News tagged ‘microsoft’
Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013
Microsoft has announced that Bing on Windows Phone 8 is getting a new look and some new features. First up, the number of Bing search result categories will be reduced to three: Web, Images, and Videos.
Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013
Is your Microsoft Surface RT tablet facing severe battery drain during connected standby mode after you installed Windows RT 8.1 Preview on it? Here's an unconventional (but simple) fix you can try.
Monday, 5 Aug 2013
Microsoft has dropped the price of its Surface Pro tablet by US$100 in the U.S., Canada, China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan till August 29. Would we see a price cut here too?
Thursday, 1 Aug 2013
Microsoft has released the Office Mobile for Office 365 app for Android phones. At the moment, it's only available from the U.S. Google Play store, but international rollout is expected in the next few weeks.
Google to Drop Support for Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync (Update 2: Extended Till Dec 31, 2013 for Windows Phone)
Come January 30th 2013, Google will be dropping consumer support for Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync protocol for new devices. Chalk up another casualty of the mobile wars. (Update: EAS support is extended to December 31, 2013 for Windows Phone.)
Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013
Microsoft has announced the availability of Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview. This edition includes premium features for enterprise users that aren't found in the earlier Windows 8.1 Preview.
ASUS CEO, Jonney Shih, noted the poor reception of Windows RT products and has said that the Taiwanese tech giants will focus on Windows products with Intel chips.
Monday, 29 Jul 2013
Microsoft has made available a developer preview of Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7. For the most part, it's just like the Windows 8.1 version, but there are a few notable differences.
Thursday, 25 Jul 2013
Microsoft was very quiet about indie game developers with regards to the Xbox One, but is now saying that it will allow indie game developers to self-publish. It also says retail consoles will double as debug units.
Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013
A Microsoft Game Studios executive has revealed that the Xbox One will automatically record and store the last five minutes of your gameplay.