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Microsoft shows off the future UI of its Office mobile and desktop apps

Microsoft Office is one of the most used software suites on the planet. It's been kept updated through multiple Windows OS iterations once every couple of years, and it's also seen many changes on Android, too. Microsoft has been slowly revamping the look of its Office apps, and today, they're teasing a new UI for...

Microsoft is launching a Family Safety app and Microsoft Teams for consumers

Microsoft had a number of announcements to make today, some of which will make their way over to Android. The biggest news is the rebranding of Microsoft Office 365 to simply "Microsoft 365." With that name change comes a number of new features that will be available when the new plans launch next month. Microsoft 365...

The Microsoft Office update for Android adds dual screen support on LG phones

Microsoft Office on mobile has had a long history. Office Mobile was first released for the deprecated Windows Mobile OS back in the late 2000s. Then, Microsoft brought it to Windows Phone, but the functionality was quite limited as it wasn't even on par with other productivity apps. The modern Office apps' inception was actually...

Microsoft’s revamped Office app for Android is now out, combines PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and OneDrive

Microsoft Office on Android has always been incredibly useful for modifying documents, spreadsheets, and presentations on the go. While Google's own suite of apps, namely Docs, Sheets and Slides, could do the job most of the time, Microsoft's apps served better for offline editing as they worked mostly the same as the Microsoft Office suite...

Video shows Microsoft’s new “Outlook Spaces” app before release

Microsoft has taken somewhat of an extended look at organizational and professional uses for its suite of programs in recent years, more so than usual. Microsoft Teams, a Slack competitor, kickstarted the trend in 2017. While it's true that Microsoft has always had a focus on enterprise, it's apparent that only recently have they seemingly...

Microsoft wants Android app devs to adopt its Fluent Design style

Windows Phone and Windows 10 Mobile are dead, but that hasn't stopped Microsoft's mobile efforts. The company has transitioned from a hardware company selling smartphones to a company that wants users to use its apps in Android and iOS, the duopoly that dominates the mobile operating system industry. To that end, Microsoft has an entire...

Microsoft Office app combines Word, Excel and PowerPoint into one app

Microsoft Office may not be the de facto document creation suite it was once seen as, but tens of millions of people still use the suite of apps. Today, a new Office app is rolling out for Android (and iOS). Previously, Microsoft has maintained separate apps for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. The new Office app...

Microsoft is abusing Android’s share sheet by inserting ads for its apps

Bill Gates may have admitted that he regrets letting Android out of his hands, but Microsoft's interest in wooing Android users is far from gone. Ever since the tech giant acknowledged that Windows Phone cannot compete with Android or iOS any longer, Microsoft has been working on apps for Android smartphones which sync work, media,...

Google Cloud Next ’19: The Latest G Suite Announcements From Google’s Big Event

While it may not be as exciting as an Android or hardware event, Google Cloud Next has given us a slew of announcements. The company just published details about several of the new G Suite features, improvements, and products that they talked about during the event. Let's take a look. Microsoft Office editing First up, Office editing...

[Update: Rolling out] Microsoft Excel for Android can soon convert pictures of data tables into spreadsheets

Microsoft Excel is still one of the most popular spreadsheet apps in the world. A lot of people have switched over to Google Sheets, but hardcore formula lovers still prefer Excel. Microsoft is planning to update the Android app with a feature that should make it easier to get spreadsheets from the real world into Excel. The...

Microsoft Office for Android receives several new features in the latest update

The Microsoft Office productivity suite is massively popular on desktops as the software of choice for most Windows users. Despite the existence of free and open sourced alternatives like LibreOffice, both personal and enterprise users prefer the familiarity of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook for their daily needs. Even if that entails incurring a fee...

Microsoft Office for Android is Now Available on All Chromebooks

Microsoft Office was released for Android over two years ago, with separate apps for Word, Excel and PowerPoint. The apps were free to use for viewing and editing documents on phones if users signed in to their Microsoft account. On the other hand, the Office productivity suite was not available on Chrome OS, which was...