Even in this day and age there are some that prefer to wait until the first service pack is out for Microsoft products before deciding to make the plunge. This strategy is usually employed by companies and enterprises. Well, they are in luck, then, because Microsoft has quietly released SP1 for Office 2013. The first...

News has been rather slow on Exchange 2013 SP1, particularly with Windows Server 2012 R2 already out in the open and lacking support for Exchange and SharePoint. This was supposed to be fixed with the first service pack for Exchange 2013, and now Redmond has provided us with a few pointers on the forthcoming Service...

The world’s favorite operating system right now, Windows 7, is not exactly Microsoft’s favorite platform when it comes to adding new features and options. This distinction is reserved for Windows 8.1. But while Redmond ever so readily releases security updates for Windows 7, the company also lets out some feature...

Even the most sturdy and steadfast Windows 7 fans are aware by now that the chances of seeing a Service Pack 2 for the world’s most popular operating system are zero to none. Microsoft does not plan on adding new features to the operating system, and wants it to die when the time comes. Cruel, maybe, but that’s the...

More retirement news! Boy, times flies fast, doesn’t it? Seems like only yesterday (well maybe a day before yesterday) when Windows 7 hit RTM status. And now Microsoft is set to stop providing support for the vanilla version. Windows 7 without Service Pack 1 is set to do dark on April 9, 2013. Meaning, Microsoft will...

If you are still running the vanilla version of Windows 7 and yet to install the Service Pack 1 of the OS, be on the lookout! Microsoft is about to automatically install the update to consumers via its Windows Update service, starting tomorrow. Service Pack 1 is actually a couple of years old now, and has been widely...

So the blogosphere is all atwitter with news of “Windows Blue”, including our own website.  Apparently, a Taiwanese forum user posted some information purportedly about the next iteration of Windows — “Windows 9″ or “Windows Blue.” The forum user indicated that the current alpha version is build 9622 compared to 9200...

So the blogosphere is all atwitter with news of “Windows Blue”, including our own website.  Apparently, a Taiwanese forum user posted some information purportedly about the next iteration of Windows — “Windows 9″ or “Windows Blue.” The forum user indicated that the current alpha version is build 9622 compared to 9200...

Starting on July 12th, Microsoft will no longer support Vista SP1. Vista SP2, on the other hand, will retain support. As a consequence of Windows Vista SP1 not being supported, it will no longer receive security updates making it a very unstable option for consumers and businesses. Vista itself makes up an...