The new look of Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft announces features for the next version of Office, Sprint goes live with LTE, and LinkedIn gets a makeover.
And you challenger has answered LPE ring. I'm Bridget Carey and this is you're seeing an update. Microsoft is releasing a new flavor of Microsoft Office to go along with the new -- -- -- eight. This new office is all about making your documents available where ever you are -- on whatever device you're on whether it's a tablet Smartphone or of course the desktop. The design is also -- with less steps to find what you need decision that use this on a touch screen -- simplified some options in a new word. The top ribbon is still there with newly designed flat icons but if you don't need. Just have to -- it. And PowerPoint there's -- -- present your view that shows the next light coming up. And touching the screen can turn your finger into -- virtually user pointers in excel to help -- make a chart quickly I had to do is highlight the data and they'll offer suggestions on what type of chart issues. So -- has -- the four GL TE club it's just -- LTE in eighteen cities around Georgia and Texas as well as Sprint's headquarters in Kansas City. Sprint was the first to launch a four G network back in 2008. But it is using WiMax and now it's playing catch up to Verizon eighteen T. Who uses superior LTE network technology more areas of common the second half of the year it already has sports market -- second tapped into four GL TE. Including the galaxy S there. -- sixteen year old Microsoft and NBC online partnership is officially over. Microsoft is out at MSNBC. NBC paid for the full control of the web site and renamed it MBC news.com. Microsoft is building and they -- dot -- into its own portal for news is much like Yahoo! mail well. -- just got a bit more like FaceBook. You can click -- like and comment on any article posted from someone in your network. It's part of Lincoln's app -- to redesign the site as an everyday tool rather than something you just likened to when you wanna -- resume changer adding new contact. Google's nexus seven -- began shipping pre orders -- Friday. But if you lot one. Expect to wait a few weeks it's listed as sold out and on back order at many retailers. Could be a Windows Phone right now you get a flagship Nokia Lumia 900 for just fifty bucks -- he lowered the price but. That's because it'll soon be outdated when the new windows phones come out this also can't you're gonna wanna wait. It's looking like Apple may be launching its new Mountain Lion operating system next week on July 20 fit. The web say nine to five Mac reports that some Apple employees will be working overnight -- deep before and that usually means they'll be setting up for something new in the store. When it comes out -- not online outbreak can be downloaded to any facts. That your tech news update -- today for mourn the stories in today's show visit cnet.com slash update from our studios in new York and Virginia. --