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Google Quickoffice is now free, Excel fans weep tears of joy
If only having a smartphone or tablet to hand is your current excuse for shying away from Office software duties while away from your desk, you better start getting your skiving thinking cap on – Google have announced that their…
OnLive Desktop app now brings Windows 7 to Android
OnLive Desktop, the app that first wowed iPad users back in January with its ability to give full control of a remotely accessed Windows 7 PC, is now available for Android tablets too. Those using an Android tablet can…
Microsoft conspiracy theory #472: Rihanna & Michael Jackson's subliminal 'Soft endorsement
Am I going completely nuts and verging dangerously close on Zune-guy’s obsession with Microsoft, for hearing the lyric ‘It’s the sound, the sound of Microsoft’ within winter-loving pop-strumpet Rihanna’s ‘Please Don’t Stop The Music’ song?
Our ever informative Stu from My Chemical Toilet has told me the repetitive background lyric in the song (more noticeable at 2.40 minutes into the track) is actually a sample from Michael Jackson’s ‘Wanna Be Startin’ Something’, which various lyrics directories claim is him singing ‘Ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa, ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa’. (Apparently originally taken from Cameroonian saxophonist Manu Dibango’s ‘Soul Makossa’).
Tinfoil-hat-wearers, got an opinion? Is this just typical Michael Jackson gobbledy-gook or a subliminal brainwashing attempt from Microsoft to sell more copies of Word…
Rwandan 'One Laptop Per Child' childrens' first word 'Google'
It’s all well and good harping on constantly about the One Laptop Per Child scheme, but is it actually benefitting the children of Africa?
According to a chap on CNN the other day, out in Rwanda demonstrating the effects made on the kiddywinks, the….
Offensive word taken out of Mario Party 8, Wii game re-released August 3rd
Your poor, frazzled, politically correct soul can rest easy tonight, as WiiWii has reported that Nintendo just removed that naughty word from Mario Party 8, and it’ll be re-available from August 3rd, something which will no doubt please Martha Stewart, who turns 66 that day. As we know she’s such a fan of the Wii, after all…
Microsoft Office 2007 will create swathe of new file formats
Have you ever been in a workplace where someone has frequently asked you "What do I save it as?" when faced with an Office dialogue box with a myriad of different file formats. Usually, the default works though I have…