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.
Microsoft plans to name Google as a defendant in an ongoing legal feud against phone-maker, Motorola Mobility. This move marks the first time the two software giants have entered into direct legal conflict over Google's Android mobile operating system.
Friday, 12 Oct 2012
Two weeks to the October 26 launch of Windows 8, and we finally have pricing and packaging confirmation from Microsoft. The Windows 8 Pro upgrade DVD costs US$69.99, and an online upgrade costs US$39.99.
In a blog post today, Microsoft announced that the company’s latest version of the Office productivity software suite has reached the Release to Manufacturing stage, and is slated for release in the first quarter of 2013.
Thursday, 11 Oct 2012
The Microsoft Cloud Security Readiness Tool helps organizations better understand and improve their current IT state, identify relevant industry regulations, and evaluate whether cloud adoption will meet their business needs.
If you're running the RTM version of Windows 8, remember to check the Windows Store for updates to the built-in apps. The Redmond giant will continue to issue updates all the way to the OS' October 26 public launch.
It is rumored that Microsoft will be releasing Office 2013 as a mobile software suite for both Android and iOS devices. This is according to the Czech website IHNED who spoke to a Microsoft product manager.
The highlight of this redesigned app is the Signal Flare. It is the first-ever capability that automatically flags your phone's last known location when the battery gets really low, so chances of retrieving your lost phone is significantly increased.
Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012
Now, users need not have to worry about losing signal in the middle of their journey, or incur hefty roaming charges when traveling abroad, thanks to the latest TomTom maps which are loaded and stored offline.
Following the announcement of the Opera 12.10 beta browser for desktops, Opera introduces the Opera Mobile 12.1 for Android.