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Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013

Teardown Reveals Xbox One Costs US$471 to Build

Teardown Reveals Xbox One Costs US$471 to Build

A Xbox One was stripped down to its bare components and analyzed. And according to the analysis, each console, along with the Kinect sensor and controller costs around US$481 to build.

Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013

Microsoft Hints at Unified, Mobile-Centric Windows OS for the Future

Microsoft Hints at Unified, Mobile-Centric Windows OS for the Future

Speaking at last week's UBS Global Technology Conference, Microsoft executive vice president, Devices and Studios, Julie Larson-Green said it is not possible for the company to continue offering three disparate versions of Windows operating system.

Xbox One Doesn't Like Users Swearing at It

Xbox One Doesn't Like Users Swearing at It

Xbox One users have reported being banned from the Upload Studio app after being found to have created content with excessive foul language.

Monday, 25 Nov 2013

Xbox One Users Report Disc Drive Issues

Xbox One Users Report Disc Drive Issues

A number of Xbox One owners are reporting issues with their consoles' disc drives, where it will click and grind whenever a disc is inserted and would not read discs properly.

Thursday, 21 Nov 2013

Mobile AppHack Hackathon to be Held in Singapore on 23 November

Mobile AppHack Hackathon to be Held in Singapore on 23 November

One of the biggest mobile app hackathons in the world will be happening in Singapore this weekend, on 23 November and 24 November. The 36-hour hackathon will see developers, designers and entrepreneurs try to build an app that will win them entry into the AngelHack Global Hackcelerator Program.

Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013

Watch This: Bill Gates Chokes Up on Stage as He Talks About Search for New CEO

Watch This: Bill Gates Chokes Up on Stage as He Talks About Search for New CEO

A visibly emotional Bill Gates tears up at a shareholder meeting when he talks about Microsoft's search for a new CEO.

Friday, 8 Nov 2013

Windows Vista, Lync & Previous Versions of Office Seeing Targeted Attacks (Updated)

Windows Vista, Lync & Previous Versions of Office Seeing Targeted Attacks (Updated)

Microsoft says it's aware of targeted attacks mainly in the Middle East and South Asia, which affect customers using Microsoft Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Office 2003-2010, and all supported versions of Microsoft Lync. While a security update is in the works, concerned users can apply a Microsoft Fix it solution now.

Thursday, 7 Nov 2013

Microsoft Flaunts Original Anime Character for IE11

Microsoft Flaunts Original Anime Character for IE11

In conjunction with the launch of IE11, Microsoft Singapore today unveiled Inori Aizawa (藍澤 祈), an original anime character whose backstory symbolizes the browser's transformation into a contemporary browser. A special anime version of IE11 featuring Inori will also be made available for download starting today.

Microsoft Whittles Down List of Potential CEOs

Microsoft Whittles Down List of Potential CEOs

According to reports, Microsoft has shortened its list of potential new CEOs from about 40 to just 8 - five of whom are outside of Microsoft and three from within.

Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013

Microsoft Acknowledges Mouse Issues in Games on Windows 8.1

Microsoft Acknowledges Mouse Issues in Games on Windows 8.1

Microsoft has acknowledged mouse lag issues in some games on Windows 8.1 and is currently working on a fix. In the meanwhile, there are a few workarounds you can try.

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