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Thursday, 3 Apr 2014

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 Update, Coming on April 8

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 Update, Coming on April 8

Less than six months after releasing Windows 8.1, the first major update for the operating system is set to arrive next week with many UI tweaks to please keyboard and mouse users.

Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone 8.1

At the Build developer conference today in San Francisco, Microsoft has announced Windows Phone 8.1. And for the first time, we got to hear the voice of the Cortana digital personal assistant.

Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014

Microsoft Slashes Prices on Azure to Match Amazon

Microsoft Slashes Prices on Azure to Match Amazon

Following Amazon's announcements to lower prices on their Web Service subscriptions, Microsoft is stepping up with cuts of their own, with reductions to Windows Azure services.

Friday, 28 Mar 2014

Microsoft Announces Office for iPad Apps; Office Mobile for iPhone & Android Phones Now Free

Microsoft Announces Office for iPad Apps; Office Mobile for iPhone & Android Phones Now Free

iPad-optimized versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint have now hit the App Store. Another piece of good news is that home use of Office Mobile for iPhone and Android phones no longer needs an Office 365 subscription.

Monday, 24 Mar 2014

Microsoft Reveals that DirectX 12 will Work Across Microsoft Devices, from Xbox One to Phone

Microsoft Reveals that DirectX 12 will Work Across Microsoft Devices, from Xbox One to Phone

Microsoft has revealed DirectX 12 will work across key Microsoft devices from phones and tablets, to desktop PCs and laptops, and its new Xbox One game console. The gaming and programming API has been redesigned for faster and more efficient performance.

Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014

Xbox One Coming to Singapore Later this September

Xbox One Coming to Singapore Later this September

Microsoft has just announced that it will be launching the Xbox One in 26 additional markets later this September and this includes Singapore.

Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014

Microsoft to Launch Office for iPad on March 27?

Microsoft to Launch Office for iPad on March 27?

Microsoft is said to be holding a cloud and mobile-focused media event on March 27, with Office for iPad high on the agenda.

Monday, 17 Mar 2014

Microsoft Ceases Support for Windows XP on 8 April, Launches Two Free Tools to Help Consumers Migrate

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 Announces Office 365 Personal Subscription for Individuals

Microsoft Announces Office 365 Personal Subscription for Individuals

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

Would We Ever Get to See the Dual-OS-Capable ASUS Transformer Book Duet?

Would We Ever Get to See the Dual-OS-Capable ASUS Transformer Book Duet?

According to a Digitimes report, Google has pressured ASUS to delay the launch of its Android/Windows-capable Transformer Book Duet hybrid notebook.

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