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Make Sure All Your OneDrive Files Are Synced For Offline Access

OneDrive for Windows 8.1 shows you all the files in your locker — but they’re not necessarily all stored locally on your machine. If you want to make sure they are all synced and available the next time your Wi-Fi connection disappears, here’s how to do it.


Solitaire Is Making A Comeback On Windows 10

Following user feedback, Microsoft decided to reinstate the Start Menu in Windows 10. Now, it seems Solitaire is being brought back to life too.


Love Cortana But Hate Windows? An Android Port Isn't Impossible

The question of whether or not Cortana will ever make it beyond Windows devices doesn’t have a clear answer, but it turns out Microsoft’s lack of action isn’t enough for some people. Some intrepid hackers have taken it upon themselves to take the Halo-inspired digital assistant and port it over to Android devices.


Microsoft Is Opening A Retail Store In Sydney

Australia is finally getting a Microsoft Store, and it’s going to be in Sydney.


Touch, Type, Click, Draw: Tips to Make You Faster At Using Windows 8

The best part of Windows 8.1 is its ability to support a touchscreen. There are some subtle tips and tricks you can learn to take yourself from touchscreen timid to touchscreen pro.


Zombie Vulnerability Affects Every Version Of Windows

A team of researchers recently found a zombie vulnerability that affects every single version of Windows — including the Windows 10 preview. Microsoft is downplaying the vulnerability.


Apple Australia, Google Australia And Microsoft Australia Are All Being Investigated By The Australian Tax Office

Apple Australia, Google Australia and Microsoft Australia all have one thing in common: they’re all being audited by the Australian Taxation Office.


Apple, Google, Microsoft To Appear At Government's Corporate Tax Avoidance Hearing Tomorrow

Governments always want to maximise the amount of money they bring in through taxation, and businesses naturally want to minimise their liabilities. In Australia, the problems around corporate tax are enough that a Senate investigation into the issue is gathering steam. Some of the largest tech companies in Australia will be appearing tomorrow to give evidence to a economics committee inquiry on corporate tax avoidance.


Microsoft Surface 3: Australian Hands On

The Surface Pro 3 was great, so what could be wrong with shrinking it down for a cute tablet version? Pretty much nothing, if my initial experience is anything to go by.


Microsoft's New Spartan Browser In 5 GIFs

Internet Explorer is dead, and Microsoft’s new Spartan browser is going to fill its empty shoes. We’ve heard the details before, but now the new browser is out in the wild. Any early version just showed up in the latest Windows 10 preview build. Here it is in action.