- News tagged "microsoft"
Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012
Microsoft showcased two Windows 8 tablets at a recent press event in Los Angeles - the Surface for Windows 8 Pro, and Surface for Windows RT. Read on to find out how they're not quite alike despite their similar looks.
Monday, 18 Jun 2012
With a new Microsoft announcement imminent, rumors are abound concerning the subject matter. A new tablet is most likely going to be revealed and people are speculating about the features that it will boast.
Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012
Microsoft has detailed the value Windows 8 brings to businesses as well as announced updates to several Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) products to help organizations manage, secure, and enhance the Windows experience.
Saturday, 9 Jun 2012
Kinect has evolved to much more than just a tool for gaming and is used for a variety of commercial, industria and research purposes. This time, Microsoft was demoing how Kinect can improve shopping experience virtually to even rival in-store shopping experience.
Friday, 1 Jun 2012
Microsoft Releases Windows 8 Release Preview; Eligible Windows 7 to Windows 8 Pro Upgrade to Cost S$17.99
Microsoft has released Windows 8 Release Preview today in 14 languages. This will be the last public pre-release, as the company moves towards the RTM stage. If you've an eligible Windows 7 PC, upgrading to Windows 8 Pro will cost S$17.99.
Wednesday, 30 May 2012
An unpatched exploit that affects Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 8 Consumer Preview allows a user to launch a system shell by manipulating the sticky keys function. This hack is straightforward to implement as it can be executed in a matter of minutes.
Thursday, 24 May 2012
Hardware and software improvements in Windows 8 have drastically reduced the time for Windows 8 to respond to the 'F8' keystroke; hence, its removal from Windows 8 is simply natural progression to make user experience better in this new iteration of the operating system.
Friday, 11 May 2012
According to Mr. Asa Dotzler who is the Product Director for the Firefox desktop browser, Microsoft will restrict third-party browsers from accessing certain APIs on Windows 8 ARM devices, dealing a serious blow to the planned release of their Metro-style Windows 8 version of Firefox.
While it's pretty odd that the Xbox 360 has not had a proper web browser for the last seven years, Microsoft aims to finally give its gaming console one in the form of a customized IE9.
Friday, 4 May 2012
Dolby Labs Inc has signed a pact with Microsoft to include their Dolby Digital Plus multi-channel codecs in the upcoming Windows 8 operating system for tablets and personal computers.