Microsoft's newest version of the extremely popular Microsoft Office software suite is now available for as free beta download! Though the software is still in beta phase, it's fully functional and offers an inside look into the next generation of Microsoft Office
If there's one thing you can never have too much of, it's hard drive space. Most notebooks these days come with relatively large hard drives, but if you're stuck with an 8 GB netbook or just need easy access to cloud storage that you can access anywhere then Microsoft Live SkyDrive is just what you're looking for and thanks to a new tool, SkyDrive Explorer, you can access it right from My Computer.
Just in case you don't have the party throwing skills needed to host a Windows 7 Launch Party you can also score free Windows 7 swag and goodies by following @MSWindows on Twitter. Over the next 7 weeks, until Windows 7 launches on October 22nd, users can vie for a chance to win prizes by responding to challenges put forth by the Windows 7 Launch Team.