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Monday, 29 Apr 2013

Google Chrome Now Opens Microsoft Office Files Directly

Google Chrome Now Opens Microsoft Office Files Directly

Google recently announced a new extension (Chrome Office Viewer) for Google Chrome that lets you open Microsoft Office files directly on the web browser. Files are also sandboxed to prevent compromised Microsoft Office files from causing any damage to your computer system.

Thursday, 25 Apr 2013

Unveiling of New Xbox to Take Place on May 21st

Unveiling of New Xbox to Take Place on May 21st

Lawrence Hryb, the Director of Programming for the Microsoft gaming network Xbox Live, has confirmed that the new Xbox will be unveiled on May 21st, with a showcase of the full lineup of games taking place later at E3.

Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013

Microsoft Surface Pro Coming to Singapore Before the End of June

Microsoft Surface Pro Coming to Singapore Before the End of June

Microsoft has just announced the next wave of Surface Pro and Surface RT availability. The Surface Pro will land in Singapore before the end of June.

Monday, 22 Apr 2013

Coming Soon: Smaller Windows 8 Tablets

Coming Soon: Smaller Windows 8 Tablets

Microsoft has confirmed that it's working with PC OEMs to develop smaller Windows 8 tablets. But there's no word on whether a 7 or an 8-inch member will be added to the Surface family.

Thursday, 18 Apr 2013

Microsoft Account Gets Two-factor Authentication

Microsoft Account Gets Two-factor Authentication

Microsoft has just announced that you can now optionally turn on two-step verification for your entire Microsoft account.

Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013

Overheard: Next Gen Xbox to Feature AMD Samara Mobile APU

Overheard: Next Gen Xbox to Feature AMD Samara Mobile APU

According to a Bloomberg report, Microsoft has signed a deal with AMD such that the former's next generation Xbox will feature AMD's Samara mobile APU. This development comes in the wake of our earlier report of a possible unveiling of Microsoft's next generation Xbox on 21 May.

Surface RT's April Update Addresses More Wi-Fi Issues

Surface RT's April Update Addresses More Wi-Fi Issues

The latest April 9 update for the Surface RT concentrates on resolving Wi-Fi-related issues, including the longstanding 'Limited' connectivity issue. As part of Patch Tuesday, the Surface Pro is also getting an update.

Microsoft Launches Ads That Attack Android's Privacy Policy

Microsoft Launches Ads That Attack Android's Privacy Policy

It's no secret that Microsoft and Google are rivals. Microsoft has even launched an anti-Google campaign, Scroogled, targeting certain Google services such as Gmail. This time the Scroogled campaign has set its sights on Android and its privacy policy.

Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013

WP8 to Support 1080p Displays and Quad-Core Processors by End of 2013

WP8 to Support 1080p Displays and Quad-Core Processors by End of 2013

The Verge reports that Microsoft will be bringing support for 1080p displays and quad-core processors to Windows Phone 8 by end of the year.

Could We See the New Xbox Next Month?

Could We See the New Xbox Next Month?

According to sources, Microsoft will hold an Xbox event in May which will offer first looks and details of their next generation Xbox console. A full unveil of the device is expected to happen later in June.

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