Microsoft to launch Translator app for Word and PowerPoint 2013 today

Microsoft has been expanding its Bing Translator software to more and more of the company’s products, including apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. Today, Microsoft announced that a new Translator app for Word and PowerPoint 2013 users will be launched in the Office store later in the day. In a post on the …

Surface specs, power cover and other info ahead of tomorrow’s announcements

Tomorrow morning, Microsoft will pull back the covers from its upcoming line of Surface 2 tablets. But if you want to get an early look at what the new devices will include, Neowin was able to exclusively unveil most of the vital information about the tablets and their accessories thanks to our trusted insiders. Read: …

Microsoft reveals pricing and packaging for Windows 8.1

Microsoft has revealed Windows 8.1’s final packaging as well as the pricing for the new version of the company’s flagship operating system, which remains the same as Windows 8’s price, though some changes have been made to how users upgrade. Windows 8.1 will have a recommended retail pricing of $119.99 for the regular version and …

Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 RTM released on TechNet and MSDN

Following criticism from TechNet and MSDN subscribers, Microsoft has announced plans to release the Core and Pro RTM builds for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 to users of those services. Additionally, the release candidate build for Visual Studio 2013 will be provided to TechNet and MSDN subscribers. In late August, Microsoft announced that …

Microsoft boosts per file upload limit for SharePoint Online to 2GB

Last week, Microsoft announced SharePoint Online admins, while using Office 365, could increase the default cloud storage space for SkyDrive Pro to as much as 100 GB. This week, the company revealed even more improvements to SharePoint Online that will be rolled out over the coming weeks. In a post on the official Office blog, …

Microsoft adds delegate access configuration feature to Outlook Web App

While Microsoft already has its web-based Outlook.com email service, it also has a free Outlook Web Appdesigned for enterprise customers. Today, the company announced a new feature that will let users of Outlook Web App to give permission for others to check their inbox and manage their calendar while the main user is away. Microsoft …

Surface Pro 2: Haswell, more RAM and a ‘refined’ kickstand

Back in January, Microsoft released the Surface Pro; a tablet that was designed to be your do-all, go-anywhere device. By blending a powerful laptop with the flexibility of a tablet, the device appeared to be a home run for usability and portability. Couple the tablet with detachable keyboards and a stylus, and the Surface Pro …