No harm in copying a good though, right? The Spotlight feature on Apple devices is quite good, and it looks like Cortana is getting something similar in Windows 10 with the Redstone 4 update. The integration of the digital voice assistant was seen as a standout feature of the OS, but ever since its introduction in...

Things have been moving hard and fast in the world of Skype. Microsoft recently redesigned the iOS version of the VoIP client to look similar to Windows Phone, while the dedicated Windows Phone 8.1 version is destined for arrival very soon. At the same time, the Skype team promised some modern features for the desktop...

Fully aware that the competition is getting tough, and the time to make big moves is now (or never), Microsoft has recently increased its focus on Apple platforms. And fans of the fruity company are reciprocating this attention, and how. Shareholders that have been pressurizing the new management at Redmond to expand...

Redmond’s answer to the supremacy of Evernote, OneNote launched on the Mac platform recently. Better yet, the company made this version along with the Windows flavor free of charge. And now company talked about this fine piece of software, and what improvements we can expect in the future. The OneNote team took part...

Mac owners usually are a patient bunch when it comes to software, but many have been eagerly awaiting the release of a new standalone version of Microsoft Office. Office for Mac 2011 was the last version Microsoft released for the platform. And it appears that their wait for a new flavor of the Office productivity...

OK, it’s been a while since we gave away free software so this weekend seemed as good a time as any. One of our sponsors (Rob from DrivePop) has graciously decided to offer readers of our site 5 free licenses of their product DrivePop. DrivePop is an online cloud backup solution for PC’s or Macs that enables you to keep...

Now would you believe it? Apple enthusiasts may have a bit of a hard time believe it, but Microsoft’s special offer for iOS and Mac developers sold out in just a few hours. Not just that, the official website of the special campaign also went offline due to a humongous amount of traffic. Yes, you heard that right,...

I enjoyed reading an article by Sarah Perez in TechCrunch, where she discusses how her new Surface RT tablet fits into her life. She is self-admittedly a long-time Apple ‘addict’ with both the iPhone and iMac, despite using Windows PCs prior to them in her workplace. The problem is not the quality of Microsoft’s...

Parallels Desktop 7 is a popular Mac virtualization tool made by Parallels that can run operating system in a virtual environment much like VMWare Fusion (which announced support for Windows 8 Consumer  VMWare Player/Workstation for Windows. Today they updated their software to allow it to run the newly released (and...

Although Parallels Desktop 7 already gives users a way to run Windows 8 on a Mac, some of us prefer running our test operating systems natively and without the help of virtualization software. For Mac users this means using Mac’s dual-boot tool, Boot Camp. You may have heard that Boot Camp doesn’t work with Windows...