- News tagged "microsoft"
Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012
Microsoft has released details on a major new update to the Xbox dashboard and the launch of Xbox SmartGlass, which brings games, music, TV and movie experiences from your console to your phone, tablet and PC.
From 26th October 2012 till 31st January 2013, customers who purchase a packaged DVD upgrade of Windows 8 Pro will be entitled to a free Canon Pixma MP237 multifunction printer worth S$79.
Monday, 22 Oct 2012
It looks like those getting Windows RT devices on October 26 will also be getting the final version of Office RT on the same day. According to Ars Technica, Microsoft is already delivering an update via Windows Update that will convert the pre-installed preview copy to the final version.
Friday, 19 Oct 2012
Microsoft today announced quarterly revenue of US$16.01 billion for the quarter ended September 30, 2012. Operating income and net income for the quarter were US$5.31 billion and US$4.47 billion respectively.
Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012
Online pre-order for Microsoft's ARM-based Surface RT tablets has started. The 32GB version is priced at US$499 without the Touch Cover; with the cover, it costs US$599. A 64GB version with the cover is available as well. Tech specs of the tablets are also revealed, so hit the link for more details.
Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012
With Windows 8's launch date just ten days away, the countdown is officially underway with Microsoft rolling out its first 30 second commercial for the new OS. Check it out inside:
Microsoft has unleashed the first advertisement for its yet-to-be-priced Surface tablet, which is slated to go on sale on October 26.
In order to catch up to competitors such as Apple and Amazon, Microsoft has announced the launch of their own digital music service which goes by the name of Xbox Music. Currently available for the Xbox 360, the service will be expanded to smartphones, tablets and PCs with the launch of Windows 8.
Monday, 15 Oct 2012
Microsoft plans to name Google as a defendant in an ongoing legal feud against phone-maker, Motorola Mobility. This move marks the first time the two software giants have entered into direct legal conflict over Google's Android mobile operating system.
Friday, 12 Oct 2012
Two weeks to the October 26 launch of Windows 8, and we finally have pricing and packaging confirmation from Microsoft. The Windows 8 Pro upgrade DVD costs US$69.99, and an online upgrade costs US$39.99.