News tagged ‘microsoft’

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014

Customize your Windows Phone 8.1 lockscreen with Live Lock Screen Beta app

Customize your Windows Phone 8.1 lockscreen with Live Lock Screen Beta app

The officially commissioned Live Lock Screen app lets you choose from six lock screen layouts to add a distinctive look to your Windows Phone. It's pretty cool; but being beta software, it also has its fair share of bugs.

Thursday, 24 Jul 2014

Microsoft unveils the 4-inch Lumia 530, its most affordable Lumia to date

Microsoft unveils the 4-inch Lumia 530, its most affordable Lumia to date

Microsoft Devices Group announced the Lumia 530, its most affordable Lumia to date with a price tag of below 100 euros. It is available in both single-SIM 3G and dual-SIM 3G models.

Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014

Microsoft is building two touch phones with 3D support

Microsoft is building two touch phones with 3D support

Microsoft is said to be working on two new touch Phones with support for 3D gestures somewhat akin to what it's done with the Kinect gaming console. Early details within.

Monday, 21 Jul 2014

Despite doubling sales, Xbox One still outsold by PlayStation 4 in June

Despite doubling sales, Xbox One still outsold by PlayStation 4 in June

Despite recording doubled sales for the month of June, Microsoft's Xbox One gaming console still found itself outsold by Sony's PlayStation 4.

Friday, 18 Jul 2014

Microsoft kills Nokia's X phones, focuses on lower-cost Lumia devices

Microsoft kills Nokia's X phones, focuses on lower-cost Lumia devices

Besides laying off 18,000 workers, Microsoft also announced that it will abandon the Nokia X line of phones in favor of lower-cost Lumia devices.

Microsoft announces it is laying off 18,000 workers

Microsoft announces it is laying off 18,000 workers

Microsoft has just announced that it will be laying off 18,000 employees, with most of them coming from the company's newly acquired Nokia Devices and Services unit.

Thursday, 17 Jul 2014

Windows Phone 8.1/Lumia Cyan now available for Nokia Lumia 625 and 925; others to follow soon

Windows Phone 8.1/Lumia Cyan now available for Nokia Lumia 625 and 925; others to follow soon

Microsoft has started to rollout the Lumia Cyan update (which includes Windows Phone 8.1) to Nokia devices worldwide. In Singapore, the first phones to get it are the Lumia 625 and 925.

Thursday, 10 Jul 2014

Microsoft Details Upcoming Office 365 Plans for Small and Medium-sized Businesses

Microsoft Details Upcoming Office 365 Plans for Small and Medium-sized Businesses

Starting October 1, 2014, there will be three new Office 365 plans for SMBs: Office 365 Business, Office 365 Business Essentials, and Office 365 Business Premium.

Cortana Maintains Perfect World Cup Record; Predicts World Cup Winner

Cortana Maintains Perfect World Cup Record; Predicts World Cup Winner

Cortana kept her World Cup streak alive last night, after correctly predicting that Argentina would beat the Netherlands. The AI has now successfully picked the winners of all 14 World Cup knockout stage games. As for the third place match and Sunday's final, you can see her predictions here.

Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014

Microsoft's Cortana Has Correctly Predicted Every World Cup Knockout Stage Game

Microsoft's Cortana Has Correctly Predicted Every World Cup Knockout Stage Game

Forget Paul the Octopus, the star clairvoyant of this year's World Cup is Microsoft's Windows Phone 8.1 virtual assistant, Cortana, who has so far correctly predicted the winners of all thirteen World Cup knockout stage games.

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