Microsoft has reopened—for a very limited time—the option to beta test its Office applications on iOS devices through Apple’s TestFlight program. As of this writing, Microsoft is accepting testers for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and Outlook on its Office Insider Program website. OneDrive is also being offered, though as of this writing, the invitation linkContinue reading “Microsoft Once Again Accepting iOS Office Insiders for a Limited Time”
We had a flood of tech news for the week of June 6, 2014! Some include Apple’s WWDC, an interesting OneDrive update, and changes to Xbox LIVE Gold.
The iPhone 5 is discontinued. Alas, farewell iPhone 5. We barely knew thee. As the world reels after Apple’s announcement of the new iPhone 5C and 5S, we’ve now learned the fate of their predecessor. This comes as a shock because there have been reports that the 16GB version of the iPhone 5 would liveContinue reading “The Dearly Departed iPhone 5 is Discontinued”
Apple is going to brighten up everyones day….(hint hint) The greatest moment in the history of ever is about to begin tomorrow. The Apple iPhone Event will be today at 10am PT/1pm ET from Cupertino, CA. We will be liveblogging the event and also post multiple articles about the products, their specifications and colours (ooh…shiny).Continue reading “Get ready for the Apple iPhone Event liveblog”
We all know that accessory manufacturers get “some” advanced knowledge about upcoming Apple products. Either that or they just feed off of the ever-churning rumor mill. Otterbox may have taken either path. But I recently witnessed one of their ads right here on Techtronica. It showed a preview of what looks like an Otterbox iPhoneContinue reading “Is This Proof of an Otterbox iPhone 5C Case?”
Ladies and gentlemen, I present you the McAkins Online app for Windows, available for download right now from the Windows Store. With the McAkins Online app for Windows, you can view great Windows app recommendations, Windows Tips and Ticks, technology discussions, and more! Download it here: http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/en-us/app/mcakins-online-for-windows/8bb6a9e0-4316-4b9b-8f53-1cbcc9045cf7 Here’s a message from the creatorContinue reading “McAkins Online App Available Now for Windows 8 and RT!”
As we all know, Apple has been generating a lot of news lately. And not merely just for it’s new devices or even the next greatest watch, the iWatch. The area in which Apple in generating news is where it has been for the past 4 or 5 years. Apple is very well known forContinue reading “Bad Apples- She’s at it again”
The moment all Apple lovers have been waiting for may be right around the corner. According to the iPhone “experts” we should be expecting the 7th iPhone this Summer since we haven’t seen a new devices since October when the iPad Mini was released. Though Apple is continuously working with its counterparts in Asia onContinue reading “#AppleProbz & The iPhone #7”
Apple CEO, Tim Cook signed a letter of apology to Apple consumers in China which was discovered on Apple’s website Tuesday morning by Techtronica staff. Thanks to Google Translate we were able to find that Apple’s apology consisted of encouraging words to the China version of Apple’s website including, “We express our sincere apologies forContinue reading “Apple: “Sorry China””
I know we are a Microsoft focused site, but a good deal is a good deal. The ever popular game by PopCap, Plants vs. Zombies is being given away for FREE for the next few hours at the time of this writing! So, if you are reading this, grab it now if you have an iPhone, iPod, or even an iPad. This app goes is usually sold for $2.99, but it’s free now! Grab it while you can!
It’s a slow day today, so TechCrunch asked “Scroogled: Why So Negative, Microsoft?” with a post trying to bash MS for its rather un-Microsoft-like way of competition against Google. I mean everybody is used to everyone bashing Microsoft, while they happily turn their other cheeks. So where is this new aggressive Microsoft coming from? TheContinue reading “TechCrunch, Scroogled: Why Not?”
Have you downloaded the latest iTunes update? Well it may be no iTunes 11, but if you preordered an iPhone 5, planning to get any of the products Apple announced this past Wednesday, and/or moving to iOS 6, then you’re gonna need it. As you can see in the image below, the 10.7 update isContinue reading “iTunes 10.7 Released, No New iTunes, Adds iOS 6 + New Device Support”
This comic is a little old, but funny. Happy Labor Day everyone!
We all know by now that there is no secret behind the layout and marketing strategies of the Apple stores. I mean come on, even Steve Jobs himself even described the thoughts behind the store layouts back in 2001. The stores are designed to capture the attention of the passers by to get them to go in and exploreContinue reading “Comparing Apple’s Retail Stores [Infographic]”
The U.S. International Trade Commission has denied a ban on HTC products that was requested by Apple. As we have previously reported, this is not the first, second, or third time Apple has made a lawsuit over patents that Apple has rights to over rival devices. In 2011 we reported that Apple won an importContinue reading “Apple vs. HTC: Patent Violation!”