Daily App: MS Office (iPad): THE Office Suite Arrives on THE Tablet

Daily App: MS Office (iPad): THE Office Suite Arrives on THE Tablet

For some people, the release of Microsoft’s MS Office suite on the iPad removes the last barrier that stood between a tablet and productivity. Yes, there have been mobile office suites around for more than a decade now, but for many, it ain’t Office unless it comes from Redmond. Well, the iPad now has MS Office. The suite comes in […]

     
 
 

Office for iPad is Finally Here; Comes in a Freemium Model

Office for iPad is Finally Here; Comes in a Freemium Model

At its San Francisco event, Microsoft’s newly appointed CEO Satya Nadella announced the much longed Office for iPad. Yes, finally the Redmond giant’s cash cow productivity suite is now available on both iPad and iPad mini devices. The India-born CEO, Nadella, stood confidently in his casual wear and talked about Microsoft’s roadmap. The company believes in “ubiquitous computing”. And finally […]

     
 
 

You can Now Download Microsoft OneNote for Mac OS X

You can Now Download Microsoft OneNote for Mac OS X

The popular note taking app from Microsoft, the OneNote is finally available for download on Mac OS X. It took Microsoft a long time to realize the importance of making their software cross platform, but now, the Redmond giant has made OneNote available for Android, iOS and their own Windows & Windows Phone platforms. The app can be downloaded for […]

     
 
 

Microsoft is Offering Windows Phone OS for Free to Indian OEMs in a Bid to Take on Android

Microsoft is Offering Windows Phone OS for Free to Indian OEMs in a Bid to Take on Android

Microsoft is reportedly offering the Windows Phone OS for free to a couple of Indian OEMs, Lava and Karbonn, possibly in a bid to take on the ever growing market share of Google’s Android in the country. Microsoft had announced inclusion of eight new OEMs (including Lava and Karbonn) to bring out Windows Phone devices during MWC 2014. According to […]

     
 
 

Windows Phone 8.1 Features: Everything we Know so Far [Videos]

Windows Phone 8.1 Features: Everything we Know so Far [Videos]    

Windows 8.1 for desktop devices and tablets has been around for a while now, but the same thing can’t be said about its phone counterpart. Windows Phone 8.1 is the third generation which will replace Windows Phone 8. The public launch is expected to take place at Microsoft’s BUILD Conference in San Francisco, California in April, as it was released […]

     
 
 

Serious Trouble for Businesses Which Still Hang on to Windows XP and Office 2003, Warns Microsoft

Serious Trouble for Businesses Which Still Hang on to Windows XP and Office 2003, Warns Microsoft

As the deadline for Windows XP’s expiry is getting closer, Microsoft is doing everything it can to make people aware about the shortcomings of the soon to be retired operating system. Come April 8, the decade old operating system may cause “serious problems” to businesses, Microsoft wrote in a press-release. “A lot has changed in the past decade since Microsoft […]

     
 
 

Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Update 1 to Come out this Spring

Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Update 1 to Come out this Spring

Microsoft has just announced that both Windows Phone 8.1 and the Windows 8.1 Update 1 will be coming out this spring. While Windows 8.1 aims at making the operating system easier for the keyboard and mouse users, the Windows Phone 8.1 Update in addition, will bring loads of enticing new features as well. At the company’s event, Microsoft’s Vice President […]

     
 
 

The Best Microsoft Outlook 2013 Tips and Tricks to Increase Productivity

The Best Microsoft Outlook 2013 Tips and Tricks to Increase Productivity

Microsoft Outlook is a personal information management software offered as part of the Microsoft Office suite. The application has versions for Windows, as well as for Mac, and allows you to manage incoming and outgoing email, organize the calendar and your daily work, by using the task manager, the contact manager and the journal among the many features available. Although […]

 
     
 
 

OneDrive is Microsoft’s Rebranded Name for SkyDrive

OneDrive is Microsoft’s Rebranded Name for SkyDrive

Microsoft has just announced that SkyDrive, their cloud storage service will be renamed to OneDrive very soon. This follows the news of trademark infringement case filed by British Sky Broadcasting Group (BSkyB) last year over SkyDrive branding. Microsoft had initially hinted at fighting BSkyB’s claims over SkyDrive branding, but then decided to step back and rebrand their cloud offering. The […]