Office for iPad – how to activate

Microsoft released native iPad apps for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.joining the existing iOS apps OneNote, Lync, OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, and an OWA app for Exchange-based email.

While these apps are free, they do require a subscription to activate. Otherwise they are read only.

With the free apps, you can read Word documents, use Excel data and present with PowerPoint. With an Office 365 subscription, you can edit and create new documents with the iPad. . . .

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Microsoft releases Remote Desktop 8.0 for Android, iOS and Mac

Coinciding with its release of Windows 8.1, Microsoft has released new versions of its Remote Desktop Client (RDC) for Android, iOS and Mac. This is the first major upgrade to RDC for Mac since version 2.0 was released in June 2008 and last updated in May 2011 and the first releases for Android and iOS.

RDC 8.0 for Mac includes some long awaited features including support for Mac OS X 10.7 and later. While RDC . . .

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OS X 10.8 removes iTunes sync support with Outlook for Mac

Update: After a few comments from folks saying they are not seeing issues I retested syncing on a clean install of Mountain Lion and Office 14.2.3. Indeed, they’re correct. Syncing between Outlook for Mac and Mountain Lion’s Calendar and Contacts applications is working as expected. Although, I made efforts to test carefully the first time I can only assume I made a mistake in my efforts. Apologies to anyone I’ve misled.

 

Today, on my . . .

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