Tag: Microsoft Windows

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…

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…

18
Jul

Windows 8 Finally Has an Official Release Date

Barring anything unforeseen, Microsoft will release Windows 8 to market on October 26, 2012. The operating system will be pre-installed on the latest desktops, laptops and tablets. The Windows RT-based Surface tablets will also be available for purchase. Microsoft shared this exciting news at the Microsoft Global Exchange Conference in Atlanta on July 18, 2012….

17
Jul

Microsoft Office 2013 Preview Available For Business

Another Microsoft Office release is just around the corner. A new preview version became available on July 16, 2012 when Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced the release of its new Microsoft Office 2013 customer preview. Watch the Microsoft Office 2013 announcement and demonstration of with Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer by clicking here. “We are taking…

16
Jul

Microsoft says Windows 8 will be out sometime in October

Those who have been wondering exactly when Microsoft would officially release its new Windows 8 operating system, the wait is over. According to the Huffington Post, Windows 8 will become available for purchase in October 2012. As many suspected, the timing is perfect for Christmas and other gift-giving holidays that fall around that time of…

14
Jul

Microsoft Does Away With Cubicles in Asia-Pacific Location

Some people like cubicles because they offer a semblance of privacy. Others find them confining and isolating. In Microsoft’s Asia-Pacific offices, they’re things of the past. Not only are employees in Microsoft’s Asia-Pacific offices devoid of confining cubicles but also assigned desks. Every day, each employee chooses a desk. For storing personal items, Microsoft provided…

12
Jul

Warning From Microsoft – Windows 7 and Vista Sidebar Gadgets

Thanks for Sophos Naked Security for this head’s up Users of Windows Vista and Windows 7 have been advised to completely disable their Windows Sidebar and Gadgets, in response to what appears to be a serious security risk. The Windows Sidebar is a vertical bar that can appear at the side of your desktop, containing…

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