Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s
selections.

Windows 8 review: A big, beautiful, slightly shaky step forward
Windows 8: “The touchscreen actions are a huge gain for usability, and the interface is gorgeous.”

Microsoft Surface RT: Impressive piece of engineering

“The slim, light and handsome new personal computer is an impressive piece of engineering.”

Microsoft Unveils Pricing for Office 365 University
University and college students, as well as faculty and staff at accredited institutions, can sign up for Office 365 University for $1.67 per month.

Microsoft Office web apps get big update ahead of Windows 8
Microsoft has updated Office Web Apps, adding “improved touch support for phones and tablets and a modern sheen to complement the upcoming Windows 8.”

10 awesome new additions in Office 2013
Ten features that make the move to Microsoft Office 2013 worthwhile.

Microsoft offers free upgrades to Office 2013 for those who buy 2010 now
Customers who buy Microsoft Office 2010 now will be able to upgrade for free to Office 2013 when it comes out.