News tagged ‘microsoft’

Thursday, 14 Apr 2011

Microsoft Releases IE10 Platform Preview

Microsoft Releases IE10 Platform Preview

Microsoft releases an early preview version of Internet Explorer 10 with continued support for HTML5 as well as enhanced hardware acceleration.

Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011

Windows Phone 7 Copy and Paste Update Now Available

Windows Phone 7 Copy and Paste Update Now Available

The promised copy-and-paste update for Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 is finally here, with some additional tweaks to its overall performance.

Monday, 4 Apr 2011

Windows 8 to Include Ribbon Interface?

Windows 8 to Include Ribbon Interface?

Leaked early builds of Microsoft's next operating system, Windows 8, show that the company is experimenting with a ribbon interface ala Microsoft Office.

Thursday, 31 Mar 2011

Microsoft Introduces Mice with BlueTrack Technology

Microsoft Introduces Mice with BlueTrack Technology

Microsoft introduces three mice - the Express Mouse and the Comfort Mouse 3000/6000, all with BlueTrack technology.

Tuesday, 22 Mar 2011

Microsoft Goes After Barnes & Noble for Patent Infringement

Microsoft Goes After Barnes & Noble for Patent Infringement

Continuing its legal assault on Android, Microsoft on Monday sued Barnes & Noble and two of its contract manufacturers over the company's Nook e-reader, alleging patent infringement.

Thursday, 17 Mar 2011

IE9 Downloaded More than 2 Million Times Since Release

IE9 Downloaded More than 2 Million Times Since Release

Microsoft's new Web browser, Internet Explorer 9, was downloaded over 2 million times since its release on Monday evening.

Tuesday, 15 Mar 2011

Microsoft Reportedly Killing the Zune

Microsoft Reportedly Killing the Zune

Microsoft Corp will cease introducing new versions of the Zune music and video-player amid tepid demand, helping the company shift its focus to mobile phones

Friday, 11 Mar 2011

Copy and Paste Update for Windows Phone 7 Slated for Latter Half of March

Copy and Paste Update for Windows Phone 7 Slated for Latter Half of March

Microsoft did promise copy and paste functionality for its Windows Phone 7 device in early 2011 with no fixed date given. It seems a time frame has been set, with an update heading our way in the latter half of March.

Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011

Microsoft to pay Nokia over $1 Billion for WP7 Deal

Microsoft to pay Nokia over $1 Billion for WP7 Deal

Bloomberg reports that the Nokia Microsoft deal will see Microsoft paying Nokia over US$1 billion. That's quite a huge chunk of change.

Microsoft Urges You to Stop Using IE6

Microsoft Urges You to Stop Using IE6

Microsoft has created a website campaigning for net users to stop browsing the web with its dated Internet Explorer 6 browser. In a rather bizarre move, Microsoft is urging users to upgrade their browsers and to drop IE6 altogether. According to Microsoft, the website is dedicated to watching Internet Explorer 6 usage drop to less than 1% worldwide.

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