‘Microsoft’ Category

PC sales fall 11% – Why and what is going on with the PC market?

A recent Gartner report says PC sales fell 10.9% in quarter two. Worldwide PC shipments dropped to 76 million units in the second quarter of 2013, a 10.9 percent decrease from the same period last year, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. This marks the fifth consecutive quarter of declining shipments, which is the

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Office 365 now available for Apple iPhone

Microsoft Finally Launches Office For iPhone After many years of rumors, speculation and waiting, Microsoft has finally released a version of Office for the iPhone.  But not a full version and not a version for everyday users. Office for iPhone, not iPad only works for Office 365 subscribers. Or in other words for those users

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Office 365 training day at Microsoft

Thanks to Microsoft and Westcoast Distribution for a great day yesterday reviewing and updating us on the plans and options for Microsoft Office 365 and Westcoast Cloud Computing. Harjeet Kumar od Microsoft gave a detailed view of the changes in the latest Office 365 suite of solutions and the changing cloud storage options. Things are a

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The Imploding PC Industry – Sales Fall 14%

IDC Report According to IDC, PC sales fell 14 percent this quarter on a year over year basis, the biggest decline since IDC started tracking the PC market in 1994. IDC was only expecting a 7.7 percent drop for the first quarter. Last year Microsoft updated Windows, the software that runs over 90 percent of

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Microsoft fined £484 by European Commission over web browser

The big boys of Brussels have fined Microsoft a whopping 561 million euros (£484m) for failing to promote a range of competing web browsers, rather than just Internet Explorer, to users in the European Union .

Microsoft was forced to introduce a Browser Choice Screen pop-up in March 2010 as part of a settlement following an earlier EU competition investigation. And then dropped the feature in a Windows 7 update in February 2011.

Tips on making Outlook rock

Tips for speeding up Microsoft Outlook Takeaway: Does Outlook’s pokey performance have you gnashing your teeth with frustration? Try these simple fixes to give it a kick in the pants. If you’ve used Microsoft Outlook for a while and especially in Office 2013, (full review coming soon) you know that it can slow down… way

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Microsoft Windows 8 Review – OMG what have they done to Windows?

Alastair Dodwell – Aug 21st 2012 The beta versions of Windows 8 have been around for some time and now Microsoft has just released the code to Manufacturing or as they call it RTM. Expect to see growing numbers of Win 8 press and marketing activities. The official launch date is set for October 26th.

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