Category Archives: MS Office Tips

  • Here’s what the Samsung Galaxy S8 will cost you in Australia

    So perhaps you’ve already been entranced by the bevelled edges of the Samsung Galaxy S8and marvelled at its inclusion of a headphone jack — among other things. The phone’s release is a big test for Samsung, marking its first phone release since the infamous Note 7 explosion which ended in the line’s demise. In Australia, […]

  • Copying Snapchat shows Facebook’s lack of innovation

    Facebook’s latest moves take yet another page from Snapchat, and the company may need to figure out how to become innovative again. Playing catch-up with competitors is a good thing but it doesn’t replace Facebook building new features that users can’t get anywhere else. “Facebook needs to understand what their second act is going to […]

  • FACEBOOK ‘MISLED’ EU REGULATORS OVER ITS TAKEOVER OF WHATSAPP

    Facebook misled European Union regulators over its 2014 takeover of WhatsApp, European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager said Tuesday. At issue is the company’s recent linking of Facebook and WhatsApp user accounts, something that it had previously told the Commission it would not be able to automate reliably. The acquisition, announced in February 2014, won […]

  • iPhone 8 might ditch the aluminum body for a stainless steel frame

    With 10 years of iPhone iterations under its belt, there’s immense pressure for Apple to deliver an iPhone 8 with a new design and revolutionary features that’ll truly blow people away. One persistent rumor that we keep hearing about is a redesign. The latest supply chain checks from DigiTimes suggest Apple might “adopt a stainless […]

  • AT&T MEANS BUSINESS WITH A 5G TRIAL AT INTEL

    \ 5G and its multi-gigabit cellular speeds probably won’t hit the market until 2020, but one corporate customer of AT&T is about to taste what it may be like. AT&T is launching its first customer trial of 5G technologies – the first 5G trial for any business user in the U.S., the carrier believes. But […]

  • Facebook, Microsoft, and IBM Leaders on Challenges for AI and Their AI Partnership

    Late last month, Amazon, Facebook, Google, IBM, and Microsoft announced that they will create a non-profit organization called Partnership on Artificial Intelligence. At the White House Frontiers Conference held at Carnegie Mellon University today, thought leaders from these companies explained why AI has finally arrived and what challenges lie ahead. (Also read the White House’s […]

  • Lenovo’s Yoga Book is part tablet, part sketch pad

    Let’s face it: Tablets are on the brink of death, and it’s difficult to get excited about a new slate these days. And even though tablet-laptop hybrids are taking off, that market is cornered by Surfaces and iPad Pros. So I wasn’t prepared to be as thrilled as I was by Lenovo’s latest offering. The […]

  • IPAD PRO USERS WILL NEED TO PONY UP FOR AN OFFICE 365 SUBSCRIPTION

    Word and PowerPoint running side by side on an iPad Credit: Microsoft The tablet’s big screen means editing Word documents will cost you   Microsoft surprised the tech world two weeks ago when one of its executives appeared on Apple’s stage to demonstrate new features for the company’s Office apps on the new iPad Pro. […]

  • Apple TV revamp coming in June with Siri and App Store

    Apple’s criminally ignored set-top box is finally getting a major upgrade. The company is planning to announce a new Apple TV at its Worldwide Developer Conference in June,according to Buzzfeed. And yes, sources say it’ll pack in just about everything you’ve been hoping for: a real App Store, Siri-powered voice commands, and the usual spec […]

  • Apple reportedly has ‘hundreds’ working on an electric car

    Those ages-old rumors of Apple working on its own cars may have some merit after all. Wall Street Journal sources report that Cupertino has “several hundred” staffers working on an electric car project nicknamed Titan. It’s supposedly early days (a release would be “several years” away), but the current effort apparently resembles a minivan. There’s […]

  • Apple cracks down on accessory makers to discourage leaks

    Follow the Apple rumor cycle and you’ll notice that accessory makers play animportant role in leaks — some of them “borrow” factory blueprints to produce cases and other add-ons for iPhones and iPads that are still weeks away from launch. Well, the crew at 1 Infinite Loop is apparently fed up with these companies spoiling […]

  • Apple’s Beats-based music service may come with an iOS 8 update

    You might not have to wait that long to try Apple’s rumored Beats-based streaming music service. Tipsters tell9to5Mac that the folks in Cupertino are “currently considering” a launch for the all-you-can-hear offering in tandem with iOS 8.4, rather than holding off for iOS 9 or later. This new software would supposedly arrive some time after […]