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Microsoft Office 2013 For iOS, Android Rumored For Early 2013 (Again) Microsoft Office 2013 For iOS, Android Rumored For Early 2013 (Again)

One month ago, Microsoft’s Czech Republic subsidiary jumped the gun with a press release stating that Microsoft Office 2013 will be available for iOS and Android starting next year, and that versions of the software will also be available for …

Google Drive Plays Nicer With Microsoft Word And Excel Google Drive Plays Nicer With Microsoft Word And Excel

Google announced that it has released some updates for import/export for Microsoft Word and Excel files to and from Google Drive. “Now, when converting a Microsoft Excel file to a Google spreadsheet, you’ll be able to import embedded pictures – …

Microsoft Office 2013 Coming to iOS, Android Next Year [RUMOR] Microsoft Office 2013 Coming to iOS, Android Next Year [RUMOR]

Back in May of this year, a Microsoft source leaked the info that the full Office 2013 suite would be coming to Android and iOS platforms in November. Now, it appears that deadline may have been pushed back and the …

Google Docs to Drop .doc and Other Antiquated Microsoft Office Formats Google Docs to Drop .doc and Other Antiquated Microsoft Office Formats
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This week, Google announced through a very short update to its official Google Apps update feed that Google Docs will be dropping export support for older Microsoft Office formats. As of October 1st, Google plans to eliminate the ability for …

Windows XP And Vista Are Not Invited To The Office Party Windows XP And Vista Are Not Invited To The Office Party
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I’m a happy Windows 7 user, but I know some people are sticking with Windows Vista or XP. Did you like the new features that Microsoft has been showing off in Office 2013? If so, you’re going to have to …

Excel In 2013 With Microsoft Office Excel In 2013 With Microsoft Office
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Before Windows 8 hits on October 26, you might want to try out the release preview and the customer preview for Microsoft Office 2013. A lot of the early adapters for Windows 8 will undoubtedly be using Microsoft Office for …

New Microsoft Office Gets Customer Preview Ahead Of Windows 8 Launch New Microsoft Office Gets Customer Preview Ahead Of Windows 8 Launch
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Microsoft may be getting into the hardware business with Surface, but the company still has a tight hold over the enterprise market. The company’s suite of productivity software is used the world over and each new release of Microsoft Office …

Download Microsoft Office 2013 Customer Preview Today Download Microsoft Office 2013 Customer Preview Today
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Microsoft just unveiled the next installment of their ubiquitous Office products, and you can download the customer preview here. Microsoft says that Office 2013 (or Office 15) is going to work perfectly across multiple devices – “touch, stylus, mouse, or …

Office For iPad To Be Announced At SharePoint? Office For iPad To Be Announced At SharePoint?

There have been several rumors lately that Microsoft would be bringing Office to Apple’s iPad (and possibly to Android tablets as well). Two stories a week apart have each cited internal Microsoft sources claiming that Office for iOS would be …

Microsoft Office For iPad Coming November 10? Microsoft Office For iPad Coming November 10?

A week ago we brought you news that Microsoft Office may finally be coming to the iPad and Android in November (sometime after the release of Windows 8, most likely). Now it seems that we may have a specific release …

Microsoft Announces Office 365 For Government Microsoft Announces Office 365 For Government

All the tech companies pretty much just compete with each other these days with the same products with one coming out later than the other. Microsoft has been on the backburner for a while now releasing their own versions of …

Microsoft Office Coming To iPad, Android In November? Microsoft Office Coming To iPad, Android In November?

Microsoft Office may finally be making its way to the tablet world in November, according to recent reports. It seems that Microsoft has working versions of the apps and is preparing them to launch for the iPad and for Android …

Microsoft Details Its Approach To Privacy In The Cloud Microsoft Details Its Approach To Privacy In The Cloud

Privacy is the big ticket item this year. Everybody is absolutely paranoid about their personal data being siphoned off into some big tech company like Google or Facebook. Microsoft is also the target of privacy doomsayers, but they hope to …

Another, Different Apple Trojan Discovered Another, Different Apple Trojan Discovered

Hot on the heals of the news about the Flashback botnet that infected around 600,000 macs, security analysts have confirmed the existence of another Trojan that is compromising Apple products. This one, dubbed Backdoor.OSX.SabPub.a, infects Mac OS X computers and …

Leaked Microsoft Document Provides Roadmap For Major Products Leaked Microsoft Document Provides Roadmap For Major Products
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An apparent roadmap showing Microsoft’s plans for future products has been leaked. The images show Microsoft’s release plans for numerous products, including Internet Explorer, Windows Phone, and Office 15. The images were posted to Twitter last week by Maarten Visser, …

Microsoft Office iPad App On The Way? [UPDATED] Microsoft Office iPad App On The Way? [UPDATED]
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UPDATE: A Microsoft spokesperson has denied the upcoming launch, saying “The Daily story is based on inaccurate rumors and speculation. We have no further comment.” ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Back in November of 2011, rumors of an upcoming Microsoft Office app for …

Microsoft Office 15 Begins Technical Preview Microsoft Office 15 Begins Technical Preview

Microsoft announced the beginning of the technical preview program for Microsoft Office 15, the next generation of Microsoft Office. The preview is the first time the company shares its work with a select group of customers, under non-disclosure agreements. “These …

Google Launches Cloud Connect Worldwide

Google has announced the worldwide availability of Google Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office. The product was first announced in November, spawned from the company’s acquisition of DocVerse, which specialized in real-time sharing and editing of documents. 

Cloud Connect lets Office users automatically sync and backup their documents with Google Doc, so they’re always accessible on the web, and able to be shared with others. 

Google Cloud Connect May Be Important Piece in Google’s Overall Strategy
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Google announced a new feature of Google Docs today, called Google Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office. The feature comes from Google’s acquisition of DocVese, a company that specialized in the real-time sharing and editing of documents, earlier this year. They paid $25 million for it, and it could turn out to be a huge piece of the puzzle in winning over Microsoft Office users. 

Google Acquires DocVerse, Takes Aim At MS Office

The acquisitive arm of Google reached out again today, and this time, grabbed DocVerse, a company that specializes in the real-time sharing and editing of documents.  The unusual thing is that DocVerse doesn’t deal with just any documents; instead, it focuses on Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word documents.

Google Exec: Docs Can Supplant Office In One Year
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Dave Girouard, the president of Google’s enterprise division, made an interesting admission earlier today, acknowledging that Google Docs isn’t right for the average person.  But Girouard also made an interesting prediction, putting Google Docs about a year away from seriously challenging Microsoft Office.