Tag: microsoft

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,…

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…

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

Microsoft Office 365 Free for Education

Who says you can’t get something for nothing? On the day that Microsoft celebrated the one-year anniversary of Office 365, Microsoft announced that it would provide a free edition of the cloud-based productivity and collaboration platform for K-12 schools, colleges and universities and will prepare for Live@edu migration during the summer. According to Redmondmag.com, The…

24
Jun

Making Graphs and Charts Easily with Microsoft Excel 2010

Great Tips and Tricks from your local Microsoft professionals. Our team came across this handy video showing how to make robust charts and graphs with Microsoft Excel 2010.  We get a number of questions on how to use graphs in Microsoft Excel so we thought we would share this awesome video with you on how…

4
Jun

Microsoft Ends iPad’s Free Ride

Rumor has it that Microsoft’s Windows 8, once it’s officially released in fall 2012, could give Apple’s iPad a run for its money. In the meantime, Microsoft has thrown an obstacle in the path of iPad users who access Windows 7 via virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). According to Kevin McLaughlin in his article for CRN,…

21
May

Microsoft Excel Tips and Tricks: Configuring Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel is a very powerful business tool.  However, many Excel users do not have their Microsoft Excel application configured to help them use the application easily or even is such a manner that saves time and energy. In our continuing efforts to help our clients and the business community in general we are focusing…

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