News tagged ‘microsoft’

Friday, 3 Oct 2014

More people are using Windows XP than Windows 8

More people are using Windows XP than Windows 8

Ouch. According to analytics company Net Applications, there are still more people using Windows XP than Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 combined.

Thursday, 2 Oct 2014

You can now download Windows 10 Technical Preview

You can now download Windows 10 Technical Preview

Interested in trying out Windows 10? A super-early preview is now ready for download.

Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014

Microsoft unveils Windows 10; preview coming on October 1

Microsoft unveils Windows 10; preview coming on October 1

Microsoft has just officially unveiled details about its next version of Windows, which will be called Windows 10. Here's what you need to know about this 'most comprehensive operating system' Microsoft has ever built. (Yes, the Start menu is back.)

Monday, 22 Sep 2014

Microsoft will double your OneDrive storage if you auto-upload photos

Microsoft will double your OneDrive storage if you auto-upload photos

Microsoft is offering 30GB of free OneDrive storage for users of any device - iOS, Android, Windows Phone, even a Windows PC. All you have to do is activate auto-upload on your device's camera roll between now and the end of the month.

Thursday, 18 Sep 2014

Microsoft drops annual fee for Windows Developer Centre accounts

Microsoft drops annual fee for Windows Developer Centre accounts

Microsoft is hoping to attract more app developers to its Windows and Windows Phone platforms by removing the annual renewal fee for Windows Developer Centre accounts.

Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014

Microsoft to announce US$2.5 billion deal to acquire maker of Minecraft (Updated)

Microsoft to announce US$2.5 billion deal to acquire maker of Minecraft (Updated)

According to numerous reports, Microsoft will announce a US$2.5 billion deal to acquire Mojang, the maker of the popular Minecraft game, later today.

Friday, 12 Sep 2014

OneDrive increases file size limit to 10GB

OneDrive increases file size limit to 10GB

Besides supporting 10GB files, new features are added to allow for faster syncing and Dropbox-like file sharing.

Thursday, 11 Sep 2014

Microsoft to replace Nokia and Windows Phone brands with Windows

Microsoft to replace Nokia and Windows Phone brands with Windows

Microsoft is planning to drop the "Nokia" and "Windows Phone" branding in its future mobile devices. "Lumia" will be used alongside the standard Windows logo.

Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014

Trend Micro enhances capabilities to protect cloud-connected Microsoft Office 365 users

Trend Micro enhances capabilities to protect cloud-connected Microsoft Office 365 users

Security and software services provider, Trend Micro has announced initiatives to offer comprehensive protection for users of Microsoft Office 365 services.

Saturday, 6 Sep 2014

Microsoft Lumia 830 offers PureView imaging at a lower price (Updated with hands-on photos)

Microsoft Lumia 830 offers PureView imaging at a lower price (Updated with hands-on photos)

Shots fired at IFA 2014, with Microsoft's VP of Mobile Sales, Chris Weber, calling out Samsung and Apple for "overcharging for a smartphone experience that is clearly inferior to Lumia". Weber's justification for saying so comes in the form of the new Lumia 830 smartphone, which Weber called "an affordable flagship."

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