Help! I Am Trapped

Last Sunday it was raining heavily. In the night my daughter called my attention to an ant which was trapped in silken web. my initial thoughts were that it was a spider’s web which had trapped the ant. I could not see any spider around. It was dark and i was struggling to focus on … Read moreHelp! I Am Trapped

ODF converter for Word released

As I posted earlier Microsoft just announced release of the promised ODF converter. Developers of the open source project to produce a translator between OpenDocument format (ODF) and Open XML document formats announced the completion of the 1.0 release of the technology. The completed Open XML Translator enables conversion of documents from one format to … Read moreODF converter for Word released

Microsoft to release ODF translator for Word

A Microsoft-sponsored open-source project is expected on Friday to release a translator that will convert file formats between Microsoft Office and rival standard OpenDocument, or ODF. Microsoft started the project at SourceForge last year, relying on three partners to develop the code that lets a user open and save word processor documents in two different … Read moreMicrosoft to release ODF translator for Word

Office 2007 Unreadable in Windows Mobile 5.0

Not only Microsoft is disappointing users big time, by not releasing Live Messenger for Windows Mobile, but here comes another debacle: Microsoft’s own Office 2007 will produce files that will not be readable with Office Mobile that is pre-installed in Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC edition! Apparently Microsoft has just confirmed, rather unofficially, that support … Read moreOffice 2007 Unreadable in Windows Mobile 5.0

No kill switch in Office 2007 – Microsoft says

Reports that Office 2007 will sport an anti-piracy “kill switch” that can disable the upcoming application suite after it’s activated are incorrect, a Microsoft executive said Monday. As with previous versions of the productivity bundle, Office 2007 does include an activation scheme that requires users to authenticate the product key either online or by telephone, … Read moreNo kill switch in Office 2007 – Microsoft says

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