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Microsoft Office 365 subscription on sale at Amazon

By |2020-07-23T10:26:32-05:00March 30th, 2014|

If you have been waiting to try an Office 365 subscription, now might be a good time to jump in. Amazon is offering a Home Premium one-year subscription at a 33% discount. That subscription is good for installation on up to five devices, including the just-released Office Web App version for iPad.

Teaching Siri how to pronounce difficult names

By |2020-07-23T10:26:32-05:00March 29th, 2014|

Siri is awesome but she can really Travoltify names at times. This can lead to a frustrating experience when you want to use voice commands, and the occasional panicky hang-up when Siri dials the wrong number. Fear not, it’s actually really easy to teach Siri how to recognize the name you are speaking, and say it back to you surprisingly well. There are two ways to go about it. I’m going to show you both.

Countdown to Zero-Day for Windows XP

By |2020-07-23T10:26:32-05:00March 27th, 2014|

Microsoft will no longer provide security patches and updates for Windows XP after April 8. The aging operating system is obsolete, and users who still have XP need to upgrade—or face an increasing risk of exposure to malware and viruses. Learn more about the options you might have for upgrading your software, or purchasing a new computer. Microsoft is offering a $100 discount on selected new devices through June 15, 2014.
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