Raves, rants and reviews
Raves, Rants, Reviews

Internet Explorer 10 commercial

28/06/2013. Category: Media. Topic: , , , .

Years ago Apple took Microsoft to court over infringement of interface design aspects. Apple did not win the case but their cool, modern layouts won the hearts of people. Still, the bulky, boring Microsoft clinched the numbers – albeit in methods wrapped in controversy.

Once Microsoft owned the desktop, the battle of the browsers was won too. That is until years later when Google’s Chrome raced to the top of the charts. But Microsoft never take things lying down and their new Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10 browser look… well, much more like Apple designs than ever.  Read more…

Microsoft Office 2013 365 push

29/01/2013. Category: Media. Topic: .

The emperor hath new clothes. Yes, the king of software office suites, Microsoft, launched Office 2013 on January 29, 2013 .

Featuring user interface updates, extended file format support, touch screen capability and a host of niceties that most office workers probably won’t ever use, the new suites are going big on social sharing cloud and subscription.  Read more…

Microsoft Surface looks the business

21/06/2012. Category: Gadgets. Topic: .

Microsoft Surface

Microsoft’s new tablet, called Surface, looks the business. To be available with either a nVidia or a dual-core Intel CPU, on the specs the Surface should be a good runner.

No point for guessing the operating system for the Surface. The nVidia-powered RT model will run on the new Windows 8 platform while the Pro model, powered by the dual-core processor, will come with Windows 8 Pro.  Read more…