Office 365

Collaboration just got easier: Real-time co-authoring now available in Office Web Apps

Today, we’re introducing a new way to collaborate on documents with Office Web Apps. Using real-time co-authoring, colleagues, friends and family can contribute and edit documents simultaneously in the Word Web App, PowerPoint Web App or Excel Web App. Don’t know about Office Web Apps? You should. Office Web Apps are the best free alternative to Office. Read on to learn more about these online versions of the core Office applications that extend…

Access

Webinar: A gentle, human intro to Access 2013

Need a quick tutorial on Access 2013? Here’s your chance. You’ll learn how to create your first database in no time. First, we’ll go over the two kinds of databases you can create: browser-based Access apps and desktop databases. Then we’ll show you how easy it is to download a template–a readymade database with all the parts in place. Watch the trailer or click “Read more” below to watch the full webinar.…

News

Announcing Student Advantage

As part of its ongoing commitment to education, Microsoft today announced Student Advantage, a new benefit to qualifying institutions which will make it easy for students to use the latest and best version of full Office at their education institution and at home. Beginning December 1, 2013, any institutions worldwide that licenses Office for staff and faculty can provide access to Office 365 ProPlus for students at no additional cost.

PowerPoint

Webinar: Using animation in PowerPoint (without being dorky)

Animations can help drive a point home in PowerPoint, but if you’re not careful, they also can seem so silly your audience will feel like 6-year-olds. In this week’s webinar, learn how to use animations and do it smartly. Watch the 30-second trailer or click “read more” below to view the entire webinar. What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar Three steps for creating animations Best times to use animation…

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The Garage Series: Extreme Office 365 Mobility and Off-Road Rally Challenge using iPhone, Android, and Windows Devices

In this week’s episode, host Jeremy Chapman is joined by Office Mobile expert Guy Gilbert to round-up the latest in Office experiences across Windows, iOS, and Android platforms. Besides highlighting all the Office coverage on these devices, they show everything in action, including what may be the first Office demo to span nearly all mobile apps as they plan a rally game. They then challenge pro skateboarder and rally driver,…

OneNote

Using OneNote to present your ideas in meetings

Microsoft PowerPoint is a fantastic tool for creating polished presentations, but what if you just want to share some informal ideas with the other people in your meeting? Or perhaps you’re running a group brainstorming session and want everyone to be able to contribute their ideas? OneNote 2013 has several great features designed to make it easier to present and collaborate on ideas in a meeting. Let’s look at some…

Access

Register now: Join us for Access Day November 21

Join us Thursday, November 21 for a 1-day Microsoft Access conference in Bellevue, WA. Armen Stein, long-time Access MVP and president of J Street Technology, is organizing Access Day, which features internationally-respected presenters, including Access MVPs, book authors, and members of the Access development team at Microsoft. Sessions will offer a mix of Access client techniques and new Access web app development using SharePoint and SQL Azure. Read on to register and learn…

PowerPoint

Webinar: Using Presenter View in PowerPoint

If you give presentations, you need to know about the tool in PowerPoint that offers you a second screen to give you more control over your talk. In this week’s webinar you’ll learn how to use Presenter View in PowerPoint, and we’ll dish out expert advice on presenting.   Can’t view this video? It also can be seen at Microsoft Showcase. What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar Using Presenter’s View…