- News tagged "microsoft"
Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013
After Steve Ballmer's departure from Microsoft, a few top shareholders at Microsoft are suggesting that Bill Gates too should step down and reduce his presence on the board.
Metasploit has released an exploit framework that targets a critical vulnerability in Internet Explorer into the public domain. Users are advised to install Microsoft's Fix It patch to keep themselves protected.
Microsoft has announced new plans for its Office Store, including supporting new language apps, opening eight new store fronts, and adding a subscription model.
Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013
In Windows 8.1, you'll be able to search from the desktop for the content of camera roll photos that have had text extracted from them.
Monday, 30 Sep 2013
Starting October 9, Windows Store apps can be installed on up to 81 devices using the same Microsoft account. This applies to both Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 apps.
Friday, 27 Sep 2013
It has been revealed recently that Microsoft is working on unifying its Windows Phone Store and Windows Store into a single store that caters to all devices. The updated store is also said to debut when Windows Phone 8.1 and a special Windows 8.1 update are ready for launch in the second quarter of 2014.
In addition to their iPad buyback program, Microsoft will now also offer customers US$200 for their iPhone 4S or iPhone 5 at select retail stores in the U.S. and Canada.
Thursday, 26 Sep 2013
To say that Windows RT has underperformed would be an understatement. Following the discontinuation of the XPS 10, it seems that Dell has joined other tablet makers in ditching Windows RT.
Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013
Microsoft today unveiled new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets which come with updated hardware for significantly better performance and longer battery life. And they've a new kickstand design too!
Monday, 23 Sep 2013
Microsoft has announced the retail pricing of Windows 8.1, which is due to arrive starting October 17. In a nutshell, the prices are similar to the retail prices of Windows 8 today.