News tagged ‘microsoft’
Friday, 23 Nov 2012
Rumors have surfaced suggesting that Microsoft is working on a cut-down version of the Xbox. The device is reportedly a set-top box equipped with casual gaming and online streaming support.
Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012
Skype, the voice call and chat service provider which was acquired by Microsoft late last year for US$8.5 million, has announced a new Modern-style version of Skype for Windows 8. The app will be pre-installed on devices from 12 manufacturers, and be made available in the Windows Store come October 26.
Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012
A senior executive at a popular online retailer has revealed that sales of Windows 8 are not as strong as expected, but is improving steadily.
Oprah has been busy Tweeting about her love for Microsoft's Surface tablet. Unfortunately, she's been doing it from her iPad.
Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012
Head of Microsoft's Windows division, Mr. Steven Sinofsky has left the company with immediate effect. His sudden departure comes shortly after the recent launch of Microsoft's latest operating system, Windows 8.
Monday, 12 Nov 2012
Microsoft faces yet another growing concern among its Surface users: some covers are peeling apart at their seams.
Microsoft is set to release its first security patches for Windows 8 and RT operating systems. These patches are meant to address vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer and the .NET framework.
Friday, 9 Nov 2012
Microsoft has been working on a new operating system called Midori for a couple of years. Besides developing their Windows operating systems, Midori is the company's new operating system, believed to be designed around Singularity that was a Microsoft Research microkernel operating system.
Besides talking about the new features of Internet Explorer 10, Microsoft also highlighted the differences between IE10 on Windows Phone 8 and the desktop-based Windows 8 in a recent article published on their Windows Phone Developer blog.
Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012
Reports from The Verge suggests that Microsoft is working on a classified project involving a 7-inch gaming tablet, otherwise known as the Xbox Surface.