New preview build of Microsoft Office for Mac brings support for add-ins - Digital Trends

This preview build is yet another step forward in Microsoft's efforts to bring the Mac version of the Office suite closer to its Windows counterpart. Microsoft has announced plans to bring support for add-ins to the Mac version of its Office suite ...

Windows 10 Cloud Only Reinforces Chrome OS Legitimacy - Chrome Unboxed (press release) (blog)

In an interesting turn of events, it seems Microsoft is on the brink of launching a cloud-focused version of Windows 10 (don't call it RT!) ostensibly to be marketed directly against Chromebooks. My, how we've come full circle. If I can bring you back ...

Windows 10 Mobile build 15025 (with blocking bug) leaks: Windows Update improvements, more - OnMSFT (blog)

Yesterday it was announced that Windows 10 Mobile build 15025 was delayed due to a blocking bug. While this had upset many fans of the mobile OS, the folks over at Aggiornamenti Lumia managed to install a leaked version of the latest internal build ...

Edge Still Being Edged Out - iProgrammer

Microsoft continues an aggressive campaign to get Windows 10 users to use its default web browser. The latest ploy is popup tips pointing out that Edge is safer and faster than Chrome. This really needs to be effective if Microsoft wants to maintain a ...

Microsoft thinks it knows how to make PCs cool again - TechRadar

It's no secret that the PC market has been in a sustained slump for what seems like forever now, but Microsoft has a plan to try and kick things up a gear in 2017, urging computer manufacturers to focus on not just better performance (which is a given ...

Top Story: Windows 10 and ransomware - Here's what Microsoft wants you to know - Komando

Windows 10 has been very popular since it was originally released in July 2015. It's fast, safe and offers browser extensions that diehard Windows users wanted for years. If you remember, Microsoft made a huge push to get people to upgrade from older ...

Windows 10 Mobile might finally be a success thanks to this great new feature - Express.co.uk

MICROSOFT rolls out new updates for Windows 10 Mobile that could finally help attract users to its struggling mobile platform. By Michael Moore. PUBLISHED: 15:09, Mon, Feb 6, 2017 | UPDATED: 15:09, Mon, Feb 6, 2017 ...

How to Fix the Most Annoying Things in Windows 10 - PC Magazine

Windows 10 is probably the best edition of Microsoft's venerable operating system. But Redmond has never made an entirely perfect OS. As much as we like Windows 10—and we really do like it a lot—it's got problems. Thankfully, a number of them are ...

FAQ: How to manage Windows 10 updates - ZDNet

With Windows 10, Microsoft has completely rewritten the Windows Update rulebook. For expert users and IT pros accustomed to having fine-grained control over the update process, these changes might seem wrenching and even draconian. You can't pick ...

Microsoft announces Windows 10 Mobile Build 15025 for Insiders with improvements to Edge and accessibility ... - MSPoweruser

Microsoft has released a new build for the Windows 10 Mobile for Insiders on the fast ring to coincide with the new Creators Update bug bash. While the firm had previously held back on releasing new builds for just under two weeks due to a blocking ...

Here's How Microsoft Plans To Demolish Mac, Rivals - Tech Times

In an event, Microsoft outlined a strategy that will give next-generation Windows computers edge over the competition. This involves three criteria that aims to foster hardware innovation and differentiated user experience. ( Microsoft ). Advertisement.

Windows 10 Overtakes Windows 7 for the Very First Time in the United States - Softpedia News

One of Microsoft's biggest challenges these days is to move people off Windows 7, and it appears that at least in the United States, this mission is partially successful. Data provided by StatCounter for the month of January 2017 indicates that Windows ...

Oops: Windows 10 Starts Going Down on Steam - Softpedia News

The free Windows 10 upgrade promo that Microsoft offered in the first 12 months after the launch of the operating system had a massive contribution to its growth, especially in the gaming industry where the majority of users upgraded their computers.

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Mobile Build 15025 - Softpedia News

Microsoft rolled out Windows 10 build 15025 earlier this week, but due to a blocking bug, the company decided to release it to PCs exclusively, leaving Windows 10 Mobile with no other option than to wait. But today, the software giant pushed the “red ...

Google Pre-Installs SQL Server Enterprise on Cloud Platform VMs - eWeek

Google has announced beta availability of pre-configured images of Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise and Windows Server Core on the Google Compute Engine infrastructure as a service. Google Cloud SQL Server. Enterprises running Microsoft SQL Server ...

Why Free Windows 10 Upgrades in CSP Is Big News - Petri.com

In this post, I'd like to share with you why I believe that the recent changes to the licensing of Windows 10 Enterprise through the Cloud Solutions Provider (CSP) program is a big deal. Background. I work for a Tier 2 CSP distributor – this means that ...

Microsoft Sharpens Edge Browser in Windows 10 Creators Update - eWeek

Microsoft's Edge browser will gain new tab management features and WebVR support when the Windows 10Creators Update is released his spring. Edge Browser Update 2. Drowning in browser tabs? Microsoft wants to help multitaskers get better organized ...

Windows 10 Mobile build 15025 introduces full-color updated emoji in Microsoft Edge - OnMSFT (blog)

While Microsoft Edge's previous emojis – the black, colorless shapes that replaced their bright and well-recognized counterparts – were nice looking in their own right, they certainly weren't respected as “emojis.” With emojis having become an accepted ...

How To Play A Welcome Voice Message On Every Startup In Windows 10/7/8 - Fossbytes

Short Bytes: If you want to try some interesting yet useless trick on your Windows 10 (or previous) operating system then here is one. You can enable Windows 10 to play a custom welcome message in a computerized voice everytime you turn on or restart ...

Microsoft wants OEMs to build these kinds of PCs - Network World

Microsoft held the Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC) in China last December, but it has just released a very interesting video that highlights where it would like to see the PC market head in the coming years. The video, from the session ...