Microsoft releases new Outlook for Mac, other Office updates coming in 2015

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There’s a reason Microsoft’s latest version of Outlook for OS X leaked before the rest of its Office suite: the email client is ready, but other apps like Word and PowerPoint aren’t quite finished yet. Today Microsoft is launching a brand new Outlook for Mac, and Office 365 subscribers can download it right now. The company is promising “improved performance and reliability and a fresh look and feel that is unmistakably Microsoft Office,” and says this refresh brings Outlook on OS X closer in line with what users of the PC, web, and iPad Office apps have come to expect.

The user interface has been updated with a more modern look, smoother scrolling, and improved “agility” when switching between Ribbon tabs. It also delivers full push…

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