News tagged ‘microsoft’

Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012

Microsoft Unveils Two Surface Tablets

Microsoft Unveils Two Surface Tablets

Microsoft showcased two Windows 8 tablets at a recent press event in Los Angeles - the Surface for Windows 8 Pro, and Surface for Windows RT. Read on to find out how they're not quite alike despite their similar looks.

Monday, 18 Jun 2012

Tablet Race Heats Up with Impending Microsoft Contender

Tablet Race Heats Up with Impending Microsoft Contender

With a new Microsoft announcement imminent, rumors are abound concerning the subject matter. A new tablet is most likely going to be revealed and people are speculating about the features that it will boast.

Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012

Microsoft Demonstrates Value of Windows 8 for Businesses

Microsoft Demonstrates Value of Windows 8 for Businesses

Microsoft has detailed the value Windows 8 brings to businesses as well as announced updates to several Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) products to help organizations manage, secure, and enhance the Windows experience.

Saturday, 9 Jun 2012

Microsoft's Kinect - Perfect Partner for Virtual Fitting Room Experience

Microsoft's Kinect - Perfect Partner for Virtual Fitting Room Experience

Kinect has evolved to much more than just a tool for gaming and is used for a variety of commercial, industria and research purposes. This time, Microsoft was demoing how Kinect can improve shopping experience virtually to even rival in-store shopping experience.

Friday, 1 Jun 2012

Microsoft Releases Windows 8 Release Preview; Eligible Windows 7 to Windows 8 Pro Upgrade to Cost S$17.99

Microsoft Releases Windows 8 Release Preview; Eligible Windows 7 to Windows 8 Pro Upgrade to Cost S$17.99

Microsoft has released Windows 8 Release Preview today in 14 languages. This will be the last public pre-release, as the company moves towards the RTM stage. If you've an eligible Windows 7 PC, upgrading to Windows 8 Pro will cost S$17.99.

Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Unpatched Exploit in Windows Allows Applications to Run On Top of Login Screen

Unpatched Exploit in Windows Allows Applications to Run On Top of Login Screen

An unpatched exploit that affects Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 8 Consumer Preview allows a user to launch a system shell by manipulating the sticky keys function. This hack is straightforward to implement as it can be executed in a matter of minutes.

Thursday, 24 May 2012

Windows 8 Removes Need for 'F8' Key, Boot Menu Redesigned

Windows 8 Removes Need for 'F8' Key, Boot Menu Redesigned

Hardware and software improvements in Windows 8 have drastically reduced the time for Windows 8 to respond to the 'F8' keystroke; hence, its removal from Windows 8 is simply natural progression to make user experience better in this new iteration of the operating system.

Friday, 11 May 2012

Microsoft Restricts Third-Party Browsers in Windows on ARM

Microsoft Restricts Third-Party Browsers in Windows on ARM

According to Mr. Asa Dotzler who is the Product Director for the Firefox desktop browser, Microsoft will restrict third-party browsers from accessing certain APIs on Windows 8 ARM devices, dealing a serious blow to the planned release of their Metro-style Windows 8 version of Firefox.

Xbox 360 to Receive Internet Explorer 9

Xbox 360 to Receive Internet Explorer 9

While it's pretty odd that the Xbox 360 has not had a proper web browser for the last seven years, Microsoft aims to finally give its gaming console one in the form of a customized IE9.

Friday, 4 May 2012

Dolby Inks Deal with Microsoft

Dolby Inks Deal with Microsoft

Dolby Labs Inc has signed a pact with Microsoft to include their Dolby Digital Plus multi-channel codecs in the upcoming Windows 8 operating system for tablets and personal computers.

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