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Say goodbye to ‘Bliss’ as Windows XP support ends

Say goodbye to ‘Bliss’ as Windows XP support ends

It’s arguably one of the most recognised photos across the globe.  “Bliss” was the name given to the desktop background image that was included with Microsoft’s Windows XP Operating system when it launched in 2002. The photo was taken by world renowned photographer Charles O’Rear who throughout his 36 year career has also worked for publications such as the Los Angeles[Read More…]

Office 365 gets personal

Office 365 gets personal

Microsoft’s Office suite of programs like Word, Excel and Powerpoint are an everyday essential for all types of computer users. With Office 365 you can get those essential tools plus extras like OneDrive cloud storage, Skype call credits and more for a monthly subscription fee. Until now Microsoft has targeted the Office 365 offering to households with a premium edition[Read More…]

SkyDrive to become OneDrive

SkyDrive to become OneDrive

As cloud storage is becoming increasingly popular the companies that offer these data storage products all want to become the one solution everyone uses.   This includes Microsoft with its Skydrive cloud storage service about to get a new name – One Drive. So why the name change?  Well Microsoft wants to make it clear that while you may use many different[Read More…]

XBox One launches in Australia at Midnight events across the country

XBox One launches in Australia at Midnight events across the country

At video games stores across Australia last those keen to be the first in the world to play Microsoft’s new Xbox One console queued up for its midnight release. At the Knox EB Games store in Melbourne I spoke to a number of people in the line, some of who had been waiting outside the store since early afternoon.  One[Read More…]

Who has the fastest Web Browser?

What is the key feature you want from a web browser?  How about speed?  It must be top of the list for most as developers that create web browsers are always boasting about how fast their product can load web pages compared to competitors. Well if that’s how you measure a good web browser then Internet Explorer 11 from Microsoft[Read More…]