News tagged ‘microsoft’
Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014
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 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 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
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
Besides supporting 10GB files, new features are added to allow for faster syncing and Dropbox-like file sharing.
Thursday, 11 Sep 2014
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
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
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."
"Selfie" was the Oxford English Dictionary's 2013 word of the year. As a consequence of selfie fever, many smartphone manufacturer's are now trying to capture the selfie market with affordable smartphones paired with quality front-facing cameras. Microsoft effort is the Lumia 730/735.
Thursday, 4 Sep 2014
Microsoft unveiled its latest Lumia devices update at IFA 2014 today. "Lumia Denim" will be rolling out to all WP 8.1 Lumia devices later this year and includes WP8.1 Update 1, as well as a number of Lumia specific goodies, including a much-improved camera app.