News tagged ‘microsoft’

Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012

Will Existing Windows Phone Devices Get Apollo Update?

Will Existing Windows Phone Devices Get Apollo Update?

Sources close to Microsoft have told The Verge that existing Windows Phone devices will not be receiving the Apollo update. Should this be true, it will create a fragmentation of devices with different Windows Phone versions, much like what Google's Android is currently facing.

All WP7 Devices To Get Windows Phone 8 Update

All WP7 Devices To Get Windows Phone 8 Update

A Microsoft spokesperson has confirmed in an interview that all Windows Phone 7 handsets will be getting the upgrade to Windows Phone 8, "Apollo".

Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012

Microsoft Announces Four Versions of Windows 8

Microsoft Announces Four Versions of Windows 8

If you're hoping that Windows 8 comes as a one-size-fits-all operating system like OS X, you're out of luck. But thankfully, Microsoft has announced that the number of variations has been cut down to a grand total of four.

Thursday, 12 Apr 2012

Microsoft Sets Kill Date For Windows XP and Office 2003

Microsoft Sets Kill Date For Windows XP and Office 2003

Microsoft has warned consumers and businesses that they will soon need to upgrade their Windows XP systems or face the consequences of running an unsupported OS.

Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012

Australian Composer/Developer Uses Kinect to Play 83-Year-Old Organ

Australian Composer/Developer Uses Kinect to Play 83-Year-Old Organ

Think Microsoft's Kinect is all about motion-sensing games? You'll have to re-evaluate what you know about Kinect, when you hear (and see) what Australian composer and developer Chris Vik did with it using Kinectar, a toolkit that uses the Kinect sensor as a MIDI controller.

Thursday, 29 Mar 2012

Qualcomm Deepens Collaboration with Singapore

Qualcomm Deepens Collaboration with Singapore

Qualcomm today announced its plans to establish an integrated circuit (IC) design and engineering R&D Center in Singapore. In addition, it is working with a local school and Microsoft on the WE Learn mobile education project, which uses 3G smartphones to build a 21st century classroom experience.

Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012

Microsoft to Release Kinect for Windows Version 1.5 in May

Microsoft to Release Kinect for Windows Version 1.5 in May

Offering Windows users a different interactive experience via the Kinect, Kinect for Windows will see an upgrade, version 1.5, at the end of May.

Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012

Rumored Release Schedule for Windows 8

Rumored Release Schedule for Windows 8

Rumors about the release date for the final version of Microsoft's Windows 8 have started making their rounds on the Internet.

Microsoft Apologizes to Winner of

Microsoft Apologizes to Winner of "Smoked by Windows Phone" Campaign

Microsoft apologized to the winner of its "Smoked by Windows Phone" campaign after suffering backlash for denying him his victory and rewards.

Thursday, 22 Mar 2012

Microsoft to Debut Windows 8 This October

Microsoft to Debut Windows 8 This October

Sources say that the PCs and tablets running on the OS will go on sale around October and these devices in the initial rollout will include INTC and ARM chips.

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