News tagged ‘microsoft’

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

China Bans Windows 8 on Government Computers

China Bans Windows 8 on Government Computers

Following Microsoft's decision to officially end support for Windows XP, China has decided to ban the use of Windows 8 on its government computers, citing that it was to ensure "computer security".

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Launched, Retail Availability in August

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Launched, Retail Availability in August

Dubbed as the tablet that can replace your laptop, Microsoft has just announced a refresh to its Surface Pro 2 with a larger, sleeker and more enticing Surface Pro 3. With several key enhancements and a lower starting price tag, find out what makes the new Surface Pro 3 the most desired in the series to-date.

Monday, 12 May 2014

Microsoft Announces Windows Phone 8.1 Lifecycle Start Date; Still Keeps Official Release Date a Secret

Microsoft Announces Windows Phone 8.1 Lifecycle Start Date; Still Keeps Official Release Date a Secret

According to Microsoft, official support for Windows Phone 8.1 will start on June 24, 2014. Judging from past releases, the OS' official release is likely to be slightly earlier.

Monday, 5 May 2014

Official File Manager Coming to Windows Phone 8.1 Soon

Official File Manager Coming to Windows Phone 8.1 Soon

According to Microsoft’s Windows Phone team head Joe Belfiore during his Reddit AMA session, a File Manager function will soon be added to Windows Phone 8.1.

Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014

Microsoft Introduces Xbox Live Gold Rush to Reward Xbox Live Gold Members

Microsoft Introduces Xbox Live Gold Rush to Reward Xbox Live Gold Members

To reward Xbox Live Gold members, Microsoft is introducing the Xbox Live Gold Rush where members can redeem free games and stand to win subscription cards, Xbox Live credit and a Gold Rush suitcase worth US$5000.

Xbox One Reportedly Coming to China in September (Updated)

Xbox One Reportedly Coming to China in September (Updated)

With China temporarily lifting its ban on gaming consoles, Microsoft is reported to be launching its Xbox One console in China this September.

Monday, 28 Apr 2014

PSA: All Versions of Internet Explorer Vulnerable to Security Flaw

PSA: All Versions of Internet Explorer Vulnerable to Security Flaw

A new security flaw has been discovered that affects all versions of Internet Explorer (6 to 11) that could let attackers gain full user control of your computer, steal your private information and more.

Friday, 25 Apr 2014

Microsoft and Nanyang Polytechnic Promote Computational Thinking Skills in Singapore

Microsoft and Nanyang Polytechnic Promote Computational Thinking Skills in Singapore

With support from IDA, the first two pilot courses, which will take place this afternoon, are part of the Microsoft Singapore Week of Code initiative.

Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014

Nokia to Be Renamed Microsoft Mobile Oy

Nokia to Be Renamed Microsoft Mobile Oy

When Microsoft completes its acquisition of Nokia's Devices and Services Unit in the coming weeks, Nokia will be renamed Microsoft Mobile Oy.

Thursday, 17 Apr 2014

Cortana is a Good Friend of Clippy

Cortana is a Good Friend of Clippy

Guess what? It turns out that Windows Phone 8.1's digital personal assistant is a friend of the old Office assistant.

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