Select Windows Insiders can now download and test Office 365 from the Windows Store

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft is sending out emails to select Windows Insiders with Office 365 accounts to let them know they are eligible to download and preview the Windows Store version of Office 365. This expansion of testing comes after the company originally bridged the Office 365 apps to the store more than a few months ago, then opened Read more about Select Windows Insiders can now download and test Office 365 from the Windows Store[…]

Microsoft won’t deliver Guest Access for Teams this month, says it remains a “top priority”

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Last week, Microsoft released a significant update for its Teams collaboration app, rolling out new classroom experiences for Office 365 Education customers. In addition, several popular cloud storage services such as Dropbox, Google Drive and Box are now supported in Teams, which is great for companies that don’t put all their eggs in the Office Read more about Microsoft won’t deliver Guest Access for Teams this month, says it remains a “top priority”[…]

Microsoft’s critical Windows and Office patches present a panoply of problems

www.office.com/setup Blogs: For April, Patch Tuesday’s 644 patches are crawling with bugs, but there are some solutions www.office.com/setup Blogs: Windows and Office patching have had a horrible three months. In February, we saw no patches except a decidedly late-to-the-party IE Flash fix, released a week after Adobe spilled the beans. March brought a metric messof patches to Read more about Microsoft’s critical Windows and Office patches present a panoply of problems[…]

Loving the ‘Like’ Button

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Any social network user will tell you, the more “Likes” your post gets, the better. But in practice, I’ve seen that a “Like” can mean more than simply liking what an update has to say. As an avid user of the “Like” button, I was curious to learn more about how other people Read more about Loving the ‘Like’ Button[…]

San José and Microsoft announce city’s selection of Office 365, Windows Azure and StorSimple for over 5,000 employees

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Today, we are pleased to share that the City of San José has selected Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Windows Azure and StorSimple to expand the productivity potential of its more than 5,000 city employees, reduce operational costs, and deliver improved services to over 984,000 residents in the Capital of Silicon Valley. To learn Read more about San José and Microsoft announce city’s selection of Office 365, Windows Azure and StorSimple for over 5,000 employees[…]

Adding rich data labels to charts in Excel 2013

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Storytelling is a powerful communication tool, and data is essential for many decision-making tasks. Together, they can be data visualization at its best: the science and art of transforming your data so that the most important points shine through. Sometimes a basic chart will do the trick.  But to make your visual message Read more about Adding rich data labels to charts in Excel 2013[…]

Plug in to unplug

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Recently, more people are trying to unplug, and they’re chronicling their experiences for the rest of us. Paul Miller of The Verge spent a whole year without the internet, Mashable‘s Vignesh Ramachandran just attended a tech-free summer camp for adults called The Digital Detox, and we’re inspired by Fast Company’s #unplug series. We Read more about Plug in to unplug[…]

We’ve Updated Excel Web App – What’s New as of June 2013?

www.office.com/setup Blogs: About a month ago, we announced that Excel Web App and the Office Web Apps are destined to become a comprehensive productivity experience on more browsers and devices (not just companions to the desktop applications). We didn’t give any specific timelines as part of that, but last week we released our first feature Read more about We’ve Updated Excel Web App – What’s New as of June 2013?[…]