Microsoft’s Q3 earnings show steady Office gains, sharp drop in Surface revenue

www.office.com/setup Blogs: The earnings are in for Quarter 3 of fiscal year 2017, offering investors and fans alike a look at how things are going for Microsoft as they move forward with their business plans. There are some ups and downs this quarter, with Office and gaming revenue on the rise and Surface revenue taking a Read more about Microsoft’s Q3 earnings show steady Office gains, sharp drop in Surface revenue[…]

Office 365 now reaches 100 million commercial active users

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft released yesterday its earnings reports for the third quarter of its 2017 fiscal year, and Office 365 revenue was once again one of the main highlights. Overall, revenue in Productivity and Business Processes reached $8 billion during Q3 (up 22% year-over-year), and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella emphasized the following points during the company’s Read more about Office 365 now reaches 100 million commercial active users[…]

Ignite 2017: As expected, Skype for Business will become part of Microsoft Teams

www.office.com/setup Blogs: At its Ignite conference today, Microsoft officially announced that it plans to make Microsoft Teams the core communication client in Office 365. The team collaboration app will soon integrate all Skype for Business Online capabilities, and it will replace the current Skype for Business client in Office 365 once it achieves feature parity. www.office.com/setup Blogs: Read more about Ignite 2017: As expected, Skype for Business will become part of Microsoft Teams[…]

Ignite 2017: Microsoft introduces two new Microsoft 365 offerings, as well as new capabilities

www.office.com/setup Blogs: At the Microsoft Ignite 2017 conference, Microsoft announced the expansion of Microsoft 365. Announced at Microsoft Inspire few months ago, Microsoft 365 brings together Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security to provide a complete, intelligent solution for organizations. www.office.com/setup Blogs: The two new Microsoft 365 offerings are: Microsoft 365 Education: It includes Office Read more about Ignite 2017: Microsoft introduces two new Microsoft 365 offerings, as well as new capabilities[…]

Microsoft offers Windows 10 S, Minecraft for Education, Office 365 for Education for new PCs

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft is looking to empower educators with their newly announced Windows 10 S, and it looks like they want to get it into as many teacher’s hands as possible right off the bat. During the media event today, Terry Myerson shared that it’s going to be easier for classrooms to implement Windows 10 S than Read more about Microsoft offers Windows 10 S, Minecraft for Education, Office 365 for Education for new PCs[…]

Microsoft Teams is being specialized for classrooms

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft, the company’s new chat-based workspace in Office 365 became generally available a couple of weeks ago, but the company is already working on new use cases in the education market. www.office.com/setup Blogs: Today, the Redmond giant announced at its Education event in New York that Microsoft Teams would be included in its free Read more about Microsoft Teams is being specialized for classrooms[…]

Office for Windows 10 Mobile apps update for Insiders

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Users with on the Office Insider Slow Version 17.8431 on Windows 10 Mobile have been given a preview of the upcoming August 2017 Feature Update which contains two main new features; an improvement to smart quotes in Word and the ability to insert cut or copied cells in Excel. www.office.com/setup Blogs: “As you type text, Word automatically Read more about Office for Windows 10 Mobile apps update for Insiders[…]

Microsoft Teams picks up new features for Office 365 for Education customers

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft yesterday highlighted some new features heading to Microsoft Teams for Office 365 for Education customers. The features are built on the feedback of educators, and are designed to make it easier to collaborate with OneNote in Teams, and more. www.office.com/setup Blogs: The first of the new features are some new assignments capabilities. Now, when Read more about Microsoft Teams picks up new features for Office 365 for Education customers[…]

Office.com redesigned to make getting to Office 365 faster and easier

Microsoft unveiled today a redesigned version of Office.com, the online hub that gives Office 365 users easy access to all their apps, documents, contacts and more. In addition to the slightly redesigned UI, Office.com now features an improved search experience to quickly find what you’re looking for. On the top left of your browser window, the Office 365 Read more about Office.com redesigned to make getting to Office 365 faster and easier[…]

New app launcher experience coming to Office 365

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft today announced that they will be launching a new Office 365 app launcher experience over the next couple of months. Compared to the current experience, the new launcher is much more personalized and is aimed at helping users find and open the apps they use most frequently. www.office.com/setup Blogs: Although the visual look Read more about New app launcher experience coming to Office 365[…]