11/18/2013, Its not always easy to make a presentation in a room full of people, whether you’re in a boardroom and the stakes are quite high or you’re in class talking about the solar system, you would want the presentation to go as smoothly as possible. The Microsoft Research and Office engineering teams have collaborated to develop a new app that’s likely to be of immense help during presentations. Called the […]
10/08/2013, There has been a lot of speculation as to when Microsoft will release Office for iPad. The company’s suite of productivity applications, Word, Excel and PowerPoint in particular, are some of the most widely used productivity softwares around the world. There’s naturally going to be demand for an iPad version, given the insane amount of tablets Apple has moved in just under four years. Outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer reiterated […]
09/20/2013, It should be no surprise to those who follow the tech industry to hear Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will be retiring within a year. Whether or not he was forced out due to the Microsoft Surface RT debacle is certainly up for debate, but the Ballmer certainly isn’t going down without revealing some secrets the company has been holding on to for quite some time. Specifically, Microsoft Office for iOS and […]
07/31/2013, A few weeks after releasing Office for iPhone, Microsoft today announced the launch of Office for Android. Any smartphone running version 4.0 or higher would be able to install the Office app. It brings Word, PowerPoint and Excel though there’s a little caveat. Microsoft isn’t offering a standalone version that one can purchase, the app itself is free, but users will require a Microsoft Office 365 subscription in order to […]
06/14/2013, Microsoft Office is now available on iOS.
04/10/2013, If an alleged roadmap of Microsoft’s two year wave of Office updates is to be believed, then the Redmond based outfit has pushed back Office for Android and iOS launch until October 2014. It was confirmed back in November that the company was working on Office for both of these platforms and it was expected that release will take place in early 2013. The leaked roadmap also reveals what Office […]
04/03/2013, Both Android and iOS users have been clamoring for a version of Microsoft Office on their respective devices for years now, with Microsoft reportedly losing $2.5 billion in possible revenue for every year a mobile version Microsoft Office isn’t released. While Microsoft continues to debate whether or not they should deliver an Android or iOS version of Microsoft Office, Google has beaten them to the punch as they have just released their […]
02/15/2013, Microsoft Office making its way to iOS has been an ongoing rumor for years now with a new report being published today that puts a dollar amount on how much the company is losing each year the application doesn’t receive an iOS version. According to Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Holt, Microsoft is estimated to be losing $2.5 billion a year from potential iOS customers who would prefer to use Microsoft […]
02/07/2013, Linux users probably have their own productivity suites which act as replacement or substitutes for Microsoft Office, but if you’re a Linux user and you just love the functionality and features of Microsoft Office, there are rumors suggesting that Microsoft could be working on porting their Office productivity suite onto the Linux platform come 2014. This rumor was thanks to a “source” who some speculate might be one of Microsoft’s […]
12/10/2012, For years now, Microsoft has been extending its more popular first-party applications to other platforms such as iOS and Android, but one first-party application that has alluded going cross-platform has been its Microsoft Office suite of applications. We’ve been hearing rumors of its existence and inevitable release for several months now, but a recent leaked document may have finally hit the nail on the head in regards to Microsoft Office making the jump […]
09/17/2012, There is no exact release date as to when Microsoft will roll out Office 2013 and Office 365 worldwide, but at the very least, we are able to get a handle on the price point. Standalone versions that have been licensed for use on just one computer will still be sold over the counter, but Microsoft’s new price points want to make experiencing Office 2013 and Office 365 at home […]
07/16/2012, It looks like rumors about the new Microsoft Office being unveiled today turned out to be true. Following the webcast (which we are covering on our live blog at the time of writing), Microsoft officially announced on its website its next-generation productivity suite. Firstly, it’s not going to be called Office 15 instead, Microsoft has decided to go with Office 2013. While not a huge departure from previous incarnations of […]
07/16/2012, Microsoft’s Steve Balmer is announcing Office 15, the new version of Microsoft Office. With more than 1 billion users, it represents 30% of Microsoft’s revenues and remains a productivity juggernaut, so any introduction deserves some attention. You can follow the live streaming video above (update: we have removed the embed since it triggers audio), or if you can’t just sit around and watch, we will post live updates on live.ubergizmo.com.
07/16/2012, Last week there was a rumor going on about Microsoft announcing its upcoming version of Office today (Office 15/Office 2013), and it looks like it might be spot on. According to reports online, Microsoft will be holding a webcast at 12 PM PDT where it will be announcing “news from Microsoft”. No information about the event has been released except that Steve Ballmer will be making an appearance so it […]