News: Apps and Software
Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012
Microsoft has released details on a major new update to the Xbox dashboard and the launch of Xbox SmartGlass, which brings games, music, TV and movie experiences from your console to your phone, tablet and PC.
From 26th October 2012 till 31st January 2013, customers who purchase a packaged DVD upgrade of Windows 8 Pro will be entitled to a free Canon Pixma MP237 multifunction printer worth S$79.
Microsoft chairman Bill Gates recently sat down with Steve Clayton, who writes for Microsoft's Technet blog, to share his thoughts on Windows 8 and what this new operating system means for the company.
Monday, 22 Oct 2012
It looks like those getting Windows RT devices on October 26 will also be getting the final version of Office RT on the same day. According to Ars Technica, Microsoft is already delivering an update via Windows Update that will convert the pre-installed preview copy to the final version.
Friday, 19 Oct 2012
80 years in print later, Newsweek will move to an all-digital format early 2013 and will ceased its print publication on the last day of the year due to the increasingly challenging print advertising environment and a growing online audience.
Thursday, 18 Oct 2012
CloudOn has launched version 2.5 of its app, which is aimed at improving individual and group productivity. Read on to check out its new features.
Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012
NVIDIA has announced the availability of CUDA 5 that has been updated to support the new features of the Kepler GPU. The company also unveiled its new online CUDA Resource Center that is a one-stop shop for developers to take advantage of the benefits of GP-GPU computing.
With Windows 8's launch date just ten days away, the countdown is officially underway with Microsoft rolling out its first 30 second commercial for the new OS. Check it out inside:
Microsoft has unleashed the first advertisement for its yet-to-be-priced Surface tablet, which is slated to go on sale on October 26.
Monday, 15 Oct 2012
Cloud-based gaming service provider Gaikai has been sued by T5 Labs, another similar outfit that is based in the UK, for alleged patent infringement. T5 Labs has been in operations since 2007 but its supposedly infringed patent was only granted in June this year.