Microsoft hopes that new features built into the web-based Outlook client will draw web users away from competing services like Gmail and Yahoo.
Microsoft must aggressively price its Office 365 subscription plans, perhaps as low as $2 a month, to convince consumers that it's good to rent software.
UPDATE: A refresh of the 2-year-old Office Web Apps suite, a rival to Google Docs, is available for testing.
Windows users will get five licenses to Office 2013 in new subscription plans, but Mac owners must purchase Office separately.
As the dust settled on Microsoft's Office 365 and Office 2013 announcements, questions about what the company didn't tell us began to percolate.
Microsoft has added some great new features to Office, including a tablet-friendly user interface. Let's take a look at what's new in Word 2013, Excel 2013, Outlook 2013, and OneNote 2013.
Steve Ballmer pulls back the curtain on a touchscreen-friendly Office 2013.
The next generation Office 13 family is available for preview, and a first look at Word 2013 reveals an update designed for easy collaboration and access by multiple devices.
Power users of Outlook will be interested in what Microsoft has in store with Outlook 2013. Here are my first impressions after using the new software for a few days.