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LibreOffice is a great productivity suite and version 4.4 gives the suite an improved interface and new fonts to replace two popular choices from Microsoft.
Microsoft tries to make its business-intelligence tool more broadly accessible with a new mobile app for the Apple iPad, and a free tier for customers.
A first beta version of the Libre Office productivity suite for Android devices is planned for March.
Microsoft releases its first screenshots and planned ship dates for Office for Windows 10, its touch apps for mobile Windows 10 devices. Microsoft also announced Office 2016 for mouse-and-keyboard PC users.
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Microsoft has finally made it easier to chat with others working on the same document inside Office Online thanks to a Skype-powered feature that is now live.
Microsoft's Sway Preview is now open to everyone, with a number of feature improvements to sweeten the deal.
With a little help from Microsoft Word, Outlook makes it easy to create and send mass personalized emails.
Microsoft's Insights for Office treats your Word document as a live Web page, allowing you to search for more information on words and phrases you highlight.
Microsoft's Work and Play Bundle, which includes Office 365, Xbox Live Gold, Xbox Live Music, and Skype, is cheaper than an Office 365 and Xbox Live Gold subscription together.
Sway will be able to import images from Bing complete with attribution, and it can even pre-populate images based on what you're writing.
You'd better enjoy Microsoft's cheesy, royalty-free image catalog while you can, as it'll soon give way to the vast spoils of the Internet.
A small update to Office's Android app adds Dropbox integration and share links for documents.