- News tagged "microsoft"
Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011
Windows 8 is coming soon, and with it comes a massive performance boost over the already well-received Windows 7.
Monday, 19 Sep 2011
You know what happens when Windows 8 makes lives easier for the IT department? It means we can finally be rid of the ridiculously outdated Windows XP once and for all!
Microsoft's IIS is still the second most popular web server; however, according to Netcraft, its market share has been on the decline since late 2008.
A slide in a video from one of the BUILD conferences seems to suggest that users would be able to make phone calls directly in Windows 8 without the need of any third-party software.
Friday, 16 Sep 2011
The popularity of portable devices seemed to have begun whittling away at Adobe Flash's dominance on the web and it seems Microsoft is throwing its weight in this direction.
Nokia's CEO Stephen Elop has mentioned that the first Windows Phone 7 device from the Finnish company will be made available in Q4 2011, with a gradual rollout in various countries over the next few months.
Thursday, 15 Sep 2011
Microsoft's Chief Executive, Steve Ballmer feels that there is plenty of growth left in Microsoft, when it prepares it's latest onslaught on key emerging markets with Windows 8.
Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011
Whatsapp, the popular cross-platform instant messaging service for smartphones, will most likely make its way onto Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 when the Mango update goes live.
Monday, 12 Sep 2011
Windows Phone 7 users, start checking your updates via the phone or through Zune. The Mango update could be dropping in anytime next week, or slightly later.
In an apparent bungle, Microsoft accidentally leaked information on its security patches. The bulletins were published but the patches were nowhere in sight.