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I received some interesting advice several months back: Instead of just using the services that come with Windows, we should use services that work better.
It's Crazy Eddie time, folks: Users running Windows 10 with Office 2010 can now purchase a one-year subscription to Office 365 Personal for 50 percent off.
Today marks the general availability of Office 2016 for Windows, a suite of desktop applications that pushes Microsoft's vision for PC-based productivity.
While Skype has long supported emoticons and emojis, Microsoft is taking it to the next level by adding support for short animated video clips called Mojis.
Microsoft has issued major new versions of Skype for Android, iPhone and iPad, adding UI, navigation, and search improvements on each platform.
It looks like Microsoft isn't the only browser maker adopting the Google Chrome add-on model: Mozilla revealed this past week it will soon do so as well.
Microsoft announced new adds-in from Boomerang, Evernote, PayPal and Uber that will work across Outlook, Outlook on the web, and, soon, Outlook.com too.
OneDrive has released Shared Folder sync for all OneDrive users. So you can now sync folders that others have shared with you to your desktop PC or Mac.
Microsoft announced an improved user interface and new features for what it is now calling Outlook on the web, the web version of Outlook in Office 365.
I've started moving my most critical work-related documents to Dropbox, a paid service that is fast and reliable. Unlike, say, OneDrive, which is neither.
As you may know, Microsoft makes a wonderful collection of MSN mobile content apps. As of this fall, sadly, three of those apps are being discontinued.
Microsoft announced last night that the Skype for Business app for Windows Phone is now available, replacing Lync and adding a new look and new features.
If you already have an Office 365 Home subscription and receive an Office 365 Personal subscription, you can now extend your Home subscription by 9 months.
A LastPass breach has triggered some Chicken Little theatrics, but remember that you can easily secure your LastPass account with two-factor authentication.
Microsoft has announced a major user experience makeover that is now being rolled for OneDrive on the web. You should see the update in the next few days.
Just ten days after it delivered a limited beta release of Skype for Web to customers in the US and UK, Microsoft has made the beta available worldwide.
This week Microsoft made it official: it is killing off the Modern app version of Skype and will now—again—focus on the desktop application instead.
A key Microsoft platform differentiator was silently killed by one of the software giant's biggest partners this week, as Facebook discontinued support for a key API.
Microsoft announced this morning that Skype for Web (Beta) is now available for users in the United States and the United Kingdom.
After having tested the improved new version of Google Photos, I can say that I'll be using it myself, and can recommend that you at least check it out.
The busy beavers at Skype have been busier than usual this week, shipping updates to the communications service on Mac, iPhone, Outlook.com and Windows desktop.
Microsoft has announced updates to the OneDrive app on Windows Phone and Android. And each adds exactly one interesting new feature.