Feature-complete Internet Explorer 9 release candidate now available
February 10, 2011 – 18:41 | Comments Off on Feature-complete Internet Explorer 9 release candidate now available
Feature-complete Internet Explorer 9 release candidate now available

Microsoft has today unveiled the Internet Explorer 9 release candidate, which is now feature-complete: one last hunt for bugs and it’ll finally be ready.
And our first impressions of the new RC are good. It’s packed …

Microsoft launches 30 day trial version of Office 2011
January 25, 2011 – 19:39 | Comments Off on Microsoft launches 30 day trial version of Office 2011
Microsoft launches 30 day trial version of Office 2011

In a move that signals the company’s keenness to take full advantage of the increasing popularity of the Mac format, Microsoft has announced the availability of 30 day trial versions of Office for Mac 2011. …

Microsoft unveils OneNote for iOS complete with note syncing
January 18, 2011 – 17:53 | Comments Off on Microsoft unveils OneNote for iOS complete with note syncing
Microsoft unveils OneNote for iOS complete with note syncing

One of the lesser known and used components of Microsoft Office is OneNote, a notetaking tool that can be used to compile and organise all manner of notes. Whether you are researching a project online, …

Microsoft releases WebMatrix web development tool
January 17, 2011 – 06:47 | Comments Off on Microsoft releases WebMatrix web development tool
Microsoft releases WebMatrix web development tool

Microsoft has released WebMatrix 1.0, a comprehensive web development tool that the company claim “includes everything you need for website development”.
And once you’ve seen what’s included, it’s hard to disagree.

Microsoft Security Essentials 2.0 now available
December 17, 2010 – 15:35 | Comments Off on Microsoft Security Essentials 2.0 now available
Microsoft Security Essentials 2.0 now available

Microsoft has just released Microsoft Security Essentials 2.0, an excellent free tool that will protect your PC from the full range of malware.
There are no major visible changes this time around, despite the jump in …

Hotmail adds support for sending from other POP accounts
November 2, 2010 – 18:35 | Comments Off on Hotmail adds support for sending from other POP accounts
Hotmail adds support for sending from other POP accounts

For some time, Hotmail users have been able to receive email from other accounts within their Hotmail account. Microsoft have just enabled a feature that makes it possible to send email from any email address …

Microsoft releases Messenger for Mac
October 25, 2010 – 21:08 | Comments Off on Microsoft releases Messenger for Mac
Microsoft releases Messenger for Mac

While most Mac users are still soaking up the news that FaceTime is available for the Mac as well as the iPhone 4, Microsoft has released a Mac compatible version of its own instant messaging …

Microsoft rolls out expanded Zune service to Europe
October 14, 2010 – 16:49 | Comments Off on Microsoft rolls out expanded Zune service to Europe
Microsoft rolls out expanded Zune service to Europe

Apple, Napster and Spotify better look out: Microsoft has expanded its Zune service to European users, with Australia, New Zealand and Japan set to follow in a matter of weeks. Previously, Europeans could stream movies …

Microsoft launches Windows Phone 7
October 11, 2010 – 23:11 | Comments Off on Microsoft launches Windows Phone 7
Microsoft launches Windows Phone 7

After months of build-up, Microsoft has finally unveiled the first Windows Phone 7 devices that are due to launch in the very near future. The company is hoping that the latest foray into the smartphone …

Microsoft releases Windows Live Mesh for Mac
October 6, 2010 – 12:13 | Comments Off on Microsoft releases Windows Live Mesh for Mac
Microsoft releases Windows Live Mesh for Mac

Microsoft’s Windows Live Mesh Service has been designed to make it easy to synchronise files between the two or more computer that many of us find ourselves working with these days. Windows Live Mesh for …

Windows 7 Phone released 11th October
October 5, 2010 – 21:17 | Comments Off on Windows 7 Phone released 11th October
Windows 7 Phone released 11th October

Microsoft have confirmed that Windows 7 Phone will be released on 11th October, at a launch event held in New York.
And, the company says, it’s going to have the biggest and best app store around.