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Microsoft Office 2019 will be coming in 2018

Microsoft has confirmed that the next perpetual version of Office – that is, the pay-once-and-use-forever version – called Office 2019 will be released in the second half of 2018. Office 2019 includes perpetual versions of the Office apps, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, as well as server versions for Exchange, SharePoint, and Skype…

Microsoft and Facebook’s new subsea cable can transmit data at speeds of 160Tbps

Microsoft has announced the completion of the Marea subsea cable, a joint project with Facebook and global telecommunications infrastructure company Telxius, that took two years to install. Suresh Kumar, Microsoft’s corporate vice-president for cloud infrastructure and operations, said that the subsea cable was the most technologically advanced to cross the Atlantic Ocean and that it…

Prepare to bid farewell to Microsoft Paint

If you were a child in the nineties, you probably were on your computer for the sole purpose of getting on Microsoft Paint. Sadly, the iconic graphics tool that defined some of our earliest computer experiences will be omitted from the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. The newly-deprecated tool first existed as a 1-bit monochrome feature during the…

Microsoft Pledges To Provide Nonprofits With $1B Worth Of Its Cloud Computing Resources

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella today announced that his company will donate $1 billion in Microsoft Cloud services to nonprofits over the course of the next three years. The plan is to support a total of about 70,000 nonprofits on Microsoft’s cloud platforms like Azure, Office 365, PowerBI and CRM online through…

Microsoft launches PowerApps, allowing you to build business apps without any coding skills

  Microsoft today launched PowerApps, a new service that allows business users to easily create a basic mobile or Web-based app without requiring codes. Available in preview from today, the idea behind it is to take more business apps to mobile, instead of being tied to the PC as they have…

Windows Server 2008 Configuration Check List

This is the first time that I actually come into deep on Microsoft Window Server 2008 RS Enterprise Edition setup after the fresh installation done. There are about 10 new machines that I need to configure with, so initially I plan to come out with my own checklist, but finally…

Malaysia’s Largest NGO Chooses Microsoft

The Tzu Chi Foundation, an international charitable foundation that first opened its branch in Malaysia in 1993, recently announced that it has successfully deployed a comprehensive stack of Microsoft technology to help achieve its humanitarian mission more effectively.   Tzu Chi KL-Selangor Branch Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Sio Kee Hong…

Enabled the confirmation alert before delete in Window 8

The new Microsoft Window 8 which changed a lot from the previous version Window 7, it make the operating system more smart, easy to use as well as cutting down some step. One of the example of the cutting step is the confirmation before deleting any file from your window…

Microsoft surface pro now available in Malaysia

Microsoft Surface Pro Windows 8 Pro tablet is now available in Malaysia for RM2749 (64GB) and RM3049 (128) at participating retail outlets from 7 June 2013 onwards. tech.david-cheong.com Microsoft Surface RT was launched in Malaysia in April 2013. It has pre-installed MS Office Home and Student 2013 RT but only…

Manage Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration

In Windows Server 2003, Microsoft introduced the Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration feature. In many organizations, the first task that admins take is to disable this “feature” as it can very quickly become a hindrance to getting work done. To disable the feature, you had to use Add/Remove Programs, select…