The Office division at Microsoft is busy at work on a bunch of interesting products, one of which we might be getting soon. Office 16 beta, it is being said, arrives next month. No surprises here, keeping in mind the recent batch of screenshots we were tread to yesterday. And while the stable build is still set for...

Microsoft Office is, for all intents and purposes, the company’s biggest breadwinner. Office 16, it is now being said, is the new version of the productivity suite that is in development. And it comes with a lot of welcome changes, as this new report details. Previously, flying under the codename of Gemini, The Verge...

An absolute cornerstone of Microsoft’s dominance in the technology world, Office is currently in the process of getting a touch optimized makeover. This, we have known, for well over a year now. And although we caught an early glimpse of this version at BUILD 2014, a few new screenshots that have recently surfaced...

There are some that believe that the classic Microsoft experience is still not complete on touch. Sure, the company has released a couple of flavors of its Office productivity suite. But they are not overly optimized for touch based usage. Work, however, still continues at Redmond on the true touch optimized version...

Redmond has already announced its plans to bring its Office suite of productivity applications on platforms beyond Windows. And this means the company is currently working on touch enabled versions of Office. Microsoft has, however, refused to provide specific details on this project. But Mary Jo Foley is reporting...

The future, in case you were not aware, is Metro. Microsoft is betting big on touch usage of computing devices, and all its latest operating systems are a testament to its belief in this philosophy. Microsoft even teased an early alpha version of PowerPoint at BUILD that was designed for the Modern UI, and explained...

While most eyes are on the upcoming Windows 8.1 and all the enhancements it is rumored to bring, Microsoft is also putting in some hard work on upgrading its Office suite of productivity software. Some know it as Office Blue — others call it by its codename, Gemini. But this much is a given that a major Office upgrade...

Word on the street is (pun always intended) is that Microsoft is currently working on Gemini, a new set of updates for its Office productivity suite. This new version is said to include dedicated builds for Windows 8.1. Microsoft’s roadmap for its Office releases suggests that the productivity suite is very likely to...

Windows RT has recently been in the news for, shall we say, not the right reasons. While Microsoft’s foray into the ARM architecture pleased a lot of people when announced, the release has seen lukewarm response. In many ways this was to be expected. It is after all, a foray — a first venture for the company on a...