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Office for Windows RT to ship between November and January

Buyers of computers running Windows RT, the Windows 8 version for ARM-based devices, will receive at no additional cost a version of Office.

Office 365 Earns High Marks in Education, Struggles in Enterprise

Office 365 celebrated its first birthday in July, and the cloud service has attracted an impressive list of educational customers over the last year.

InstallFree Nexus Brings Microsoft Office to iPads, Via the Cloud

InstallFree Nexus is an intriguing option for Word lovers who crave Office via the Web or on an iPad.

10 Word Table Secrets

Stop making tables the hard way. Use these tips and tricks to produce better-looking documents.


10 Microsoft Word Style Secrets

Harness the power of styles to format and edit your Word documents quickly.


Microsoft Debuts 'Modern Email for the Next Billion Mailboxes'

Microsoft hopes that new features built into the web-based Outlook client will draw web users away from competing services like Gmail and Yahoo.


Office 365 for Consumers Will Cost Less Than $6 per Month: Analysts

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.

Microsoft Details Office Web Apps Enhancements

UPDATE: A refresh of the 2-year-old Office Web Apps suite, a rival to Google Docs, is available for testing.

Microsoft Gives Mac Users Cold Shoulder with Office 365 Deals

Windows users will get five licenses to Office 2013 in new subscription plans, but Mac owners must purchase Office separately.

Office 2013: What We Still Don't Know

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.