Internet Explorer Developer Channel adds GamePad, WebDriver support
June 19, 2014 – 07:12 | No Comment
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
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
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 …

Stardock Start8 1.4 update ensures compatibility with Windows 8.1 Update 1
April 3, 2014 – 11:00 | Comments Off
Stardock Start8 1.4 update ensures compatibility with Windows 8.1 Update 1

Stardock Corporation has released Start 8 1.4, a minor update to its Windows 8 Start button and menu replacement tool. There are no new features in version 1.4, just a series of bug fixes and …

Microsoft launches Office for iPad
March 27, 2014 – 18:09 | Comments Off
Microsoft launches Office for iPad

It’s taken a very long time, but today, finally, Microsoft unveiled Office for iPad.
Despite the name, Office for iPad is three separate apps – Word, Excel and PowerPoint – which are individually available in the …

Microsoft OneNote launches on Mac, now free across all platforms
March 17, 2014 – 17:13 | Comments Off
Microsoft OneNote launches on Mac, now free across all platforms

Microsoft has released a Mac version of its OneNote tool to sit alongside the existing Windows release. It has also made OneNote free across all platforms, including Windows desktop as well as mobile, although some …

UPDATED: Microsoft rebrands SkyDrive as OneDrive, updates apps and offers bonus storage
February 20, 2014 – 07:10 | Comments Off
UPDATED: Microsoft rebrands SkyDrive as OneDrive, updates apps and offers bonus storage

Those SkyDrive users who haven’t been following the news may get a bit of a surprise today: Microsoft’s cloud-based backup, sync and sharing service has officially renamed itself OneDrive after losing its trademark dispute with …

Latest Kingsoft Office Suite Free 2013 update enables document saves in latest Word and Excel formats
January 2, 2014 – 08:14 | Comments Off
Latest Kingsoft Office Suite Free 2013 update enables document saves in latest Word and Excel formats

Kingsoft Software has seen in the New Year with major updates to its range of free and paid-for office suites for Windows. Despite minor version number changes, Kingsoft Office Suite Free 2013 users gain the …

How to upgrade to Windows 8.1
October 17, 2013 – 13:18 | Comments Off
How to upgrade to Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 is finally here, and it’s a significant update. Sure, the Start menu isn’t coming back, but you do get a more customisable Start screen, much improved apps (and more options for running them …

Microsoft launches Internet Explorer 11 Release Preview for Windows 7
September 18, 2013 – 15:37 | Comments Off
Microsoft launches Internet Explorer 11 Release Preview for Windows 7

Microsoft has announced the availability of Internet Explorer 11 Release Preview, an update to the Developer Preview which appeared back in July.
The core feature list remains the same: HTML 5 prefetching gets pages ready before …

Chrome 28 FINAL adds richer notifications, implements new Blink rendering engine
July 10, 2013 – 10:46 | Comments Off
Chrome 28 FINAL adds richer notifications, implements new Blink rendering engine

Google has released Google Chrome 28 FINAL for Windows, Mac and Linux. The latest version of its open-source, cross-platform web browser sees Google implement the latest revision of its web rendering engine – Blink – …