Desktop Software

Windows 10: Release date, specs & pricing

News 21 Nov, 2014 Caroline Donnelly Caroline Preece

Windows 10 release (as a technical preview) has now arrived. We take a look at what Microsoft has in store for its OS users

Email replacement? IBM readying business email substitute with Verse

News 19 Nov, 2014 Jane McCallion

New Verse platform will unify email, social, analytics and security into one solution, claims IBM

OS X Yosemite update: Wi-Fi problems continue

News 18 Nov, 2014 Caroline Preece

Apple has released the first OS X Yosemite update, but issues with unreliable Wi-Fi have persisted for some users

Windows Phone & Windows 8 app numbers hit half a million

News 17 Nov, 2014 Clare Hopping

Microsoft said it has 525,000 listed on the Windows and Windows Phone app stores

Microsoft Visual Studio and .NET coming to Mac and Linux

News 13 Nov, 2014 Clare Hopping

The systems will be open-sourced, allowing everyone to access the development tools

cutting costs

Office, Xbox and Skype package to retail for $199 - but only in US

News 12 Nov, 2014 Clare Hopping

The collection of apps isn't available to users outside of the US - yet

Patch Tuesday

Windows users prepped for bumper Patch Tuesday

News 7 Nov, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

11 November will see Microsoft push out 16 updates to users of its software and online services

Windows 8.1 market share leaps ahead

News 3 Nov, 2014 Caroline Preece

Adoption of Windows 8 and 8.1 shot up in October, marking the OS’ biggest leap in market share to date

Outlook for Mac release date news paves way for complete suite's arrival in 2015

News 3 Nov, 2014 Rene Millman

Mac users could finally be getting updated to Office suite

Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer 11 update adds support for legacy enterprise apps

News 3 Nov, 2014 Rene Millman

Software giant wants to help firms with apps that only work with older versions of Internet Explorer

Microsoft Office 16 release date revealed as H2 2015

News 30 Oct, 2014 Clare Hopping

Both the client and server versions will be available at the end of next year

Windows 10: Microsoft's plan to win over the enterprise

Analysis & Insight 29 Oct, 2014 Khidr Suleman

Familiarity and listening to user feedback is key

Windows 10 Continuum 'months away'

News 28 Oct, 2014 Khidr Suleman

VP demos features which will appear in the next Windows 10 Preview

Windows 10 Technical Preview bags first update

News 23 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Microsoft offers around 7,000 fixes, changes and new features in Windows 10 Technical Preview update

OS X Yosemite: Top 10 features

News 21 Oct, 2014 Khidr Suleman

Yosemite brings Continuity, encourages disk-level encryption & improves HTML5 compatibility

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BBC to publish links to articles removed by "Right To Be Forgotten" rule

News 20 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Broadcaster wants to remind readers of stories hidden by “Right to be Forgotten” rule

OS X Yosemite release date confirmed as 16 October

News 16 Oct, 2014 Khidr Suleman Caroline Preece

OS X Yosemite available to download today

Chrome browser - Top 10 tips & tricks

News 13 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Search better, optimise settings and improve performance

Best free online survey tools

Analysis & Insight 4 Oct, 2014 Barry Collins

Need to take a quick snapshot of customer opinion? Barry Collins rates three online survey services

Evernote launches Evernote Context for enhanced note-taking

News 3 Oct, 2014 Caroline Preece

The Evernote Context update will add third-party content feeds and an Enterprise Discovery feature