Tag: Microsoft

May 13

Old Windows PCs can stop WannaCry ransomware with new Microsoft patch

“Users of old Windows systems can now download a patch to protect them from this week’s massive ransomware attack. In a rare step, Microsoft published a patch for Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and Windows 8 — all of them operating systems for which it no longer provides mainstream support.” View More

Jan 25

Massive Windows 10 Upgrade Has A Bigger Omission

“On the surface, Microsoft has started 2017 in style. Today it announced a massive new build of Windows 10 that is chock full of new features. But it has made a mess of the most important one… First the good news.” View More

Jan 02

Phil Schiller Says Apple Working With Consumer Reports To Address MacBook Pro Battery Concerns

“Microsoft does not always do things the right way, few people would argue otherwise. However, Microsoft has traditionally been good at admitting when it drops the ball or otherwise could have done a better job.” View More

Jun 09

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Outsells iPad Pro In The UK

“Despite reports that the 12.9-inch iPad Pro has outsold the Surface Pro 4 in the United States, that doesn’t appear to be the case in the U.K. Android Origin has the news. The article adds that Surface Pro devices sold approximately 275,000 units, as opposed to 107,000 iPad Pro units in the U.K.” View More

Feb 03

Microsoft buys UK-based SwiftKey for £170 million

“Microsoft has confirmed that it has acquired the London-based startup SwiftKey, maker of the popular predictive smartphone keyboard of the same name.” View More

Jan 24

Microsoft adds Mac testers to its Office Insider preview

“Microsoft today announced its Office Insider preview program now accepts Mac users of Office 365 Home, Personal and University, following up on the the same beta offer to Windows customers in November.” View More

Dec 14

Microsoft planning to automatically offer Windows 10 to existing PCs

“Microsoft launched Windows 10 earlier this year with a reservation system designed to tempt Windows 7 and Windows 8 users to upgrade for free.” View More

Jun 10

Microsoft Corporation reportedly plans to acquire BlackBerry Limited

“Canadian telecommunications company BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) has once again made their ways into the news with lot of gossiping taking place about its acquisition, and this time there’s Microsoft at the other end of the story.” View More

Mar 16

The Ambassador who worked from a Nairobi bathroom to avoid State Dept. IT

“The current scandal roiling over the use of a private e-mail server by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is just the latest in a series of scandals surrounding government e-mails.” View More

Jun 21

Review: Microsoft Office Online vs. Apple iWork for iCloud vs. Google Drive

“Over the past few weeks I’ve regaled you with detailed reviews of the three major online office productivity suites: Microsoft Office Online with Word Online, Excel Online, and PowerPoint Online; Apple’s iWork for iCloud with Pages, Numbers, and Keynote for iCloud; and Google Drive (aka Google App” View More

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