Tag: microsoft

  • How to Switch from Microsoft Office

    You be ditching Microsoft Office along with Microsoft Windows in its entirety for Mac OS X or Linux. Or perhaps you like Windows but want to break free from Microsoft Office. Then again, you could have simply grown tired of paying Microsoft per year or per license for its suite of Office apps. With the […]

  • Outlook.com Review: Microsoft Vs. Google

    Microsoft’s recently rolled out Outlook.com is a more sophisticated, upper crust cousin to the old Hotmail.com. Yet, how well does it really perform, especially when compared to some of the other popular webmail options that are currently available such as Google’s Gmail? Is a switch worth the hassle? In this review, we’ll take an in-depth […]

  • New Microsoft Portable Media Center, Why Not Just Use a Laptop?

    Microsoft last week announced that its new consumer targeted device, the Windows CE OS based Portable Media Center (PMC), will become available in and can be preordered exclusively through Amazon.com. The question I have, who s going buy these things? If you have a Pocket PC or an ultra portable notebook you can already accomplish […]

  • Microsoft Xbox One Review: A Promising Start

    Microsoft’s aspirations to take over the living room didn’t appear out of thin air. The Xbox 360 — which launched as a dedicated game console back in 2005 — has morphed considerably over its eight year lifespan. The addition of apps, music and streaming services like Netflix, transformed the once game-centric console into something much […]

  • Microsoft Streets and Trips 2008 Review

    by Kevin O’Brien Streets and Trips 2008 is the latest version of the popular navigation software package from the developers at Microsoft. It was updated with a newer GPS receiver, and for the first time, MSN Direct capabilities for live traffic, accident, and gas price data. This new integration of live data service will hopefully […]