Ahead of the Christmas break, Google has rolled out a slew of Drive updates that improve file format support, file sharing and document search.
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Microsoft's 'Bingification' of applications officially has begun with its integration of Bing search into Word Online.
Microsoft came under some heat from Windows customers when it released Office for iPad before a touch-friendly version for Windows. That heat should escalate with word that an Android version will also beat the much-needed Windows version.
Windows Phone 8.1 is available as a Developer Preview and the new and improved Word Flow keyboard with shape writing is stunning. Microsoft researchers took an amazing keyboard and made it even better.
The developer preview of Windows Phone 8.1 checks off a lot of boxes, but it unclear whether any of the changes---including the new Cortana voice assistant---will move the adoption needle.
Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Word and Publisher are patched, some products for the last time.
[UPDATE] Windows XP and Office 2003's final Patch Tuesday will have only four updates total and only one critical each for Office and XP. The number of vulnerabilities is still undisclosed. The recent zero-day vulnerability in Word will be one of the fixed problems.
The source code for MS-DOS 1.1 and 2.0, as well as Word for Windows 1a, has been made available under strict licensing control. What was Microsoft thinking?
WordPad, the free, simple word processor that comes with Windows, is not vulnerable to the zero day RTF bug affecting Word. Will Office 2003 be fixed? [Updated with Microsoft statement.]
Microsoft has not said whether WordPad, the free word processor included with Windows, is vulnerable to the zero day flaw announced yesterday in Microsoft Word.
More of Google's voice actions from its networked Glass devices are making their way to Search for Android.
Microsoft and Windows Phone makers are experimenting with new OS licensing options in an attempt to try to grow Windows Phone's market share beyond four percent globally.
Microsoft looks to be ready to trade OEMs a cheaper version of Windows 8.1 in exchange for shipping new devices with Bing preloaded as the default search engine.
The latest beta release of the Chrome browser for Linux, Mac and Windows introduces support for voice commands, as well as improved support for responsive design for web developers.
If the word on the street is that Microsoft is currently aiming for a Windows 9 release date of April 2015, this gives the company a little over a year to fix Windows. So what does Microsoft need to do to fix Windows?
Voice input has been a pipe dream since Star Trek, with crew members talking into the air and the computer understanding every spoken word. We aren't much closer to that scenario now than we were a decade ago.
Microsoft's second generation Kinect gesture and voice control sensor is being sent to Windows developers who signed up to the Kinect for Windows v2 Developer Preview programme.
Microsoft's Windows 8.1 pre-order campaign kicks off in the US, but there's no word yet whether it will be rolled out elsewhere.
Google's browser has been given a few extra tweaks for Apple's latest mobile operating system.
Word is Microsoft has released Windows 8.1 to manufacturing. There's still no indication that developers or users are going to get the gold bits before October 18.
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