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New Microsoft Office 365 uses AI to design your PPT, word enhancement from RM30 per month!

Recently, Microsoft has announced an update to their Office 365 product line which is now known as Microsoft 365. The new Microsoft 365 will adds AI and cloud integration and they have just rolled out Microsoft 365 Personal and Family plans.

The biggest highlight of the Microsoft 365 is the addition of smart AI technology which brings more comprehensive services, from arrange your plan to family safety and enhanced connectivity.

The Microsoft 365 updates uses AI and introduces new Editor services. It can detect your incorrect spelled words, grammar mistakes or even recommend you phrases. This service currently supports up to 20 different language to improve your essay quality.

Power also adds in AI presentation training. The Microsoft 365 will provide feedback for your recommendation (e.g. you have halted too many times and reminds you to increase your volume for important material). It will also rolls out design where the AI think it is suitable for your slides.

This also means lesser time you will need to spend on thinking the design and finding templates.

 

Excel is also capable of provide chart and tables which interprets data. E.g. it can detects the excel sheet were used to calculate monthly expends and provide you with a chart that shows the data, or to display the calories of food and fruits.

There is also Microsoft Teams which allow you to plan for your work and travel and you can share your travel itinerary with friends and family too!

As for the Microsoft Family Safety, it introduces parental monitoring which can monitors time spend on devices and applications and even the current location. This feature will be rolled out in Android and iOS platform.

A table that compares what you get for free with a Microsoft account vs. a Microsoft 365 subscription: Microsoft account: • Price: Free • Usage: 1 person • Office: o Office apps: Web apps + mobile apps for iOS and Android o Real-time co-editing: Included o Preserve formatting across web, mobile, and desktop apps: Included o Microsoft Editor: Spelling and grammar o PowerPoint Designer: Layout recommendations o PowerPoint Presenter Coach: Filler words and pacing o Creative content: 2000 templates, 750 images, 25 looping videos, 82 fonts, 320 icons o Money in Excel: Not included • OneDrive: o Storage quota: 5 GB per person o Deep integration in Office and Windows 10: Included o Files on demand: Included o PC folder backup: Included o Personal Vault: 3 files o Ransomware detection and recovery: Not included o Expiring and password-protected sharing links: Not included • Outlook: o Outlook apps: Web app + mobile apps for iOS and Android o Play My Emails (iOS, Android): Included o Outlook.com - Storage quota: 15 GB o Outlook.com - Calendar integration (e.g. Google Calendar, TeamSnap, Schools): Included o Outlook.com - Custom email domain: Not included o Outlook.com - Advanced security (e.g. email encryption, link checking): Not included • Skype: o Skype to Skype voice and video calling for up to 50 people: Unlimited o Call recording: Included o Subtitles and live captions: Included o Guest links: Included o Mobile phone and landline calling: Not included • Other benefits: o Support : Account and setup support o Partner benefits program: Not included Microsoft 365 Personal and Microsoft 365 Family: • Microsoft 365 Personal: o Price: $6.99 USD per month o Usage: 1 person • Microsoft 365 Family: o Price: $9.99 USD per month o Usage: Up to 6 people • Both Microsoft 365 Personal and Microsoft 365 Family include everything that comes with a Microsoft account plus: o Office:  Office apps: Desktop apps for Windows 10 and macOS with offline editing  Real-time co-editing: Advanced grammar and style  Preserve formatting across web, mobile, and desktop apps: Included  Microsoft Editor: Advanced grammar and style  PowerPoint Designer: Advanced layout recommendations with premium content  PowerPoint Presenter Coach: Monotone pitch, originality, and speech refinement  Creative content: 300 templates, 8000 images, 175 looping videos, 300 fonts, 2800 icons  Money in Excel: Included o OneDrive:  Storage quota: 1 TB per person (up to 6 TB in the Family plan)  Deep integration in Office and Windows 10: Included  Files on demand: Included  PC folder backup: Included  Personal Vault: Unlimited up to your storage limit  Ransomware detection and recovery: Included  Expiring and password-protected sharing links: Included o Outlook:  Outlook apps: Desktop app for Windows 10 and macOS  Play My Emails (iOS, Android): Included  Outlook.com - Storage quota: 50 GB  Outlook.com - Calendar integration (e.g. Google Calendar, TeamSnap, Schools): Included  Outlook.com - Custom email domain: Included  Outlook.com - Advanced security (e.g. email encryption, link checking): Included o Skype:  Skype to Skype voice and video calling for up to 50 people: Unlimited  Call recording: Included  Subtitles and live captions: Included  Guest links: Included  Mobile phone and landline calling: 60 minutes per month o Other benefits:  Support : Ongoing technical support for Windows 10 and all Microsoft 365 apps; Partner benefits program: Included

The Microsoft 365 will be rolled out on 21th April and the subscription fee is the same as the Office 365 right now. Microsoft 365 Personal is at US$6.99 where the Home and Family starts from US$9.99 per month. Click here to learn more.

 

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