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Volume 14, Issue 18 | August 15, 2012

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Introducing, Modern Email for the Next Billion Mailboxes

Now, in addition to a desktop application and a service for businesses, we're offering Outlook as a personal email service.


Download the Preview makes your email richer by connecting to Facebook and Twitter, and helps you be productive with Office and SkyDrive. Because email is personal, Outlook also helps keep you in control of your private data.

See the New Hardware for Windows 8

Discover new mice and keyboards on the way, specifically designed for mobile and Windows 8.
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Try the Outlook 2013 Preview
Discover new and improved ways to find information quickly, handle email, coordinate schedules, keep current with contacts and social networks, and tame your unruly to-do lists.

Exchange Team Blog: The New OWA Rocks Tablets and Phones
The new Outlook Web App (OWA) has evolved to reach not only laptop or desktop computers, but also tablets and phones. You can try our latest release by signing up for the Office 365 Customer Preview Small Business Premium or Enterprise plans.

Inside SkyDrive, Hotmail, and Messenger
Experiencing modern Office with SkyDrive: cloud-first. No compromises. Employees can now get the benefits of SkyDrive for work documents while administrators get the management and compliance features they need.

Forum: Exchange Server 2013 Preview
Use this forum to ask questions and comment about deployment, administration, and setup for Exchange Server 2013 Preview.

Forum: Office Application Compatibility
Use this forum to discuss application, document, and solution compatibility for Microsoft Office. Get more information about Office 2013 Preview application compatibility.



Video: Walkthrough
Check out this YouTube video to see how Microsoft achieves its four main goals with

Video: What's New with Office 2013 Web Applications
Dan Zarzar, a Senior Program Manager for Office Web Apps, discusses the new enhancements to Office web apps in 2013.

Download the Exchange Online Preview
Exchange Online Preview is a hosted email solution that's provided as part of Microsoft Office 365 Preview.

Introducing Office Telemetry in the New Office
One of the powerful features for IT pros in the new Office is Office Telemetry, which we built to make IT pros' Office upgrade experience easier.

What's New for IT Pros in the New Office Release
This article summarizes the new Office features and includes related links to help you learn more about each feature.



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Mitch IrsfeldEditor's Note

TechNet Flash Editor
Mitch Irsfeld

With the New Office, Everyone Is More Productive

Following the preview of the new Office programs, and the more recent previews of and Exchange Online, it's perhaps time to start thinking about these cloud-based applications in terms of added productivity - both yours and your users....

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