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Microsoft Surface Pro Sells Out In US Online Stores

Microsoft Surface Pro Sells Out In US Online Stores

Yesterday the Microsoft Surface Pro was released to the US market and with the RT version of Microsoft’s tablet being all but a flop, many people were intrigued to see how this $899 device would go down – it turns out pretty well on the face of things. When the first Pro devices went on sale over in the US, within hours they were out of stock in the official Microsoft store. Report... »

Microsoft Office For Linux Would Be A Good Thing

Microsoft Office For Linux Would Be A Good Thing

Let’s start all this out with a disclaimer. I don’t think that Microsoft is going to be releasing a Linux version of Office any time soon. I’m even skeptical of the idea that Microsoft might put out an Android or iOS version of Office, though that seems significantly more likely than a desktop Linux version. But let’s set aside that skepticism for a few minutes and assume... »

How To Defend Yourself On Windows 8

How To Defend Yourself On Windows 8

Artice by Phil Chapman, Windows 8 Instructor at Firebrand Training Without doubt, one of the most widespread security concerns for any network – regardless of size – is protection from malicious software and spyware. The varying degrees of potential attacks from the likes of viruses, worms and Trojan Horses leave most users totally confused and paranoid. As with most security; preventi... »

[Infographic] The History Of Microsoft

[Infographic] The History Of Microsoft

So we all know that Microsoft is a household name. As a company they have done some brilliant things to progress technology, but on the flip side of the coin they have done some horrendous ones that really hinder technological progression (I’m talking to you Windows Vista & Windows 8). However, even though Microsoft has had a variable past to say the least. Their products are still found... »

Encrypt Specific Files & Folders With AxCrypt [Windows]

Encrypt Specific Files & Folders With AxCrypt [Windows]

Many people use encryption on a daily basis, it’s an extremely useful tool especially when you need to transfers sensitive data over insecure means like email. There are many tools available that can encrypt portions of your hard drive, or even your whole hard drive – TrueCrypt for example. But what if you don’t need to encrypt your whole drive, or even portions of your drive? ... »

Microsoft Office 2013 Review

Microsoft Office 2013 Review

Microsoft Office is undoubtedly a great tool (although I personally prefer Thunderbird to Outlook). I recently wrote about how you can get a Microsoft Office 2013 60 day trial for free and since then I’ve been using Office 2013 to see how it fairs against previous versions. I use Office 2010 quite a lot whilst in work, so I am certainly no stranger to it. Office 2013 on the surface does feel... »

Microsoft To Build An XBox Set Top Box

Microsoft To Build An XBox Set Top Box

Many people, including myself use their Xbox 360 for much more than just a games console. Microsoft have worked really hard to make the Xbox 360 a fully fledged media centre as well as a great games console. Personally I use my Xbox 360 to stream video’s from my NAS to my living room and occasionally surfing the web on the new Internet Explorer app for the Xbox. That’s not all you can ... »

Try Microsoft Office 2013 Free For 60 Days

Try Microsoft Office 2013 Free For 60 Days

So Windows 8 is finally here, and with the latest iteration of the Microsoft productivity suite Microsoft Office 2013 set to hit the shelves some time this month it really is a busy time for Microsoft at the moment. Users have been able to try Windows 8 for many months via the release previews that Microsoft sent out into the wilds of the internet. Now you can do exactly the same thing with Office... »

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