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The newest from Office.
Office Professional 2013 is designed to help you create and communicate faster with new, time-saving features and a clean, modern look. Plus, you can save your documents in the cloud on SkyDrive and access them virtually anywhere.
The latest versions of all our best-in-class applications for use on 1 PC.
What it includes:
- The latest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Access and Publisher.
- Office on one PC for business use.
- One-off purchase for the life of your PC; non-transferable.
- 7 GB of online storage in SkyDrive.
- Free Office Web Apps1 for accessing, editing and sharing documents.
- An improved user interface optimised for a keyboard, pen or touchscreen.
Work through your to-do list faster.
- Experience Office at its best on Windows 8 devices, with an improved user interface optimised for touch, pen and keyboard.
- An improved look and feel reduces distractions for a better reading experience.
- The new Start screen gives you a selection of recent documents and templates to get going quickly.
Simplify how you communicate.
- Get all the latest email, scheduling and task tools in Outlook.
- See your Outlook schedule, an appointment or details about a contact without changing screens.
- Create more visually compelling presentations with widescreen themes in PowerPoint.
- Use OneNote to capture and share notes, pictures, web pages, voice memos and more.
Get more. Right from the Start. Bring all the aspects of your life together - create, play, discover, connect, and work.
Get to it all from the new Start screen, even your familiar desktop. Discover popular and unique apps in the Windows Store. Personalize with more tile sizes, colours, and backgrounds. Do more with side by side views of apps and sites. Access photos and files virtually anywhere with SkyDrive built-in. Search, browse, and share more securely and quickly. Protect your data by encrypting it with BitLocker.
What's new in Windows 8.1 Pro - It plays as hard as it works. Windows 8.1 gives you the power to quickly browse, watch movies, play games, polish your resume, and pull together a killer presentation - all on a single PC.
Your Office. Your Way - Experience Office at its best on Windows 8 devices. Discover new and better ways to create, edit, and browse - using a keyboard, pen, or touchscreen. Don't forget: Office is not part of Windows 8.
Some features require Windows 8.1. Update available through Windows store for Windows 8 users. Internet access required; fees may apply. System requirements. 1Ghz processor or faster with support for PAE, NX, and SSE2 2Gb RAM 20Gb available hard disk space 1366 x 768 screen resolution DirectX 9 graphics processor with WDDM driver To use touch, you need a PC that supports multitouch Internet access (fees may apply).
Watching DVDs requires separate playback software Windows Media Centre license sold separately.
Note: If you're running Windows 8, visit the Windows Store for a FREE update to Windows 8.1. If you're running Windows 7, your files will easily transfer. Windows 8.1 is not designed for installation on devices running Windows XP or Windows Vista. B.MICROSOFT helpline: 0844 800 2400.
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Style That Works. At just over a foot long and less than an inch thick, the Microsoft Arc Keyboard is the perfect companion while you're playing your Xbox 360, chatting online at the kitchen table, or working at your office desk. Compact and portable, the wireless keyboard can easily be stowed in a coffee-table drawer when not in use. Or, leave it out for everyone to see - it has a clean, modern design that you'll be proud to display. Clean lines and eye catching shape. Show off an eye-catching shape that looks as much a piece of art as a high-tech tool. Lightweight and Compact - use the keyboard anywhere, taking advantage of the comfortable and portable design. Stowable Nano Transceiver - leave the transceiver plugged into your PC, or stow it underneath the keyboard when you want to pack it for travel. 2.4Ghz Wireless Freely roam around the room with a reliable wireless connection of up to 30ft.Colour: Black.
Curve for Comfort; Flatten to pack.
Enjoy stylish, compact comfort and reliable wireless freedom at your fingertips. Curve it comfortably for use. Then smoothly glide your finger up or down the scroll pad to navigate through a page and the Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse responds precisely to the speed of your movement. Use it just about anywhere, even on a rough wood surface or your living room carpet, relying on Microsoft BlueTrack Technology*. While giving a presentation or surfing the Internet, roam 30ft away and retain reliable wireless control of your computer. When you pack up and go, you'll travel in style. Keep the tiny transceiver plugged into your computer's USB port, or tuck it into the underside of the mouse. Flatten the Arc Touch Mouse to turn it off, and slip it into your pocket or bag as easily as a mobile phone. Flexible Design Curve for comfort, flatten to pack. A perfect fit for your hand and your mobile lifestyle. Power On and Off Curve to turn on. Flatten to turn off. No button to switch. A green light flashes to show the battery is working, and then turns off to save battery life. Touch to Scroll Click. Tap. Flick. Control. Quickly brush up or down with your finger to flick into hyperfast vertical scrolling for smooth, intuitive navigation. Scroll slowly with a gentle swipe or quickly with a flick of the finger, then tap to stop. BlueTrack Technology Take advantage of BlueTrack Technology, which combines the power of optical with the precision of laser for remarkable tracking on virtually any surface.
