Tag: Microsoft Corporation

5
Aug

Do you have your Outlook.com address yet?

Introducing Outlook.com Microsoft has recently announced that the end of Hotmail is near and the dawn of a new emailing system, known as Outlook, is almost here. Hotmail was first introduced way back in 1996 and sparked a revolution. A revolution where people could have their own email addresses for life that were completely independent…

2
Aug

Great new features can be found inside Microsoft Office 2013

The wait for Microsoft Office 2013 comes to an end very soon. Although the software giant Microsoft hasn’t made any announcements about the possible release date and price of the upcoming version of office suite, we are certain to get the much awaited office 2013 within a few months. Most of the reviews and insights…

1
Aug

Microsoft Scheduled to End Support for Microsoft Office 2003 and Windows XP

With Windows 8 and Office 2013 on the horizon, Microsoft has announced that it will be ending support for Office 2003 and Windows XP. The reason for this is because the Support Lifecycle Policy, which was brought in in 2002, is ending. The policy outlined that Microsoft would provide a minimum of 10 years of…

31
Jul

The 2013 Coming of SharePoint, Office, and Exchange

Monday the 16th of July saw the latest version of Office 365 being previewed for avid customers. But only one day later it was announced that there will be trials available for the highly anticipated 2013 products Microsoft SharePoint, Project, Visio, Lync, Exchange, Office Web Apps Servicer, and Office Professional Plus. Confusion During the launch…

30
Jul

Microsoft Office 2013 Launched For Business To Try Out

Almost everything that Microsoft has released thus far in 2012 seems to revolve around the new Windows 8 operating system. The new Surface table PC will give users an optimal Windows 8 experience. Internet Explorer 10 works best on Windows 8 enabled machines, etc. Now, there’s Microsoft Office 2013. On July 16, 2012, Microsoft CEO…

28
Jul

Microsoft acquires Yammer for 1.2 billion; what’s coming next?

After a long period of speculation, Microsoft has finally committed 1.2 billion dollars to acquire Yammer, a social network service enterprise for businesses in USA, UK and Canada. This is indeed a great deal for Yammer which was just launched in 2008 and has around 4 to 5 million users.  However, it is actually the…

27
Jul

Microsoft announced 44 new retail stores will be opened by next year

Microsoft has confirmed that they are planning to expand their number of retail stores in Canada, with their Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner setting out plans for the expansion. Talking at the Worldwide Partner Conference on July 11, Mr. Turner announced that the company would go ahead with plans outlined in early 2009, by opening…

25
Jul

Microsoft Acquires Perceptive Pixel

Besides announcing the release of the customer preview of Microsoft Office during the Microsoft Worldwide Partnership Conference in Toronto in July 2012, CEO Steve Ballmer announced Microsoft’s acquisition of Perceptive Pixel. According to Perceptive Pixel’s website, “Microsoft will continue to manufacture Perceptive Pixel’s high performance touch screens, and the Perceptive Pixel team will become part…

24
Jul

Microsoft Office on over 1 Billion computers

The Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, from July 8-12, 2012, was an exciting event for both Microsoft and its partners. It gave Microsoft a chance to make many announcements, some of which Microsoft partners have eagerly anticipated. It also gave partners a chance to talk with Microsoft representatives, who they might not otherwise have access to,…

23
Jul

The Best Photo Editing Software For Small Business

Whether you love or hate taking photos, you probably don’t care too much for the photo-editing process regardless of what kind of computer you edit them on. Terry Lane, in his article for the Sydney Morning Herald, reviewed what he thinks are the top photo-editing software programs available today. PhotoScape – PhotoScape is free to…

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