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Office 2016 for Windows now available
Sep22

Office 2016 for Windows now available

It’s September the 22nd and as promised the final version of Office 2016 is now available from Microsoft on the Windows universal app platform. Office 365 subscribers have had this version available in preview for a while now. It’s worth noting (and is apparent to longtime users of the newest version of the Microsoft Office suite) that the new release is not a drastic departure from the last version in terms of the...

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Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore: “Office Team Has Not Forgotten About Windows Phone”
Jan02

Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore: “Office Team Has Not Forgotten About Windows Phone”

If you were among the many Windows Phone users who were frustrated about the lack of substantial news regarding future plans for Office for Windows Phone, you’re not alone, and Joe Belfiore, Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President of its Operating Systems Group, has heard the comments loud and clear. As reported by our friends at WC, Belfiore posted on his Weibo account that he has received “comments and letters”...

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New Lumia Users in India Receive Special Office 365, OneDrive Pricing
Nov26

New Lumia Users in India Receive Special Office 365, OneDrive Pricing

Promos for apps and services are a great way to hook users into the ecosystem and that’s precisely what Microsoft is doing in India. The company just announced two special offers for new and Office 365 customers across all Lumia smartphones. All new Windows Phone 8.x Lumia devices will have an option to upgrade their OneDrive storage to 1TB for a special price of Rs. 799 ($11 USD) per annum. Also, Office 365 Home Premium will be...

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Microsoft’s Office Mix Will Allow You to Publish Directly to Office 365 Video from Within PowerPoint
Nov18

Microsoft’s Office Mix Will Allow You to Publish Directly to Office 365 Video from Within PowerPoint

Earlier today, Microsoft announced Office 365 Video, a new service of Office 365 that makes it easy to share video inside organizations. Microsoft has also just announced that Office Mix will let you publish to Office 365 Video from directly within PowerPoint. Office Mix has always let you export a mix to video, but now, according to today’s announcement, you will be able to structure your video in PowerPoint, author and enhance...

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Office 365 Video: Microsoft Embraces Video with Office 365’s NextGen Portals
Nov18

Office 365 Video: Microsoft Embraces Video with Office 365’s NextGen Portals

Microsoft is expanding on the Portals portfolio with the new Office 365 Video, the first of many NextGen Portals landing in Office 365. Microsoft says it will initially roll out to Office 365 First Release customers, but that it expects to expand worldwide to all Office 365 customers by early 2015. Office 365 Video is build around four core elements, detailed on Microsoft’s blog: Simplicity Discoverability and share’ability...

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