Almost everyone who owns a computer will know what you're talking about when you mention Microsoft Word – the veteran word processor has been going since the early 1980s, after all. But how does it stack up in the modern, cloud-focused era, with the likes of Google Docs nipping at its heels?Here we're going to take a close look at how Word works as a word processor today, on the desktop, on mobile, and on the web, as part of an ongoing Office 365 subscription. Word is also available as a one-off Office 2019 purchase, without the regular updates and without the backup of tech support from Microsoft.Microsoft Word for Office 365: interfaceThe ribbon interface wasn't a hugely popular move when it was first introduced, but it's helped keep Word looking fresh and relevant as computing has moved away from the desktop to mobile and the web.Its constantly shifting carousel of menus and options works very well, for the most part, with the most necessary and relevant options usually … [Read more...] about Microsoft Word for Office 365 review
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June 29, 2018 - Written By Mark Real Three Microsoft Office Android applications will receive new features next month, according to the support page of the software giant Microsoft. The tech firm has identified the three Office applications for Android that will get new features in July as the Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint apps. Starting next month, the Microsoft Word Android app will now show both the word count and the number of pages of the document as the user scrolls up or down a file, and the application will also gain a zoom capability that will automatically fit the document to the entire smartphone screen.On the other hand, the Outlook Android app will also be receiving at least two new features next month. Starting July, Microsoft will now allow people to delete contacts directly on the Outlook Android app, a feature that the software giant mentioned has been requested by the users of the application. The Microsoft Outlook for Android also gains a “Do Not … [Read more...] about Word, PowerPoint, Outlook Apps Get New Features In July
Word processors are ubiquitous in schools, workplaces, and universities, but paying for an Office 365 subscription can add up over time. Merge Word costs the same as one month of Office 365, and you get to keep it for life. In this review I took a look at Merge Word through the lens of it could replace Microsoft Word in an everyday workflow. I came away impressed by Merge Word which packs a lot of bang for its buck, though there are some downsides. The app is available for $9.99 on Windows 10. See at Microsoft Store A familiar interface At first glance, Merge Word will feel extremely familiar to anyone who has used Microsoft Word. In fact, even on further inspection, you could probably fool someone into thinking it was Microsoft Word. It has a familiar ribbon design, page layout, and set of features. It even has various themes that you can switch between including older versions of Office and some attractive dark modes. Merge Word covers all the basic word processing tools such as … [Read more...] about Can Merge Word replace Microsoft Word for only $10?
Microsoft Word for Android has become the first app offered up by Microsoft since Skype to have been installed over 500 million times. That tops other Microsoft apps for Android such as the Excel spreadsheet, the Outlook email consolidator and the OneNote digital note taker (more than 100 million installations each). While many of the features that a casual Word user would need are free, you do need a subscription to Office 365 for the full Word experience.A Subscription to Office 365 for personal use is $69.99 for a year, or $6.99 a month. The whole house (up to 5 users) can be hooked up for $99.99 a year, or $9.99 a month. With the subscription, you get full versions of apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher (PC only) and Access (PC only). As far as Word for Android is concerned, signing up with Office 365 will allow you to use these features:Track and review changes Change page orientation Insert page and section breaks Highlight table cells with … [Read more...] about Microsoft Word for Android is Redmond’s first app since Skype to hit half a billion installations
This week at its Build developers conference, Microsoft will announce some significant additions to its mobile offerings.An update to the Microsoft Launcher app for Android will allow enterprise customers to access line of business applications directly from a custom home page on an Android-powered mobile phone. The new features are provisioned by Microsoft Intune.Build 2018: Livestream, start time, what to expect (CNET)The revised Launcher app will also support Microsoft's Timeline feature, which debuted in the just-released Windows 10 April 2018 Update. Timeline, officially billed as a "cross-device application launching" tool, combines information about people, conversations, schedules, and content, as gathered from an organizational profile in Microsoft's cloud-based services.See also: Windows 10 April 2018 Update arrives and here's what's new On iPhones and iPads, of course, the option of a custom launcher app isn't available, Instead, Timeline support will be offered … [Read more...] about Build 2018: Microsoft embraces Android and iOS, extends Timeline feature