Microsoft launches Office for Android preview
May 20, 2015 – 07:12 | Comments Off on Microsoft launches Office for Android preview
Microsoft launches Office for Android preview

Microsoft has launched a preview of Office for Android smartphones.
Pre-release versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint are available for phones running Android 4.4 or later.

Microsoft Office 2016 Public Preview now available
May 5, 2015 – 05:48 | Comments Off on Microsoft Office 2016 Public Preview now available
Microsoft Office 2016 Public Preview now available

Microsoft has announced the release of Microsoft Office 2016 Public Preview for Windows 7 and later.
The build is free for everyone to try out, no Office 365 subscription required. Although beware, there is one potential …

Microsoft EMET 5.2 blocks “VBScript God Mode”
March 13, 2015 – 06:20 | Comments Off on Microsoft EMET 5.2 blocks “VBScript God Mode”
Microsoft EMET 5.2 blocks “VBScript God Mode”

Microsoft has updated its exploit blocker Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) to version 5.2 with some welcome tweaks and enhancements.
The Attack Surface Reduction mitigation has been extended to stop processes running malicious scripts via IE’s …

Next Lock Screen: Microsoft’s take on the Android lock screen
December 30, 2014 – 08:30 | Comments Off on Next Lock Screen: Microsoft’s take on the Android lock screen
Next Lock Screen: Microsoft’s take on the Android lock screen

Next Lock Screen is an Android lock screen “built for busy professionals”.
That sounds very familiar, but what’s a little more unusual is that Next is from Microsoft Garage, an “idea factory” where employees work on …

Microsoft launches free Visual Studio Community 2013
November 13, 2014 – 07:22 | Comments Off on Microsoft launches free Visual Studio Community 2013
Microsoft launches free Visual Studio Community 2013

Microsoft has released Visual Studio Community 2013, a revamped edition of Visual Studio Professional 2013 which is free for individual and small business use (teams of up to five people).
It’s a versatile product. You can …

Windows 10 Technical Preview now available
October 1, 2014 – 18:36 | Comments Off on Windows 10 Technical Preview now available
Windows 10 Technical Preview now available

Microsoft has released the Windows 10 Technical Preview (64-bit build), an early look at the next generation of Windows with some major new features.
The Start Menu is back with a Windows 8 twist, live tiles …

Microsoft unveils Word, Excel and PowerPoint for iPad 1.1, adds user-requested features
August 1, 2014 – 07:39 | Comments Off on Microsoft unveils Word, Excel and PowerPoint for iPad 1.1, adds user-requested features
Microsoft unveils Word, Excel and PowerPoint for iPad 1.1, adds user-requested features

Microsoft has unveiled the first major update to its stable of iPad Office apps with the release of Word for iPad 1.1, Excel for iPad 1.1 and PowerPoint for iPad 1.1.
All three apps gain exclusive …

Google Chrome 64-bit Beta released, edges closer to final Windows release
July 31, 2014 – 08:05 | Comments Off on Google Chrome 64-bit Beta released, edges closer to final Windows release
Google Chrome 64-bit Beta released, edges closer to final Windows release

Google has moved its dedicated 64-bit Windows build of Chrome one step closer to its final release with the launch of Google Chrome 37.0 Beta (64-bit). The new release requires Windows 7 64-bit or later …

Internet Explorer Developer Channel adds GamePad, WebDriver support
June 19, 2014 – 07:12 | Comments Off on Internet Explorer Developer Channel adds GamePad, WebDriver support
Internet Explorer Developer Channel adds GamePad, WebDriver support

Microsoft has unveiled Internet Explorer Developer Channel, a special preview version of the browser which includes upcoming developer-oriented features and extended standards support.
One major highlight of this release is that it’s packaged as an App-V …

Microsoft OneNote for Mac 15.1 adds new features, still lags behind Windows version
May 2, 2014 – 07:39 | Comments Off on Microsoft OneNote for Mac 15.1 adds new features, still lags behind Windows version
Microsoft OneNote for Mac 15.1 adds new features, still lags behind Windows version

Microsoft has released OneNote for Mac 15.1, the first major update to its note-taking tool that was released back in March.
Version 15.1 comes with printing support, a new Format Painter tool and support for embedding …

Fix .NET 4.5/ 4.5.1 issues with Microsoft .NET Framework Repair Tool 1.2
April 29, 2014 – 04:38 | Comments Off on Fix .NET 4.5/ 4.5.1 issues with Microsoft .NET Framework Repair Tool 1.2
Fix .NET 4.5/ 4.5.1 issues with Microsoft .NET Framework Repair Tool 1.2

Microsoft has updated its .NET Framework Repair Tool to version 1.2, adding the ability to detect and fix issues with .NET Framework 4.5 and 4.5.1.
As with previous releases, the Repair Tool can only address MSI-installed …