After a few months of public beta testing, Microsoft is taking the preview label of its updated Office Web Apps for SkyDrive on Monday and making these new versions of its free web-based versions of Word, Excel, OneNote and PowerPoint the standard for all SkyDrive and users. With this update, Microsoft is also introducing a number of new features that weren’t available in the last preview release, including co-authoring for PowerPoint, as well as improved touch support for all of the Office Web Apps. Read the full story at TechCrunch.

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