News tagged ‘microsoft’

Monday, 26 Nov 2012

Microsoft Unveils Windows 8-enabled Sculpt Comfort Keyboard

Microsoft Unveils Windows 8-enabled Sculpt Comfort Keyboard

Microsoft has introduced its latest member in the lineup of Windows 8 hardware peripherals. The Sculpt Comfort Keyboard is the first keyboard from Microsoft to feature a split backspace-spacebar key.

Friday, 23 Nov 2012

Is Microsoft Developing a Set-top Xbox?

Is Microsoft Developing a Set-top Xbox?

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 for Windows 8 Announced (Update)

Skype for Windows 8 Announced (Update)

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

Windows 8 Sales Not as Good as Expected, But is Steadily Improving

Windows 8 Sales Not as Good as Expected, But is Steadily Improving

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 Tweets Her Love For Microsoft Surface From Her iPad

Oprah Tweets Her Love For Microsoft Surface From Her iPad

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, Steven Sinofsky, has Left Microsoft

Head of Microsoft's Windows Division, Steven Sinofsky, has Left Microsoft

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 Surface Touch and Type Covers Split

Microsoft Surface Touch and Type Covers Split

Microsoft faces yet another growing concern among its Surface users: some covers are peeling apart at their seams.

Windows 8, RT to Receive First Critical Security Patches

Windows 8, RT to Receive First Critical Security Patches

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's Midori Operating System Still Alive and In Progress

Microsoft's Midori Operating System Still Alive and In Progress

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.

Microsoft Reveals Differences Between IE10 for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8

Microsoft Reveals Differences Between IE10 for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8

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.

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