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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Windows developers: setting up and distributing Windows app promotional codes
Sep12

Windows developers: setting up and distributing Windows app promotional codes

Promotional codes are a great way to give users free access to your Windows 10 or Windows 10 Mobile app and beta test an upcoming version or even a brand new app that’s not available in the Microsoft Store yet to the general public. Each promotional code includes a unique URL that you can provide to your users, who can then click on the link to redeem and install your app or in-app product from the Microsoft Store. Through the...

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Office Mobile apps for Windows 10 tablets available for download
Jul29

Office Mobile apps for Windows 10 tablets available for download

Microsoft today announced the availability of the Office Mobile apps on Windows 10 and consumers can immediately download and install the apps from the new Windows Store in 190 countries. Microsoft built the new Office Mobile apps — which include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote — to be optimal for touch. With the apps, the company seeks to “offer the familiar experience that Office customers expect, and deliver...

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Google Drive plugin now available to Office users on Windows, save documents to the cloud
Jul22

Google Drive plugin now available to Office users on Windows, save documents to the cloud

This week saw the release of the Google Drive plug-in for Microsoft Office, allowing users who would rather utilize Google’s cloud service rather than their OneDrive to be able to back up their important documents to the cloud. Using the new Google Drive plug-in, people using Office for Windows can now open their Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents stored in Drive, then save any changes back to Drive once they’re done. Files on...

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Microsoft Offers First Look At Office Universal Apps for Windows 10
Jan22

Microsoft Offers First Look At Office Universal Apps for Windows 10

If you’ve been wondering what Microsoft’s Office suite will look like on the newly-announced Windows 10 OS, Redmond is more than happy to oblige. The company’s Office products — which include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote Outlook — will be optimized to the touch and built from the ground up to run on Windows 10, giving Office users a fully native experience on a wide and growing variety of devices....

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