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Keep your Microsoft account safer with two-factor authentication

SkyDrive, Outlook.com, Office 365, Xbox Live - your Microsoft account is the gateway to too many critical services to secure with a simple password.

on techhive.com

The Macalope: Who's driving this bus?

Who's leading who to free operating systems?

The free-OS revolution: What Apple's Mavericks move means for Windows

Apple's claim of revolutionizing pricing with OS X Mavericks isn't quite as revolutionary as claimed. The new-age "One Microsoft" is already laying the groundwork for free Windows upgrades.

on pcworld.com

How the iPad Air stacks up against its competitors

In the battle of large tablets, Apple's featherweight floats like a butterfly, stings like a bee.

on techhive.com

Microsoft taps iTap as basis for remote desktop apps

Microsoft has picked up iOS, Android, and Mac apps from German developer HLW Software to use as the basis for its own forthcoming remote desktop apps.

Why Microsoft's Office for iPad strategy still doesn't make sense

The idea of developing a touch-oriented Windows 8 'Modern' app version of Microsoft Office before launching Office for iPad seems to make sense at first blush, but it's still a poor strategy.

Office for iPad is coming, Ballmer says... after 'Metro' Office apps for Windows

Good news! Microsoft's bringing Office to the iPad. Bad news: It won't be for a while.

The Macalope Weekly: Fairness and accuracy in the media

As long as it's bad for Apple, it's good to print.

The Macalope Weekly: Comparing the incomparable

Stupid pundit tricks reach critical insanity as Apple and its products are compared to ... well, you gotta see this to believe it.

Ballmer strongly hints at Office for iPad, Android tablets

Think Microsoft's Office suite needs to be available on tablets? Outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer seemed to suggest he agrees with you during a meeting with Wall Street analysts Thursday.

on pcworld.com