News tagged ‘microsoft’

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.

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014

Microsoft Launches Office 365 Personal in Singapore

Microsoft Launches Office 365 Personal in Singapore

At an annual subscription rate of S$89, the Office 365 Personal delivers the familiar features of Office in the cloud to subscribers which unlocks user scenarios previously not possible on desktop versions of Office.

Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014

Modern Skype for Windows 8.1 Regains Invisible and Sign Out Options

Modern Skype for Windows 8.1 Regains Invisible and Sign Out Options

At long last, the two most basic options to manage your availability on Modern Skype have returned.

Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014

PSA: RIP Windows XP 2001 - 2014

PSA: RIP Windows XP 2001 - 2014

As of today, Microsoft has officially ceased support and technical service assistance for both Windows XP OS and Office 2003. If you haven't already switched to a newer OS, Microsoft is offering a free tool to help you transfer your files and settings.

Thursday, 3 Apr 2014

A Future Windows 8.1 Update Will Bring Back the Start Menu

A Future Windows 8.1 Update Will Bring Back the Start Menu

At Build 2014, Microsoft also found some time to tease some future updates. One that's bound to please long-time Windows users is the return of the Start menu. And it comes with a twist.

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