- News tagged "microsoft"
Monday, 13 May 2013
A leaked Google Play Services (v3.1.36) update file contains codes that hint at a new multi-player social gaming network called Google Games. This new gaming network (expected to be revealed during Google I/O) will be similar to Apple's Game Center for iOS and Microsoft's Xbox Live for Xbox, which includes leaderboards, achievements and more.
Wednesday, 8 May 2013
Despite controversy surrounding the uptake of Windows 8, Microsoft has revealed that more than 100 million Windows 8 licenses have now been sold. And the next update for the OS, codenamed Windows Blue, will see a public preview in June at the BUILD conference.
Tuesday, 7 May 2013
ASUS will launch several small Windows 8 tablets later this year as prices of these devices are expected to fall below US$300.
It looks like the long-running rumor that Microsoft's next-gen Xbox would require an always on internet connection has finally been put to rest thanks to a leaked internal Microsoft email which has dismissed the 'always-on' mandate.
Monday, 29 Apr 2013
WE Learn Mobile Education Project Demonstrates Positive Impact of 3G Technology on 21st Century Learning
Nan Chiau Primary School, the National Institute of Education, the University of Michigan, Microsoft, Nokia, SingTel, and Qualcomm Incorporated, through Qualcomm Wireless Reach, shared results from the WE Learn project, showing significant improvement in students’ 21st century skills.
Google recently announced a new extension (Chrome Office Viewer) for Google Chrome that lets you open Microsoft Office files directly on the web browser. Files are also sandboxed to prevent compromised Microsoft Office files from causing any damage to your computer system.
Thursday, 25 Apr 2013
Lawrence Hryb, the Director of Programming for the Microsoft gaming network Xbox Live, has confirmed that the new Xbox will be unveiled on May 21st, with a showcase of the full lineup of games taking place later at E3.
Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013
Microsoft has just announced the next wave of Surface Pro and Surface RT availability. The Surface Pro will land in Singapore before the end of June.
Monday, 22 Apr 2013
Microsoft has confirmed that it's working with PC OEMs to develop smaller Windows 8 tablets. But there's no word on whether a 7 or an 8-inch member will be added to the Surface family.
Thursday, 18 Apr 2013
Microsoft has just announced that you can now optionally turn on two-step verification for your entire Microsoft account.