Microsoft introduces Excel Surveys in SkyDrive

Microsoft on its blog, today announced a new feature with SkyDrive. The new feature will allow users to create Excel based surveys which can be useful to plan events or projects. How Excel Surveys work: Simply login to your SkyDrive account online at Click on create button at the top and select “Excel Survey” […]

Microsoft to Kill Live Messenger in Favour of Skype

Last year Microsoft ended up buying Skype at an approximate price tag of US $ 8.5 Billion. Many were left wondering what will be the fate of Windows Live Messenger which was also similar to Skype. The Verge, has reported that Windows Live Messenger will soon be killed off by Microsoft. A couple of days […]

Get List of All Windows 8 Laptops / Tablets recommended by Microsoft

Yesterday I wrote a post on how to go about upgrading your laptop or PC to Windows 8. But that one was for people who already owned a computer and not for new buyers. There are many manufacturers who have already made Windows 8 laptops and tablets. Keeping track of all the different devices running […]

Microsoft Files DMCA Takedown Notices for Links from CNN, BBC and Wikipedia

Microsoft routinely files DMCA take down requests with Google for copyright infringement. These links that Microsoft reports to Google run into millions of webpages. While many of these requests are legitimate, Microsoft seems to have made a huge gaffe in its latest take down requests. They have included links from some very reputed websites like […]

Microsoft Surface Tablet’s $199 Price Tag is a Double Edged Sword!

News has started surfacing (pun unintended) that Microsoft Surface RTM tablets will cost around $199. Engadget reported that Microsoft’s Windows RT tablet will be competitively priced at $199. The pricing sounds very competitive (Google’s Nexus 7 also is priced at $199) but it also will end up being a double edged sword. Will Microsoft feed on […]