Office 2010 SP1, Windows Server 2003, and more

As the second half 2014 rolls in, Microsoft is stepping up its warnings for approaching support deadlines for some of its key products, including Windows 7. “End of support” means there will be no more fixes or patches — paid or free, security or non-security — coming for specific products. (There are some temporary workarounds, as Windows XP …

Windows Threshold: The modern UI takes a backseat for desktop users

Microsoft is hard at work on the next major update to Windows and we don’t mean Update 2. Threshold, as it is currently known, is a wave of updates coming to Windows and other platforms; much like how Blue brought new features across many of Microsoft’s key platforms. While it is still a little unclear if the Threshold …

Microsoft updates Microsoft Update

Microsoft has announced an updated version of its Windows Update/Microsoft Update (WU/MU) client that has already begun rolling out to users. The company says that the improvements are intended “to provide additional protection for customers”, and include “further hardening of infrastructure used by WU/MU client and a more secure communication channel between WU/MU Client and Service.”  The update will be …

New Office 365 OneDrive storage is essentially “unlimited”

Microsoft bumped the OneDrive cloud storage for all Office 365 accounts to a whopping 1 TB.   Microsoft raised the roof on its OneDrive storage this week. The new OneDrive capacities are still limited, but for most Office 365 users, the new OneDrive plans basically amount to unlimited online storage. In April, Microsoft increased the …

Screenshots of touch-friendly Office for Windows revealed

Microsoft showed a brief glimpse of its upcoming touch-friendly Office apps for Windows at Build 2014 last month, but now it appears a better glance at the apps has leaked online. In a presentation from Microsoft Research, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lync and Office tools for Windows 8.1 can be seen with interfaces somewhat different from what Microsoft showed at …

Microsoft updates OneDrive for Business website with new Simple Controls and more

ust a few weeks ago, Microsoft boosted up the storage space for OneDrive for Business user to 1TB. Today, the company announced that the website for the business-based file storage service has a new look and some new features. In a blog post, Microsoft said that the OneDrive for Business site now includes Simple Controls, which can …

Microsoft increases OneDrive For Business storage space to 1TB per user

Microsoft is giving current users of its OneDrive for Business service a really big boost in file space. Starting today, the default cloud storage amount has been increased from 25GB to 1TB per user. The Office blog also reports that everyone who subscribes to Office 365 ProPlus will get access to 1TB of OneDrive for Business storage as well, again …