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Microsoft says printing functions will come to Office for iPad soon

While the software itself has been well received, the lack of a printing function is a notable shortcoming.

on pcworld.com

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Microsoft announces Office for iPad, extending productivity to all iOS devices

Microsoft has officially ported its Office suite to the iPad, challenging Apple on its home turf.

on pcworld.com

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Will Satya Nadella launch Office for iPad next week?

Reports suggest a version of Office for Apple's tablet is finally happening.

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First look: Could Microsoft OneNote for Mac replace Evernote?

You now have another way to sync multimedia notes between Mac and iOS devices: Microsoft has brought OneNote to the Mac. Jeffery Battersby has some first impressions.

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Microsoft adds personal Office 365 subscription

Don't need a family plan? Try out Microsoft's new Office 365 Personal plan.

on pcworld.com

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Shorter iPhone returns, digital tipping, and caveat emptor

Apple shortens the iPhone return period, Starbucks prepares to add tipping to its mobile app, and in-app purchasers beware!

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The Week in iOS Apps: Gmail gets better

The latest edition of Gmail works about as well as you think it should, at last. Also, apps for paying bills, reading documents, and fighting World War II better than ever.

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Google sharpens Gmail app for iOS

This new version adds background refresh capability.

on pcworld.com

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FileThis cloud filing service exits beta

FileThis, which logs into your various service accounts and downloads and organizes your statements automatically, has exited beta. It's a convenient service, though there's a leap of faith required in terms of security.

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Slideshow building app Haiku Deck launches for iPhone

This new companion app lets you control a slideshow displayed from your iPad with your iPhone.

on techhive.com

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Slack exits beta with its tool for information overload

Slack aims to take your emails and files, along with content from Twitter, Dropbox, and elsewhere, and plunk that into its own platform to make it more easily searchable.

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Chrome beta users get an assist from Google Now

The virtual assistant already available to Android and iOS users is making its way to the desktop via the beta version of Google's browser.

on pcworld.com

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iWork updates for Mac, iOS return missing features

A number of features that were MIA in the recent revamps of iWork on the Mac and iOS have returned in the latest updates for the suites.