Windows 10 is here! but are you ready to upgrade

Wait, doesn’t it always make sense to download something for free? Microsoft released its brand-new operating system this week, and you can get it at no cost, but make sure you know exactly what you are getting into before you upgrade. The first thing you should do before making the upgrade is to look closely more »

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On July 31, 2015, posted in: Blog, Software by

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Windows XP: Should you move should you stay? Or is this the wrong question?

The office world is changing. Web-based applications and mobile apps are becoming more widespread and the way applications are obtained and delivered is becoming more standards-based to meet today’s multi-platform requirements. While this works well for the future, there will always be a requirement to access legacy applications, which adds countless complex processes for any more »

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On July 17, 2015, posted in: Blog, Software by

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Microsoft Office apps finally free for Android

Don’t own an iPhone or Windows Phone, but rely on Microsoft’s Office for writing, building presentations and crunching numbers? No problem. Microsoft’s esteemed suite of applications, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel, has finally made its way onto smartphones powered by Google’s Android mobile operating system. Best of all, the apps, like their counterparts on Android more »

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On July 3, 2015, posted in: Blog, Software by

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What’s the perk to owning a iPhone… Apps!

One of the best things about owning an iPhone is that you get a lot of the newest apps first before they arrive on Android. It may not be fair, but it’s a great perk for iPhone users. That means there’s always something new to try. You can enjoy exclusive apps from Instagram, cutting-edge photography more »

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On June 12, 2015, posted in: Blog, Software by

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Is OpenOffice heading towards extinction?

If you work in computing and are even loosely familiar with the open source software movement, chances are you’ve heard of OpenOffice at some point. For a decade, the OpenOffice Foundation provided the world with a free alternative to Microsoft’s ubiquitous Office suite, and if its programs weren’t always as polished or quick to launch more »

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On May 8, 2015, posted in: Blog, Software by

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Fake Anti-Virus software: It’s time to fight back!

  For many people, computer viruses inspire just as much fear as real world infectious diseases. A computer virus pokes holes in electronic security defenses and pries open the virtual padlock you have around your personal data. Fake anti-virus software sometimes known as scareware, alert you to nonexistent viruses on your computer and prompt you more »

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On April 24, 2015, posted in: Blog, Software by

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