- News tagged "microsoft"
Monday, 3 Dec 2012
Sources have informed Bloomberg that Microsoft may be planning to launch their next iteration of the Xbox gaming console in late 2013. Apparently the Xbox 720 will be sold for US$299 with Kinect, HUD glasses and cloud gaming all bundled in.
Contrary to Microsoft's public stance, the maker of Windows 8 is said to be upset about Windows 8's lackluster adoption rate and is blaming OEMs for it.
Friday, 30 Nov 2012
Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet took one step closer towards hitting the market when their US pricing was revealed in an Official Microsoft Blog post. There will be two versions of the Surface Pro tablet, and they will be available at Microsoft Stores in January 2013.
Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012
Microsoft's Surface phone is rumored to ship in mid 2013, and Foxconn is said to be the sole manufacturer of the device.
Monday, 26 Nov 2012
Microsoft has introduced its latest member in the lineup of Windows 8 hardware peripherals. The Sculpt Comfort Keyboard is the first keyboard from Microsoft to feature a split backspace-spacebar key.
Friday, 23 Nov 2012
Rumors have surfaced suggesting that Microsoft is working on a cut-down version of the Xbox. The device is reportedly a set-top box equipped with casual gaming and online streaming support.
Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012
Skype, the voice call and chat service provider which was acquired by Microsoft late last year for US$8.5 million, has announced a new Modern-style version of Skype for Windows 8. The app will be pre-installed on devices from 12 manufacturers, and be made available in the Windows Store come October 26.
Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012
A senior executive at a popular online retailer has revealed that sales of Windows 8 are not as strong as expected, but is improving steadily.
Oprah has been busy Tweeting about her love for Microsoft's Surface tablet. Unfortunately, she's been doing it from her iPad.
Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012
Head of Microsoft's Windows division, Mr. Steven Sinofsky has left the company with immediate effect. His sudden departure comes shortly after the recent launch of Microsoft's latest operating system, Windows 8.