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Office Macro Virus Attacks Becoming More Frequent

The resurgence in Office macro viruses shows no sign of slowing up. According to Sophos, attacks using Office’s built-in Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) now account for more than a quarter of all document-based attacks.


Ask LH: What's The Best Dropbox-Friendly Office Suite For An Android Tablet?

Hey Lifehacker, I have recently purchased a Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 and want to use it for study. I currently have all my study documents (Word, Excel and PDF mainly) on my Dropbox account. What is the best app for editing those Office documents on my Android tablet?


What Office Delve Does And When You'll Get It

Office Delve — Microsoft’s technology to provide Office 365 customers with contextual search and notifications — has begun rolling out to Office 365 customers, and will reach most business users by early 2015. What does it do, and do you need it?


Microsoft Throwing In Bonus Services For Large Office 365 Deployments

Looking at rolling out Office 365 across your organisation? Microsoft is offering some freebies to persuade sites with more than 150 users to make the switch.


Office For iPad Now Offers Monthly Subscriptions

Microsoft has tweaked Office for iPad, adding the ability to sign up for a month-by-month subscription from within the app.


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?