Microsoft And Yahoo Finally Strike Deal
Well it seems that both Yahoo and Microsoft have reached an agreement regarding their search deal. You might remember that it has been close to two years that both companies have been […]
Microsoft Page Hunt
Microsoft's new search engine Bing is doing quite well in several search engine marketing studies. It could do better and one interesting idea that the Microsoft researchers had was to create a […]
Improve Internet Eplorer 8 Speed
Microsoft not only lists the installed toolbars, plugins and add-ons but also their loading time. This loading time is added on top of the normal tab loading time in Internet Explorer. It […]
Microsoft Reinventing Itself
2008 was Microsoftâ€™s worst year to date in terms of press coverage. In no small part to Vista, Windows Mobile (lack of development), XP downgrade fiasco and not to mention all the […]
Microsoft Office Live Workspace Add-in
Microsoft Office add-ins add a wide variety of features to Microsoft's Office. Most are designed to add functionality to specific programs like Microsoft Word, Excel or Outlook. The Office Live Workspace add-in […]
Apply To Become A Microsoft Office 2010 Tester (US Only)
Microsoft Office 2010 will be the next installment of Microsoft's popular Office suite. We already mentioned Outlook 2010 or more specifically the user protest that Microsoft's decision to use the Word rendering […]
Microsoft Office Word 2007 AutoHistory
One element that is missing in Microsoft's Office Word 2007 program is the ability to manage document revisions. The software program comes with revision tracking features but those do not help that […]
5 Advanced Bing Tips
The coverage of Microsoft's new search engine Bing was quite extensive here on Ghacks but also on many other sites on the Internet. This is going to slow down in the future […]
Join The Experiment: One Week Of Bing Only Searching
What better way to test a new or improved search engine than to be stuck with it for a full week without being able to fall back to other search engines. Bing […]
Install Bing Search In Selected Web Browsers
Microsoft's new search engine Bing has been released to the public earlier today. The reviews have been quite positive so far. Most modern web browsers can be customized by the user. This […]
Microsoft Bing Search Is Live
Microsoft's new search engine has created some buzz since its introduction a few days earlier. The search engine is now live for everyone to test. It has to be noted that Microsoft […]
Any blog and tech site seems to have published an article about Microsoft Bing, the new Microsoft search engine that was formerly known as Kumo. No one except for Microsoft employees and […]
Microsoft Translator For Microsoft Office
Microsoft has released an add-on for Microsoft Office 2003 and Microsoft Office 2007 that adds the company's Live Search Translator tool to the two Office programs. This move replaces the WorldLingo translator, […]
Microsoft Download Portals Overview
Microsoft does not only maintain a public download repository on the Internet but several sites that provide downloads for various company products and services. Many of these download sites offer downloads for […]
Microsoft Office Classic Menu Add-on
If you cannot get used to the ribbon interface of Microsoft Office 2007, 2010, 2013 or 2016 because it does not display all the options needed to do the job in one […]
Remove Microsoft Groove Folder Synchronization
If you have installed Microsoft Office on a computer system you might have installed a module called Microsoft Groove with it. Microsoft Office Groove was designed for document collaboration "in teams with […]
First Ribbon User Interfaces Begin To Appear
Microsoft introduced a new user interface thatÂ it called the Ribbon in Microsoft Office 2007. It was designed to reduce the number of hierarchical menus in previous versions of Microsoft Office. It […]
Microsoft Phone Data Manager
Microsoft published a beta of the company's newest product Microsoft Phone Data Manager which is tool to synchronize and backup data from supported mobile phones. The contacts data can be synchronized with […]
Microsoft Excel Autobackup
Excel Autobackup is an Microsoft Excel add-in which adds automatic backup capabilities to Excel. The default autosave in Excel is overwriting previous versions of the spreadsheet without asking the user if that […]
Microsoft Office Migration Planning Manager
The Microsoft Office Migration Planning Manager has been designed to aid individuals, administrators and companies to migrate from an earlier version of Microsoft Office to the latest version Microsoft Office 2007. It […]
Microsoft Office Slipstreamer
It has just been a week ago that I reviewed Microsoft Office Integrator, a tool that made it possible to create a new Office installation disk containing all the official Office Service […]
Remove Hidden Data tool for Office 2003 and Office XP
Much like images that have been created with digital cameras, Word documents contain hidden meta data that reveal information about the author of the document. Documents can also contain additional information, like […]
Microsoft Task Market
Microsoft Task Market is a new service by Microsoft that copies established services like Get A Freelancer. Task Market brings Task Posters and Task Solvers together. Task Posters are users who need […]
Grab the ODF Plugin for Microsoft Office early
Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2 will officially add support for the Open Document Format ODF which is a free and open file format for electronic office documents. The format is already […]
Microsoft Office 2007 Design Families
Microsoft's Small Business Center is offering six free design families for Microsoft Office 2007 that can be downloaded directly from the promotional website. A design family is simply a collection of several […]
Microsoft to be banned from EU contracts ?
