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Word is ubiquitous these days (as are the rest of its Office app counterparts), which is possible thanks to decades of development and advancement by Microsoft. But despite the fact that Word may have a few grey whiskers jutting from its chinny chin chin, this old dog is definitely up for learning some new tricks. And today, Microsoft has revealed that its machine learning prowess has resulted in a new feature that will make it easier for researchers to search for information without impeding their workflow. If you’re writing a research paper, Microsoft’s new Researcher tool for Office 365 brings in the power of the Bing Knowledge Graph via a sidebar that pops up on the right-hand side of your... Read more...
A new version of Microsoft's popular productivity suite is nearing release for Windows users. Yes, we're talking about Office 2016, which incidentally was released to the Mac OS X platform early last month, ending a nearly five-year drought (prior to Office 2016, the last Office release for Mac was in 2011).Citing a source "close to Microsoft," German-language website WinFuture.de says that Office 2016 is scheduled to launch for Windows exactly four weeks from today on September 22. The forthcoming launch will cover home and professional users, with a SKU for enterprise users coming at a later date."On September 22, 2015, we'll release Office 2016 -- with updates for Word, Excel, PowerPoint,... Read more...
Microsoft is planning to release a new version of its Office productivity suite, Office 2016, sometime later this year. In the meantime, Microsoft has made available an Office 2016 Public Preview, which is also available for Mac users, and there are a few new features that were just added. One of them is called "Real Time Presence," a technology that ties into Real Time Typing.What Real Time Presence does is allow you to see not only who is editing a shared document, but where in a document a teammate is making edits. It's a feature that Microsoft says will be available first for OneDrive for Business subscribers, and then more broadly soon.Another addition is called Insights for Office. Insights... Read more...
Microsoft has rolled out a new preview build of Office 2016 for Windows PCs (Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10). This is just the second preview build of Office 2016; the first was released in March and was specifically aimed at developers and IT Pros. Today’s release targets everyone, including general consumers. For Office 365 subscribers that want to test out Office 2016, you can simply head over to the Office My Account page, click on “Language and install options” and next click “Additional install options” after which you will see a drop-down menu to install either there 32-bit or 64-bit version of Office 2016. For users without an Office 365 subscription, you can select either the 32-bit... Read more...
Hot on the heels of Microsoft’s promising Windows 10 unveiling comes news about the company’s other flagship product: Microsoft Office. Updated mobile versions of Office were announced alongside Windows 10 earlier this week and now the Office team has confirmed that Microsoft Office 2016 for PCs will be available in the second half of 2015. PowerPoint for Windows 10 app. In a blog post, Office Product Management Team general manager Julia White officially announced Office 2016 and answered the most pressing concern many of us have about the new version: Yes, her team understands the importance of keeping Office keyboard and mouse friend. “We will have more to share on Office 2016 in the coming... Read more...