Office 2016 for Mac !

Five years after Office 2011 for Mac, Microsoft releases the first public preview for its successor that is Office 2016. This is available to everybody and can be installed alongside Office 2011 by anyone running Mac OS 10.10 Yosemite. Microsoft had already updated OneNote and Outlook and yesterday, it released refreshed preview of those two apps alongwith the first public previews of Excel, Word and PowerPoint. I you want to go check it out right now and download it, click here. People will be … [Read more...]

Mainstream support for Windows 7 ends on January 13, 2015

Mainstream support is the five year period during which Microsoft provides free Updates, Security patches and fixes. After exiting  this phase Microsoft provides some years of extended support during which we get Security updates but other updates are often paid. The Mainstream Support for Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 and Windows Storage Server 2008 ends on January 13 and extended support for these products end on 14 January, 2020. End of support means there will be absolutely no … [Read more...]

Microsoft Office Suit apps for iPad a hit in india.

Now, we will be able to use Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint on iPad, as Microsoft has release the Office Suit apps for iPad and the Word, Excel and PowerPoint are on the top of the list of free apps on Apple App Store in India.MUST READ - Office 365 for Android Free (NO subscription required).This has Proved that Microsoft should, in its coming future not neglect India, as it stands up to be a major market for Microsoft products.  As far is Apple and its iPad are concerned, it is … [Read more...]

Here is $100 if you drop Windows XP

April 8 is coming near and as you all know it is the day when Microsoft ends support for Windows XP. If you have a PC with Win XP in it and upgrade it at Microsoft store you get $100 off, 90 days free support and a free data transfer. This offer includes a new PC , a Surface device which costs above $599, and some other devices but I don't know wky, this offer excludes Surface 2. For this you have to pruchase a PC online from a Windows XP PC or take a Windows XP PC to a physical Microsoft … [Read more...]

From SkyDrive to One Drive

Microsoft's cloud storage service known as SkyDrive has changed its name to OneDrive on 20.02.14 ( I am a little late ) and it has the support for Xbox One achievements. Every OneDrive user will be allotted 7 GB space.  One can refer a friend for additional space ( 500 MB each till 5 GB) .The first 100, 000 people to use OneDrive will get 100GB of cloud space for 1 year. … [Read more...]

Microsoft to stop support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014.

Microsoft has said that it will stop giving any technical assistance or automatic updates for one of its most popular operating system - Windows XP from April 8, 2014. Amrish Goyal, General Manager, Windows Business Group, Microsoft Corporation (India) have said, “with 100 days left, the security threat is going to get worse." The company requests its users to upgrade to Windows 7 or the latest Windows 8.1. "In India that Windows XP still has a penetration of 40-70 percent (34115 Indian PSU … [Read more...]

The largest bounty – Microsoft pays hacking expert 100,000$ for detecting company’s security flaw.

After Facebook paying a bounty worth 12,500 USD to Arul Kumar for detecting a bug in the Social Networking giant, Microsoft has taken a step forward by giving 100,000USD to a hacking expert named James Forshaw for detecting a security flaw in the company's software. Reuter is reporting that this is the largest bounty awarded for such a work. Forshaw is the head of vulnerability research in a London based security consultancy firm Context Information Security. The computer giant … [Read more...]

Microsoft Reportedly Looking To Put Windows Phone On Android Devices, Starting With HTC

A new report by Bloomberg claims that Microsoft has reached out to HTC to see if the company would be interested in adding Windows as a second OS to its Android handsets. It isn’t clear exactly how the two operating systems would share the handset, in terms of allowing dual-booting or making a user choose a default at device setup, but it’s a sign Redmond may be thinking about pulling out all the stops to get people using its mobile OS.These talks are in very early stages, according to … [Read more...]