News tagged ‘microsoft’
Friday, 5 Apr 2013
The pricing details of the Microsoft Surface RT tablet have been revealed, and it looks much more attractive than what we initially thought. The base 32GB model will be retailing for S$668 (without cover) and the equivalent 64GB edition will retail for S$798 at Challenger Funan on April 5, 7pm. More details inside.
According to Paul Thurrott of SuperSite for Windows fame, Outlook RT exists and looks to be edging closer to release. Regarding Office for iPad, he's heard that it would only arrive after Microsoft ships Outlook RT.
Thursday, 4 Apr 2013
According to ZDNet, Windows Blue will be officially named as Windows 8.1. As we have reported in August last year, the Redmond software giant has alleged plans in the pipeline to speed up the release cycle of their new Windows operating system. This development is in line with its decision.
Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013
Microsoft has started selling the Surface Pro in China yesterday. In addition to the regular edition that runs Windows 8 Pro, there's a new ‘Surface Chinese’ that only supports the Chinese language, runs Windows 8 (the core version), and comes pre-installed with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013.
Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013
According to data from Net Applications, market share of Windows 8, though increasingly steadily, is only at 3.31%. More than 80% of Windows users are still using Windows 7 and XP.
Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013
According to a recently commissioned white paper, an amazing 33% of software used today is counterfeit. In addition, consumers will waste 1.5 billion hours this year dealing with malware.
Monday, 25 Mar 2013
An early build of Windows Blue has been leaked online. This updated version of Windows promises to improve on the current Windows 8 user experience. It is expected to be launched by the end of the year; in the meantime, do read on for more details on this major Windows update.
Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013
Microsoft will be updating IE10 in Windows 8 and Windows RT to let it run Flash content by default. The change of mind comes after the company realizes that most sites with Flash content are ‘compatible with the Windows experience for touch, performance, and battery life.’
Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013
According to MetroStore Scanner, the Windows Store currently has slightly over 45,000 apps worldwide.
Friday, 1 Mar 2013
Samsung today announced the launch of the Samsung ATIV S in Singapore, a smartphone based on the Windows Phone 8 platform. It will be available in Singapore from tomorrow, 2 March, at S$798, without contract.