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Roger Dunning is a technology evangelist. He lives in New York with his wife and pet dog. You can find him 24×7 on the Internet.

Microsoft Office Professional 2013 Plain & Simple Ready for Shipping

Kim Spilker, the product manager at Microsoft has confirmed the availability of Katherine Murray’s book, Microsoft Office Professional 2013 Plain & Simple. The book is now available for pre-order from Amazon  and other book sellers. Katherine Murray, the author of […]

Safer Internet Day 2013 is being celebrated today

The Safer Internet Day (SID) is organized by Insafe in February of each year to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially amongst children and young people across the world. This year too, the […]

Justin Bieber Scandal Video unearthed – Just Don’t Click Here!

After being a center of Marijuana controversy for a while, spotted with a large bottle of codeine at the shindig – aka sizzurp, a new Justin Bieber controversy has popped up. It’s a scandal actually. According to ESET Threat Blog, […]

Over 250,000 Twitter Accounts Hacked by group of Hackers

A group of hackers targeted popular micro-blogging platform – Twitter this week. The latest attack on Twitter comes days after a number of major publications such as New York Times and the Wall Street Journal revealed that they too had […]

Bing Releases Five New Apps For Office 2013

Microsoft today rolled out five new apps for its new productivity suite i.e. Office 2013. These apps are geared toward integrating work templates with search functions. The software giant released its 2013 version of Office and its subscription-centric version Office […]

Microsoft releases Windows Phone 7.8 changelog

Just a little while ago, Nokia announced the roll out of WP 7.8 update to their Nokia Lumia 610, 710, 800 and 900 smartphones. And today, Microsoft added the official patch notes for Windows Phone 7.8 on its Update History page, […]

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Surface Pro 64 GB version has only 23 GB free space – & 128 GB has 83 GB!

After the disappointing news that popped earlier about the Surface RT device consuming seemingly large amount of storage space leaving less-than-expected for consumers, the Surface Pro version also shares the same sob story. According to information available, Surface Pro 128 GB version […]

Nokia announces Music+ premium subscription service

Nokia has announced a new music subscription service called Music+ for its Lumia phone users. It is a premium upgrade to Nokia’s existing free Mix Radio service. Being an addition to the existing service, Nokia Music+ will add new features keeping the original […]

Unlocking of phones bought after Jan 26, banned by DMCA

Yes. You heard it right. Unlocking phones bought after Jan 26 has been finally declared illegal by DMCA. Digital Millennium Copyright Act had decided in October 2012 that unlocking mobile phones would no longer be allowed. However they provided a 90-day window during which people could […]

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Microsoft releases video explaining all that Office 2013 has to offer

Office 2013 is expected to be released soon. In preparation of the release, Microsoft has released a new video explaining the licensing and features that the new version of Microsoft Office has to offer. Most of you may have used the Office […]

Samsung Ativ Odyssey Windows Phone comes to Verizon Wireless

Samsung Ativ Odyssey was launched in the United States yesterday on Verizon Wireless network. One of the anticipated Windows Phone 8 device, it was supposed to be released last year. It  now becomes the third Windows Phone from Verizon after HTC 8X and […]

SkyDrive app for Windows 8 gets an update; adds Live tiles

The SkyDrive app which comes pre-installed in Windows 8, has received an official update, which adds the functionality of showing live tile to the app. Now the app can show live tiles and shows you notifications when you add new files to your […]

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Ex-Microsoft employee launches tell-all book; wants Steve Ballmer to quit!

Of late, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer may have a lot to ponder about. If rumours about his leadership insecurity being a reason for Windows boss Steven Sinofsky’s departure from Microsoft were not enough, CNBC called him the second worse CEO in 2012. […]

Andrew Kim of ‘Next Microsoft Logo’ Fame Hired By Microsoft

Microsoft may have unveiled its actual new logo months ago, but that doesn’t mean the software giant didn’t take note of the portfolio of the curious designer – Andrew Kim. The talented designer via his creative work showed how the […]

Nokia lets users build custom 3D cases for Lumia 820

Nokia has released a 3D Printing Development kit which will allow users to make custom cases for their Lumia 820 phone. It is an interesting step by Nokia that makes customized cosmetics possible for the phone. The 3D printing Development […]

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Microsoft Office 2013 Preview Expiration Date Extended

Customers using the trial version of Office 2013 should feel too happy after reading this news. The Office 2013 Preview expiration date has been extended by a few more months. When Microsoft first made available the free, beta, version of […]

Red October Cyber Espionage uncovered by Kaspersky Labs

Kaspersky Lab’s research team has uncovered an advanced cyber spying network, dubbed ‘Red October’. It is supposedly targeting many governments, businesses, political groups, and other organizations, reports Kaspersky. The main purpose of the operation appears to be the gathering classified […]

App-based threats continue to haunt Android Phones

While the fourth quarter of the year 2012 may have witnessed a rapid increase in the Android smartphone market, it also marked malicious apps as a growing menace, especially for the Android ecosystem. The number of High Risk Apps found […]

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Surface RT is more cool than Apple, according to teenagers

It looks like Apple has lost its shine among the teenagers. Since last year many reports claimed that Apple devices  are used more by parents than kids. It still continuous this year and here comes a more interesting survey. Buzz Marketing […]

Fake VLC App appears in the Windows Store – Now taken down!

VLC Media Player has been one of the best media players for Windows. And trying to cash that popularity, a developer has came up with an app named “VLC Media Player 8”, trying to create a confusion in the mind of users […]

LinkedIn crosses 200 million members

In today’s professional space, having a LinkedIn account is a must. It is a great platform that not just connects prospective employers and employees but also allows users to follow firms/pages of their interest. As 2013 commenced, LinkedIn had another […]

Google Plus rolls out Pan and Zoom feature for viewing Photos

Google+ is up for a social evolution! The social-network is focusing more on building a better platform for its users for distributing all of its content. In this attempt, the service has rolled out a new feature. The Google Plus […]

Samsung Chromebook is the top-selling ‘laptop’ on Amazon

After Windows 8 was released officially and laptops/tablets laden with Windows 8/Windows RT started flooding the markets, it was widely anticipated that these devices would do brisk business but according to Amazon lists, that doesn’t seem to be the case. […]

Intel reveals new processors for Windows 8 at CES 2013

Microsoft and Intel have been working out together since a long time specially for the success of Windows 8. Intel has always tried to come up with the hardware that supports Microsoft’s Windows operating system. Since the CES 2013 is […]