Office for Android tablets preview now available to all

Stuart O'Connor Android, Android apps, Microsoft, Software, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

All Android users are now able to download Microsoft's Office on Android preview, as long as their devices have the capability to run it. Microsoft has made the preview apps available to anyone using an ARM-powered tablet running KitKat or Lollipop with a screen size of between 7 inches and 10.1 inches. The initial preview…

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The UK Top 10 video games chart: Call of Duty Advanced Warfare retains top spot

Stuart O'Connor Gaming, Microsoft, Nintendo, Playstation 3, PlayStation 4, Software, Sony, Top 10 Video Games Chart, Top tens, Video games, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One Leave a Comment

2015 gets under way with an unchanged Top Three, meaning Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has now achieved six weeks at No.1, one more week than predecessor Ghosts. Grand Theft Auto V is not far behind at No.2, staying ahead of FIFA 15 at No.3. Ubisoft’s top sellers Far Cry 4 and Assassin’s…

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Steve Ballmer quits Microsoft board

Stuart O'Connor Microsoft, Software Leave a Comment

Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has resigned as a member of the company’s board, ending more than three decades of involvement in the world’s biggest software maker. Ballmer, 58, is still Microsoft’s top individual shareholder. He had initially remained as a director after handing the top job over to one of his deputies, Satya…

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Rip-off Britain: UK shoppers pay more for technology

Stuart O'Connor Apple, Computers, Gadgets, Gaming, PlayStation 4, Retail, Samsung, Software, TVs, Video games, Xbox One Leave a Comment

It's something that people in the UK have always suspected, but now Which? has made it official – Britons pay far more for new technology products than consumers in the US. The consumer watchdog compared the prices, excluding tax, of 13 identical products ranging from televisions and games consoles to desktop applications and security software and…

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Is Microsoft really going to force people to use Windows 8?

Stuart O'Connor Microsoft, Software, Windows, Windows 7, Windows 8 1 Comment

The Windows operating system has been around for quite a while now - the first iteration, Windows 1.0, was released all the way back in 1985. The current version is the somewhat unpopular Windows 8 – many people have stuck with Windows 7, which was released in 2009. Now Microsoft has announced that it is set…

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