Must have Gadget : Lumia 950XL with Free Fitbit Flex + Free Office 365


Bundle smartphone deals which come along with free value add-ons are almost non-existent in the South African smartphone market. When last did you buy a brand new smartphone and get some freebies thrown, just to say thank you? Well Microsoft is offering an unbelievable deal when you buy the flagship Windows 10-based Lumia 950XL smartphone. Continue reading

How To Use Office 2016 For Free

There are various ways you can access Microsoft’s latest Office suite


So Office 2016 is out and you want to get your hands on it so bad, but you are not willing to part with your money . . .just yet? Well there is good news for you : If you’re not a power user and don’t need all the latest and greatest features, then you can access Office 2016 . . .well.  . .for free!

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Microsoft Office 2016 Released

Now Generally Available Worldwide


As promised, Office 2016 has been released is now generally available worldwide. The full Office for Windows 2016 suite includes new versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Project, Visio and Access.  Along with Office 2016 for Windows, Microsoft also released Office 2016 for Mac as a one-time purchase option, along with several new and enhanced Office 365 services. Continue reading

Microsoft Office 2016 : Coming 22 September

The Long Awaited Release Is Finally Here


Microsoft officials have confirmed that the Office 2016 for Windows rollout will begin on September 22. This is not a big surprise for most people in the tech world, however the release of Office 2016 is perfect timing as it comes  hot on the heels of the release of Microsoft flagship operating system, Windows 10. Continue reading

Office 365 : Buy Or Rent MS Office

Software Subscription : The Future Of Software Delivery


Recently my colleague and fellow blogger, Sonja setup my Office365 work account. After a few minutes of information overload (yes, even us developers are vulnerable to that too!) I decided to settle down, research and acquire a thorough understanding of Office 365, and most importantly understand why I need it my life, and I must say the results were startling! Continue reading

The Magic Of The Equil Smartpen 2 For OneNote

Blurring the lines between science and magic


Once in a while, you bump into products that are so cool that you can’t differentiate whether its science or magic at play. Imagine the possibility of writing on a piece of real paper, using a real pen with ink, then once done writing, in a few seconds, transfer what you have written to your iPhone, Android phone or computer without using a scanner? Well, now you can using the Equil Smartpen 2! Continue reading

OneNote adds more partners – cloudHQ, Equil and WordPress

OneNote takes Note Taking To The Next Level



This is probably my first blog on OneNote, however I’m very excited all the same as I’ve embarked on an exciting journey with OneNote. I’m a Developer & Blogger, therefore note taking is an important part of my work. After 3 years of using Evernote, OneNote’s biggest rival, I must saving my move to OneNote has been an absolute pleasure and I’m excited by OneNote’s ecosystem expansion by partnering with cloudHQ, Equil and WordPress. Continue reading

Dropbox Comes To Microsoft Office Online

Some Partnerships Not Only Make Sense, They Actually Improve Users Productivity!



Microsoft announced on the 9th of April 2015 that Office Online users can now link their Dropbox accounts to Office Online and be able to browse, open and edit Office files when using the Webified version of Office. Now with this new partnership users can now create Office documents in Office Online and save them directly in Dropbox! The best news is, the feature is now available to all Office Online users Continue reading

Exclusive : Samsung Galaxy S6 To Ship With Microsoft Office 365

Hold Off Purchasing Another Smartphone For Now!


Yep, you got it. Big news is expected at the March 1 2015 Barcelona Samsung Conference. Nobody quite saw it coming, however its pretty much old news now that Samsung has not been great at making compelling software that matches up with its best in class hardware products Continue reading