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Report: Microsoft’s Office 2016 may launch on September 22

Targeting a Fall 2015 launch to hit mobile devices prior to the holiday shopping season, Office 2016 could be released as early as late September 2015 with significant updates to Microsoft's suite of software.

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No more free lunches: Microsoft discontinues Office 365 trial bundles

Microsoft has announced that it's cutting the free Office 365 trial deal from its repertoire, but if you're in the market for a new PC, there are a handful of workarounds to keep your one-year free trial.

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Six US teens compete to be the best in the world … at Microsoft Office

Being world champion in anything is no mean feat, even if the skills involved are editing slide transitions and copying blocks of cells. These U.S. students have made it to the finals of the Microsoft Office World Championship.

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Microsoft Office for Windows users can now sync files with Google Drive

Office users have another choice for cloud storage. A new plug-in makes it possible to open and edit Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files directly from Google Drive.

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Universal Apps for Office will release simultaneously with Windows 10

The touch-compatible and free universal version of Microsoft office will be available in the Windows Store when WIndows 10 releases on July 29.

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Strapped for cash? Here are 5 of the best Microsoft Office alternatives

Looking to put Microsoft Office behind you? Here are our picks for the five best, free alternatives that will leave you wondering why you waited so long to make the switch.

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If you only need basic Microsoft Office features, you can get a limited version for free.

Microsoft Office can be expensive, but unless you are a power user, you only need some features from the full Office suite. You don't have to spend so much money to use Microsoft Office. How does free sound?

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Preview: Office 2016 isn’t revolutionary, and that’s ok

Microsoft Office 2016, the latest version of the long-running productivity suite, will introduce the first all-news Mac suite in five years and a variety of cloud-focused enhancements.

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Microsoft Office and Skype to be preinstalled on new Sony and LG Android tablets

Microsoft's suite of apps, including Office and Skype, will come preinstalled on Android devices from Sony and LG thanks to a new agreement between the companies to bring Microsoft's services to more users.

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Microsoft releases a new preview version of Office on Android

Microsoft released a new office preview for Android that brings the Excel, Word, and PowerPoint apps in line with the iOS versions. In tow are new sharing, collaboration, and editing features.

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Microsoft opens up the Office 2016 preview for everyone, shows off new collaboration and search features

Microsoft has debuted the latest edition of Office at Ignite 2015. Now, Office 2016 preview is available for the public to try out via download on its website.

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Microsoft Office will soon work with other apps, like Uber

Microsoft have announced support for third party add-ins in their Office suite as part of this morning's BUILD keynote.

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Is it Daenerys, or Daeneres? Microsoft Word knows, even if you don’t

Not sure how to spell the name of your favorite Game of Thrones character? That's no problem, as long as you use Microsoft Word. The popular word processor knows most of the series' major characters and locations.

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Microsoft Office apps on iOS, Android exceed 100 million downloads

While the initial launch of Microsoft Office for iOS and Android wasn't a huge hit, making the apps free last year significantly increased adoption, and that has propelled them to a combined 100 million downloads.

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Sorry Apple, Microsoft is right: Windows is for people who get things done

When it comes to productivity, Microsoft is right; Windows is the best operating system for those who do. Apple's OS X and Linux have made strides, but nothing compares to Windows in the workplace.

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