Power BI app for Windows 8.1

Power BI app for Windows 8.1

In late December I blogged about the Power Query add-in for Excel 2013, and mentioned that Excel is an important part of Microsoft’s strategy for Business Intelligence. BI in general…
Microsoft Project Siena

Microsoft Project Siena

Most Windows 8 (or 8.1) users would look at the apps on their start screen and assume that they couldn't build one themselves. Many people would be wrong, as Microsoft's…
Power Query for Excel 2013

Power Query for Excel 2013

If you have Office 2013 Professional (or Pro Plus, which is part of certain Office 365 offerings), you'll be entitled to use a set of business intelligence add-ins for Excel…
Dell Venue 8 Pro

Dell Venue 8 Pro

Poor Mrs A, she does struggle for what to get me for Christmas. I'm generally not a wanty person. But not this year... although it would be unwise to mention…
Lenovo Helix

Lenovo Helix

A couple of weeks ago I was asked "if you were to choose a second computer, what would it be?". Thinking this was just a casual survey question I didn't…
Improved Windows 8.1 apps

Improved Windows 8.1 apps

If you've upgraded to Windows 8.1 (the general availability code, not the preview) you'll now be the happy owner of some updated 'modern' apps. Yes, modern apps, because we can't…
Windows 8.1 ships

Windows 8.1 ships

For Microsoft employees such as me, Windows 8.1 has arrived in three stages. The first was a preview, which the rest of the planet also had access to. This was…