News tagged ‘microsoft’

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Microsoft Demos Skype Translator Interpreting Multilingual Voice Conversations In Real Time

Microsoft Demos Skype Translator Interpreting Multilingual Voice Conversations In Real Time

At the inaugural Code Conference, Microsoft's CEO, Satya Nadella, and Corporate VP of Skype and Lync, Gurdeep Pall, showed near real-time audio translation from English to German.

Registry Hack Provides Continued Updates for Windows XP; Microsoft Expectedly Warns of Risks

Registry Hack Provides Continued Updates for Windows XP; Microsoft Expectedly Warns of Risks

A simple registry hack has been proven to trick Windows Update into providing updates to the already end-of-life Windows XP. But is it worth it?

Monday, 26 May 2014

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 with Bing; First Devices Expected at Computex

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 with Bing; First Devices Expected at Computex

Microsoft has announced Windows 8.1 with Bing, a royalty-free version of Windows 8.1 meant for lower-cost devices.

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Pre-order your Microsoft Surface Pro 3, Local Prices Revealed

Pre-order your Microsoft Surface Pro 3, Local Prices Revealed

Just when you thought you had to wait for local pricing details, Microsoft's online store in Singapore has it all updated and it even allows you to pre-order the Surface Pro 3 today! More details inside.

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.

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