News tagged ‘microsoft’
Wednesday, 25 Apr 2012
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 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 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
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.
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
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 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
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 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
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.