Tag: Microsoft Corporation

14
May

Apple OS X Lion Update Fixes Flaws

People make mistakes, and the folks at Apple made a big one when they sent out OS X Lion 10.7.3 with the debug option on FileVault enabled. If it’s any consolation, only users of Legacy FileVault and/or networked home directories are affected. Installing the OS X Lion v10.7.4 should correct the error. As Apple explains…

4
May

Windows 8 Release Preview Scheduled for Early June

There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding Windows 8 lately, mainly because it’s shaping up to be a real contender for Apple’s iPad. Yes, the iPad 3 is already out and Windows 8 is still in its testing phase, but some who have tried it – and who know a thing or two about computers…

4
May

Should you upgrade to Windows 7

Why You Should Upgrade Windows 7 The introduction of first the developer and then the customer previews of Windows 8 have caused some people to forget all about Windows 7. We must remember that wide release of Windows 8 remains months away, and many small-business owners are just starting to upgrade their companies’ computers to…

1
May

The Problem With Google Apps

Google is much more than just a search engine these days. Google+ is growing in popularity as a social medium where people can promote their businesses, network and connect with friends and family. Google Docs gets plenty of use as does Google Adwords. But nothing is perfect, and one person at least thinks that the…

24
Apr

Microsoft Extends Big Easy

Everybody likes to save money. So, if you neglected to take advantage of Microsoft’s Big Easy sale, originally set to end on Mar. 31, don’t despair. You now have until May 31 to get in on the savings. Just to refresh everyone’s memory, when you buy or renew eligible open software agreements, you get 15%…

13
Apr

iPad Replacement for Laptop?

Laptop makers have nothing to fear from any version of Apple’s iPad … for now. The iPad may be all that, but where’s the bag of chips? Apparently, according to Dan Gordon in his article for Intivix, they’re not coming. Others, like Will Shanklin and Lauren Hockenson, would disagree. Shanklin and Hockenson believe that the…

11
Apr

Microsoft Extends Free Support for Office 2007 Another Six Months

Software upgrades are a fact of life in the technology era.  But if you are still using Microsoft Office 2007, don’t worry. You have six more months to take advantage of free support. After that, it’s going to cost you. According to the Microsoft Support Lifecycle chart, free support for Microsoft Office 2007 is scheduled…

29
Mar

IE 10 and the Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Those who have already downloaded and started using Microsoft’s Windows 8 consumer preview may have noticed that the Metro-style version of Internet Explorer 10 has some new features that didn’t appear in the developer’s preview that Microsoft released back in September 2011. For example, IE 10 will have both the Metro Style touch version, which…

17
Mar

Understanding Errors With Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel is one of the most widely used spreadsheet programs for business as well as personal record keeping. As those who use it often will know, Excel gives truly unique error messages that neither novices nor the experienced can immediately understand. The first error message might be the most often encountered. If you get…

16
Mar

Are you ready for Windows Embedded Standard 8?

Yet another Windows preview is available for folks to download. This time, it’s the Windows Embedded Standard 8 operating system, which according to Microsoft, will make it “easier for devices to extend enterprise business intelligence with improved device management, servicing and data connectivity.” It can be accessed and downloaded here. This could be welcome news for…

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