Microsoft has released a few updates to its Office 2004 and Office 2008 suites for OS X. These updates address security bugs in the programs, and for the 2008 version they also improve application stability.… Read more
Microsoft announced on Tuesday two new programs for those looking to move to its next generation of developer tools software.
First, the company said that the retail version of Visual Studio 2010 Professional will come with a one-year trial version of its MSDN program, known as MSDN Essentials. Though they won't get access to as full a range of free Microsoft software, MSDN Essentials subscribers will get access to Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise, and SQL Server 2008 Datacenter R2 for development and test use, along with 20 hours of Windows Azure use.
Microsoft also announced … Read more
The Internet is awash in video content, both the kind that originates on TV and the kind only intended for online viewing. The amount of content available on the Web makes the hundreds of cable TV channels we've all come to expect look like a drop in the entertainment bucket. Free Online TV Player is an easy way to access streaming video in a variety of genres from around the world.
The program's interface is sleek and attractive, one of the best-looking programs of this sort that we've seen. The available channels are arranged by genre, country, … Read more
Resume-writing software has been around for years. There's a lot of it out there, and most of it's pretty similar. How about a resume writing aid that actually helps you find a job by organizing, improving, and facilitating your job search? JobTabs Job Search & Resume is just such a miracle worker. It will help you compose the perfect resume for your skills, experience, education, and career goals out of a wide range of resume styles and options. But where JobTabs stands apart from the crowd is in helping you use your resume. It will coordinate multiple resumes, … Read more
Steven Sinofsky may not be talking about Microsoft's future Windows plans, but the Windows Server team appears to see more value in letting customers know its road map.
In at least two slides apparently shown at the Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles this week, Microsoft suggests that a major release update to Windows Server is due around 2012, with one of the slides confirming the Windows 8 code name.
The small and powerful Fiat 500 rolled into the scene in the 1960s. Since then, Fiat's vision of the 500 hasn't really changed.
The Fiat Abarth 500 was unveiled at the 2008 Geneva auto show. A 1.4-liter Fire engine with an IHI variable geometry turbocharger powers it. The Abarth 500 has 135 horsepower (101 kW) and 180Nm of torque, with the option with 160 horsepower and 206Nm in sports mode.
In this Web video, Vicky Parrott, and Autocar reviewer, takes a Fiat Abarth 500 Trophy on a test drive around a track.
Microsoft said on Wednesday it is looking into a report of a vulnerability in Windows 7 and Server 2008 Release 2 that could be used by an attacker to remotely crash the computer.
The company is investigating claims of a "possible denial-of-service vulnerability in Windows Server Message Block (SMB)," the Microsoft spokesperson said, adding that the company was unaware of any attacks trying to exploit the hole.
The bug triggers an infinite loop on the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol used for sharing files in Windows, researcher Laurent Gaffié wrote in a posting on the Full-Disclosure mailing list … Read more
Ashampoo Presentations 2008 provides all the necessary tools to create a PowerPoint-like slideshow. Its simple controls mimic the more popular program all the way down to its surprising feature.
Since we had previously created slideshows with Microsoft's PowerPoint, Ashampoo's interface felt instantly familiar. Most of the controls are in similar locations, and they perform every action that PowerPoint does. We quickly created a series of slides that incorporated text, images, sounds, and shapes, and we combined them in a customized slideshow in a matter of minutes. Ashampoo delivered a professional-looking multimedia presentation. Just like in PowerPoint, we were … Read more
Nothing thrills me like getting something for nothing. Yesterday, for example, I redeemed the last of my birthday coupons, wolfing down a free scoop of Cold Stone ice cream (Fudge Brownie Batter with brownies mixed in--yum).
Today I've rounded up three software freebies that have a combined value of $1,089. Seriously! Take a look:IOBit Security 360 Pro Normally $29.95 for a one-year license, this security app is free until Nov. 11. It promises "advanced malware and spyware removal," along with protection from all manner of threats: trojans, keyloggers, worms, etc. I haven't found … Read more