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Friday, 28 Jan 2011

Kinect Boosts Microsoft to Record Revenues

Kinect Boosts Microsoft to Record Revenues

Microsoft's second quarter results have been announced and it looks like its Entertainment & Devices Division aka the Xbox division has delivered, with revenues up by 55%.

Tuesday, 25 Jan 2011

Microsoft's Battle Plan Against The iPad

Microsoft's Battle Plan Against The iPad

Microsoft launched a marketing campaign for its reseller partners recently, hinging on the iPad's enterprise shortcomings. Although the iPad was designed primarily with consumers in mind, the following news article and Powerpoint slides are testament to the Redmondians' belief as to why Windows 7 is more suited for enterprise needs over the iOS.

Thursday, 6 Jan 2011

Microsoft's Multitouch Mouse Takes Windows 7 to the Next Level

Microsoft's Multitouch Mouse Takes Windows 7 to the Next Level

Microsoft unveils the Touch Mouse, a new multitouch device deisigned for Windows 7 at CES 2011.

Wednesday, 5 Jan 2011

First Windows Phone 7 Update Could be Announced at CES 2011

First Windows Phone 7 Update Could be Announced at CES 2011

We know Windows Phone 7 will have an incoming update that adds copy/paste function, but word has it that it might be announced within this week, in time for Steve Ballmer's keynote at CES 2011.

Wednesday, 29 Dec 2010

Kinect Hacked to Play World of Warcraft

Kinect Hacked to Play World of Warcraft

Kinect has a lot of virtual and real world potential, if there's the right implementation. In fact, the University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies has ported this motion sensing technology onto World of Warcraft.

Wednesday, 22 Dec 2010

BBC Spoofs RIM, Apple and Microsoft

BBC Spoofs RIM, Apple and Microsoft

Quite possibly the funniest thing we've seen this week, BBC's The One Ronnie makes a spoof on tech gadgets and their wacky names.

Thursday, 16 Dec 2010

Windows Phone 7 Rumored to Get Major Update in August or September 2011

Windows Phone 7 Rumored to Get Major Update in August or September 2011

Besides the earlier confirmed cut-and-paste update to Windows Phone 7 in early 2011, there's also news of a bigger update coming up in August 2011, which could include Silverlight and HTML5 features in the Microsoft mobile OS.

Wednesday, 8 Dec 2010

Linux Alternative To Microsoft Windows MultiPoint Server 2010 Goes Into Beta

Linux Alternative To Microsoft Windows MultiPoint Server 2010 Goes Into Beta

Useful Corporation releases a Beta version of its Linux alternative to Microsoft Windows Multipoint Server 2010

OnLive Demos Windows 7 on Apple iPad and Samsung Galaxy Tab

OnLive Demos Windows 7 on Apple iPad and Samsung Galaxy Tab

If you can't wait to use a tablet with Windows 7, OnLive gives you that option when it demonstrated how the iPad and Galaxy Tab are running a virtualized Windows 7 interface on both tablets.

Tuesday, 30 Nov 2010

Acer is Getting Ready for Windows Phone 7

Acer is Getting Ready for Windows Phone 7

Acer isn't a newcomer in the smartphone segment, which started off with Microsoft's Windows Mobile OS, followed by Google Android. And now, the company is set to rekindle its partnership with Microsoft's latest Windows Phone 7 platform.

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