Microsoft Surface RT Review: This Thing Confuses Me

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I am truly struggling with my feelings and thoughts about Microsoft’s Surface RT Tablet. There were points on Friday when I first started working with the Surface RT (I bought a 32GB unit with both Touch and Type covers) where I literally wanted to throw up my hands in disgust, pack up the gear and […]

Office for iPad, iPhone & Android Reportedly on for March 2013 Release

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A Czech Microsoft product manager let slip that Microsoft plans to bring its Office suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to the iPhone, iPad and Android in March of next year. According to The Verge,¬†Microsoft product manager Petr Bobek revealed the release to Czech site IHNED. A press release from Microsoft Czech Republic, shown to […]

Microsoft Loses Word Patent Appeal

Don’t get all excited on this, because I’m sure a settlement will come down the road. That said, an a U.S. Court of Appeals found against Microsoft in a patent dispute with i4i Limited over the use of technology involving XML that Microsoft is using in its word processor, Microsoft Word. The Court of Appeals […]

Judge: Microsoft Can’t Sell Word In US Anymore

Judge Leonard Davis of the US District Court of East Texas has ruled that Microsoft can’t sell Microsoft Word in the US because of a patent infringement. The patent issue is about XML. The plaintiff is the company i4i, Inc that has a patent issued in 1998 on a method of reading XML. i4i was […]