- News tagged "microsoft"
Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013
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.
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.
Tuesday, 9 Apr 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.
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.
Friday, 5 Apr 2013
The pricing details of the Microsoft Surface RT tablet have been revealed, and it looks much more attractive than what we initially thought. The base 32GB model will be retailing for S$668 (without cover) and the equivalent 64GB edition will retail for S$798 at Challenger Funan on April 5, 7pm. More details inside.
According to Paul Thurrott of SuperSite for Windows fame, Outlook RT exists and looks to be edging closer to release. Regarding Office for iPad, he's heard that it would only arrive after Microsoft ships Outlook RT.
Thursday, 4 Apr 2013
According to ZDNet, Windows Blue will be officially named as Windows 8.1. As we have reported in August last year, the Redmond software giant has alleged plans in the pipeline to speed up the release cycle of their new Windows operating system. This development is in line with its decision.
Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013
Microsoft has started selling the Surface Pro in China yesterday. In addition to the regular edition that runs Windows 8 Pro, there's a new ‘Surface Chinese’ that only supports the Chinese language, runs Windows 8 (the core version), and comes pre-installed with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013.
Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013
According to data from Net Applications, market share of Windows 8, though increasingly steadily, is only at 3.31%. More than 80% of Windows users are still using Windows 7 and XP.