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Finally. Skype call recording feature goes live

Great news for bloggers, podcasters and anyone who wants to review where they went wrong in that online job interview. The new Skype call recording feature is sure to be popular. Throughout...
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Notepad changes for the first time in decades

Yes the long-neglected app is finally getting some TLC as Microsoft announces Notepad changes. Microsoft is planning to roll out some new features to its Notepad app for the first time in...
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Eco-friendly internet from sunken data centre

Microsoft has sunk a data centre off the coast of Orkney to create quicker and eco-friendly internet. The 40ft cylinder is powered by tidal turbines and wave energy converters, using the water to cool...
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Microsoft’s new Windows 10 tool will let you access your phone from your PC

Microsoft has created a new tool that enables Windows 10 users to instantly access content on their smartphone without picking it up. New Windows 10 tool 'Your Phone' provides a mirror of...
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Soundscape app for the visually impaired

The Soundscape app uses directional sound to help those with sight loss discover places around them. Microsoft has launched a sound-based navigation app for partially sighted users, offering what it calls a...
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Xbox Game Pass adds new games on launch day

Microsoft is expanding its Xbox Game Pass subscription service to include all new titles from the company’s other Microsoft Studios on the day they launch. Until now, the Game Pass service has...
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AI ethics – Microsoft calls for guidelines on artificial intelligence

AI will run most of our daily lives by 2038, according to the tech giant. They argue we need to look at AI ethics sooner rather than later Microsoft executives have warned...

Office 2007 is being officially retired

What does Office 2007 retiring mean? Office 2007 is ending “extended support” on October 10, 2017. After that time, there will no longer be security updates, so customers should upgrade to avoid...
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Windows 10: Why now?

Are you still running Windows 8 or earlier? Perhaps you’re comfortable with your good old operating system and aren’t accustom to change or, like many of us, worry that updating your...
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Windows Server 2012/ Windows Server 2012 R2 End of Life Announcement

Users of Microsoft Windows Server 2012/ Windows Server 2012 R2 should be aware of the products upcoming end of life. Microsoft will stop providing Client Access Licences for sale on March 31,...

Microsoft Visio Demystified

Have you ever tried to create a flow chart such as a family tree using Paint or Microsoft word? A lot of us have, and have quickly come to the realisation...
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How to set up parental controls in Windows 10

The internet can be a wonderful educational tool as well as providing so much fun and interactive leisure activities for children.  However, most parents are rightly worried about some of the...

Why stream your Xbox One to a Windows 10 PC

Unleash Your Xbox One and Stream to a Windows 10 PC Console gaming is great but being tethered to one location, like the living the room, can be a problem for those...

The Real Risks of Software Piracy

The biggest myth about pirated software is that it’s cheap and doesn’t harm anyone. The truth is, everybody pays – and the price can be high.  Software piracy is the illegal...

Improving Business Security with Windows 10 Pro

When it comes to security, business need to be one step ahead of the game. The risk of anything from data loss to network breach can cost companies billions in legal...

The Best Detachable Computers

If you're looking for a truly portable PC option, it’s likely you’ll first be looking towards convertible laptops or detachable PCs. These Laptop/Tablet 2 in 1 devices are the perfect option...

Guide to Microsoft Software Licensing

Microsoft Volume Licensing  It is a fair assumption that any business which has multiple employees using computers will be reliant on Microsoft software and their online services.  After all, products such as...

Office Home and Student 2016

It has been the staple for first timers, home users and students for nearly 25 years now, and Microsoft Office software is still the go-to platform for everything from word processing...

Why Upgrade to Windows 10 Pro?

Looking to upgrade to Windows 10 from an older version of Windows? Or is your business looking to get more out of the new Microsoft operating system, well Windows 10 Pro...

Gaming on Windows 10

Whether you're looking at upgrading your old gaming computer, splashing out for a pro model or simply getting ready for your first foray into PC gaming there's likely one thing in common,...