Some time ago we saw the launch of the Consumer Preview of the highly anticipated Windows 8, the final version was delayed until late October. Meanwhile, Windows took care of the environment more complete new operating system, and prepare the market with the introduction of the tablet, the Windows Surface. This double confirms Windows 8 and Metro were designed for touch screens, thus trying to get to install Windows 8 on touch tablets and other equipment.
That makeover was undoubtedly one of the most important points, and so the new version of Office follows the same line of change that started with the Windows Phone. What matters now is that already available version of Microsoft Office 2013 Consumer Preview, so you take out the win and see a real change in the classic Office suite.
In addition to a completely different interface and coupled with the Metro, Office 2013 differs mainly saving documents in the cloud, using the generous 7 GB SkyDrive or enterprise solutions such as SharePoint. This results in that we can access, work and share our documents from any device that supports the Metro interface.
Another interesting change is the integration of other services in the documents, such as YouTube, Flickr or LinkedIn, to name a few, and real-time sharing it with other equipment, which can work together on a single file. Another point to note is the support for PDF files, so you will not need an extra plugin or anything like that to open them.
In the link you will find access to downloads and the chance to explore the characteristics of their services, ie Word, Excel, Outlook, OneNote and PowerPoint. What do you think of this new Office?.