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Astaricks Plus

ASTARICKS(R) PLUS is a ground breaking Windows app that interacts with the ASTARICKS CARD SYSTEM. The app works on both Windows 7...

3 days ago by ASTARICKS

Using Windows XP is a waste of money, says IDC

IDC has published a white paper that explains "Why Sticking with Windows XP is a Bad Idea". It claims that upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7 pays for itself in a year, in increased productivity and reduced support costs, and provides a return on investment (ROI) of 137 percent over three years.

May 28, 2012 by

Watch My System

You can monitor your computer from anywhere in the world by using Watch My System.Install the client software in your computer and...

November 12, 2014 by Watch My System

Microsoft upgrades Office 365 and SkyDrive

Microsoft has given its Office 365 cloud productivity suite its first major revamp, adding support for the 'Mango' flavour of Windows Phone and giving Mac users Lync capabilities.Upgrades to Office 365 and SkyDrive came out on Tuesday, along with news that Office 365 is also now available in 22 more countries, including Argentina, South Africa, Indonesia and Taiwan.

November 30, 2011 by

Microsoft's sensor, wind datacentre plans

We all know Microsoft as the tech giant responsible for the Windows operating system, Office productivity suite and Xbox gaming console, but what you might not know is that the company is also a research and development powerhouse.

November 25, 2011 by

Flexiglass

Among the countless number of applications that just lay out windows on your desktop Flexiglass actually offers a convenient way to...

June 21, 2014 by Nulana

Microsoft can fend off mobile, cloud competition

Redmond addressing threats from competitors pushing cloud-based productivity products and mobile OS to rival its on-premise Office suite and Windows platform, analysts say, but Microsoft will need to better monetize existing offerings.

February 15, 2011 by

Oh the horror! Why is Microsoft pushing the hated Windows Ribbon for Office:Mac?

Last month, the Microsoft Macintosh Business Unit announced Office:Mac 2011 and posted some screen shots of its future user interface. I finally got around to looking at them. Sorry to say, the productivity-killing Ribbon introduced with Office 2007 on Windows will make its way to the Mac. Sigh. But the silver lining is that we will get to keep our menus.

March 8, 2010

Microsoft patches 31 Windows, IE, Office security holes

Microsoft's batch of patches this month is a big one: 10 bulletins covering a total of 31 documented vulnerabilities affecting the Windows OS, the Internet Explorer browser and the Microsoft Office productivity suite (Word, Works and Excel).Five of the 10 bulletins are rated "critical," Microsoft's highest severity rating.

June 9, 2009 by

What's really new in Windows 7?

In the past few months, I’ve written extensively about Windows 7, often focusing on a specific set of features or technologies. Inevitably, someone in the Talkback section says I’m dodging the most important question: Is there a single killer feature in Windows 7 that justifies an upgrade, especially for someone who is happy with Windows XP and has chosen to avoid Windows Vista?Maybe not, but I can point to five places where a host of small changes add up to big potential for increased productivity.

January 19, 2009

Windows 7: "Device Stage" and hardware productivity

"Device Stage" and the next generation of "Device Manager" will be an integral part of Windows 7, as well as busy students who connect devices left right and centre. Whether it will be your Xbox, or connecting to a printer in the library to print out that 2,500 word essay, Device Stage will be your customised, simple interface in using that device.

January 9, 2009

Getting started with AppleScript

Most Mac users, especially those coming from the Windows camp, don't realize that Mac OS X comes with AppleScript, a free, easy-to-use, "natural language," scripting language. To boost the understanding of this language and its tools for beginners and pros, Peachpit Press this week announced the release of AppleScript 1-2-3, a new book that offers step-by-step guidance for making scripts and using them to improve your productivity.

January 2, 2009

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