After a few months of public beta testing, Microsoft is taking the preview label of its updated Office Web Apps for SkyDrive today and making these new versions of its free web-based versions of Word, Excel, OneNote and PowerPoint the standard for all SkyDrive and Outlook.com users.
Here is a reminder for developers who want to write apps for Windows 8′s Metro mode (or whatever Microsoft prefers to call it these days): the only way to distribute your apps to consumers is through the Windows Store. This isn’t actually a new policy but one that Microsoft announced a year ago.
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Xbox Music will be available for iOS and Android today, as Microsoft furthers its bid to take on streaming music services like Spotify. Xbox Music is the first entertainment service from the Microsoft to launch on iOS and Android, and follows its Web version, which now offers free streaming to all browsers.