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A Deep Look into Microsoft Office Web Apps

Posted by Taylor Ling On August - 2 - 2010ADD COMMENTS

Have you ever run into a situation where you need to have an urgent modification on your word documents or excel sheets but found your Microsoft Office just doesn’t work for you at that particular moment? Or the Microsoft Office trial version just expired and you are looking for some similar services at zero cost?


Intro A Deep Look into Microsoft Office Web Apps

With the release of Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft have started to offer a free Cloud-based Office Web Apps which consists of four main applications – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote. With Office Web Apps, you can now create, view, edit, share and collaborate on Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote documents in the cloud, and all these can be done from virtually anywhere with a supported browser (yes, even a smartphone browser.) You do not have to install any plugins of software to enjoy the service; Office Web Apps only requires you to have a Windows Live ID–that’s all. Not only that, with Office Web Apps, you can have your precious 25GB of free storage space provided by SkyDrive filled up with your documents or notes, edit and share them on the fly, isn’t that sweet? Read the rest of this entry »

Security Automatically Download the Latest Security Software with SSDownloaderIf you are the one who always helps your friend to reformat/reinstall Microsoft Windows on their PC or laptop, most likely you will have their Windows equipped with at least a free anti-virus software (so they will not bug you anymore to do the reinstallation due to incurable viruses), and a couple of maintenance tools for some advanced users. However, since there are new threats and viruses appearing everyday, and the security software companies always have their product updated every week or so, you can’t really (unless you have too much free time) keep your downloaded security software installer updated. Not only that, I have actually quite a number of friends having different preferences on the anti-virus/anti-malware software, so again you can’t really satisfy them all (again, unless you have too much free time). Read the rest of this entry »

microsoft office2010 Extract images or media from DOCX files [How To]When Microsoft introduced Office 2007 they also revealed that they would now store their documents in a XML-based file format. To show the difference between the “old” format and the new, files stored in XML get the ‘X’ added to the file extension.

Retrieving images from a Word document (or any other for that matter) has never been a simple walk in the park. In earlier Office versions it was if not easy, but everyone managed to use copy and paste. You could also save the document as a HTML-file and retrieve the images from the file folder it created.

With the “new” XML-based file formats it’s actually gotten way easier… Read the rest of this entry »

10 Windows 7 Gadgets You Should Really Try

Posted by Rich On July - 12 - 20105 COMMENTS

weatherbug 10 Windows 7 Gadgets You Should Really TryIt’s no secret — I really don’t like gadgets on my desktop; however, I frequently see people using them. So, I thought I’d give some  a try (I tried at least 100) and here are the 10 most useful gadgets I found.

Have any gadgets you can’t live without? Let us know about them in the comments.

Here’s a list I put together for Windows Vista

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Softkey Revealer – Keep Track of Your Serials

Posted by Thomas On July - 8 - 20108 COMMENTS

Instantly get the key of all the programs installed on your system Softkey Revealer Keep Track of Your Serials We’ve all been there I’m sure. Your precious (bought-for-hard-earned-money) software needs to be reinstalled – or – you need to totally wipe that old computer and reinstall everything.

But where did I store that serial ??

Did I keep the email containing it ? Where’s the original package? Where’s the Cover of which I’m sure I wrote it down on? Do I have every single serial I need before deleting everything ??

Worry no More !

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Best Word Processors

Posted by Rich On June - 30 - 20108 COMMENTS

Most of us use a word processor on a daily basis. In this article, I share five of the best word processors available and why you should consider each one for use. There are so many word processing programs out there that it would be ridiculous to say these are the only five you should consider; however, these are five of the best. Which ones did I miss?

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