Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft’

Microsoft Announces it Will No Longer Support Windows XP, Seriously

Posted by | Filed under News | May 15, 2014 | Tags: , , , , | No Comments

This week marked the first Update Tuesday – Microsoft’s designated day to push out monthly OS and security updates to supported devices – that did not cover Windows XP. Brandon LeBlanc, a spokesperson for Microsoft, reinforced that detail in a blog post on Tuesday. “With today’s Update Tuesday, if you are still on Windows XP […]

Microsoft’s Patch for Internet Explorer on XP is Exception Not the Rule

Posted by | Filed under News, Tips and Tricks | May 5, 2014 | Tags: , , , , | No Comments

After last week’s highly publicized Internet Explorer security flaw, Microsoft released an emergency update to patch the vulnerability. The update, named MS13-021, offered a fix for versions 6-11 of Internet Explorer on all supported editions of Windows, as well as IE versions 6, 7 and 8 on Windows XP machines. The decision to offer an […]

How Windows XP End-of-Support Affects You

With only one week to go until Microsoft ends support of Windows XP an estimated 30% of PCs worldwide still operate on the 12-year-old system. After the April 8 cutoff, there will be no more security updates or technical support for the Windows XP operating system. This proves a serious threat to any individual or […]

Office for iPad is Finally Here

It has taken four years, but Microsoft has finally released a version of its well-known Office software for Apple’s iPad. Office for iPad is a set of productivity products that operate as three fully functioning standalone iPad applications as well as compliments to their desktop versions. Office for iPad is available in the App Store […]

8.1 Gives Windows Users a Reason to Upgrade

When Windows 8 hit the market last year, it sent loyal Microsoft users into an uproar with drastic changes in the look and functionality of the classic operating system. So users, who decided not to upgrade in favor of the familiarity of traditional Windows, may view the recent release of 8.1 with little regard. But […]

Microsoft has Google and Mozilla up in ARMS

Posted by | Filed under News, Tech News | May 11, 2012 | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments

Microsoft has revealed the new Windows RT, a version of its OS that is optimized for ARM processors. Like the other versions of Windows 8, it will include both a Windows interface and a mobile layout option. The system, which comes complete with MS Office 2010, has come under fire from both Mozilla and Google […]

Is Microsoft Office Finally Arriving For iOS?

Posted by | Filed under News | Feb 22, 2012 | Tags: , , , , , , , , | No Comments

Rumors have been circulating for quite some time that Microsoft is working on a version of Office for your iOS device.  If you’re inclined to believe some screen shots that have recently been circulating, the release may be imminent. Handling of Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents has been a question mark for users since the […]

Oh the iRony!

Posted by | Filed under News, Tech News | Jun 20, 2011 | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments

Even before its official unveiling at the World Wide Developers Conference, the iCloud, Apple’s venture into cloud computing, has been the hot topic in the tech world. Much talk has been made about the potential impact iCloud will have on existing cloud solutions like Amazon’s S3 and Microsoft’s Windows Azure OS. But some surprising news […]

Internet Explorer 9 – Looks Like Microsoft Got It Right

Posted by | Filed under News | Apr 9, 2011 | Tags: , , , | No Comments

Although I have spent some time using Firefox, have been very impressed with Chrome, and use Safari every day on my iPad and MacBook, Internet Explorer has been my browser of choice since Netscape was bought by AOL. One of the major factors is that Microsoft Dynamics CRM, an IE-only web-based customer relationship management database, […]

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