News tagged ‘microsoft’

Friday, 28 Mar 2014

Microsoft Announces Office for iPad Apps; Office Mobile for iPhone & Android Phones Now Free

Microsoft Announces Office for iPad Apps; Office Mobile for iPhone & Android Phones Now Free

iPad-optimized versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint have now hit the App Store. Another piece of good news is that home use of Office Mobile for iPhone and Android phones no longer needs an Office 365 subscription.

Monday, 24 Mar 2014

Microsoft Reveals that DirectX 12 will Work Across Microsoft Devices, from Xbox One to Phone

Microsoft Reveals that DirectX 12 will Work Across Microsoft Devices, from Xbox One to Phone

Microsoft has revealed DirectX 12 will work across key Microsoft devices from phones and tablets, to desktop PCs and laptops, and its new Xbox One game console. The gaming and programming API has been redesigned for faster and more efficient performance.

Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014

Xbox One Coming to Singapore Later this September

Xbox One Coming to Singapore Later this September

Microsoft has just announced that it will be launching the Xbox One in 26 additional markets later this September and this includes Singapore.

Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014

Microsoft to Launch Office for iPad on March 27?

Microsoft to Launch Office for iPad on March 27?

Microsoft is said to be holding a cloud and mobile-focused media event on March 27, with Office for iPad high on the agenda.

Monday, 17 Mar 2014

Microsoft Ceases Support for Windows XP on 8 April, Launches Two Free Tools to Help Consumers Migrate

Microsoft Ceases Support for Windows XP on 8 April, Launches Two Free Tools to Help Consumers Migrate

Microsoft is discontinuing support for the Windows XP OS and Office 2003 on 8 April 2014. Also, there will no more customer technical service assistance for Windows XP and Office 2003, which means that you will no longer receive the updates that help safeguard your PC from harmful viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.

Friday, 14 Mar 2014

Microsoft Announces Office 365 Personal Subscription for Individuals

Microsoft Announces Office 365 Personal Subscription for Individuals

Microsoft has announced an individual subscription plan for Microsoft Office 365. Named Office 365 Personal and coming in spring, it allows one PC or Mac and one tablet to be connected to Office 365, and is priced at US$6.99/month or US$69.99/year.

Monday, 10 Mar 2014

Would We Ever Get to See the Dual-OS-Capable ASUS Transformer Book Duet?

Would We Ever Get to See the Dual-OS-Capable ASUS Transformer Book Duet?

According to a Digitimes report, Google has pressured ASUS to delay the launch of its Android/Windows-capable Transformer Book Duet hybrid notebook.

Thursday, 6 Mar 2014

Microsoft to Unveil DirectX 12 at Upcoming Game Developers Conference

Microsoft to Unveil DirectX 12 at Upcoming Game Developers Conference

Microsoft will be unveiling DirectX 12, its new game development API. It appears this development is Microsoft’s response to rival AMD’s Mantle API.

Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014

Siri, Meet Cortana

Siri, Meet Cortana

More information about Cortana, the digital personal assistant in Windows Phone 8.1, continues to surface. After some screenshots, we now have a video that shows the initial setup process.

Thursday, 27 Feb 2014

Microsoft Surface 2 Tablet to be Available from March 14 Onwards

Microsoft Surface 2 Tablet to be Available from March 14 Onwards

Microsoft's new Surface 2 tablet, which runs Windows RT 8.1, will be available locally from March 14 onwards in both 32GB and 64GB flavors.

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