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Extend your networking reach with social apps for Office

Social apps can make working with Office 2013 more engaging, efficient, and fun. They combine the networking and outreach capabilities of social media sites with the mobile productivity power of Office.  Together, Office and social apps give you more insight into your contacts, allow you to monitor your social channels without using a browser, and can spice up your SharePoint sites in ways that you’ll “like” (thumbs up). Read on to…

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The new Office lets me work from home–and everywhere else

As blogger-in-chief of MommaSaid.net for the past 10 years, Jen Singer has used technology to work around her kids’ (and occasionally, her cat’s) schedules. She’s done pre-show interviews with TV producers from the supermarket cereal aisle and edited books on her laptop while waiting for track practice to end. Now with SkyDrive, Microsoft’s cloud-based storage system, her Office can truly be wherever she is. She started writing this blog post…

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Get virtually unlimited attachments and get up-to-date with Outlook.com

Outlook.com left preview just a few weeks ago as the world’s fastest growing email service. Millions of customers continue to join Outlook.com daily. We have been humbled by some fantastic reviews and today, we wanted to share more about two features that are customer favorites: the ability to share just about anything in a single message using SkyDrive and the ability to keep your address book automatically updated with info…

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Outlook.com leaves preview as the world’s fastest growing email service going from 0 to 60 million in just 6 months

Last summer, we released a preview of Outlook.com, a new modern email service from Microsoft. Since then, we’ve been humbled by the fast pace of adoption with over 60 million people already actively using Outlook.com. During the same period, we’ve received lots of feedback and made many improvements. Today, we’re excited to announce the next step in this journey: Outlook.com is coming out of preview and people everywhere can get…

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Download our free Office 2013 Quick Start Guides

Thinking about making the change to Office 2013? Changes bring exciting new features, but new versions of your favorite software can take a bit of getting used to. To help ease the transition, we’ve put together nine handy Quick Start Guides that introduce you to the newest versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, Access, Project, and Visio. Read on to learn how to download the guides and…

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Really want to do some winter cleaning? Switch to Outlook.com for the best email experience across all your devices

With the launch of Outlook.com, we’re working to bring modern email to over a billion people.  As we do this, we wanted you to know that we strive to put people first and that means building a great mail experience for the devices you have chosen to use.  Learn how Outlook.com looks to be poised be the best email for mobile phones by supporting Exchange ActiveSync (EAS).

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Outlook.com increases security with support for DMARC and EV certificates

Over the past several weeks since we announced Outlook.com, we’ve continued to work to deliver you the highest levels of security and protection technologies. Today, we are excited to announce two important new security features that help fight common phishing attacks and provide you with even more protection. The first is complete support for DMARC, a standard that makes it harder for someone to deliver phishing mail to your inbox.…

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Over 25 million active Outlook.com users, and today we’re making it even easier for Gmail users to switch

Since the new Outlook.com launched in July, the positive feedback has been overwhelming. Outlook.com has received a number of other accolades around the world and there are already over 25 million active users. Learn why Gmail users are switching to Outlook.com and read about new features launching today for customizing your inbox, one-click archiving, keyboard shortcuts, and more.