Posts Tagged ‘office 365’

Microsoft Announces OneDrive Storage Plan Downgrades

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

From the word go, it was pretty obvious that the “unlimited storage” deal couldn’t last forever …

Microsoft announced yesterday that it will make changes to the storage plans of its online file hosting and synchronization service OneDrive and to OneDrive storage given to Office 365 subscribers. The changes affect existing users of the service as well as future users. Several of the plans provided by OneDrive or other Microsoft services that provide access to OneDrive as a bonus are downgraded.


Microsoft Office 2013 Editions Overview

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Here’s a handy side-by-side comparison of the features and capabilities provided by the various versions of MS Office 2013 …

Microsoft Office 2013 and 365 are now available for purchase, for instance via Microsoft’s official online store. Not every online retailer seems to have it in stock right now, Amazon for instance has not listed the Office 2013 editions yet on its website.


How to Uninstall Microsoft Office 2013 or Office 365

Friday, January 4th, 2013

Apparently, it’s harder to uninstall Microsoft Office than one might expect …

If you have installed a trial or full version of Microsoft Office 2013, the company’s latest installment of the suite, on your PC and want to uninstall it again, for instance because it is causing issues on the PC, you do not want to use it anymore, or simply because you want to install it again at a later time, then you can usually use the uninstall a program control panel applet to do so.


Download the Office 15 Consumer Preview Now!

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

If you’re interested in a sneak peak at the new version of MS Office, here’s how …

Microsoft is currently holding a press conference where the next version of Office, Office 365 is presented for the first time. If you do not have time to watch the presentation right now, you may be thrilled to know that Office 365 Consumer Preview versions have been made available. The easiest way to download them is to go to the Try Office page on the Microsoft website and pick one of the available versions from there.


Microsoft Introduces Us to the Gmail Man

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Wow. Just great; more annoying commercials … cool concept though.

It’s very common for the major technology companies to release video adverts for their products that deride or poke fun at the competition, probably the best example of these are Apple’s excellent parodies of Microsoft’s “I’m a PC” adverts.


Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer Gets Office 365 Support

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

The Remote Connectivity Analyzer seems like a useful tool for both system administrators, and also the rest of us who are just curious …

Microsoft’s Remote Connectivity Analyzer is a tool for system administrators to verify that the Internet connectivity of specific Microsoft services is setup and configured properly. The online tool has been initially released under the name Exchange Server Remote Connectivity Analyzer back in 2010. It has now been rebranded to take into account the availability of Office 365, Microsoft’s new cloud based Office collaboration suite on the Internet.


Sign Up for Office 365 Beta

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

For those who can’t wait for the official release of Office 365, here’s how to sign up as a beta tester …

Mike covered Office 365 before here on Ghacks. Without rehashing what has already been said, Office 365 is a cloud based service by Microsoft that brings Microsoft Office, Sharepoint, Exchange and Lync together in the cloud. The service aims at business and organizations who do not want to invest in local server solutions by working in the cloud instead.


Office 365 is the New Windows Live for Business

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

Hopefully, the convenience of a cloud based version of Office will make up for the steep price …

Microsoft have now announced a beta of their Office 365product suite for businesses.  The suite is the long anticipated hosted solution for exchange and sharepoint.  In itself these hosted services will save a great many companies from having to purchase and maintain their own server rooms, but Office 365 brings much more to the table than just that.