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Microsoft’s ‘Sway’ Easily Lets You Build Elegant Websites

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Microsoft launched Sway on Wednesday, a new app that’s part of the company’s Office family of products. It will sit alongside the regular Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote apps as a rich content creation tool. In its most basic form, Sway allows anyone to create a beautiful website from just images and text without any […]

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Microsoft Begins Letting Some Students Get Office 365 for Free

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Microsoft has announced a new self-serve program for students at eligible schools that allows them to sign up for a free Office 365 license on their own. The offer is available first in the US and will roll out globally later this year. The new program builds on the Student Advantage initiative that launched last […]

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Report: Microsoft is Bringing its ‘Tell Me’ Helper to the Next Office

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Microsoft is busy preparing a “Windows Technical Preview” for later this month, but the software maker is also privately testing an “Office Technical Preview” for the next version of its popular Office suite. Sources familiar with Microsoft’s Office plans tell The Verge that the company has been distributing copies of a future version of Office […]

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Microsoft Rolls Out Monthly Subscriptions for Office for iPad Apps

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Microsoft on Tuesday added monthly subscriptions to its Office for iPad suite of apps. You can now buy a monthly subscription to Office 365 from within Word, Excel and PowerPoint for iPad. Office 365 Personal will set you back $6.99 per month while Office 365 Home costs $9.99 per month, though Microsoft notes that reseller […]

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Google Drive Now Features Native Editing for Microsoft Office Files

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Google wants to take some of the stress out of working with Microsoft Office files in the Google Drive app suite. At Wednesday’s Google I/O keynote, the company announced native editing for Office documents, right from your mobile device or Google Drive. It’s actually pretty simple: open a Microsoft Word document on your Android device, […]