Microsoft lets Office 365 users buy more OneDrive storage, protect some files in a “Personal Vault”

As cloud storage solutions go, Microsoft’s OneDrive isn’t a bad deal — you get 15GB of storage for free, or you can pay $2 per month you for 50GB. And if you sign up for an Office 365 subscription you get 1TB of online storage for as little as $70 per year… not to mention […]

Microsoft announces 4 new Windows 10 S laptops, coming soon for $275 and up

Windows 10 S is a streamlined (or maybe stripped down) version of Windows that can only run third-party apps if they’re available from the Windows Store. The upshot is that you get tighter security and the possibility of better performance… and if you’re not happy with the available apps and features you can pay $50 […]

Microsoft steps up push for Office 365 subscriptions over single-license Office installs

There are currently a few different ways to get your hands on Microsoft Office. There are home and business versions of Office. And make a one-time purchase to get a version of Office that you can install on a single PC or pay for an Office 365 subscription that lets you install the operating system on one […]

Microsoft is dropping OneDrive free storage to 5GB, killing Office 365 unlimited storage

Cloud storage doesn’t grow on trees (or clouds)… although you’d be mistaken for thinking it was free. In recent years companies including Microsoft, Google, Dropbox, and Box have offered some amount of free online storage as a way to get people hooked on the service so that users of the free service will consider becoming paying […]

Say goodbye to free Office 365 Personal subscriptions with Windows PCs

For the past year or so, Microsoft has been partnering with PC makers to offer free 1-year subscriptions to Office 365 Personal to customers when they buy a small laptop or tablet. Since a subscription is worth $70 and some Windows PCs have actually been available for around the price or less, in some cases […]

Microsoft launches new Outlook, Translator, Office apps and features

Microsoft is on a cross-platform app bender. This week the company has been updating apps, adding new features to Outlook, launching new services for Office 365, and bringing apps and services to wearable devices. Here’s a roundup of some of Microsoft’s newest office and productivity updates. Translator for Apple Watch and Android Wear Install the latest version of […]

LibreOffice Online will bring open source office suite to the cloud

LibreOffice is a free, open-source, cross-platform suite of office apps including software for creating spreadsheets, documents, and presentations. There are versions of LibreOffice available for Linux, Windows, OS X, and there’s even an early build for Android. Now the folks behind LibreOffice have announced plans to bring the office suite to a new platform: the web. Collabora and IceWarp […]