Why Windows XP Won’t Die so Soon?

Why Windows XP Won’t Die so Soon?

The day has finally come; Microsoft will be bidding farewell to one of the world’s most used desktop operating systems, Windows XP. Almost 13 years ago, in August 2001, Microsoft released Windows XP, an operating system that was soon single-handedly going to change the computing culture. Windows XP made its way into millions of computers across the world: homes, offices, educational […]

     
 
 

What is Windows Blue and What Does it Mean for us?

What is Windows Blue and What Does it Mean for us?

Those who followed the news recently have no doubt heard about Windows Blue, and all those rumors related to Microsoft’s new OS version. While speculations have been floating quite for some time, with sources even claiming that this might be Windows 9, a completely new release which should sweeten sales for Microsoft, all the madness stopped when the Redmond-based giant […]

 
     
 
 

Is LibreOffice 4.0 Better than Microsoft Office 2013?

Is LibreOffice 4.0 Better than Microsoft Office 2013?

In 2010, Open Office, an open-source freeware alternative to Microsoft Office, got into some conflict with one of its partners at that time – Oracle. People who were behind the development of Open Office couldn’t stand this monopoly. So they decided to part their ways, and formed a non-profit called The Document Foundation. Later they released their Office suite named […]

     
 
 

25 Great Looking PowerPoint Templates

25 Great Looking PowerPoint Templates

Now that we’ve looked at where to find PowerPoint templates and of course, where to find the best PowerPoint Tutorials, we’re now taking a look at some awesome designs for your next presentation. As you might have noticed,  a good looking presentation will most likely attract more attention, this is why you must choose your design with care. Of course, for those […]

     
 
 

Windows 9 in Sight: Will Microsoft Abandon Windows 8 that Fast?

Windows 9 in Sight: Will Microsoft Abandon Windows 8 that Fast?

Although Windows 8 is not that old and yet to receive a major service pack, it seems that Microsoft has already started working on the next version of the operating system. News about Windows 9 have circulated on the web, but now they have surfaced on the official channel. If you were thinking of a grand unveiling from Microsoft or […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Surface Pro Reviews Roundup: The Dead Hope

Microsoft Surface Pro Reviews Roundup: The Dead Hope

For me and for the broad audience, Microsoft is a software company. And I think it’s fair to say that besides a few hardware products, they don’t have too much experience in this field. Albeit this sounds amateur-ish, I think that in hardware, in touch-and-feel products, Microsoft’s experience is somewhat similar to Google. Actually, Microsoft should be considered as being […]

 
     
 
 

These Might be Microsoft’s Secret Ongoing R&D Projects

These Might be Microsoft’s Secret Ongoing R&D Projects

Microsoft might not have so many profitable products on the hardware market, but they are always struggling o bring something new, that’s for sure. Their first tablet, the Surface RT and the upcoming Surface Pro, didn’t manage to impress too many people, just as the reviews suggest. Correct me if I’m wrong, but besides the Xbox, there isn’t really another […]

     
 
 

Windows Phone 8 vs. 7.8: Comparing Features and Functionality

Windows Phone 8 vs. 7.8: Comparing Features and Functionality

Around the beginning of this year, when Windows Phone 8 was mentioned in the rumor mill and people started thinking about what Microsoft has in store for the rather small, but intriguing circle of WP users, there were no mentions of an additional version, for weaker devices. Now, standing on the bridge of two years, we’ve found ourselves questioning the actual differences […]

     
 
 

Eight Challenges Facing Windows 8

Eight Challenges Facing Windows 8

Windows 8 was launched with much fanfare a few weeks ago and definitely represents a bold new step forward by the world’s most popular computer operating system. Unfortunately, if reports are to be believed, people are not exactly moving to it in the kind of numbers that some pundits (and perhaps – perhaps – MS itself) expected. It works brilliantly, […]

 
     
 
 

Windows Phone 8 Review: Finally a Worthy Alternative

Windows Phone 8 Review: Finally a Worthy Alternative    

Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system has finally arrived. Codenamed Apollo, the OS was unveiled in several parts, possibly because the team had to build it from grounds-up and they probably wanted to show how they plan to differentiate from the competition. Well, we now have the whole thing and can safely say, we like what we see. Through […]