Windows 8 has 0.2 per cent share of Softchoice customer PCs

More than half of small to mid-sized enterprise users are still operating with Windows XP and barely anyone has migrated to Windows 8, an annual report released by Softchoice Corp. reveals. The last

Published on: November 5th, 2013 Brian Jackson

The enterprise headache with Windows Live ID and SkyDrive

I’m confident that everyone reading this has received spam from a friend’s Hotmail account and then got the apologetic “sorry my account was hacked” email. Or worst, had it happen to them. If you

Published on: March 12th, 2013 Brian Bourne

Most SMBs have no plan to use cloud-based office suite

Despite the persistence of Google Apps and Microsoft’s move to a software-as-a-service model for Office, most small and medium-sized businesses still say they have no plans to adopt a cloud based productivity suite,

Published on: August 10th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

SkyDrive workaround enables Office Web Apps for iPad

Microsoft’s Office Web Apps-SkyDrive combo are great tools for working online, as long as you’re using a traditional mouse-and-keyboard PC. But if you’re using a tablet such as an iPad or one of

Published on: July 20th, 2012 Ian Paul

Photo sharing added to SkyDrive

Microsoft has made several tweaks to its online cloud storage service, SkyDrive, one of which now allows users to access the Photo application in Windows 8 and fetch images stored on any PC

Published on: May 31st, 2012 Lucas Mearian

Windows Phone Marketplace now only compatible with Mango

If you're having trouble downloading apps from the Windows Phone Marketplace, you just might be a pre-Mango Windows Phone 7 user. Microsoft is now enforcing a rule that only users of Windows Phone 7.5, codenamed

Published on: May 23rd, 2012 Ian Paul

Just how much cloud storage can you get for free?

The cloud isn't just getting personal. Luckily for consumers, it's also getting cheaper. Heck, a lot of it is now absolutely free.Cloud storage is becoming so ubiquitous and so cheap that Gartner Inc.researchers

Published on: April 12th, 2012 Christine Wong

Google launching Dropbox killer?

Google is preparing to launch a cloud-based storage service to rival similar services offered by Microsoft Corp.'s SkyDrive,  Apple Inc.'s iCloud and Dropbox Inc.The service, called Drive, allows people to store photos, documents

Published on: February 9th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Windows Phone 8 leak reveals NFC and integrated Skype: blogs

Deep integration with Windows 8 and SkyDrive, NFC support, and variable screen sizes for mobile devices are among the wealth of new features coming to the next version of Windows Phone, including according to two

Published on: February 3rd, 2012 Ian Paul

Four early concerns ahead of Windows 8 beta

Microsoft in August said Windows 8 would be the most significant reimagining of its trademark operating system since Windows 95. But all those changes may not be for the better, at least based

Published on: December 12th, 2011 Ian Paul

Microsoft SkyDrive improvements make sharing files easier

Microsoft recently added some new features to SkyDrive, the company's free online file storage service, that make it easier to share and manage your files online.You can now use SkyDrive to easily shareindividual

Published on: December 1st, 2011 Ian Paul

Microsoft Office 365 selling like hot cakes to SMBs

Office 365, Microsoft's cloud collaboration and communication suite for organizations, is selling eight times faster than its predecessor, the Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) and has been particularly successful among small businesses, which

Published on: November 30th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez

Students get free cloud collaboration suite from Microsoft

E-mail and online collaboration used to be problematic for many students at the University of Toronto, but thanks to a recent partnership with Microsoft Canada the post-secondary learners will have access to a

Published on: June 8th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

OneNote app released to iPhone

It is finally here. Microsoft today launched the OneNote app for the iPhone. One of the most useful (and addicting) applications in the Microsoft Office suite is OneNote, and now iPhone users can

Published on: January 19th, 2011 Tony Bradley