Microsoft Launches Excel Mashup, Making the Excel Experience More Fun

Microsoft Launches Excel Mashup, Making the Excel Experience More Fun

Ever got bored of doing spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel, and come to the rash decision that maybe you needed a career change of some sort. Well, relax; you’re not the only one. But thankfully, Microsoft has been thinking about us miserable fools and has come up with a new platform that allows users to embed interactive Excel spreadsheets on web pages. Oa, that sounds a little off. Let us explain.

By On December 13, 2011 1 Response
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Windows Phone 7.5 May Hold Promise For Microsoft

Windows Phone 7.5 May Hold Promise For Microsoft

According to reviewers, Windows Phone offers a really good experience. Although it hasn’t been a success in the smartphone market, not yet at least, it holds promise. It comes with the flagship awesome usability that Microsoft is known for and makes it very easy and smooth for the user to tool it. Also, with a growing app repository for Windows Phone, it may see better days in future.

By On December 12, 2011 1 Response
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Microsoft Is Trying to Make Windows 8 Mobile Friendly?

Microsoft Is Trying to Make Windows 8 Mobile Friendly?

Windows 8 is coming. And with it a whole host of rumors and uncertainties about how will it affect the overall market. After all, it aims to make room for itself in the already tight mobile market and at the same time keep its dominance over desktop users.

By On December 10, 2011 Respond
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Microsoft’s Kinetic Sensors Useful For Robots

Microsoft’s Kinetic Sensors Useful For Robots

Microsoft may found a market it never even planned for – the robotics industry. The Kinetic sensor by Microsoft is designed specifically for it’s gaming console, Xbox 360′s users. However, the researchers at the robotics department of different universities find it a cheap, viable alternative to other expensive motion-sensor equipment.

By On December 7, 2011 Respond
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Xbox 360 Sales Higher Than Play Station 3

Xbox 360 Sales Higher Than Play Station 3

The last gaming console release by Microsoft, Xbox 360, has overtaken Play Station 3 and Wii in it’s overall sales. According to experts, Xbox 360′s sales have already crossed the 1.44 million figure which is whooping greater than 1.05 million units sold by Wii and 750,000 Play Station 3 units sold. Moreover, with that revamped look Microsoft is about to introduce on Xbox, there is a great chance that the sales will further be bolstered in the coming days.

By On December 7, 2011 Respond
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Use Microsoft Flight Simular To Conquer The Sky, Beta Version Released

Use Microsoft Flight Simular To Conquer The Sky, Beta Version Released

The fans of simulated flights should be quite happy these days, as Microsoft just revealed that a new software will be available for them soon. The company also announced that accepts applications for the new Microsoft Flight beta flying simulator. So far, the curious fans should know that the new flight simulator brings new elements inspired by the best games in this category, such as a better scenery and terrain, new aircrafts. In this incipient stage of software development Microsoft teams were focused on performance.

By On December 6, 2011 1 Response
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Microsoft Steps Right In The Middle Of TV Entertainment Industry

Microsoft Steps Right In The Middle Of TV Entertainment Industry

Microsoft is all set to release a huge update for Xbox consoles come Tuesday. What is an extra-ordinary move by the tech giant is that Microsoft has decided to step right in the middle of the TV entertainment industry. Now you don’t turn on your Xbox just when you have to play a game but also when you want to watch something on TV.

By On December 5, 2011 Respond
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Barnes & Nobles Matches Microsoft’s Wrath With The Best Man

Barnes & Nobles Matches Microsoft’s Wrath With The Best Man

Barnes & Nobles has hired David Boies to defend it in a case filed by Microsoft against B & N over claims of patent infringement. Microsoft had earlier filed the case claiming that the way users switch between different screens on B & N’s Nook Tablet is similar to that of Microsoft and hence, is an illegal rip-off.B & N has denied the claims and has hired Boies, known to be the best antitrust lawyer, to defend the case.

By On December 1, 2011 Respond
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Windows Says Siri Is Nothing New

Windows Says Siri Is Nothing New

Microsoft’s Chief Research and Strategy Officer says that the Siri technology introduced by Apple in iPhone 4S is nothing new. According to him, Microsoft introduced a similar technology about a year ago. The technology he referred to is the ‘Timeline’ feature that was included in Windows Phone.

By On November 25, 2011 Respond
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Novell Asks Bill Gates To Hand Over $1 Billion

Novell Asks Bill Gates To Hand Over $1 Billion

In a lawsuit filed against Microsoft, Novell has asked the tech giant to pay $1 billion. Novell has alleged that Microsoft had planned to use it’s WordPerfect writing program but later changed plans and this cost Novell a huge fortune. In the latest hearing, Bill Gates himself appeared in the court to testify against the claims by Novell.

By On November 24, 2011 Respond
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Apple VS Amazon – The Legal Battles Continue

Apple VS Amazon – The Legal Battles Continue

It seems like filing patent violation cases against rival companies is the favorite pastime of tech giants. And everyone, from Apple to Microsoft to Motorola, Samsung and Google is deep into this business. The fresh episode comes from a case filed by Apple against Amazon accusing the latter of illegally using the term ‘Appstore.’

By On November 21, 2011 Respond
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Are You Ready To Buy Microsoft’s $8400 Table PC?

Are You Ready To Buy Microsoft’s $8400 Table PC?

Microsoft launches the second-generation model of Table computer, named SUR40. You can order it now, if you can spare a few thousands bucks. This new model comes with a Samsung flat-screen panel and costs $8400.

By On November 18, 2011 Respond
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Windows 8 Won’t Bug You To Restart After Update

Windows 8 Won’t Bug You To Restart After Update

Have you been asked by Windows Update to reboot your computer after it installs an update? And after you cancel it once, it keeps appearing again and again. However, here are the good news: the Updates in Windows 8 will be much less annoying.

By On November 17, 2011 Respond
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Samsung Become World’s Top Smartphone Manufacturer

Samsung Become World’s Top Smartphone Manufacturer

Samsung has now become the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer, leaping past Apple, which held the title for just one quarter and Samsung shipped 27.8 million smartphones last quarter, accounting for 23.8 percent of the smartphone market, compared to Apple’s 17.1 million units shipped. Even though Nokia has been in a heavy transition period they managed to hold onto 3rd place with 16.8 million smartphones shipped, claiming 14.4% market share and RIM, LG, Sony Ericsson, Motorola all make up the others category. While Apple is expecting all-time record iPhone sales during the current quarter as the iPhone 4S rolls out around the world and it still may not be enough to overcome Samsung’s significant lead and strong growth…………………

By On October 29, 2011 Respond
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Microsoft And Compal Signed Patent Agreement

Microsoft And Compal Signed Patent Agreement

Compal is the latest Android user to sign a patent licensing deal with Microsoft and the news, Microsoft says, means that more than half of the world’s ODMs (Original Design Manufacturing) producing Android and Chrome hardware are paying them for the privilege of doing so. Microsoft also takes the opportunity to criticize rivals that aren’t as forthcoming in protecting manufacturers who use their software and Microsoft has offered a licensing program to makers of Android devices to avoid being sued by the company for allegedly infringing its patents, which was embraced last year by HTC for its mobile phones running Android. Microsoft continues to insist that its licensing program is working as expected and that its approach to patent issues is the best way forward for all parties……………..

By On October 24, 2011 Respond
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