News tagged ‘microsoft’

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.

Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012

Is Microsoft Building A Gaming Tablet?

Is Microsoft Building A Gaming Tablet?

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.

Thursday, 1 Nov 2012

Surfcast Sues Microsoft for Infringing Patent on Live Tiles

Surfcast Sues Microsoft for Infringing Patent on Live Tiles

Microsoft is being sued by Surfcast who alleges that Microsoft's new Windows 8 Live Tiles feature infringes on its patents for dynamically updating icons.

Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012

Windows Phone 8 SDK Finally Made Available

Windows Phone 8 SDK Finally Made Available

Developers will be glad to hear that Microsoft has finally settled on a release date for the Windows Phone 8 SDK, which should be available to all by tomorrow. The SDK can be downloaded for free from Microsoft's website.

Monday, 29 Oct 2012

Windows 8 Upgrade Edition Also Works for a Clean Install

Windows 8 Upgrade Edition Also Works for a Clean Install

Users are sharing their Windows 8 upgrade experience on our forums. As it turns out, it is possible to do a clean install of Windows 8 on a fresh drive with the US$39.99 upgrade offer from Microsoft.

AP-GfK Poll: Scant Demand for Microsoft's Windows 8

AP-GfK Poll: Scant Demand for Microsoft's Windows 8

A recent poll conducted by The Associated Press and Gfk suggests Microsoft still has some work to do before their OS makeover captures the hearts of most consumers. The Redmond firm has high hopes Windows 8 would appeal to those looking to embrace the convenience of smartphones and tablets.

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