News tagged ‘microsoft’
Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012
ARM CEO Warren East said in an interview at CES 2012 that he was not impressed with Intel's foray into the mobile smartphone market. He added that ARM took Intel as a serious competitior; however, Intel mobile smartphone CPUs would not be as power efficient as ARM's offerings.
Wednesday, 11 Jan 2012
Microsoft Hardware Team gets ready for Chinese New Year with limited edition mice. No new breakthrough input devices yet for the upcoming Windows 8 OS, but more limited edition hardware that are uniquely designed are a good start.
Thursday, 29 Dec 2011
Windows tablets haven't found themselves many fans over the years, and have mostly been relegated to niche users. Come Windows 8 however, and all that is set to change. Wired predicts that Windows 8 will make Windows tablets surprise, and ultimately appeal to mainstream consumers.
An alleged roadmap showing the progression of Microsoft's Windows Phone mobile OS indicates a Q2 and Q4 2012 availability for its Tango and Apollo update.
Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011
Rumors of Microsoft and Nokia considering a joint bid for Research in Motion might not be too far-fetched, with the Canadian company conducting layoffs in light of its nett income taking a hit over the last few months.
Friday, 16 Dec 2011
Microsoft has released hotfixes for Windows 7-based and Windows Server 2008 R2-based systems that feature the AMD Bulldozer processors. These hotfixes are suppose to optimize the performance of Bulldozer CPUs on these systems.
Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011
A Windows Phone exploit utilizing an SMS was discovered. The attack, which sends an SMS to a Windows Phone device, will supposedly reboot the device and prevents access to the Messaging hub.
Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011
Nokia's Lumia 710, one of two Windows Phone 7.5 devices announced this year, will be available in the coming weeks across M1, StarHub and SingTel, priced at S$505.
Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011
Nokia's first Windows Phone device will be launching on 7th December 2011, and the first 100 customers to purchase it at the launch party held at Clarke Quay will receive a free Xbox 360 with Kinect worth S$568.
Microsoft has made plans to roll out an update for the Xbox 360 to expand on the Kinect's voice navigation faculties.