To buy or not to buy…

So you want to buy some new Office software for your PC… but you’ve heard that Office 2010 will be releasing soon so you think you should wait? Well not to worry; now all Office 2007 products come with something called Tech Guarantee. This means if you purchase and activate Office 2007 between the 5th…


About the Office 2010 Beta

Essentially the Office 2010 Beta is a ‘nearly finished’ version of the newest version of Office – Office 2010 – which will be released for sale later this year. Microsoft often release Beta versions of their products to the public or to selected groups of IT professionals. Getting a Beta product out to a broad,…


Try new TAGR tagging game

As you probably know, we have a huge amount or clip art and images on Office Online. Over 150,000 in fact. Each one of these images has been tagged by someone with keywords to make them searchable, but it’s pretty much guaranteed that they won’t have thought of every word that you want to search…

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Office 2010 debuts at BETT UK

Well, last week I added a post from my US colleagues who were introducing the newest version of Office, Office 2010, to visitors to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. This week, it’s the turn of our very own UK team, who last week took part in BETT, the premier UK Technology in Education…


Sneaky peek at Office 2010

As you may of heard, there’s a new version of Microsoft Office on its way. Later this year Office 2010 will be released and last week some of my US colleagues were at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas showing off some of the new features. Office video blogger Doug Thomas (Office Casual) talks…


Working from home? ‘Snow problem…

With half the country snowed in I thought now would be a good time to share some top tips for working from home. Although today’s technology means many of us have the tools to work just as effectively out of the office as in it, working at home can still present the odd challenge –…


‘Snow problem, unless you’re stuck with the kids!

Beautiful (and entertaining) as the snow is, I’m sure many of you will have shared that sinking feeling that school closure can bring. Especially when you have an important meeting scheduled or a deadline to make. So, with a third day of being at home with the kids on the cards, here’s some ideas which…

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Don’t miss January offers on Microsoft Office 2007 and new PCs

Great deals on new computers online and at your local PC store If you are considering a new desktop computer, netbook or laptop for your family there are some good deals around in the New Year sales. Don’t forget to add a copy of Office 2007 when you buy or order your new machine –…


Sharpen up your spelling

The Christmas period is all about taking it easy but a week of mind-numbing holiday films and over-indulgence can be enough to turn the sharpest brains to mush. If you need to get your brain cells working again but can’t quite face the new Advanced Suduko book Auntie sent you, have a go at the…

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Prove your skills with a Microsoft certification

Getting certified is a great way to prove how well you can use Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access. Right now you can get everything you need to study for and take one of these exams for an amazing price of £44.99. Prodigy Learning Ltd are offering their Microsoft Office Self-Start…