Office

  • Latest Windows10 Insider build adds Sets for Office, multiple apps, single window

    If you’re a Windows Insider and an Office Insider, then Microsoft has something pretty special for you to try out today. The latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17643 (Redstone 5) is now available to those who opted into the Skip Ahead branch. Most of us who use Office...
  • New features coming to Office every single month

    Office 2016 will officially be released tomorrow and according to Jared Spataro, the GM of Microsoft Office, this release will be “the most significant release in 30 years”. This isn’t immediately apparent given the relatively few changes to the UI, but Spataro says the underlying tech is something to...
  • It’s official: Surface Hub coming in January 2016, we go hands-on

    Microsoft’s big ass table is now a fully fledged interactive touchscreen with a Windows 10 PC inside. This device is unique in many ways. Before we get into that, we need to address the release date. Initially schedule for this year, not long after the Windows 10 launch on...
  • Unreleased Office Delve Dashboard shows your work/life balance

    This is what Delve looks like today, but coming soon (within the next six months), is an update to Delve that moves the service from being a personalised view of corporate documents, into a very useful analytics tool. Using the Office Graph (much like the Facebook Graph), the Office...
  • Sway coming to Office 365 for business and education

    Microsoft say they’ve been impressed by the way Sway has been used in educational, professional, and personal ways. Sway is the latest product in Office and the Office team has just announced it is rolling out to Office 365 customers in First Release later this month. Sway allows users...
  • Office 365 inc Office 2013, now free for lots of students and teachers

    Microsoft have made an important change today in the sale of Office. Millions of students across the globe can now get Office for free. If the education organisation you study with has a volume license with Microsoft, you’ll be able to signup to Office 365 with your school email...
  • Office for Windows 10 is touch-first, universal and preview available now

    At previewing it at the Windows 10 event in January, Microsoft are now making Office for Windows 10 available. The touch friendly versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook are designed to scale from phone and tablet, all the way up to the massive 80”+ Surface Hub. While...
  • Office becomes a universal app in Windows 10

    In Windows 10, the Office team are thinking about how users move between devices in a serious way. Joe Bel showed off a couple of new universal apps that run both on the PC, but also on the phone. The mail app will now support swipe gestures, left to...
  • Microsoft delivers Office comes to Android

    What was once a big selling point of Windows Phone over competing smartphone platforms, Office Mobile for Android devices is now available. Office on Android is free, but does require an Office 365 Subscription. The release of Office for Android, follows the recent Office on iOS, completing the mobile...