Microsoft adds new features to Lync

Microsoft’s Lync desktop client, which added two-factor authentication in its last major update, has a new version to download today. This update adds quite a few new features to Microsoft’s business-themed messaging software. – See more at: http://www.apache.com.au/index.php?option=com_lyftenbloggie&view=lyftenbloggie#sthash.qMaj2sVV.dpuf

Microsoft warns of targeted attacks on Windows Vista, Lync, Office, and more

In a rare out-of-schedule security advisory, Microsoft has posted word that it has become aware of targeted attacks on a newly found exploit that affects many of its currently supported software programs. They include Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Office 2003 through 2010, and all supported versions of Microsoft Lync. In a blog post …

Microsoft’s newest Test Drive demos show off editing features in IE11

While we wait for Microsoft to pull the trigger on the final version of Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7, Windows 8.1 users can go ahead and check out the newest features in Microsoft’s web browser. That includes some new support for editing web-based email and documents within IE. In a new blog post this …

Windows RT 8.1 Tablet Shootout: Nokia Lumia 2520 and the Surface 2

Yes, Microsoft is supposed to acquire Nokia’s Devices and Services unit in the first quarter of 2014, but before that happens the two companies are technically competitors. This fall, they will release the only two new Windows RT 8.1 tablets planned for 2013. Microsoft just launched the Surface 2 today and a few hours ago …