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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...

SurveyMonkey: Microsoft Mobile Office App Usage Crushed by Google

Earlier this week SurveyMonkey released information from its Intelligence division that provides some insight into how many people are using Microsoft Office apps on mobile devices in comparison to Google. While I expected the numbers to heavily lean towards Google, what I saw was staggering. According to SurveyMonkey's research collected through March 2016, Microsoft only carries...