News tagged ‘microsoft’
Thursday, 20 Dec 2012
HTC is said to have scrapped plans for a big screen Windows Phone 8 device due to the limitation of the mobile platform.
Monday, 17 Dec 2012
Nokia Lumia 800, the Finnish company's first flagship Windows Phone device, has now officially received the update, according to Dutch site, wp7.nl.
Come January 30th 2013, Google will be dropping consumer support for Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync protocol for new devices. Chalk up another casualty of the mobile wars.
Thursday, 13 Dec 2012
Google is shelving plans for dedicated apps like Gmail and Drive for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 due to the limited scale of users on Microsoft's platforms. The search giant, however, might change its mind if the situation improves.
Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt says Google is the new Microsoft and that they are winning the war against Apple.
Monday, 3 Dec 2012
For Windows Phone 8 users using the Rooms feature, you can still invite people on other platforms. However, since they can't see the shared calendar, photos, and notes in one centralized location, a few other apps are needed.
Sources have informed Bloomberg that Microsoft may be planning to launch their next iteration of the Xbox gaming console in late 2013. Apparently the Xbox 720 will be sold for US$299 with Kinect, HUD glasses and cloud gaming all bundled in.
Contrary to Microsoft's public stance, the maker of Windows 8 is said to be upset about Windows 8's lackluster adoption rate and is blaming OEMs for it.
Friday, 30 Nov 2012
Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet took one step closer towards hitting the market when their US pricing was revealed in an Official Microsoft Blog post. There will be two versions of the Surface Pro tablet, and they will be available at Microsoft Stores in January 2013.
Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012
Microsoft's Surface phone is rumored to ship in mid 2013, and Foxconn is said to be the sole manufacturer of the device.