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Outlook Comes To Android And iOS, Office For Android Leaves Preview

Android/iOS: Microsoft dropped some excellent news overnight: Outlook has finally arrived on Android and iOS. As a bonus, Microsoft Office for Android tablets is out of preview and releasing on time.


Microsoft Sway Adds Embed And Import Features

Microsoft has added some new features to the web version of Sway, its presentation builder that isn’t PowerPoint. The big additions in this version are the ability to use embed codes from other sites and an enhanced range of import options.


Bill Gates Explains How To Succeed

Microsoft founder and mega-philanthropist Bill Gates took part in his third Ask Me Anything session on Reddit earlier today, and shared his thoughts on everything from Microsoft’s new Personal Agent technology to why programming is still a solid career choice. We’ve picked out his most pithy pieces of advice — tips you can use even if you’re not a billionaire.


Microsoft Cuts Price For Power BI

When Microsoft officially launched its cloud-based Power BI analytics service almost a year ago, it cost upwards of $US40 a month. Some 12 months on, a new preview version has just been launched and the price is about to be cut significantly.


Cloud Patches: AWS Virtual Machines, Google Private Docker, Where's Azure?

The latest updates and additions for Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.


How Microsoft Will Use Project Spartan To Finally Kill Internet Explorer

Microsoft yesterday officially confirmed its plans for Project Spartan, a new browser for Windows 10 that will run across PCs, tablets and phones. Now we have more details on how it plans to phase out the widely-used but little-loved Internet Explorer.


Microsoft Office 2016: What We Know So Far

The next version of Microsoft Office will be called Office 2016, and will appear in the second half of 2015 (go figure). But how does this tie in with Microsoft’s ongoing Office 365 plans and the inclusion of Office for free on Windows 10 tablets and phones?


All The New Windows 10 And Office Features

From free upgrades for (most) Windows users through to a new push into holographic computing, Microsoft unveiled a lot of Windows 10 and Office features today during a media briefing. We’ve rounded up all the key announcements — and looked into some of the key issues that weren’t discussed.


Windows 10 Will Be A Free Upgrade

So here’s the key news from today’s Windows 10 media briefing: existing Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Phone customers will be able to upgrade for free.


Cloud Patches: Workplace Join Adds Android, Google Cloud Monitoring

Our weekly roundup of developments on Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform.