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Microsoft offers Office 365 refunds to iPad users after launching free version

If you recently forked over $70 or more to edit Office documents on an iPad, you can now switch to the free version and get a partial refund.

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Microsoft's first Nokia-less Lumia will be revealed Tuesday

The first smartphone emblazoned with the Microsoft Lumia name will be unveiled next Tuesday, but don't expect a flagship phone.

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Hands on with Microsoft Sway, the web-savvy, shareable content creator of the future

Even in preview form, Sway is intriguing. Rough around the edges, it still shows off Microsoft's new emphasis on simplicity in creating shareable, rich documents.

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Microsoft's bone-conducting headset uses audio to help guide the blind around town

Using standard off-the-shelf tools, Microsoft is working on a new system that could help the blind to better navigate urban surroundings.

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Office for Android tablets preview kicks off, no Office 365 subscription required

Larger Android devices are no longer left out of Microsoft's Office party, but Nexus devices need not apply.

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Miracast vs. Chromecast: Hands-on with Microsoft's screen-sharing gizmos

Microsoft now has two ways for you to project content wirelessly from your Windows (or Android) phone and tablet: the Screen Sharing for Lumia Phones HD-10, and the Wireless Display Adapter. But Chromecast got here first.

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Dell cautiously optimistic about Windows 10

Windows 10 resolves some issues of Windows 8, but it's premature to predict how the OS will do, Dell executives said.

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Microsoft's top legal gun decries privacy 'arms race'

Brad Smith is ready for arms-control talks as tech companies and law enforcement fight a running battle on privacy.

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Microsoft, Dropbox form seemingly unholy (yet practical) Office alliance

Why would Microsoft let mobile Office users save and load files easily straight through Dropbox, on both desktop and mobile devices? Because it strengthens both Microsoft's and Dropbox's offerings.

Xbox Music appears poised to release OneDrive-powered music locker service

Free ad-supported streaming may be leaving Xbox Music, but Microsoft may still give non-Music Pass subscribers a reason to use the service.