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February 26, 2013
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To Surface or not to Surface

According to Bob O’Donnell of research firm IDC, “The day they introduce Office for iOS and Android, they’ll start printing money.” And he added this cautionary note: “If they wait too long, they risk people finding alternatives, or workarounds.” The … Continue reading

December 12, 2012
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Windows has fallen behind Apple iOS and Google Android

Windows may still be winning the desktop operating system war, but according to a Goldman Sachs report, Clash of the Titans, that doesn’t matter because Microsoft has been badly losing the far more important computing device war to Apple iOS … Continue reading

November 4, 2012
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Apple’s iOS 6.0.1 still has Wi-Fi bugs

The latest version of Apple’s new operating system for iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touch, iOS 6.0.1, is still giving some Apple device users Wi-Fi fits. You’d think by now, seven weeks after Apple released iOS 6, the technology giant would … Continue reading

October 10, 2012
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Microsoft Office coming to Android and Apple devices in early 2013

We’ve known for months that Microsoft was bringing a version of Microsoft Office 2013 to Android tablets and Apple’s iPad family. Now, according to the Czech tech news site, IHNED, Microsoft product manager Petr Bobek has said that Microsoft is … Continue reading