Microsoft delivers – OneNote and Xbox music

If you do not use OneNote, you really should! It would have been very useful when I did my DPhil, much more so than the Psion Series 5 MX I used to make notes with. The free OneNote apps for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone are brilliant. The OneNote 2013 desktop app which is included in Office 365 is even more so, and … Continue reading Microsoft delivers – OneNote and Xbox music

Microsoft Delivers – OneDrive and OneDrive for Business for Everyone

Not only is OneDrive bundled with Office 365, it comes with effectively unlimited storage. It is fast, easy, and can store any type of file, and is accessible anywhere. OneDrive now has full feature parity both on Windows and Apple desktop and laptops as well as on tablets and phones. Consequently, if you are unlucky enough … Continue reading Microsoft Delivers – OneDrive and OneDrive for Business for Everyone

Microsoft Delivers – Office on iOS and Android

Microsoft Office is a brilliant productivity suite, and if anyone is stupid enough to disagree, I will politely ignore them. The poor devils are probably bonkers enough to think Linux on the desktop is a really wizard wheeze. When they are not typing case-sensitive commands into a terminal window they are probably drinking pongy beer … Continue reading Microsoft Delivers – Office on iOS and Android

Microsoft Delivers

A two-day blitzkrieg sees Redmond’s tanks parked on the lawns of Mountain View and Cupertino.

On Thursday and Friday two weeks ago, Microsoft delivered a substantial part of its vision of the future of computing, devices and services. A blistering assault on two fronts dealt a heavy blow to Google and Apple, leaving them reeling and thoroughly shattering the old technological world order.

Moving beyond the PC

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