- News tagged "microsoft"
Thursday, 3 Apr 2014
At Build 2014, Microsoft has also taken some time to demo the Modern-style version of Office. But this touch-friendly Office looks to be still far away from an official release.
Less than six months after releasing Windows 8.1, the first major update for the operating system is set to arrive next week with many UI tweaks to please keyboard and mouse users.
At the Build developer conference today in San Francisco, Microsoft has announced Windows Phone 8.1. And for the first time, we got to hear the voice of the Cortana digital personal assistant.
Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014
Following Amazon's announcements to lower prices on their Web Service subscriptions, Microsoft is stepping up with cuts of their own, with reductions to Windows Azure services.
Friday, 28 Mar 2014
iPad-optimized versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint have now hit the App Store. Another piece of good news is that home use of Office Mobile for iPhone and Android phones no longer needs an Office 365 subscription.
Monday, 24 Mar 2014
Microsoft has revealed DirectX 12 will work across key Microsoft devices from phones and tablets, to desktop PCs and laptops, and its new Xbox One game console. The gaming and programming API has been redesigned for faster and more efficient performance.
Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014
Microsoft has just announced that it will be launching the Xbox One in 26 additional markets later this September and this includes Singapore.
Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014
Microsoft is said to be holding a cloud and mobile-focused media event on March 27, with Office for iPad high on the agenda.
Monday, 17 Mar 2014
Microsoft Ceases Support for Windows XP on 8 April, Launches Two Free Tools to Help Consumers Migrate
Microsoft is discontinuing support for the Windows XP OS and Office 2003 on 8 April 2014. Also, there will no more customer technical service assistance for Windows XP and Office 2003, which means that you will no longer receive the updates that help safeguard your PC from harmful viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
Friday, 14 Mar 2014
Microsoft has announced an individual subscription plan for Microsoft Office 365. Named Office 365 Personal and coming in spring, it allows one PC or Mac and one tablet to be connected to Office 365, and is priced at US$6.99/month or US$69.99/year.