Office for android released [Android]

Office Mobile for Office 365 is now available for download from google play store. It requires a qualifying Office 365 subscription.

Main features:

Access Office documents that are stored on SkyDrive, SkyDrive Pro, or SharePoint.
Documents you’ve recently viewed on your computer are readily available on your phone in the recent documents panel.
Email Attachments
Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents look great on your phone.
Word, Excel and PowerPoint have been optimized for the small screen of your phone.
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Presentation Views
make quick edits to Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents.
Formatting and content remain intact when you edit Word, Excel, or PowerPoint documents on your phone.
Edit While Offline
create new Word and Excel documents on your phone.
Share – send the document in email or save it to SkyDrive or SharePoint.

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Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012 released

Microsoft Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012 is now available for download.

Main features:

New templates to new designers to a whole host of integrated lifecycle tools
create, edit, test, debug, package, and deploy apps for Office and SharePoint, across all current Office and SharePoint hosting models and app types.
full support both for VSTO Add-ins and SharePoint Solutions.

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Microsoft Office 2013 released

Microsoft Office 2013 is now available from microsoft store.

Price details:

Office 365 Home Premium – $99.99/year (word,excel,powerpoint,onenote,outlook,publisher,access,skydrive -+20GB,skype – 60 minutes of Skype calls per month)
Office Home and Student – $139.99 (word,excel,powerpoint,onenote)
Office Home and Business – $219.99 (word,excel,powerpoint,onenote,outlook)
Office Professional – $399.99 (word,excel,powerpoint,onenote,outlook,publisher,access)

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Deprecated features on Outlook 2013

Microsoft has released a list of the features that won’t be a part of its Outlook 2013.

The features are:

Classic Offline Mode for Microsoft Exchange accounts
Deliver to PST for Exchange accounts
Calendar Publishing to (PubCal)
VPN and Dialup Settings
Outlook search via the Windows Shell
Import/Export to ACT! Contact manager files, Word 97-2003 (.doc),Excel 97-2003 (.xls),Outlook Express archives
Legacy Contact Linking/Activities Tab


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Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 evaluation released

Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 60 day evaluation version is now available in 32-bit and 64-bit editions from Microsoft’s TechNet Evaluation Center for download.It includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, OneNote, Access, Publisher, and Lync.

Microsoft ID and registration to download is required.

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Office 2013 pricing

Microsoft has announced pricing for office 2013.

Office 365 Home Premium single subscription: $8.33 per month and $99.99 per year.

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Access, and Publisher.
ability to use Office on up to 5 PCs or Macs shared among all users in the home. additional 20GB over the 7GB you get for free.
60 minutes of Skype world calling per month.

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