‘Microsoft’ Category

IBM and Apple show new mobile solutions

Apple and IBM have just unveiled the first benefits of their joint workings announcing 10 new apps for enterprises that should help to boost Apple’s position in the corporate workplace. Named IBM MobileFirst for iOS, the apps in areas such as travel, banking, insurance, government, retail and communications will bring IBM’s data prowess to iPhone and

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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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