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Microsoft Office for Android Smartphones Preview Now Available

Microsoft Office for Android Smartphones Preview Now AvailableMicrosoft is bringing a new features and look to its Office mobile applications for Android phones. After launching an Android tablet version in January, the new Office applications for Android phones look very comparable. They’re additionally almost identical to the iOS version available on the iPhone, and designed with the exact same features in mind.

While the tablet versions permit you to get a fair quantity of editing done without a keyboard & mouse, the phone editions are truly for basic and also fast edits. Microsoft is utilizing the very same editing interface at the end of the screen, with options to quickly change font styles and also styling in Word. Continue reading

Skype’s Real-Time Translator Feature is Now Available for Anyone to Use

Skype's Real-Time Translator FeatureMicrosoft has been previewing its powerful Skype Translator for nearly 6 months, and the company is now ready for anyone to examine the software. While the previous releases, including support for Italian & Chinese, have been restricted to a small group of testers, Microsoft is getting rid of the sign-up need today to open up the preview to the masses. That means anyone could now make use of Skype Translator to translate English, Spanish, Italian, and also Madarin in real-time.

Skype Translator works by using a modified version of the Skype Windows 8 app to translate talked words right into text or sound. Continue reading

Microsoft Might Not Launch New Operationg System After Windows 10, Only Incremental Updates

Microsoft Might Not Launch New Operationg System After Windows 10, Only Incremental UpdatesOver the previous year Microsoft has actually already talked about exactly how it’s moving away from large launches for Windows in favor of smaller incremental updates that regularly evolve the operating system. And with Windows 10 around the corner, the company is going as far as calling it the last version of Windows. ‘Now we’re launching Windows 10, and because Windows 10 is the last version of Windows, we’re all still working with Windows 10,’ said Jerry Nixon, a developer evangelist speaking at Microsoft’s Ignite conference last week.

Nixon was clarifying exactly how when releasing Windows 8.1 in 2013, Microsoft was currently dealing with Windows 10 in the background. Such has often held true with all major launches. Continue reading

Microsoft Office 2016 Public Preview is Now Readily Available For Windows PCs

Microsoft Office 2016Microsoft Office 2016 may still be obtaining the finish touches in Redmond, however Microsoft is opening up its productivity suite for public preview. If you’ll recall, some applications were consisted of in previous launches of the Windows 10 Technical Preview and also offered for both IT users and devs. Since 4th May 2015, though, normal users could get a early look and also offer feedback on all the new things – including those upgraded universal applications. This indicates that you’ll gain access to OneDrive attachments in Outlook, real-time co-authoring & retooled apps that learn how you working out to lend a hand. Specifically in Excel, there are updated charts and graphs alongside one-click projecting and even more data evaluating tools. Looking to take it for a spin just before the official launch this fall? Also if you’re not an Office 365 customer, you could snatch a test version here.

Latest Chrome 42 From Google Comes With Push Notice And Bug Fixes.

Latest Chrome 42Chrome 42 has finished to a secure release and also is now available to download for Windows, Mac and Linux. Along with the common list of safety fixes (45 in total) and under-the-hood changes for security and also performance, Google’s newest release includes its new Push API and also Notifications API.

Together, these 2 new APIs allow web sites to send notifications to web surfers even after they’ve closed or navigated away from said site. Certainly, there’s a great line in between being useful & obtrusive when dealing with notifications. Fortunately, Google mandates that developers need to obtain consent for permission to make use of the Push API. Continue reading

Chrome OS on Beta Receives New Launcher With Google Now

Chrome OS on Beta Receives New Launcher With Google NowIntrepid individuals running Chrome OS beta will certainly soon get to test a huge new feature that’s not quite all set for stable release: Chrome Launcher 2.0. This version looks even more like a new tab on the Chrome browser compared to the platform’s current, much more standard one that’s basically a windows that shows application icons – it even has its very own search bar. It also comes integrated with Google Now that shows your session, flight, reminder, etc. cards if you use the feature on a mobile device or 2. Certainly, because it’s still a launcher, it has an application list you can access when required. Continue reading

Office 2016 Will Hit Desktops And Mobile Devices Later This Year !

Windows 10At its Windows 10 event last week, Microsoft spent some time displaying off how its universal applications would offer a similar experience across devices. Office was certainly part of that conversation, and today, the people in Redmond revealed that this year’s installation of the desktop applications would arrive prior to end of 2015. The upgrade for mobile, labeled Office for Windows 10, will certainly come pre-installed on phones and also tablet computers running Windows 10 for free, with touch-enabled Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote & Outlook all consisted of. While we’ll certainly keep our eyes peeled off for an exact day, Microsoft says we can expect Office 2016 to arrive during the 2nd half of this year. Who knows, possibly it’ll roll-out in time to help when School starts back up in the fall.

Microsoft’s Android Lock Screen Now Reveals Your Music & Online Chats !

microsoft-next-lock-screenMicrosoft’s smart take on an Android front end, Next Lock Screen, simply acquired much more valuable if you’re a music maven or love to talk online. An updated version not just brings music controls to the lock screen (as you’ll sometimes see in other places), however surfaces your Line, Hangouts, and Skype messages – you’ll understand at a look whether or not that friend returned to you. The new software reveals MMS chats, also. While it could still really feel a bit odd to use an Android interface add-on from the people in Redmond, the revamp is big sufficient that you’ll would like to provide it a shot if your phone’s existing lock layout just isn’t cutting it.

What Is on Your Windows 10 Wished List?

windows10Today is the large one for Microsoft and its Fans. The company will finally be describing the customer features of Windows 10 at a press event at its Redmond headquarters.

We currently obtained a healthy dose of Windows 10 during the technical preview peek along with a few leaks showing Cortana in action. We have almost no suggestion just what the phone side of things will appear like, though convincing fakes have actually attempted to tell us or else.

So just what are some factors you wish to hear come Wednesday? Whether new features or just hold-over’s from Windows 8.1 yet beyond. Continue reading