News tagged ‘microsoft’

Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013

Windows 8.1 to RTM in Late August (Update: RTM!)

Windows 8.1 to RTM in Late August (Update: RTM!)

Microsoft has confirmed that Windows 8.1 - the first major update to Windows 8 - will RTM (release to manufacturing) at the end of August. Update: Microsoft has just announced today - August 27 - that the OS has been released to manufacturing.

Nokia Launching a 10.1-inch Windows RT Tablet Soon

Nokia Launching a 10.1-inch Windows RT Tablet Soon

The Verge reports that Nokia is launching a 10.1-inch Windows RT tablet soon.

Monday, 26 Aug 2013

Outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Names Windows Vista as Biggest Regret

Outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Names Windows Vista as Biggest Regret

Outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has confessed his biggest regret during his stint is Windows Vista operating system. He told Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet that there are "side effects" from spending too much precious manpower on a product that failed to deliver.

Friday, 23 Aug 2013

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to Retire within 12 Months

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to Retire within 12 Months

Microsoft just announced that its current CEO, Steve Ballmer will retire in the next 12 months. The company will take this time to search for his successor.

Friday, 16 Aug 2013

YouTube App Returns for Windows Phone (Update: Google Blocks It Again!)

YouTube App Returns for Windows Phone (Update: Google Blocks It Again!)

Update: Two days after Microsoft relaunched its YouTube app on the Windows Phone Store, Google has blocked it again.

Thursday, 15 Aug 2013

Xbox One Launch Delayed in Eight European Countries

Xbox One Launch Delayed in Eight European Countries

Eight European countries will not be having the Xbox One this Christmas, Microsoft has just announced. Instead, they will be getting the consoles in 2014 due to various factors including language support and partnerships for apps.

Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013

Windows 8.1 to Arrive on October 17 Via Windows Store; Retail Release on October 18

Windows 8.1 to Arrive on October 17 Via Windows Store; Retail Release on October 18

Microsoft has just announced that Windows 8.1 will arrive through the Windows Store on October 17, 7:00pm (Singapore time). The retail version as well as new devices loaded with the updated OS will go on sale a day later on October 18.

PSA: New Microsoft Surface Firmwares; Bug Fixes for Windows 8.1 Preview

PSA: New Microsoft Surface Firmwares; Bug Fixes for Windows 8.1 Preview

As part of Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has issued several bug fixes for Windows 8.1 Preview. Also, new firmwares are available for the company's Surface RT and Surface Pro tablets.

Microsoft Announces Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop

Microsoft Announces Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop

Microsoft has just announced their new Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop. It is a new keyboard and mouse solution that is the result of the company's continued commitment to develop ergonomic products for the harried desktop worker.

Hackers Expected to Unleash Viruses on Windows XP in 2014

Hackers Expected to Unleash Viruses on Windows XP in 2014

There are reports that hackers have been stocking up on Windows XP exploits, and are planning to release them the moment Microsoft ceases support for the aging operating system.

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