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Check out the new OneNote for iPad, iPhone and Android

Today we’ve released a major update to OneNote for iPhone, iPad and Android. These apps are based on an almost entirely new code base that delivers a full-powered OneNote experience across each device with more reliable sync that “just works.”  Our re-engineering investment also enables us to continue making improvements more quickly moving forward.  Read on to learn more about the new capabilities and why we think you’ll love them.

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The McKinstry Tool Tracker App: Using Access 2013 and Office 365 to manage critical assets

McKinstry, a builder and manager of energy-efficient commercial buildings, needed an efficient and accurate way to track tools. Microsoft worked with the company to create an app using Access 2013 (and hosted on Office 365) showing current location, availability, usage history, and storage locations. A barcode scanner sends keystrokes through a USB connection, and Access uses built-in search to instantly identify the tool based on the code in the record for that tool. A data macro checks…

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Plug in to unplug

Information overload is real, and it’s important to #unplug for creativity and sanity. We also realize most people don’t always have the luxury of doing so, and that includes most of us at Microsoft. One of our dev teams even built an internal app, called Focus Time, to shut off electronic distractions. The app, which was downloaded internally thousands of times, switches Outlook to offline mode and sets Lync to “Do Not…

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Energy retailer AGL Energy Limited simplifies email support and saves with Office 365

AGL Energy Limited (AGL), one of Australia’s largest energy retailers, recently announced that it has moved to Office 365 for a single platform that brings together its operations and employees. The company, which has over 3.6 million residential and business customers, needed a solution that provided business-critical mobile connectivity and improved collaboration for its 3,000+ employees. With Office 365, AGL’s employees are more productive when on the go while the company is…

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Webinar: Traveling with OneNote and tips from travel expert Kristin Luna

We’ll show you how OneNote can help organize and share your plans, including a nifty new template that’s chock full of tips from Travel + Leisure magazine. Plus, we’ll chat with travel adventurer and blogger Kristin Luna from Camels & Chocolate to learn some of her expert top tips for a great trip. We’ll also answer your questions about travel and OneNote. What the trailer now or click “read more” below to…

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Office is a life skill for graduates on the job hunt

A recent survey caught our attention this week, revealing that 83% of millenials say technology makes it easier to get a job. We couldn’t agree more. Computer skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office in particular, are fundamentals most employers expect. With this in mind, we wanted to share resources that will help the class of 2013–and beyond–brush up on Office skills and stand out from the crowd.