- News tagged "microsoft"
Friday, 15 Feb 2013
In a Windows blog post, Microsoft is reminding users of Windows 7 RTM (with no service pack installed) that support is ending on April 9, 2013, which is less than two months away.
Thursday, 14 Feb 2013
iFixit has posted a full teardown of Microsoft's latest Surface Pro tablet, finding inside, the 'Cadillac of batteries' but also criticizing its repairability.
Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer had much to say about the company's apps and search deal with Microsoft at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference.
Thursday, 7 Feb 2013
The Windows Azure Active Directory team will be launching a new sign-in experience across Office 365, Windows Azure, and other of the company’s services used by organizations by the end of this year.
Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013
The details of the Xbox 720 GPU have been leaked online. According to the site VGleaks, the new GPU has an 800MHz clockspeed and features twelve shader cores. The site also claims that the DirectX 11 compliant graphics chip is also capable of supporting 2x, 4x and 8x MSAA anti-aliasing effects.
Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013
Recent talks of Dell going private turned out to be true after all with Dell entering into an agreement to be purchased back for US$24.4 billion by Dell's founder and CEO, Michael Dell in partnership with private equity firm Silver Lake, and with assistance from Microsoft and other financing institutions.
Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013
Microsoft has just announced the general availability of its new Office suite of productivity software. Besides buying a copy of the new Office for your PC, you can also get Office via a subscription plan. Two such plans for consumers are announced today: Office 365 Home Premium and Office 365 University.
Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet will ship with less free storage than marketed because of the Windows 8 install, built-in apps and recovery partition.
Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013
China might be lifting its ban on gaming consoles, which started in 2000. This could be good news for gaming console vendors who are having difficulty getting into China's vast market officially.
Acer President Jim Wong is disappointed with Windows 8 and says his company must look beyond Microsoft and build its smartphone business if it is to succeed.