You might have wondered why licensing Retail versions of Microsoft Office 2016 on Windows has become so cumbersome and clunky and confusing? Why does Microsoft force a login to install and activate Office? Why is this service so bad at showing information and handling more than one installation? If fact, if you have more than one retail copy of Office to install and activate on the same account, you’re in for serious confusion. I can’t answer all these questions, but I’ll show you how to fix this mess so you can install Office and move on.
When I was asked to move a customer’s 2000-odd contacts and 13 gigabytes of mail to Google’s cloud services from his MacOS-based computer, I knew this was going to be more than a challenge. To complicate matters, he had been using Outlook as a POP3 client of Google Mail and kept all his folders locally in Outlook 2011. From the beginning, I knew this was going to be an undertaking but I have some tips to help you face these particular challenges.
If you wanted more, with some font and cloud capabilities, you might look to Apple’s iCloud Notes. It’s in the cloud, and you can use the notes on all your Apple devices. Jumping into this game, Microsoft has introduced their own cloud-based note-taking application for OS X called OneNote.
If you update Windows 8 to Windows 8.1, Microsoft is also going to give you Outlook 2013 RT. Incredible new for users, but even more, Microsoft has to be the only company with the balls to offer a full productivity application in an OS update.
Recently, Microsoft has offered a way to publicly view Office files by way of their own Office Web Viewer. I’ll show you how this process works, and how you might make use of it yourself.
You’ve seen my thoughts on Outlook 2013, Word 2013, and Excel 2013 previously – now I wanted to take a step back and look at the entire suite that makes up Microsoft Office 2013.
As the de facto spreadsheet application on the desktop, As a product, it really hasn’t changed in as many years. With a new 2013 release for Windows on the horizon, I wanted to take a look at what we have to look forward to.
Usually, a user’s computer has Word running for the entire duration of a working day, it’s that important. With a new release of the entire suite, I wanted to take a closer look at the application and what’s new and changed.
Outlook 2013. The mail application has existed in a number of incarnations since the early 1990’s when it was included in copies of Microsoft Exchange. The application has had to contend with a number of major computing shifts while eMail has essentially stayed the same. Today, I take a look at what’s new and notable in Outlook 2013.
The scenario: You need to get a copy of Microsoft Office 2010 installed on your Windows-based computer, but don’t wish to buy a copy the Application. You heard there were free options available for this software but we’re sure how to get the application installed. Included in Microsoft Office 2010 Starter are stripped down versions […]