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Top 5 reasons for Microsoft fans to dump Google Docs for Office Online

Top 5 reasons for Microsoft fans to dump Google Docs for Office Online

Michael Archambault 163

Most likely, if you are working online with office documents, you and your friends are using Google’s Docs service. While the web-based office suite from Google has served a good purpose since February 2006, when the service was integrated into the major suite of Google Apps, it might be time to move over in 2014 and let Microsoft's Office Online suite (officeonline.com) truly shine....

Blast from the past as Microsoft releases MS-DOS and Word for Windows source code

Blast from the past as Microsoft releases MS-DOS and Word for Windows source code

Michael Archambault 62

Sometimes we get so involved with Windows 8, Surface, and other products from Microsoft that we forget about their humble beginnings. Microsoft itself has not forgotten where it came from though and has released the source code for early versions of MS-DOS and Word for Windows. If you wish to step into a time machine and travel backwards to the 1980s where the adventure began, read on...

Get secure by encrypting your PC with Microsoft BitLocker for Windows 8 Pro

Get secure by encrypting your PC with Microsoft BitLocker for Windows 8 Pro

Michael Archambault 78

While the release of Windows Vista was plagued with burden and its legacy was remembered as such, one excellent feature to rise out of the wreckage has served its way through Windows 7 up to current day Windows 8 operating systems. The feature that we are referring to is, of course, Microsoft’s BitLocker Drive Encryption – full disk encryption at the click of a button. WARNING: Disk...

Micromax in talks with Microsoft regarding Windows Phone, still working on dual-OS tablet

Micromax in talks with Microsoft regarding Windows Phone, still working on dual-OS tablet

Rich Edmonds 28

Indian mobile device manufacturer Micromax is looking to launch new hardware for Windows Phone, according to a report on the IB Times. The company failed to make the list of new Microsoft partners announced at Mobile World Congress, pushing the mobile platform forward through 2014 and beyond. The reasoning behind Micromax being omitted from such a list is down to the manufacturer...

Microsoft Store giving away $100 credit; simply trade up your Windows XP dinosaur (US and Canada Only)

Microsoft Store giving away $100 credit; simply trade up your Windows XP dinosaur (US and Canada Only)

Michael Archambault 52

We have been announcing the end days of Windows XP for some time now, and if you are not planning on upgrading your poor sad operating system to a nice new shiny one, then we are a bit of a loss what more to say. Microsoft on the other hand, has one more trick up their sleeves; they are willing to shell out a $100 instant savings credit if you trade up your existing Windows XP machine...

Microsoft says it's really time to dump Windows XP thru this clever infograph

Microsoft says it's really time to dump Windows XP thru this clever infograph

Michael Archambault 157

The sunset for Windows XP is approaching and if you have not left the operating system that launched twelve years ago – it is really time to move on now. Next month, support will be cut for the platform and your PC will become vulnerable to the terrible wrath of internet diseases and attacks. If you are feeling a bit stubborn and are digging your heels into the dirt, checkout this...