Microsoft Office is still heavyweight in the workplace, Forrester survey finds

Microsoft Corp.'s Office 2013 is still the top choice among workplace productivity tools, although cloud-based email is steadily gaining some ground, according to a new study from technology and market research firm Forrester

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 18th, 2013 Candice So

Sony Xperia Z, head-to-head with the ZL

"Almost the same, but not quite" - that's one way to describe Sony Mobile's Xperia Z and its predecessor, the ZL. Sony released the ZL back in April, while its younger sibling, the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 12th, 2013 Candice So

Microsoft Office Mobile now available for iPhone

Apple iPhone users got their first taste of the first iOS native app for Microsoft Office over the weekend, with the release of Office Mobile on Friday. But only Office 365 subscribers can

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Microsoft launches Office for iPad, plus 4 other ways to use it

Updated March 28, 2014 by Candice So.  Microsoft Corp.'s code-name for its future release plan for Office products is "Gemini," according to ZDNet blogger Mary Jo Foley. While Foley doesn't reveal her sources

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Best freeware alternatives for expensive business software

For too many people, the phrase “free software” conjures up images of pirated brand-name applications or poorly supported third-class programs. If that’s what you think of freeware, you’re missing an opportunity to save

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 22nd, 2012 David Murphy

Zoho Docs offers comfortable, flexible productivity suite

Among online productivity suites, Zoho Docs brings a unique third-party perspective to the mix. Microsoft and Google are each entrenched in their own cultures and tools, but Zoho Docs takes a moreflexible cross-platform

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 31st, 2011 Tony Bradley

Top 10 Microsoft Office add-ons to boost productivity

Like most people who own PCs, you probably rely on Microsoft Office to get a lot of your work done. And you probably wish that you could get more out of the suite.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 26th, 2011 Preston Gralla

Hosted version of Microsoft Office unveiled

Microsoft made its long-awaited move to package the hosted version of Office with the hosted versions of Lync, SharePoint and Exchange with the unveiling on Tuesday of Office 365.Office 365, scheduled to ship

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 22nd, 2010 Juan Carlos Perez

Outlook evolves into a communications hub with Social Connectors

Microsoft has establishedOutlookas one of the leading applications for reading, writing, and managing e-mail. With Outlook 2010 and Outlook Social Connectors, though, Microsoft is breaking that mold and adapting the software as a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 16th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Facebook Docs won’t bring businesses on board

Microsoft Corp.'s forays into social networking with Facebook Docs is targeted solely at consumers and students and doesn't signal a diversion from the software giant's business approach to its widely-used Office suite, sources

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 4th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Three ways to get your money’s worth from Microsoft Office

The billboard ads may be telling you it's time to "Go Google" with your productivity apps, but most enterprises still use Microsoft Office, and are planning to keep it that way.A recent survey

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 23rd, 2009 jeff

Office Live add-in means you’ll never lose another document

If you use Microsoft Office and you frequently work from different computers, you need to check out the Office Live add-in for Office Live Workspace (currently in public beta). This free online service

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 23rd, 2009 Michael Scalisi

Microsoft Warns of Chaos if Word Sales Are Halted

A week earlier, U.S. District Court Judge Leonard Davis had issued the injunction and ordered that Microsoft pay $290 million in damages and interest to Toronto-based i4i Inc. for infringing on that company's

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 24th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Free online networking service helps Canadian businesses get more out of Office

#image# We know that change affects different people differently. And we understand that working together in the face of constant change is better than in working separately. Small business owners in particular can

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 19th, 2009 Lee Rickwood