*Perfectly Portable Nano transceiver magnetically attaches to the bottom of the mouse for wireless freedom. *BlueTrack Technology does not work on clear glass or mirrored surfaces.Colour: Black.
Microsoft Sculp Mobile Mouse - Light Orchid
From £1.95 per week
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Optimized for Windows - The Windows button on Sculpt Mobile Mouse is an exciting new feature that operates seamlessly with Windows 8. Simply press the Windows logo to instantly view the Start screen and access all of your favourite apps, just one click away. The perfect travel companion. Whether you're editing a presentation or connecting with friends online, Sculpt Mobile Mouse is a comfortable, familiar companion for your modern, mobile lifestyle. Its compact design and BlueTrack technology, which works on virtually any surface, make it the ideal device for the office or on the go.
Enjoy a clutter-FREE workspace at your desk or on your coffee table with this wireless, mini-USB connected mouse. Familiar design, high functionality. The classic shape of Sculpt Mobile Mouse and its 4-way scroll wheel make it intuitive to operate with either hand. Tilting the wheel left and right allows you to scroll horizontally, performing such tasks as navigating the Start screen or moving through wide documents with ease. Scroll left, right, front and back with four-way wheel scrolling. Quickly navigate all of your projects with speed and efficiency. Four-Way Scrolling with Tilt Technology - Navigate Windows with ease by pressing the Windows button for quick access to the Windows 8 Start screen. In Windows 7, press to quickly pull up the Start menu.
H 95, W 56, D 40mm.MICROSOFT helpline: 0844 800 2400.
Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500 - Black
From £1.95 per week
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Comfort and Style on the Go. You'll appreciate how this wireless mobile mouse comfortably fits your hand and your mobile lifestyle. Use it just about anywhere, even on a rough park bench or your living room carpet, relying on Microsoft BlueTrack Technology*. When it's time to pack up and go, you'll hardly notice the tiny transceiver. Keep it plugged into the USB port, or stow it in the bottom of the mouse for travel. Keep using your mouse for up to eight months with a single battery, and rely on the power indicator to tell you when it's time to replace it. BlueTrack Technology - take advantage of BlueTrack Technology, which combines the power of optical with the precision of laser for remarkable tracking on virtually any surface. Plug-And-Go Nano Transceiver Leave the Nano Transceiver plugged in when you're on the go, or stow it in the mouse. 8 months battery life - use your mouse for up to eight months without having to change batteries. Battery status indicator tells you when battery power is low.
*BlueTrack Technology does not work on clear glass or mirrored surfaces.Colour: Black.
Microsoft Office Mac Home Business 2011
From £2.80 per week
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Design and deliver beautiful presentations with ease and confidence.
Impress them with your presentation skills
Presenter View. Stay organized with new behind-the-scenes tools, so you can keep your presentation focused and your audience tuned in.
Slide Zoom. Direct your audience’s attention right to your point. Zoom in on a diagram, chart, or graphic with a couple of clicks, and zoom out just as smoothly.
Slide Navigator. While in Presenter View, your audience sees only the slide you’ve selected.
Auto-extend. When you project your presentation to a second screen, your slides and Presenter View automatically appear on the correct screens. No fumbling with equipment.
Design unique and compelling presentations
Start Screen. Jump-start your creative process by browsing the new wide-screen themes displayed when PowerPoint opens.
Theme Variants. Give your design the look you want. Apply design variations with a click.
Alignment Guides. Add a designer’s touch. Intuitively align shapes, text boxes, videos on your slides.
Merge Shapes. Create your own shapes and customized icons with the Union, Combine, Fragment, Intersect, and Subtract tools.
Work together to make your presentation shine
Simplified Sharing. Share work with confidence. Your presentations are saved online on SkyDrive or SharePoint by default.
ReplyComment. Keep track of the conversation. Place and reply comments right next to the slide area you’re discussing, so everyone can readily see who replied to whom, and when.
Create professional and impactful publications.
What's new in Publisher 2013
Microsoft Publisher 2013 adds new capabilities geared to help you add, change, and format pictures and text with new and improved effects, like glow and bevel, so that your publications have a creative snap without adding a lot of work to your plate.
Adding and changing pictures
Sometimes you want to try a bunch of pictures in different spots in your publication. Publisher 2013 simplifies the process for adding, changing, and swapping pictures.
Publisher 2013 combines searching for pictures on your computer, from Office.com’s clip art gallery, and the web in one dialog.
From the scratch area you can drag a picture onto your publication’s page and drag it back off again or swap for another picture if you don’t like the way it looks.
To swap two pictures, whether they are both on the page or one is in the scratch area, select one picture and drag it by the mountain and sun icon to the other picture until a pink highlight appears around the picture and release the mouse button.
Creating picture backgrounds
You can take your pictures and use them as the background for your publication’s pages. Right-click on the picture, choose Apply to Background and then either Fill to expand the picture to take up the entire background.
