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Stories by Juan Carlos Perez

Google adds more shortcuts to Gmail

In its ongoing efforts to simplify Gmail's inbox management, Google has rolled out more buttons to let people perform common actions without having to open messages.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez12 Nov. 13 17:44

Test and test again: the lesson from Windows 8.1's bumpy rollout

The rocky rollout of Windows 8.1 should serve as a reminder for consumers, software developers, hardware vendors, enterprise IT pros and Microsoft itself that a period of careful testing and analysis must precede the release and installation of an operating system update.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez08 Nov. 13 20:33

BNSF Railway stays on Microsoft's track as it moves to the cloud

When BNSF Railway decided it would move its Microsoft email and collaboration systems from its own premises to a public cloud, it considered suites from various vendors, but ultimately picked Office 365.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez07 Nov. 13 21:23

Microsoft adds real-time joint editing to Office Web Apps

Office Web Apps, the browser-based, pared-down version of the Microsoft suite, now lets people co-edit documents in real time, a capability its main rival Google Docs has had for more than two years.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez07 Nov. 13 05:34

Windows 8.1 creates mouse-control problems for gamers

Gamers who upgraded their PCs to Windows 8.1 are enduring mouse-control problems that affect their ability to play, a problem Microsoft acknowledged this week.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez01 Nov. 13 20:58

Google Apps, once a leader, faces growing Cloud app rivals

When Google Apps arrived in 2006, it stood on the cutting edge of Web-hosted email and collaboration suites for businesses, a bold pioneer clearing a path in the new, wild frontier of enterprise Cloud computing.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez01 Nov. 13 12:01

Some Windows 8.1 updates tripping over driver problems

Microsoft is investigating reports that some users are trying and failing to update their PCs and tablets to Windows 8.1, apparently due to outdated and incompatible drivers.

Written by Juan Carlos Perez30 Oct. 13 21:32