News tagged ‘microsoft’

Monday, 30 Apr 2012

Opera Confirms WebKit Prefix Usage

Opera Confirms WebKit Prefix Usage

Opera has confirmed that it'd be implementing WebKit prefixes. And it has now prepared Opera Mobile Emulator builds to test the WebKit prefix support.

Thursday, 26 Apr 2012

Microsoft Offer Limited Time Free Skydrive Upgrade to 25GB

Microsoft Offer Limited Time Free Skydrive Upgrade to 25GB

Looks like Microsoft isn't taking a back seat when it comes to cloud storage. Having revamped Skydrive earlier this week, Microsoft is now giving Windows Live and Hotmail users a massive upgrade to 25GB of storage space.

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2012

Tim Cook On Toasters and Refrigerators

Tim Cook On Toasters and Refrigerators

Tim Cook takes a jab at Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 operating system during a recent conference call. Although the Apple CEO did not mention Microsoft specifically, the insinuative remark was a little too obvious to miss.

Microsoft to Release Windows 8 Release Preview in June

Microsoft to Release Windows 8 Release Preview in June

Microsoft has announced it will release a 'Release Preview' version of Windows 8 in the first week of June. The president of Microsoft's Windows unit, Mr. Steven Sinofsky made this announcement at a Windows Developer Days event in Japan yesterday.

Friday, 20 Apr 2012

Microsoft Reports Record Third-Quarter Revenue, Double-digit Income Growth

Microsoft Reports Record Third-Quarter Revenue, Double-digit Income Growth

Microsoft has just reported record third-quarter revenue of over $17 billion and double-digit income growth for its fiscal Q3 2011.

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.

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