Unless you already use Microsoft's products, skip these Office apps in favor of third-party options.
The Office for iPad apps are a great middle ground between desktop and smartphone versions, and are a must-have for frequent Office users.
The Office apps for iOS are worth downloading for free basic editing features, but are much more useful once you add a subscription to Office 365.
Familiar tools coupled with new features and a simplified and redesigned interface make Office 2013 well worth the paid upgrade.
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Google's already gotten its feet wet in virtual and augmented reality. Could this year be the next big step?
The world's largest software maker was poised to make its biggest acquisition to date, but talks fell through, according to CNBC.
Due out this year for Android and iOS, the voice assistant will bring some competition to Apple's Siri and the Google Now app.
Microsoft opens a test build of the Office 2016 suite to Windows users, giving them a taste of the new Google Docs-type feature ahead of the software's final release.
Excel, Word and PowerPoint are due to arrive on Windows phones running Windows 10 in just a few weeks.
Designed expressly for business users, the free app is kind of like a private YouTube for your company.