Microsoft launches Bing Translator app for Windows 8
June 7, 2013 – 18:55 | Comments Off on Microsoft launches Bing Translator app for Windows 8
Microsoft launches Bing Translator app for Windows 8

Microsoft has announced the release of Bing Translator for Windows 8, a free app which builds on its previous Translator App for Windows Phone.
At its simplest the program allows you to type a phrase or …

Kingsoft Office 2013 Free revamps interface, improves support for new Office formats
June 4, 2013 – 11:11 | Comments Off on Kingsoft Office 2013 Free revamps interface, improves support for new Office formats
Kingsoft Office 2013 Free revamps interface, improves support for new Office formats

Hong Kong-based developer Kingsoft Software has released KingSoft Office Suite Free 2013, a brand new version of its sleek free alternative to Microsoft Office. Version 9.1.0.4056 makes its bow with a redesigned user interface with …

SkyDrive 3.0 for iOS hits the App Store with iPad Mini Support
April 3, 2013 – 15:06 | Comments Off on SkyDrive 3.0 for iOS hits the App Store with iPad Mini Support
SkyDrive 3.0 for iOS hits the App Store with iPad Mini Support

There’s certainly no shortage of cloud storage services to choose from these days and Microsoft’s SkyDrive provides a fairly generous 7GB of space free of charge. The latest version of the iOS app sees compatibility extending …

Stardock Start8 1.1 adds drag-and-drop along with custom places support
January 17, 2013 – 07:13 | Comments Off on Stardock Start8 1.1 adds drag-and-drop along with custom places support
Stardock Start8 1.1 adds drag-and-drop along with custom places support

Stardock Corporation has released the first major update for its Windows 8 Start button and menu replacement. Start8 1.1 adds full drag-and-drop support, plus allows users to pin folders to the Start menu that can …

Microsoft unveils Internet Explorer 10 Release Preview for Windows 7
November 13, 2012 – 16:11 | Comments Off on Microsoft unveils Internet Explorer 10 Release Preview for Windows 7
Microsoft unveils Internet Explorer 10 Release Preview for Windows 7

Microsoft has announced the availability of Internet Explorer 10 as a Release Preview edition – in both 32-bit and 64-bit flavours – for Windows 7. (And yes, only Windows 7 users with SP1 installed need …

Xbox SmartGlass brings Xbox 360 control to your iOS device
November 9, 2012 – 06:28 | Comments Off on Xbox SmartGlass brings Xbox 360 control to your iOS device
Xbox SmartGlass brings Xbox 360 control to your iOS device

Xbox 360 owners who also have an iOS device may just find that their iPhone or iPad is their console’s new best friend. Xbox SmartGlass is a free app from Microsoft that enables you to …

Is your PC up to Windows 8? Find out with the Upgrade Assistant
October 26, 2012 – 08:25 | Comments Off on Is your PC up to Windows 8? Find out with the Upgrade Assistant
Is your PC up to Windows 8? Find out with the Upgrade Assistant

It is here. After months of waiting, beta releases and consumer previews, Windows 8 has finally hit the shelves and the download servers. If you’re considering upgrading the next thing you need to consider is …

LibreOffice 3.6.2 fixes bugs and improves stability
October 4, 2012 – 12:18 | Comments Off on LibreOffice 3.6.2 fixes bugs and improves stability
LibreOffice 3.6.2 fixes bugs and improves stability

With more and more computer users counting the pennies, the move to lower cost and free software is gaining momentum. Microsoft Office may still be the world’s most popular office suite, but there is a …

Chrome 22 FINAL promises improvements for Windows 8, Retina screens and gamers
September 26, 2012 – 07:27 | Comments Off on Chrome 22 FINAL promises improvements for Windows 8, Retina screens and gamers
Chrome 22 FINAL promises improvements for Windows 8, Retina screens and gamers

Google has released Chrome 22 FINAL, with the promise of improvements for Windows 8 users, gamers and those using HiDPI and Retina screens.
Chrome’s gaming enhancements revolve around support for the Pointer Lock JavaScript API. Otherwise …

View RAW file formats in Explorer with Microsoft’s Camera Codec Pack
August 14, 2012 – 07:35 | Comments Off on View RAW file formats in Explorer with Microsoft’s Camera Codec Pack
View RAW file formats in Explorer with Microsoft’s Camera Codec Pack

If you’re looking to browse your camera’s RAW format images on a PC then your first instinct will probably be to locate a suitably powerful image viewer. But there could be a simpler solution.
Microsoft’s Camera …

18 new downloads and updates you may have missed this week
August 11, 2012 – 05:05 | Comments Off on 18 new downloads and updates you may have missed this week
18 new downloads and updates you may have missed this week

The release of Windows 8 is drawing ever closer and this means that there is a slew of apps being updated to add support for the latest version of the operating system. Paragon Image Backup …