Video Rewind: How to use your iPad as a remote desktop connection

This episode of Video Rewind catches's associate editor Brian Jackson playing Angry Birds on an iPad which he was suppose to write a product review on. Jackson, however, quickly recovers and provides

Published on: September 15th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

11 Microsoft software freebies you may have missed

Microsoft has a virtual monopoly on desktop operating systems with Windows and on office productivity with its Office suite--as well as a dominant share of the Web browser market with Internet Explorer.For many,

Published on: May 6th, 2011 Tony Bradley

5 ways to keep SharePoint content private

From its humble beginnings as a repository for Office documents to its current role as a hulking enterprise-wide information portal, Microsoft's SharePoint Server suite has always been about content.SharePoint's vast feature set now

Published on: February 14th, 2011 Brian Jackson

7 Outlook 2011 tips

Microsoft's Outlook 2011 isn't just the same old Entourage 2008 e-mail program repackaged with a sleek new surface. From consolidated inboxes to Quick Look support, there are just as many improvements under the

Published on: November 3rd, 2010 Nathan Alderman

Microsoft Office 2010 offers exciting changes

I review plenty of software packages throughout the course of a year, and it's rare that I come across one that I believe will truly make a difference in the way that I

Published on: May 5th, 2010 Preston Gralla

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

Published on: November 23rd, 2009 Jeff Radecki

Web Office Suite showdown: Microsoft vs. Google vs. Zoho

A spreadsheet in your browser ? A word processor on the Web? These days, SaaS (software as a service) is all the rage, and the success of Web-based upstarts like has sent

Published on: October 8th, 2009 Neil McAllister

Microsoft-Nokia partner to bring productivity apps to mobile professionals

Microsoft Corp. and Nokia Corp. are working together to put a version of Microsoft's Office productivity applications on Nokia handsets, the companies said today.In a teleconference, Microsoft Business Division President Stephen Elop and

Published on: August 14th, 2009 Elizabeth Montalbano and Matt Hamblen

Exchange Online, SharePoint Online boon for mid-sized businesses

Budget-conscious mid-sized companies egging to build a data centre on the cheap stand to benefit from Microsoft's release on Monday of two hosted business productivity services.However, firms need to consider their options carefully

Published on: November 18th, 2008 Nestor E. Arellano and Elizabeth Montalbano

Hassle-free working with Office 2007

Microsoft Office 2007's XML file formats can complicate migration and file sharing; be prepared. Also, tweak the suite's ribbon interface.Even if you don't plan to switch from your current Office apps, you'll have

Published on: September 24th, 2008 Robert Luhn and Guy Hart-Davis

Three fantastic online alternatives to Microsoft Office – Part II

In Part 1 of this article we discussed features of three Web-based office productivity suites – Google Docs, ThinkFree, and Zoho. We outlined key improvements to these three online suites – and asked

Published on: July 23rd, 2008 David DeJean

Microsoft apologizes to Corel for ‘security risk’ claim

Microsoft Corp. last Friday apologized to rival software vendor Corel Corp. for saying that Corel's file format posed a security risk.Microsoft also issued new tools to let users of Office 2003 SP3 unblock

Published on: January 8th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Live Document dead in the water without off-line capability

A hosted office productivity suite developed by Hotmail co-founder Sabeer Bhatia needs to sprout some off-line capability or it could drown in a sea of similar products, according to a Canadian technology analyst.Instant

Published on: November 24th, 2007 Nestor Arellano