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Review: LibreOffice 4.4 Raises the Bar

The latest release of the open source productivity suite is leaner, smarter, and more compatible with Microsoft Office docs

Microsofts Pulling Facebook, Google Chat From Outlook.com

Say goodbye to Google Talk and Facebook chat in Outlook.com, because within about two weeks Microsoft's webmail app will be all about Skype and nothing but Skype.

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Microsoft Rolls Out Free Office for Students, Worldwide

Americans students received the free offer for Office about two years ago. Now Microsoft has rolled it out worldwide.

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What's a Consumer Office 365 Subscription Worth to Microsoft?

As Microsoft has added more consumer subscribers to the rolls of Office 365, the amount of revenue per subscriber has fallen.

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Microsoft OneNote for Beginners: Everything You Need to Know

Microsoft’s purple paper eater may just help restore your sanity when you’re fighting digital clutter.

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Microsoft Adds Limited Support for iCloud to Office for iPad, iPhone

Microsoft today updated its Office apps for the iPad and iPhone to support Apple's iCloud storage service.

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Microsoft Beefs Up Office Online With New Features, Streamlined Interface

For the new year, Microsoft is adding a few nice touches to Office Online including extra features and an improved interface.

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Cortana for Office? Images of Microsoft's Mysterious Work Assistant App Leak

Rumor has it that Cortana is coming to Office, and now we've got screenshots of the app that's allegedly laying the groundwork.

The essential guide to making the most of Office for iPad

Secrets of Office for iPad Masters

Tips, tricks, tweaks, and twerks for Office gurus looking to make the most of the iPad variant

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Office Online vs. Office 365: What’s Free, What’s Not, and What You Really Need

Free Office Online is a great deal, but paying for an Office 365 subscription gives you some hard-to-beat perks. We’ll help you decide which way to go.

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Best Office Apps for Android, Round 2

With five Android office suites already duking it out, Microsoft Office jumps into the fray. Find out if it triumphs — or flails

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Microsoft steps up push to get its software on to all tablets and smartphones

Developers begin work on LibreOffice for Android

A first beta version of the Libre Office productivity suite for Android devices is planned for March

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Microsoft Touts Two Next-Gen Office Editions for Windows

Microsoft set a loose release date for its next iteration of Office on the desktop and announced that the long-awaited touch-enabled Windows apps will launch around the same time.

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Microsoft will also continue developing its traditional Office suite for use with keyboard and mouse

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Microsoft Announces Office 2016 Suite, Touch-Enabled Office for Windows 10 Apps

Microsoft releases its first screenshots and planned ship dates for Office for Windows 10, its touch apps for mobile Windows 10 devices. Microsoft also announced Office 2016 for mouse-and-keyboard PC users.

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Microsoft Office 365 Adoption Takes Off, War With Google Apps Rages On

Microsoft's efforts to overcome concerns about adopting its cloud-based Office suite seem to be paying off. Now the company is focusing on fending off the challenge from Google Apps.

Microsoft Updates Outlook for Mac Preview Tease

Microsoft today updated its preview of Outlook on the Mac, the tease it offered Office 365 subscribers more than two months ago

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