Microsoft chairman Bill Gates believes that a lot of iPad users are “frustrated” by the tablet, and that the Surface and Surface Pro tablets have an advantage over Apple’s offerings.
Bill Gates, Microsoft chairman, claimed that many of the Apple’s iPad users are frustrated with their tablets. He also said that they will cover these frustrations with their Surface and Surface Pro tabs with good offerings than Apple’s.
In an interview with CNBC, the former Microsoft CEO said that the line between desktop PCs and tablets is gradually blurring. According to Mr. Gates, Microsoft’s . . . → Read More: iPad Users are Frustrated, According to Bill Gates
Microsoft has announced today that they will stop the support for their Office 2008 for Mac.
Microsoft’s Office Suite for the OS X has long been a choice for people using Mac with their work that mostly relies on the popular Microsoft Office Productivity Suite. Microsoft managed a team dedicated to the development for their Mac-compatible software which has headed the development of Microsoft Office versions 2004, 2008, 2011, and 365.
With this halt of support from the Office team and company, users of the Office 2008 can still continue working on their files . . . → Read More: Microsoft Stops Support for Office 2008 Mac Versions
Google’s Quickoffice is now available on both Android and iPhone users to edit their files on the fly.
The Quickoffice app debuted in December and was first available on iPad users only. It allows the users to make quick edits in their Microsoft Office files saved or shared by others without having to purchase expensive Office apps in their devices.
Now, the Quickoffice maker is expanding the availability of the app to Android and iPhone Users allowing them to do the same capabilities or edit their Microsoft Office files while traveling or in cases . . . → Read More: Google QuickOffice Now Available on Android and iPhone for Free
Microsoft Corp. plans to acquire large-scale multi-touch display producer Perceptive Pixel Inc. as the software company seeks to use the displays in its Windows 8-based PCs.
As Microsoft getting prepared for it’s announcement for the new Windows 8, they are also planning to acquire Perceptive Pixel Inc., a large-scale multi-touch display producer. According to some sources, they are going to use this for their new OS, or produce their own tablets and take on with other tablet manufacturers in the market.
There were no details about the deal yet.
Founded in 2006, . . . → Read More: Microsoft to Acquire Perceptive Pixel
Steve Ballmer, CEO, Microsoft said, “What happens when Microsoft Office meets the cloud?”
You get Office 365. CEO Steve Ballmer endorsed latest cloud product of Microsoft at an occasion in New York City.
It places applications including Outlook, Excel and Sharepoint into an online format, which means users could access the software from any device that links to the Web.
The service is a big move to defend Microsoft Office, the most profitable product of the company.
Samara . . . → Read More: Cloud Computing with Office 365, Introduced by Microsoft