Will Microsoft be banned from future EU contracts ? That's the question of Heide RÃ¼hle, a member of the European Parliament is asking the European Commission. According to European Law candidates shall […]
Office Live Workspace Beta
Am I the only one that is starting to get confused by all the online services offered by Microsoft, Yahoo, Google and others ? Microsoft seems to have jumped fully on the "Live" bandwagon branding every new online product with it. The newest is called Office Live Workspace [link] and is currently in public Beta.
Official Microsoft Office PDF Plugin
There are several third party applications that make it possible to create PDF documents from within Microsoft Office. Most of these add a virtual printer that converts the Microsoft Office document to PDF. There is however an official way to add PDF - and XPS - support to Microsoft Office 2007 and its various programs like Microsoft Office Word 2007, Microsoft Office Excel 2007 and Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007.
Listas - Lists from Microsoft
It came as a bit of a surprise to me that Microsoft is working on a list creation program, much like the web 2.0 list apps we can see around the web. […]
Microsoft Office 2003 SP3 blocking old formats
The Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3 has been released a bit more than a month ago and is already beginning to cause problems for several users who applied the Service Pack. I would think that a Service Pack adds functionality and fixes security vulnerabilities. This one apparently blocks old file formats from being loaded by Microsoft Office applications.
Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 1 released
Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 1 has been finally released - sort of - and can be downloaded from the Microsoft download website. The links are already up and it is only a matter of time when the links do not point to a Ups sorry link not found message but the real download link of the Office 2007 Service Pack 1.
Preezo: Create Powerpoint Presentations Online
Preezo is a fast powerpoint maker on the web. Like most of the web 2.0 apps it uses Ajax to power its site. To use the application you need to register and log in. The first thing I notice is there is no lag at all using the different features. It is very responsive. Even with Google Docs there is some lag while adding stuff. I would happily use this on my browser.
Office 2003 Service Pack 3
Microsoft released the Office 2003 Service Pack 3 just a few hours ago which contains the latest updates for Office 2003. The pack with a size of 117 Megabytes contains 22 security patches and updates as well as the previous two service packs for Office 2003. The main emphasize of this service pack seems to be security related because 14 of the 22 updates are security related.
Students: Get Microsoft Office Ultimate 2007 for $59
Microsoft Office Ultimate 2007 is currently priced at $619 at Amazon. Microsoft knows that only a few students have the money to buy a software suite for roughly $600 which is why they decided to run a promotion that sells Microsoft Office Ultimate 2007 for $59 which is an absolute bargain.
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack
Microsoft Office introduced several new file formats which can't be read by older versions of the various Office products. I'm not sure why Microsoft decided to change the file formats but it is really a hassle for me. I'm running Office 2007 on my system while my girlfriend is still running an older version of Microsoft Office.
It happened twice already that she worked on my computer and saved a Microsoft Word format in the new format (.docx) and was not able to read the file on her computer. She does not have Internet access there which means that it was really problematic to get the right format on her computer.
Did you know that there are more emoticons accessible in Skype than the 56 that are displayed during chats ? I'm not sure why those additional ones have not been included in the menu where you can choose the emoticons. The only way to add them to your text would be to enter them manually.
Watch three webcasts get vista and office for free
You might remember the other stories that circulated the internet before: get a free usb stick, get a free microsoft visual studio 2005. This time it is a free microsoft vista and microsoft office if you do the same as last time. Register at the power together website, listen to three webcasts and bam, you might get vista and office shipped right to your doorstep.
Why you should not buy a Zune player
Before you judge the article by looking at the title read on and you may understand why I suggest that you do not buy one of the Zune players that are offered […]
Get your free copy of Microsoft Visual Studio Express / Community Edition
If you are from the USA or Canada you will be able to get a free copy of Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 standard edition. All you have to do is watch three webcasts after youÂ´ve signed up at the site. What else will you get ? A Microsoft Developers Security DVD, a 50% discount on a Microsoft Certified Professional Exam and a voucher that allows you to buy Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition with an MSDNÂ® Professional Subscription at renewal pricing (a $400 savings).
A Free USB Drive from Microsoft
Head over to the Mystery Solved site of microsoft.com and click on the usb stick on the right where it says Get Yours. You need to sign in with passport.net and answer the following questions: