Try Microsoft’s new Chromium Edge before anyone else
April 11, 2019 – 06:30 | Comments Off on Try Microsoft’s new Chromium Edge before anyone else
Try Microsoft’s new Chromium Edge before anyone else

Microsoft has a rather chequered history developing web browsers, having stuck with Internet Explorer for so long, then switching to the brand new Edge which initially lacked support required by a basic browser, such as …

Chrome 70 introduces more control over security features
October 17, 2018 – 06:42 | Comments Off on Chrome 70 introduces more control over security features
Chrome 70 introduces more control over security features

Google has released Chrome 70.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux, along with Chrome for iOS 70.0. Chrome for Android 70.0 is due imminently.
The desktop version of the browser gains several new security related features to …

SoftMaker FreeOffice 2018 promises full Office 2016 compatibility, debuts optional ribbon interface
May 16, 2018 – 09:50 | Comments Off on SoftMaker FreeOffice 2018 promises full Office 2016 compatibility, debuts optional ribbon interface
SoftMaker FreeOffice 2018 promises full Office 2016 compatibility, debuts optional ribbon interface

Why pay a monthly subscription for Office software? SoftMaker FreeOffice 2018 has just been released, promising full compatibility with the latest Word, Excel and PowerPoint formats and debuting a new optional ribbon interface for those …

Microsoft brings Edge for iOS and Android out of Preview – stay in sync with your PC
December 1, 2017 – 13:40 | Comments Off on Microsoft brings Edge for iOS and Android out of Preview – stay in sync with your PC
Microsoft brings Edge for iOS and Android out of Preview – stay in sync with your PC

Microsoft has launched the first stable version of its web browser for mobile with the release of Edge for iOS 1.0 and Edge for Android 1.0.
Both browsers are targeted at Windows users who have Edge …

SoftMaker releases Office 2018 with enhanced Thunderbird
November 8, 2017 – 06:50 | Comments Off on SoftMaker releases Office 2018 with enhanced Thunderbird
SoftMaker releases Office 2018 with enhanced Thunderbird

You have to admire some of the recent design work from Microsoft. Windows 10 has transitioned in a robust and visually-appealing operating system, whilst Office 2016 really is a superb, well-designed, cross-platform office suite.
In addition, Office …

O&O ShutUp10 1.6 adds Fall Creators Update support, UI improvements
October 17, 2017 – 05:59 | Comments Off on O&O ShutUp10 1.6 adds Fall Creators Update support, UI improvements
O&O ShutUp10 1.6 adds Fall Creators Update support, UI improvements

The average Windows 10 user will never be aware of the privacy issues associated with the operating system and with every major update, these privacy rights are amended by Microsoft.
With the release of Windows 10 …

Quickly access your Office 365 files using My Workspace
September 11, 2017 – 11:11 | Comments Off on Quickly access your Office 365 files using My Workspace
Quickly access your Office 365 files using My Workspace

There are so many methods for keeping up with your daily tasks that you need a task manager to keep them all centralised. We can’t tell you how many times we’ve had various calendars auto-group our …

Ancile is a script-based Windows 7/8 telemetry-blocker
September 13, 2016 – 04:59 | Comments Off on Ancile is a script-based Windows 7/8 telemetry-blocker
Ancile is a script-based Windows 7/8 telemetry-blocker

Increasing concern over Windows “spying” technologies has brought a host of free tools claiming to disable them, but are they safe to use? It’s often hard to tell, as developers don’t clearly explain what they’re …

SoftMaker FreeOffice 2016 improves performance and interoperability with Microsoft Office
April 18, 2016 – 10:05 | Comments Off on SoftMaker FreeOffice 2016 improves performance and interoperability with Microsoft Office
SoftMaker FreeOffice 2016 improves performance and interoperability with Microsoft Office

SoftMaker Software has released SoftMaker FreeOffice 2016, a brand new version of its office suite for Windows and Linux that’s free for both personal and commercial use.
The new release comes with the promise of improved …

Build your own Windows 10 update-blocker with Aegis
February 3, 2016 – 06:23 | Comments Off on Build your own Windows 10 update-blocker with Aegis
Build your own Windows 10 update-blocker with Aegis

There are now a pile of Microsoft telemetry and Windows 10 update-blockers around, all claiming to protect your privacy and get rid of annoying “upgrade to Windows 10” alerts.
Unfortunately most give very few details of …

Easily access Google Drive files from Microsoft Office
November 9, 2015 – 02:21 | Comments Off on Easily access Google Drive files from Microsoft Office
Easily access Google Drive files from Microsoft Office

Hit File > Open in any modern edition of Microsoft Office and all your OneDrive cloud files are just a couple of clicks away.
That’s less than helpful if you keep your files on Google Drive, …