- News tagged "microsoft"
Monday, 17 Mar 2014
Microsoft Ceases Support for Windows XP on 8 April, Launches Two Free Tools to Help Consumers Migrate
Microsoft is discontinuing support for the Windows XP OS and Office 2003 on 8 April 2014. Also, there will no more customer technical service assistance for Windows XP and Office 2003, which means that you will no longer receive the updates that help safeguard your PC from harmful viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
Friday, 14 Mar 2014
Microsoft has announced an individual subscription plan for Microsoft Office 365. Named Office 365 Personal and coming in spring, it allows one PC or Mac and one tablet to be connected to Office 365, and is priced at US$6.99/month or US$69.99/year.
Monday, 10 Mar 2014
According to a Digitimes report, Google has pressured ASUS to delay the launch of its Android/Windows-capable Transformer Book Duet hybrid notebook.
Thursday, 6 Mar 2014
Microsoft will be unveiling DirectX 12, its new game development API. It appears this development is Microsoft’s response to rival AMD’s Mantle API.
Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014
More information about Cortana, the digital personal assistant in Windows Phone 8.1, continues to surface. After some screenshots, we now have a video that shows the initial setup process.
Thursday, 27 Feb 2014
Microsoft's new Surface 2 tablet, which runs Windows RT 8.1, will be available locally from March 14 onwards in both 32GB and 64GB flavors.
Monday, 24 Feb 2014
At Mobile World Congress, Microsoft has revealed that an update to Windows 8.1 will arrive this spring. And Windows Phone has gained several new hardware partners.
Friday, 21 Feb 2014
Office Web Apps was launched three years ago as a companion to Office desktop applications, letting you access and share Office files from anywhere. Now, Microsoft is officially renaming Office Web Apps to Office Online.
Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014
Microsoft OneDrive is now available worldwide. Like its predecessor SkyDrive, it lets you store all your files, including photos, videos, and documents, in the cloud, and have them available across any device you use, be it running Windows, iOS, or Android.
Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014
Microsoft has just announced that Satya Nadella is its new CEO. Bill Gates will also step down as Chairman of Board of Directors and assume the role of Technology Advisor.