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Fri
20
Jan
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'Office Ribbon Editor 4.1', and 'BabyPDF 1.0.0.23'

Office Ribbon Editor 4.1 Office Ribbon Editor's main focus is to help people edit the Ribbon navigation tool used by Microsoft for its various Office programs, primarily Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. This is a very useful tool for optimizing the ... Microsoft Office interface and improving one's overall user experience. http://www.leafcreations.org BabyPDF 1.0.0.23 BabyPDF is a handy and reliable utility designed to view and edit PDF (Portable Document Format) files. With this software, users can modify scanned PDF files or touch up faxes received in this format. BabyPDF supports Windows XP, ... (view more)

Mon
11
Jul
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July Patch Tuesday: Major Fixes for Windows, Office

Tomorrow is the second Tuesday of the month, which means it's Microsoft Patch Tuesday . This month's patches address 22 software vulnerabilities and are associated with four security updates that address flaws in Microsoft Windows and Visio 2003. ... Without applying the patches, PCs remain vulnerable to attacks. Only one of the security updates has been marked "critical." So far, this is the third-most number of fixes offered in a single month for 2011. The number of fixes this month (22) is behind 34 patches issued in June and the record-breaking 64 vulnerabilities addressed in April ... (view more)

Fri
10
Jun
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Microsoft Loses $290M in MS Office Patent Battle

Microsoft has failed in a Supreme Court bid to overturn a $290 million patent violation ruling. Not only is it the largest such award ever upheld, but this final ruling has significant consequences for patent law. The case involves XML documents, an ... advanced version of the HTML webpage code that allows data to be tagged to designate its content rather than just the way it appears on screen. The code makes it much easier to organize document content (for example, in a database). Microsoft Office XML Support Began with Office 2003 Microsoft built support for reading XML documents into the 2003 ... (view more)

Tue
12
Apr
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Microsoft Names New Marketing Lead

Earlier this month, Microsoft chief marketing officer Mich Mathews announced she would be stepping down. However, the Redmond-based firm spent little time pondering her replacement, who we now know to be long-time executive Chris Capossela. Mathews' ... departure is no doubt a sad one for many at Microsoft. Ranked 19th in a 2009 "25 Hottest Women of Business" report and featured in a "10 Power Women on Getting Ahead" article by Newsweek, she has been a very capable chief marketing officer, or CMO. In fact, she's been with Microsoft a total of 22 years. "Twenty-two years in one place ... I feel ... (view more)

Wed
01
Dec
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Ashampoo $20 Dollar Mega Deal

Why pay full price for top-notch Windows software, when you don't have to? Germany-based software company Ashampoo fully believes in this philosophy, and is for a very-limited time offering up their best-selling MS Windows products with a deep 80% ... discount. And when the economy is in such a slump, who doesn't love a great deal? Ashampoo: Full-Featured Software at a Great Price When you visit Ashampoo.com, you're greeted with the slogan "We Make Software!" But it's not just any software, it's truly great software. "We've been making great software for over 10 years, and are proud of it," says ... (view more)

Fri
29
Oct
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Businesses Anxious of MS Office 2010 Upgrade: Report

A new survey of Information Technology (IT) professionals suggests that business users are not rapidly adopting Microsoft's newest office application suite, Office 2010. However, the very same poll indicates interest remains high in the software, ... and it could be a matter of time before companies change their tune. Dimensional Research for Dell Kace (a software management company) is responsible for the survey, which was conducted in September. Dimensional Research interviewed 935 IT professionals using a web-based poll, with most questions related to their use of Microsoft products, including ... (view more)

Fri
08
Oct
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Patch Your PC: Next Tuesday, MS Fixes Nearly 50 Exploits

Microsoft yesterday announced that its next monthly security update due on October 12th, popularly referred to as " Patch Tuesday ," will include a record 16 Security Bulletins -- the most ever released at one time by the company. The bulletins ... address a total of nearly 50 vulnerabilities. Almost All Windows Versions Susceptible to Exploits Of the nearly 50 vulnerabilities to be addressed this next Patch Tuesday , four have been rated 'Critical,' Microsoft's most serious designation for security threats. Another ten are marked 'Important,' the second-highest rating, and two more are ... (view more)

Mon
30
Aug
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Office 2010 To Breach Windows-Mac Divide

Microsoft has announced it plans to make the PC and Mac editions of Office 2011 as compatible as possible. According to Kurt Schmucker, one of the leading figures in Microsoft's Mac division, the goal is simple: you should be able to print out the ... same document in Office on both systems, put one sheet on top of the other, hold them up to the light, and not spot even the slightest difference. Mac Excel Gets Sparkling Makeover One example of this is a new Excel feature named Sparklines. This is designed to allow users to automatically produce small graphs and charts that appear beside the ... (view more)

Fri
06
Aug
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Record Number of Windows Fixes Due This Tuesday

Microsoft will break a previous record by addressing 34 security vulnerabilities with this coming week's Patch Tuesday. The Redmond-based firm will issue a total of 14 security bulletins, eight of which are marked critical. According to a statement ... from the company on Thursday, the fixes address flaws in a number of Microsoft products, including the Windows operating system (OS), Office, the Internet Explorer web browser, SQL and Silverlight. (Source: computerworld.com ) Most Security Bulletins Ever "This will be the most bulletins we have ever released in a month; we have released 13 ... (view more)

Thu
05
Aug
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Mac Owners to Get Cheaper MS Office This October

Owners of Mac computers will get their first chance to upload Microsoft's newest Office suite this October. It's expected the Mac edition's price will also see a significant price cut, by as much as 50 per cent in fact, in order to keep up with ... similar price drops for Windows PCs. Microsoft announced its plans for Office for Mac 2011 this past Monday, adding that it expected to release two versions of the software -- one targeted at academics, and the other at business users. Business Users Get Outlook Email Client So, what's the difference? Microsoft Office for Mac Home and Student 2011 -- ... (view more)

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