News tagged ‘microsoft’

Monday, 7 Oct 2013

Haven't Logged into Outlook for 360 Days? Your Email User Name Might be Someone Else's

Haven't Logged into Outlook for 360 Days? Your Email User Name Might be Someone Else's

Haven't logged into your Hotmail, Windows Live ID or Outlook in a year? Your user name might belong to someone else now.

Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013

Three Top Microsoft Shareholders Suggest Bill Gates to Step Down

Three Top Microsoft Shareholders Suggest Bill Gates to Step Down

After Steve Ballmer's departure from Microsoft, a few top shareholders at Microsoft are suggesting that Bill Gates too should step down and reduce his presence on the board.

Internet Explorer Exploit Code Publicly Released

Internet Explorer Exploit Code Publicly Released

Metasploit has released an exploit framework that targets a critical vulnerability in Internet Explorer into the public domain. Users are advised to install Microsoft's Fix It patch to keep themselves protected.

Microsoft Office Store Exceeds 1 Million App Downloads; Subscription Model Coming Soon

Microsoft Office Store Exceeds 1 Million App Downloads; Subscription Model Coming Soon

Microsoft has announced new plans for its Office Store, including supporting new language apps, opening eight new store fronts, and adding a subscription model.

Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013

Windows 8.1 Will Let You Search for Text Inside SkyDrive Photos

Windows 8.1 Will Let You Search for Text Inside SkyDrive Photos

In Windows 8.1, you'll be able to search from the desktop for the content of camera roll photos that have had text extracted from them.

Monday, 30 Sep 2013

Microsoft to Increase Windows 8 and 8.1 App Install Limit to 81 Devices

Microsoft to Increase Windows 8 and 8.1 App Install Limit to 81 Devices

Starting October 9, Windows Store apps can be installed on up to 81 devices using the same Microsoft account. This applies to both Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 apps.

Friday, 27 Sep 2013

Microsoft Working on Unified App Store

Microsoft Working on Unified App Store

It has been revealed recently that Microsoft is working on unifying its Windows Phone Store and Windows Store into a single store that caters to all devices. The updated store is also said to debut when Windows Phone 8.1 and a special Windows 8.1 update are ready for launch in the second quarter of 2014.

Microsoft Will Give You US$200 for Your iPhone

Microsoft Will Give You US$200 for Your iPhone

In addition to their iPad buyback program, Microsoft will now also offer customers US$200 for their iPhone 4S or iPhone 5 at select retail stores in the U.S. and Canada.

Thursday, 26 Sep 2013

Dell Joins Lenovo, ASUS and Samsung, Bails on Windows RT

Dell Joins Lenovo, ASUS and Samsung, Bails on Windows RT

To say that Windows RT has underperformed would be an understatement. Following the discontinuation of the XPS 10, it seems that Dell has joined other tablet makers in ditching Windows RT.

Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013

Microsoft Updates Tablet Offerings with Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2

Microsoft Updates Tablet Offerings with Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2

Microsoft today unveiled new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets which come with updated hardware for significantly better performance and longer battery life. And they've a new kickstand design too!

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