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Google Adds Office Editing To Docs And Sheets For iOS, Releases Slides

iOS: Google has released updates for its Google Docs and Google Sheets apps for iOS that make it possible to open, edit and save Microsoft Office documents. Google Slides for iOS also makes it debut.


OneNote Online Has Authoring Improvements

One of the chief arguments for using the online versions of Microsoft Office is the improved tools for working with others. OneNote Online has improved its collaboration features with the addition of notification tools to show who else is working on a notebook.


Download And Install The 64-Bit Version Of Office 365

There is a general move toward 64-bit software these days, but if you have an Office 365 subscription, you might think there’s only a 32-bit version available. In fact, there is a 64-bit version if you look in the right place.


Fix Office For iPad's Clunky PDF Export With IFTTT

iPad: The export feature in Office for iPad is buried away and only lets you export a PDF as an email attachment. That means you can’t save it locally anywhere (or in the cloud). Macworld figured out a way around this using If This Then That.


Ask LH: Why Does Office 365 Cost More For Existing Subscribers?

Hey Lifehacker, It often seems that buying as a new customer is cheaper than the rate for existing customers. Case in point, Office 365. I already have a current subscription (which I purchased on special at Officeworks), but it’s due to expire soon. I note that new subscriptions often go on sale for around $89, while Microsoft is charging me $12/month (or $144/year). So the question is: can I extend my current subscription by purchasing another pack and extending the current subscription?


Office For iPad Improves Shortcuts, Adds PDF Export

Office for iPad has just received its first major update since its launch back in March. Our favourite feature of the new release? New shortcut gestures and keyboard support.


How Office 365 Plans For Business Are Changing

Come October, Microsoft is changing the inclusions and pricing on its Office 365 subscription plans for small businesses. Here’s what you need to know.


Office Macro Viruses Are Making An Unwelcome Comeback

Macro viruses — utilising Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) to execute code inside Office apps like Word and Excel — were the most visible form of malware at one point, but improved security in Office meant their prevalence has dropped dramatically in recent years. Now, however, it seems they’re on the prowl again.


Google Is Retiring Quickoffice

Google Docs, Sheets And Slides saw major updates last week, including a new iOS app for Sheets and the ability to directly edit Microsoft Office documents. One less obvious consequence of that shift? Quickoffice is being retired.


Get Microsoft Office For $15 From Your Employer

Don’t want to pay full price for Microsoft Office or sign up for an Office 365 subscription? You may be able to buy the full version for just $15 if your employer has volume licensing .