News tagged ‘microsoft’
Thursday, 31 Oct 2013
According to Microsoft, Windows XP systems have an infection rate that's six times higher than Windows 8. And this is likely to increase once support for the 12-year old OS comes to an end next year.
Monday, 14 Oct 2013
Microsoft has officially detailed what's new in the upcoming Windows Phone 8 GDR3 update. The third and last update of 2013 will bring support for larger and higher-res screens, quad-core processors, as well as a handful of features such as Driving mode, improved Internet Sharing, and screen rotation lock. Hit the jump for more juicy details.
A Microsoft executive has admitted that the Surface RT name has caused confusion amongst consumers, which ultimately led to poor sales of its Surface RT tablets.
Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has confirmed Office for iPad is in the pipeline; however, its arrival will come after the touch-enabled version for Windows Modern environment is launched.
Monday, 7 Oct 2013
Haven't logged into your Hotmail, Windows Live ID or Outlook in a year? Your user name might belong to someone else now.
Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013
After Steve Ballmer's departure from Microsoft, a few top shareholders at Microsoft are suggesting that Bill Gates too should step down and reduce his presence on the board.
Metasploit has released an exploit framework that targets a critical vulnerability in Internet Explorer into the public domain. Users are advised to install Microsoft's Fix It patch to keep themselves protected.
Microsoft has announced new plans for its Office Store, including supporting new language apps, opening eight new store fronts, and adding a subscription model.
Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013
In Windows 8.1, you'll be able to search from the desktop for the content of camera roll photos that have had text extracted from them.
Monday, 30 Sep 2013
Starting October 9, Windows Store apps can be installed on up to 81 devices using the same Microsoft account. This applies to both Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 apps.