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Office 2011 For Mac Update Adds New Office 365 Features

05/08/2013, Today Microsoft rolled out a new update of Office 2011 for Mac. The new update brings a slew of bug fixes, stability and performance improvements. It also adds a handful of new integrated features of Office 365. Bumping the version number up to 14.3.4,...

Microsoft Has Plans For Office Web Apps Suite

05/07/2013, A few months ago, Microsoft threw in their fair share of new features to their free suite of online Office Web Apps, where among them include the ability to add images that were discovered on the Internet quickly within a document. Well, fast forward to...

Windows Blue Public Preview Release Confirmed For June

05/07/2013, Last month we were treated to a number of Windows 8.1 build leaks, one particular leak contained references to Windows 8.1 Preview and Windows Server 2012 R2. Today Microsoft officially confirmed that Windows 8′s much rumored update, Windows 8.1,...

Xbox Infinity Allegedly “Confirmed” As Next Xbox’s Moniker

05/07/2013, In less than two weeks Microsoft will be announcing the next generation Xbox, on the 21st of May. There have been many rumors about this upcoming console and speculation is at an all time high. A number of monikers have been rumored, some believe that the...

Microsoft Sells 100M Windows 8 Licenses

05/07/2013, We know Windows Blue is expected to be released some time this year, but it looks like that’s not the only good news Microsoft has for Windows users today as they are also announcing Windows 8 has surpassed 100M licenses in its first six months of...

Windows Blue Confirmed For 2013 Release

05/06/2013, Microsoft has finally confirmed that Windows 8’s long rumored update, which has been given the nickname Windows Blue by many a person (otherwise known as Windows 8.1 of course), will be rolling out later in the year. Microsoft’s Tami Reller claimed...

Windows 8.1 Could Receive Automatic Desktop Scaling

05/06/2013, It seems that there has been word spreading around that the next update for Windows 8, that is, Windows 8.1 (naturally), would arrive with automatic desktop scaling thrown into the mix. This bit of information came about after the Reddit AMA session with...

Latest Google Drive Update Makes Sharing On Desktop Easier

05/06/2013, Towards the end of April, Google announced a number of new features for Google Drive. These were actually new social features that make it easier for people to collectively work on documents in Drive. The features consisted of one-click group chat and...

Bill Gates Says That iPad Users Are Frustrated With It

05/06/2013, If one compares how many iPads Apple sold with the number of Surface tablets that Microsoft moved in the previous quarter, one might find fault with this statement. However the former CEO and co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, says that iPad users are...

Amazon Leaks First Small-Screen Windows 8 Tablet

05/06/2013, Up until now, there have yet to be any Windows 8 tablets that offer anything below a 10-inch screen, although we recently heard Microsoft was planning on introducing a 7-inch Surface tablet in the near future. It looks like Acer is one of the first...

Windows 8.1 May Update Applications In The Background

05/06/2013, We’ve seen a number of Windows 8.1. leaks over the past couple of weeks, but a new report may bring another highly desired improvement to Windows 8.1. According to users who have installed the latest Windows 8.1 build, which is 9385, it looks as...