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Windows 10 Build 17040 Available For Download

Microsoft has just released the Windows 10 Insider Preview Fast ring build for this week, with Windows 10 build 17040 now available for users enrolled in this channel of the preview program. It is the first once

Office 2016 Is Launching This Year, Touch Apps Coming Soon

If you thought Microsoft was done announcing exciting stuff after the Windows 10 event, then make way for more. Office 2016 has just gone official, the next full version of the productivity suite. It has been in

Week In Review (Sep 1 – Sep 5)

From the cautious letdowns of the past week, to the pleasant highs of this one. The year’s IFA has been the reason of much joy in terms of new mobile devices, smartphones and tablets. An array of

Leaked Screenshots Provide A Look At Office Touch For Windows 8

An absolute cornerstone of Microsoft’s dominance in the technology world, Office is currently in the process of getting a touch optimized makeover. This, we have known, for well over a year now. And although we caught an

New Internet Explorer Ad Is Great, For Sentimental Reasons

Unlike some other companies (not just in technology) that create winning ads one after another, Microsoft have a tendency of rolling out some humdrum commercials, every once in a while. But when they create a winning clip,

Microsoft Showcases Office Touch For Windows 8 At BUILD

There are some that believe that the classic Microsoft experience is still not complete on touch. Sure, the company has released a couple of flavors of its Office productivity suite. But they are not overly optimized for

Acer Has Launched A Touch Chromebook! Is This Trip Really Necessary?

Acer. The hardware company that lives in the hearts and minds of Windows 8 users. Or not. The company has made some radical choices in the past, starting with its unadulterated criticism of Microsoft’s newest operating system.

Microsoft Files For A Patent For Gesture Based Search

Considering just how big a company Microsoft is, some circles criticize it for not innovating enough. But it’s hard to truly innovate when you have so much catching up to do. Regardless, Redmond has made several important

Office VP For Marketing Drops Metro Office Hint, Talks About What To Expect

While Redmond has, so far, been awfully coy about its operating system strategy, the company is nowhere near as discreet about what is next for the Office suite of productivity applications. Every once in a while we

Windows 8.1 Comes With More Than 600 Keyboard Shortcuts

There are some that believe that in going full touch on its operating systems, Microsoft might have put the desktop on the backburner. While it may seem like so on first look, the reality is quite different.