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Ballmer Throwing in the Towel at Microsoft

Everyone fails at some point in their lives, some more than others, but owning up to that failure is the most difficult part of being human. On Friday, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced that he will be retiring within the next 12 months and also owned up to one of Microsoft’s biggest failures. After working […]
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Does Blackberry still have Juice?

In 2003, BlackBerry introduced the first modern smart phone. This was a breakthrough device in the market that not only functioned as a telephone, but also allowed users to send and receive email and text messages. The need for mobile email access was clear, as email was a popular and vital means of communication in […]
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New Microsoft Ad for IE reaching out to a younger audience

As the new marketing for Windows 8 and IE10 starts to become more common, it is interesting to see how much Microsoft is trying to target younger users. Internet Explorer, which has seen it market share decrease in recent years with the increasing popularity of Firefox, Chrome, Safari, etc. has made great improvements with IE10 […]
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Top 5 Benefits of Windows 7

New Taskbar: This is one of the most visible changes in Windows 7. The Quick Launch toolbar is gone. A user can now ‘pin’ applications to the toolbar (Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer are here by default). Applications are now launched and managed from the toolbar. All open windows of a given application will be grouped together under a single icon. A user can simply hover over this icon to get a thumbnail sized live look-in to each window, a feature known as “Aero Peek”. While this may take some getting used to, we really like that it organizes windows [...]
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Internet Explorer Critical Update

Microsoft has released an official security update to Internet Explorer which fixes an exploit announced yesterday. The update fixes the hack which could grab passwords and other sensitive information, so you will want to download it. Click here for a handy table which will direct you to which update is best for you, as they […]
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Zune vs. iPod

CNet recently conducted a head to head comparison of Microsoft’s Zune and Apple’s iPod. Both are sure to be hot gifts this Christmas!
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Easy Image Resizing

When you email a photo, you’ll want to reduce the size of the file since large digital images can take a long time to view or download and potentially be too large for someone’s inbox. This can be done in most image editing programs, such as Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro, and even Microsoft Office Picture […]
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New Critical Microsoft Update

Microsoft has released a new critical patch for Windows XP and Windows Server 2000 and 2003 operating systems. This patch fixes a servere bug that would allow a hacker to gain control of your computer system remotely. Be sure to run Windows Update today to ensure you get this important update. Windows Vista is not […]
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Backing up your data

Most corporate networks have a system for backing up all company data stored on the server. But what about all the personal photos, pictures, and music that are on your home computer? Most people think about backing up their data about 5 minutes after it’s too late to do any good. Make sure you’re not […]
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Microsoft Outlook keyboard shortcuts

For those who use email regularly, click here to check out a listing of some useful keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Outlook 2007. If you are interested in upgrading to Microsoft Office, or Microsoft Outlook 2007, contact us today.
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