From now until October 27th you can trade-in your old iPad 2, 3, or 4 for a whopping $200 to use at Microsoft retail stores.
You can use the discount to buy any of these:
Microsoft Surface RT for $150
Microsoft Surface Pro for $599
Nokia Lumia 1020 for $0
Lenovo ThinkPad 2 for $299
Nokia Lumia 925 for $0
Improvements and security fixes for Office 2011 on the Mac:
Improves opening and checking out a file from SharePoint in Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac
This update fixes an issue that may sometimes cause Mac Office to crash when you try to open Office documents from a SharePoint site.
Improves access to customer's spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel for Mac
This update fixes an issue that cau...
In essence, after the transaction is closed, Nokia will be transformed into a technology and IP licensing company and shed its manufacturer role. Microsoft will take over the baton and become the OEM for its own Windows Phone devices.
Microsoft wants to be Apple....
Joy of Tech
Kara Swisher from AllThingsD, published today internal memos announcing the largest reorganisation in Microsoft History. And no, it doesn't involve Ballmer resigning or jumping up and down on the stage sweating like a pig and wagging his tongue like a Gene Simmons look-alike....
"Our Surface devices will compete with products made by our OEM partners, which may affect their commitment to our platform," Microsoft said in the 10-K filed for the second calendar quarter of 2012.
Really? You think?...
Vanity Fair has a great article about how Microsoft has become an underdog, after being the largest force in technology during the nineties. How Steve Ballmer still is the CEO, I'll never understand....
The latest development in our neverending saga of worldwide patentwarfare is a decision by a Mannheim judge banning Motorola's Android devices on the basis that they violate a FAT storage patent owned by Microsoft.
At this rate, they should change Android's name to Cloner....
"We haven’t announced the next release of Office for Mac," says a Microsoft spokesperson.
No Office 2013 for Mac, just an update to add SkyDrive functionality. That doesn't mean there won't be a new version for Mac, just not yet....
Microsoft confirmed yesterday that the new Office 2013 will not run on older PCs powered by Windows XP or Vista.
"The new Office will work with Windows 7 and Windows 8," a Microsoft spokesperson said Monday in an email reply to questions about Office 2013 and Office 365. "Vista or XP will not support the new Office."
The "Appleification" of Microsoft continues, gone are the days ...