mobile device or the desktop. Beats lugging a 30-foot HDMI cable around with you. [Google Blog] Read More >>

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Microsoft Office for iOS Now Supports Apple iCloud

Do you use Microsoft's Office apps on iOS devices? Word, Excel and Powerpoint now come complete with iCloud integration on iPhone and iPad. [Microsoft (App Store)] Read More >>

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Microsoft’s Android Tablet Apps Lose Their “Beta” Stabilisers

Microsoft has released new versions of its famed productivity triumvirate, taking the the Android tablet versions of Office, Powerpoint and Excel out of their beta phases and releasing them for all to... enjoy. Read More >>

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Microsoft Office Just Got Way Better on the iPhone

Do you like using work and productivity apps on your mobile device? Yeah, me neither, but Microsoft wants to change our minds with its new — free — apps for iPhone and for Android tablets. Read More >>

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Microsoft’s Sway: A Digital Assistant That Designs Presentations For You

At some point in your life, you've used PowerPoint. Whether for a school project or a meeting of some sort, you've click and dragged text boxes, dropped in photos, and awkwardly presented a slideshow. Now imagine doing that on a phone or tablet. Nightmare! Microsoft thinks its new app, Sway, can help make it less so. Read More >>

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Microsoft Office for iPad: Full Video Walkthrough and Hands On

After Office for iOS proved itself a pretty big disappointment to anyone who was hoping to actually do things with the app, the long-anticipated Office for iPad has finally hit the App Store. It's ok; you can let out a sigh of relief. This time, Microsoft got it right. Read More >>

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Microsoft Office for iOS is Live in the UK, and We’ve Got the Full Hands-On

After countless months of "will they" or "won't they," Microsoft has finally conceded to give iOS users their very own version of Office in app form. Most iOS users, that is. Assuming they want it in the first place, which is no safe assumption given its many, many limitations. Read More >>

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The Best and Worst Redesigns of PRISM’s Atrocious PowerPoint

There are plenty of reasons to be discomforted by the recent NSA PRISM scandal, chief among them the total obliteration of any remaining notion of privacy we might have had. But there's another (less pressing, yes, but still confidence-shattering) concern that has echoed around our internet's hallowed halls this past week: the fact that this massive, top-secret, data-mining government enterprise allowed a drunk eight-year-old to design their PowerPoint slides. Read More >>

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Office 365 Home Premium: This Is as Good as Word Gets

You're never going to love Office, because it's Office — it's the thing you use to make money and do things you actually enjoy. But that doesn't mean it can't be (relatively) painless, affordable, and smart. Starting today, it is. Read More >>

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Hands On The New Microsoft Office: It’s Finally Getting Better

Does anyone really want to use Microsoft Office? Of course not. It's a work tool. It's a utility. But does it have to be so utilitarian? So bleak? No—not anymore. The new Office is the best Office. Read More >>