Report: Microsoft Office continues to dominate the productivity software race

Market research company, Forrester, has published a report which claims that Microsoft Office is the most preferred productivity suite of the corporate world by a huge margin. Forrester Research conducted a survey with 155 clients about the currently deployed productivity suites in their offices. The report reveals that Microsoft Office is the most used productivity …

Microsoft releases updated SkyDrive Pro iOS app with new editing features

In June, Microsoft released the first version of its SkyDrive Pro app for iOS, along with the Windows 8 apps. This week, Microsoft released version 1.1 of the iOS app that allows users to go into their SkyDrive Pro account and actually edit documents, instead of just viewing them. In a post on the Office …

Microsoft releases Windows 7 patch made to help delete old Windows Updates

While Microsoft does not plan to release a second service pack for Windows 7, that doesn’t mean that it will stop updating its older, and currently most used, PC operating system. This week, Microsoft released a new Windows 7 update that should be very helpful for PC owners who want to free up some disc …

Windows Server 2012 R2 iOS-Android Remote Desktop apps coming

Microsoft will officially launch Windows Server 2012 R2 on October 18th, but it looks like the company is going to be offering some extra incentives for people to use their latest Server OS. The company has officially announced plans to release iOS and Android Remote Desktop apps that will connect to the operating system for …

Microsoft to launch Translator app for Word and PowerPoint 2013 today

Microsoft has been expanding its Bing Translator software to more and more of the company’s products, including apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. Today, Microsoft announced that a new Translator app for Word and PowerPoint 2013 users will be launched in the Office store later in the day. In a post on the …

Surface specs, power cover and other info ahead of tomorrow’s announcements

Tomorrow morning, Microsoft will pull back the covers from its upcoming line of Surface 2 tablets. But if you want to get an early look at what the new devices will include, Neowin was able to exclusively unveil most of the vital information about the tablets and their accessories thanks to our trusted insiders. Read: …