Office for Windows RT Final Version; Fast & Fluid MSN for Windows 8 Now Available!

After making the Office 2013 Office Web App available on SkyDrive, the final version of Office for Windows RT is now ready to be delivered to all Surface buyers, Microsoft announced today."Office Home & Student 2013 RT provides a complete Office experience and includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote. It is optimized for touch, long […]

After making the Office 2013 Office Web App available on SkyDrive, the final version of Office for Windows RT is now ready to be delivered to all Surface buyers, Microsoft announced today.

"Office Home & Student 2013 RT provides a complete Office experience and includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote. It is optimized for touch, long battery life and the tablet form factor. The new Office and Windows RT devices seamlessly blend form and function, portability and productivity, and play and work in a single device," Oliver Roll, Office Team, said.

Further, he revealed that customers who buy a Windows RT device will automatically receive the final release of Office Home & Student 2013 RT, "a few days after they first use their new device (Wi-Fi connection required)," Oliver said.

Alternatively they can manually download the final release immediately via Windows Update

The Surface RT tablet is set to go on sale on October 26, alongside Windows 8.

"MSN with more than 480 million visitors per month is the top site in 27 markets" - now opens up new MSN for Windows 8, built exclusively for Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10 with fluid design.

MSN for Windows 8 Goes Live

MSN for Windows 8 is built for speed and rendering complex page layouts and high resolution images is faster and more fluid. You can easily view images, slideshows and videos, without compromising experience.

The result is a cleaner more "app-like" experience that allows you use the Flip Ahead feature to swiftly jump from article to article with a simple gesture. What is more interesting, is you can use the "Snap" feature to snap a given page to the side of screen - say your favorite stock- while you engage in another program or page.

In addtion, the company also introducingMSN News which is designed to deliver the short succinct news bites from 300-500 words providing you with quick snap-shots of information.

The site is live at http://t.msn.com.