Microsoft truly has been on a tear bringing their apps and services to tablet users, and not just users of their own Windows operating system. In this latest release, a new Preview of their Office apps is available for Android 5.0+ Lollipop tablets, or any tablet 10.1-inches and smaller running x86 architecture.
It was not long ago we announced that these Office apps, being Word, Excel and PowerPoint, were made available, for free, to Android tablet users. This new Preview release is, for lack of a better word, a beta program, allowing you a glimpse of what is to come for all Microsoft Office users.
Getting in on the fun requires you to apply through the [...]
It was not all that long ago that Microsoft made its core set of Office apps available for your Android tablet, and even more recent that Outlook became available too. However, enterprise users were certain to notice that the apps lacked a few security measures, sadly, this meant that users could enjoy Office at home, but not at work on their tablet.
This has changed, Microsoft has released an update to their Office apps for Android that include most, if not all of the required authentication techniques for business use.
Starting now, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint for Android tablets will include several levels of security features for the business world. [...]
We know that Microsoft is pushing forward with a vengeance to get Windows 10 and a new round of Office products into the hands of consumers. To that end, they have just released their new Outlook Preview app for your Android devices.
Microsoft Outlook Preview is free in the Google Play Store. They ask only that you remember this is not the final release software, you will find a few bugs, and they would love it if you could report them to help improve the app for future updates.
This is not the first item out of Microsoft’s Office suites to find a home on Android, indeed, you can find Office Mobile, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, OneNote and more in the [...]
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The San Francisco billboard, which was first spotted by Apple Insider, depicts a Surface tablet running Excel. The spreadsheet is titled ‘Hawaii Budget’ and attempts to add up all the costs expected on the holiday.
Beady-eyed journalists spotted that the seven numbers totalled $9,500 – some $500 more than the correct final figure.
This news comes less than a month after Microsoft’s outspoken PR Frank Shaw dismissed Apple’s own IWork suite as being “struggling” and “lightweight” productivity apps that are “less powerful” than Microsoft Office.