In a much-needed upgrade, Lync 2013 gets bigger and a little bit better on Android devices.
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Microsoft is not known for educational computing tools, but with Office Mix it's turning PowerPoint into a tool for building online lessons.
Microsoft is developing a set of cloud-based tools for managing and deploying session virtualisation servers, allowing you to publish and share apps on Windows, iOS, Android, OS X and (soon) Windows Phone devices. We take the beta for a test drive.
ZDNet had some hands-on time with Azure RemoteApp at a recent Azure press event in Redmond, setting up a server image and publishing a selection of Office apps.
Track down the cloud services that people are using on your office network using this Azure Active Directory service, currently in preview.
This affordable smartphone includes a Simple Android Interface, but it's only skin-deep, and to access it you need to be able to navigate the standard UI.
Document editing and creation on a slate tablet will usually require an add-on keyboard. We examine a pair of leading contenders for Apple's iPad Air.
A new version of Microsoft's database has been released, with enhanced in-memory support and Azure-hosted backup.
With Office for iPad, Microsoft has set a very high bar for the forthcoming touch-based Windows 8 version of Office. If you've got an iPad and access to Office 365, these tools have to be a recommended install.
Travel gadgets from CES 2014 are starting to hit the shelves. We take a look at two very useful pieces of kit for the mobile professional.