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7 Free Microsoft Office Alternatives Worth Checking Out

by Michael Kwan - on Feb 20th 2017 - No Comments
Productivity with Microsoft Office

For a great number of years, Microsoft Office has been the de facto standard for office productivity software. If you wanted to type up a document, you’d use Microsoft Word. If you needed to produce a spreadsheet with charts, Excel was only way to go. Indeed, PowerPoint is widely recognized as the Kleenex of presentations. But did...

Free Windows 10 Apps You Need to Get

by Michael Kwan - on Aug 26th 2015 - No Comments
Microsoft Windows 10

Few factors will have as profound an impact on your workflow as the operating system on your main computer. This is your primary point of interface and it’s where you’re going to get most of your work done. In the not-too-distant past, we took a look at some of the key Windows 10 features that should help you work smarter...

More Windows 10 Features to Improve Productivity

by Chris Cairns - on Jan 27th 2015 - No Comments
Introducing the All-New Windows 10

While whatever happened to Windows 9 will remain shrouded in official mystery (there are plenty of theories out there!), Microsoft is gearing up to release Windows 10 very soon and it could have a dramatic effect on how you get work done on your computer, your tablet and your smartphone. We had previously highlighted some Windows 10...

5 Windows 10 Features to Help You Work Smarter

by Michael Kwan - on Oct 30th 2014 - No Comments
Windows 10 Start Menu with Live Tiles

For some inexplicable reason or another, Microsoft decided to skip Windows 9 altogether to announce the imminent arrival of the brand new Windows 10 operating system. In many ways, Windows 10 combines several of the key features found in Windows 8, like the Live Tiles, with key features found in Windows 7, like the Start Menu. The result...

Free Windows 8.1 Apps To Work Smarter

by Michael Kwan - on Jul 17th 2014 - No Comments
Surface Pro 3 with Windows 8.1

Microsoft introduced an incredibly dramatic change with Windows 8. While you could still access the more traditional desktop, the touch-optimized Start Screen with Live Tiles represented a dramatic departure away from what users have come to expect from the operating system. While you can still install regular Windows software that runs...

Must-Have Windows Phone 8 Apps

by Michael Kwan - on Sep 23rd 2013 - No Comments
Get Apps for Windows Phone

If you have a Nokia Lumia or some other Windows Phone device, you might feel a little left out when it comes to the apps that are available for these smartphones when compared to the selection offered to the iPhones and Androids of the world. However, there are many fantastic Windows Phone 8 apps that are not only functional, but they’re...

Microsoft Apps For Android Smartphones

by Chris Cairns - on Jun 9th 2013 - No Comments
Microsoft Windows logo

We always hear about how these different tech companies are at each other’s throats, but at the same time, they’re terribly interested in capturing one another’s audiences. That’s why there are so many Google apps for iPhone, for instance. If you happen to have an Android smartphone or tablet, but you’ve...