There are many new picture effects available. You can apply shadows, reflections, glow, soft edges, bevels, and 3-D rotations to your pictures. Select the picture and click Picture Effects, on the Picture Tools – Format tab.
Easily discover, visualize, and share insights from your data.
What's new in Excel 2013
You’ll find many new features that let you get away from walls of numbers and draw more persuasive pictures of your data, guiding you to better, more informed decisions.
Top features to explore
Get started quickly
Templates do most of the set-up and design work for you, so you can focus on your data. When you open Excel 2013, you’ll see templates for budgets, calendars, forms, and reports, and more.
Instant data analysis
The new Quick Analysis tool lets you convert your data into a chart or table in two steps or less. Preview your data with conditional formatting, sparklines, or charts, and make your choice stick in just one click.
Fill out an entire column of data in a flash
Flash Fill is like a data assistant that finishes your work for you. As soon as it detects what you want to do, Flash Fill enters the rest of your data in one fell swoop, following the pattern it recognizes in your data.
Create the right chart for your data
With Chart recommendations, Excel recommends the most suitable charts for your data. Get a quick peek to see how your data looks in the different charts, and then simply pick the one that shows the insights you want to present.
One workbook, one window
In Excel 2013 each workbook has in its own window, making it easier to work on two workbooks at once. It also makes life easier when you’re working on two monitors.
Design and deliver beautiful presentations with ease and confidence.
What's new in PowerPoint 2013
Presenter View automatically adapts to your projection set-up, and you can even use it on a single monitor. Themes now come with variations, which make it simpler to hone in on the look you want. And when you’re working with others, you can add comments to ask questions and get feedback.
More choices for getting started
Instead of opening with a blank presentation, PowerPoint 2013 gives you several ways to start your next presentation using a template, a theme, a recent presentation, a not-so-recent presentation, or a blank one.
New, improved presenter tools
Hassle-free Presenter View
Presenter View allows you to see your notes on your monitor while the audience only sees the slide. In previous releases, it was difficult to figure out who saw what on which monitor. The improved Presenter View fixes that headache and makes it simpler to work with.
- Use Presenter View on one monitor Presenter View no longer requires multiple monitors. Now you can rehearse in Presenter View without hooking up anything else.
- Zoom in on a slide Click the magnifying glass to zoom in on charts, diagrams, or whatever you want to emphasize for your audience.
- Jump to a slide Use Slide Navigator to browse to other slides in the presentation.
- Automatic set up PowerPoint can automatically sense your computer setup and choose the right monitor for Presenter view.
Create custom apps fast without being a developer
What's new in Access 2013
What’s new in Access 2013? In a word, apps. An Access web app is a new type of database that you build in Access, then use and share with others as a SharePoint app in a web browser. To build an app, you just select the type of data you want to track (contacts, tasks, projects, and so on). Access creates the database structure, complete with views that let you add and edit data. Navigation and basic commands are built-in, so you can start using your app right away.
Getting started with apps
Building an app
Using your SharePoint server or Office 365 site as a host, you’ll be able to build a polished, browser-based database app. Under the hood, Access apps use SQL Server to provide the best performance and data integrity. On the startup screen, click Custom web app.
NOTE: With Access 2013, you can still create traditional desktop databases from scratch. Or, try out a template to create an app, a desktop database, or an Access 2010-style web database.
Quickly add tables to your app using pre-designed table templates. If you’re tracking tasks, search for the Tasks template and click it.
If you see the multiple-table indicator next to a template, that means Access will add commonly used related tables for you so you can get started with a truly relational database. Access creates views for each table that display data from related tables.
Import data from Access desktop databases, Microsoft Excel files, ODBC data sources, text files, and SharePoint lists.
Microsoft Outlook 2013
From £1.39 per week
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- Next day delivery available
Manage your email, schedules, contacts, and to-dos.
What's new in Outlook 2013
The first thing you’ll see when you open Outlook is a brand new look. It’s cleaner, but it’s also designed to help you focus on what’s important with a clear view of email, calendars, and contacts.
Preview messages in the message list
Know at a glance which messages to read and tackle first.
Respond faster with inline replies
Reply with one click by typing your response right in the Reading Pane. Or, start a Lync IM conversation for a real-time chat.
Sneak a peek
Grab a quick glance at your schedule, an appointment, or details about someone you’re emailing—without, for example, having to switch from email to calendar or other modes.
Quickly switch between the main Outlook elements
Just above the status bar at the bottom of the screen, you’ll find a clearer view of Mail, Calendar, People, and Tasks, for easy navigation.
Customize your Inbox
Rename the folders in your Inbox and move them around to support the way you work.
Find what you want, when you want
Search email, attachments, calendar appointments and contacts to find the information you need fast.
Will it be sunny or rainy?
You don't have to find your local weather forecast because it's right there in Calendar view, along with current conditions.