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Office for Android phone Preview now available

Over the last 12 months, we’ve transformed Office from a suite of desktop applications to a complete, cross-platform, cross-device solution for getting work done. In January, we delivered the Office apps for Android tablets—and we’re really proud of our 4+ rating in the Google Play store! Today I’m pleased to announce the preview for Word, Excel and PowerPoint for Android phones.

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Power Map for Excel–May update for Office 365

In the May 2015 update of Office 365 we are proud to introduce a new core feature to Power Map: Custom Regions. The Custom Regions feature allows data to be mapped to the regions that matter most to you, even if they are not the traditional zip code, county, state or country regions. Custom regions are useful for plotting data on sales districts, school districts, congressional districts, land lot development,…

OneNote
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Audio recording comes to OneNote for Mac

Just over a year ago we released OneNote for Mac. Since then we’ve delivered frequent improvements and new experiences that have made OneNote a top 10 free app in the Mac App Store. Today we are introducing audio recording—one of the most frequently requested features by OneNote for Mac fans (especially students), and another powerful way to capture ideas and information into OneNote—plus the ability to recover notes you deleted…

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Handwriting Search and Apple Watch support for OneNote

Millions of people take handwritten notes in OneNote thanks to digital inking capabilities across popular devices including the iPad, Windows tablets and Android tablets. In fact, OneNote for Windows has supported handwriting recognition since 2006. Starting today, you can now search your handwritten notes that are in OneNote notebooks saved to OneDrive–just like you can search through typed text and text within images.

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OneNote Class Notebooks have redefined the instruction at my school FI

OneNote Class Notebooks have redefined the instruction at my school

I’ve seen “Send to OneNote” as a print option for over a decade. But until just over a year ago, it meant nothing to me. That is when the school board approved funding for the Going Digital initiative. OneNote has been a major player in our plan—from the first planning stages of Going Digital to teacher collaboration before the 1-to-1 rollout, to teacher and student communication in class.

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Office 2016 Public Preview now available

Today we’re expanding the Office 2016 Preview, making it available to Office users everywhere in preparation for general availability in Fall 2015. Office 2016 previewers will get an early look at the next release of Office on Windows desktop, but more importantly they’ll help to shape and improve the future of Office. Visit the Office 2016 Preview site to learn more about the Preview program and if it’s right for…

OneNote
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Our secret weapon—OneNote for sharing, collaborating and assessing

Living in the 21st century, the use of technology plays an important role in education. And I can understand why school leaders, educators, students and parents feel overwhelmed when they are introduced to new tools, programs, apps and so forth if the main focus is on the shifting to the new technology, rather than implementing the right technology. However, at Skjetten Primary School we all have one secret weapon: OneNote!

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Next on Modern Workplace—the evolving role of technology

Enterprise technology is evolving at lightning-fast speed, sparking trends like big data, cloud computing, unified communications, mobility, and social. But how do businesses effectively capitalize on these trends to drive collaboration, productivity, and better value for their customers? Register now to find out on the next Modern Workplace on May 5th, where we’ll come to you live from Ignite, Microsoft’s premier technology conference in Chicago.