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Students and Teachers Excluded from Free MS Office 2010 Upgrade ::

Remember that little leak from an Microsoft blog about how people who buy Office 2007 can get a free upgrade to the 2010 version? Well, it's officially revealed now but unfortunately, teachers and students who purchase the software at a discount price over the next few months won't be eligible. Shame. Otherwise, if you're paying the...


Microsoft Office 2007 Buyers May Get 2010 Upgrade Free? ::

According to PC Pro, a Microsoft blog had suggested that anyone who buys any version of Microsoft Office 2007 between March and September this year maybe eligible for a free upgrade to the latest version 2010. I wonder if this applies to students who can buy (students in the US included) the Ultimate Edition for £40 instead of paying the...


£30 Windows 7 Upgrade Offer for Students

Anyone who has access to an academic e-mail address and is currently running Windows XP or Vista, will have the opportunity to upgrade to the latest version of Windows, Windows 7 at a discount price of £30 starting from October 1st. Beats wasting your time trying to find a working serial, patch or risk using maliciously modified...


Encarta Reference to Be Discontinued Due to Wikipedia

According to PC Pro, Microsoft will be discontinuing their Encarta Encyclopaedia reference software due to the huge popularity of Wikipedia. Well, it was going to happen sooner or later. Who doesn't use Wikipedia as their first point of reference these days? It's quick, convenient and most important of all - Free! Even my lecturers...