Microsoft debuts Office for Android with Tablet Preview

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Today, Microsoft released the preview of Office for Android with Tablet. Without an Office 365 subscription, you can now edit your documents for free.

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Microsoft Garage brings new Android app alternatives

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Microsoft seemingly cannot decide whether it is for Google or against Google. Nevertheless, for those wanting some Microsoft love on their Android devices can get it through Microsoft Garage. Microsoft Garage is a project by Microsoft looking to bring projects to reality from hackers, interns, ...

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Get 30GB free OneDrive storage in limited time promotion

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Recently, we have seen cloud storage costs dropping significantly, and it has become extremely affordable. However, companies are still increasing the amount of free storage they are offering, and Microsoft has joined in. A post on the OneDrive blog explains that Microsoft is giving away 30GB ...

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Microsoft pulls the plug on Android for Nokia X series

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Well, that didn’t take very long, did it? After roughly one half of a year in existence, Microsoft’s Nokia X line of smartphones is going away. In a letter to employees from Stephen Elop, we learn that Microsoft is downsizing to the tune of 18,000 people of which 12,500 come from ...

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Microsoft looking for beta testers for Android version of OneNote

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Microsoft have announced a new feedback program that will allow Beta testers to try out upcoming versions of its note-taking app OneNote on Android. To get involved, you just need to join the Google+ Community Page for OneNote and click ‘Become a tester’. Allowing the community to ...

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A proper Nokia Lumia device running Android is coming our way, report says

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We’ve all heard this rumor before, we’ve heard it numerous times in fact. All that hope and then we get Nokia X which is an abomination of sorts, not an Android device, hence the use of “proper” in the title. Abomination might be a strong word, but Nokia X is neither a ...

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Microsoft calls on Nokia X2 for emerging markets

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As expected, Microsoft on Tuesday announced its latest Android smartphone in the form of an entry-level Nokia X2. Slated for release in July, the handset features a 4.3-inch ClearBlack display, 1.2GHz Snapdragon 200 processor with 1GB RAM, and a 5-megapixel/1-megapixel camera duo. The Nokia X2 ...

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Google to incorporate a “kill switch” in the next version of Android

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One security feature we’ve heard rumored for Android recently is the “kill switch”, a feature that enables the smartphone owner to remotely wipe their phone if somebody tries to steal it. We’ve seen California and Minnesota both pass legislation on this recently, and we ...

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New plug-in allows Outlook users to join Google Hangouts

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Google has released a new plug-in for users of Google Apps that allows them to use Google Hangouts for video conference calls from within Microsoft Outlook. Users of the email client can now initiate or join a Hangout directly from Outlook if they have a Google Apps account. Simply download the ...

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Google jumps over Apple and becomes the most valuable brand

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Google became the most valuable brand in the world by leaping over Apple, at least according to Millward Brown’s 2014 100 Top BrandZ report. According to them Google had a 40% increase in value and is now valued at nearly $158.9 billion. Google Glass (which is in open beta now) certainly ...

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Microsoft updates OneDrive app for Android

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For those who have come to count on the cloud as a baseline file storage method, Microsoft’s OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) is a very competitive option, offering 7GB of online storage and transparent Office integration. Now the Microsoft OneDrive team, by way of their blog, has provided ...

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Microsoft sets Office Mobile free on Android

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Microsoft has updated its Office application for Android and iOS making the productivity suite free for home users. Whereas it previously required a subscription to the Office 365 service it is now free for all. As one might expect, Office Mobile lets users create, edit, open, and save ...

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Create your own Flappy Bird-style game with Code.org

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We’ve already told you how to get Flappy Bird on your Android device now that it’s gone, but why not just create your own “flappy” game? Today Code.org, a non-profit organization that aims to get more students interested in computer science, crossed two milestones, ...

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Skype: Our mobile experience could be better

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Skype is a very inconsistent experience, especially when compared to it’s iOS counterpart. It seems, however, that Skype are fully aware of this. They just took to their blog to reassure loyal Android users that they are working hard to improve the service. We know that as users have ...

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Microsoft eyeing Sundar Pichai as next CEO

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A new rumor states that Sundar Pichai could be in the running to be the next Microsoft CEO. It seems as though Microsoft hasn’t really been hunting for a new CEO as actively as they should be. But according to SiliconANGLE, they have their eyes on someone who would really do well in the ...

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