Monthly Archives: April 2011

Microsoft Labs Upgrades Office 2010 Ribbon Hero 2

Microsoft Labs has upgraded their Office 2010 Ribbon Hero 2 – a game for Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint, and Word, designed to help you boost your Office skills and knowledge.   Play games (aka “challenges”), score points, and compete with your friends … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Free Exchange Calendar Analytics Add-in Tool for Excel 2010

The Calendar Analytics Add-in Tool allows you to connect to your Microsoft Exchange Calendar to get dashboard views on meeting statistics from inside Microsoft Office Excel 2010. Calendar Analytics Add-in Tool Features: Automatically retrieve time spent in calendar. Drive ad-hoc … Continue reading

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Who Coined the Term "Rock and Roll"?

I’m continually told by “radio people” how NY’s famous WINS-AM DJ, Alan Freed, was the first person to use the term Rock & Roll to describe a certain type of music.  However, the phrase Rock & Roll had been in … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Updated Biology 2.0 Extension for Excel

Microsoft Research Biology 2.0 Extension for Excel 2007 & 2010 provides a simple, flexible way to work with genomic sequences, metadata, and interval data in an Excel workbook by exposing the features and functions of the Microsoft Biology Foundation 2.0. … Continue reading

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Microsoft Labs Releases Photosynth for iPhones & iPads

Photosynth for iOS is the panorama creation and sharing app that lets you capture more of your world. Now you can capture 360° in all directions (up, down, left, and right) to create spectacular images. Using the latest in computer … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Free Baseball Scorecard Visio Template

Microsoft’s Visio Team has released a free Visio Baseball Scorecard diagram that prints scorecards for recording during the game.  You can also customize the diagrams by pre-filling in text boxes or using Shape Data to change the fields. Download –> Visio … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office Labs Updates Search Commands for Office 2010

Microsoft Office Labs has updated their Search Commands for Office 2010.  Search Commands for Office 2010 – “You know there’s a button for it, but you don’t know or remember where it is. If this ever happens to you, check … Continue reading

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