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Microsoft muddles cloud storage in Office 365 for iOS

Microsoft's confusing mix of file-access methods will confound users and make document management iffy

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Real data security for all is now getting its start on mobile

Two approaches to data security are being pioneered on mobile, but over time will protect you anywhere

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First look: Office for Windows 10 is as good as the iPad version

Touch PC users will get a version of Office that works as well as what iOS and Android users now enjoy

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Microsoft rolls out KB 3036140 patch for Windows 10 Tech Preview, teases Office apps

In two separate moves, Microsoft released a bundle of patches for build 9926, and posts then pulls a touch-first 'universal' Office for Windows 10

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Satya Nadella at one year: Grading Microsoft's CEO

Nadella's first year at the Microsoft helm has brought both stunning successes and surprising lapses

The essential guide to making the most of Office for iPad

Secrets of Office for iPad masters

Tips, tricks, tweaks, and twerks for Office gurus looking to make the most of the iPad variant

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Best office apps for Android, round 2

With five Android office suites already duking it out, Microsoft Office jumps into the fray. Find out if it triumphs — or flails

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First look: The new OneDrive for Mac, iPhone, and iPad

At long last, Microsoft moves to fill its cloud storage Mac gap and make Office 365 more usable to more people

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Microsoft Outlook for iOS doesn't live up to its name

Microsoft has applied a thin sheen to the Accompli app, but scratch below the surface, and the shortcomings quickly become clear

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LibreOffice 4.4 tidies up, inside and out

The open source productivity suite sheds bugs and streamlines its UI in its latest update

Developers begin work on LibreOffice for Android

A first beta version of the Libre Office productivity suite for Android devices is planned for March

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Microsoft announces Office 2016 suite, touch-enabled Office for Windows 10 apps

Office for Windows 10 apps will be free to use on phones and tablets -- no Office 365 subscription required

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LibreOffice for Android takes first small steps

The first incarnation of LibreOffice for Android is little more than a document reader, but the plan all along was to start small and build up

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'Bingbooks' need free Office to compete with Chromebooks

Analysts debate the wisdom of giving Office 365 away to sell low-end laptops and tablets

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Preview: Microsoft Office for Android makes up for (some) lost time

A first preview of Microsoft's long-overdue Office apps for Android tablets reveals a serviceable effort that may be too little, too late

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Microsoft is primed for a comeback in 2015

In the cloud and on premises, Microsoft's deluge of product revisions is sure to please the whole gamut of users

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Microsoft opens Office for Android tablet preview to all comers

Redmond expands its earlier invite-only sneak peek: Lollipop users are now eligible

Google's surprise: ODF support launches ahead of schedule

Months earlier than predicted by Google's head of open source, Google today announced support for the international OpenDocument Format in its Google Drive suite of apps

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