News tagged ‘microsoft’
Monday, 16 Dec 2013
One of Microsoft's star engineers -- Blaise Aguera y Arcas -- has recently left the company, to join Google. Aguera u Arcas was in charge of Microsoft's Bing Maps services, and oversaw developments to Microsoft's 3D panorama service, Photosynth
Thursday, 12 Dec 2013
In a bid to make their mobile platform competitive with Google's Android operating system, Microsoft is considering making Windows Phone and Windows RT available free of charge to device makers.
Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013
According to The Verge, Nokia has been building a low-end Android phone code-named 'Normandy', and this is what it could look like.
Monday, 2 Dec 2013
Julie Larson-Green, executive VP of Devices and Studios at Microsoft, has said that Microsoft now has three mobile operating systems and "we're not going to have three." Somehow we don't think they're going to kill Windows Phone and Windows, so it's going to be you, RT.
Thursday, 28 Nov 2013
Microsoft is touting the benefits of having a USB and HDMI port on its Surface 2 tablet and compares it with the Apple iPad Air and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (10.1).
Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013
A Xbox One was stripped down to its bare components and analyzed. And according to the analysis, each console, along with the Kinect sensor and controller costs around US$481 to build.
Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013
Speaking at last week's UBS Global Technology Conference, Microsoft executive vice president, Devices and Studios, Julie Larson-Green said it is not possible for the company to continue offering three disparate versions of Windows operating system.
Xbox One users have reported being banned from the Upload Studio app after being found to have created content with excessive foul language.
Monday, 25 Nov 2013
A number of Xbox One owners are reporting issues with their consoles' disc drives, where it will click and grind whenever a disc is inserted and would not read discs properly.
Thursday, 21 Nov 2013
One of the biggest mobile app hackathons in the world will be happening in Singapore this weekend, on 23 November and 24 November. The 36-hour hackathon will see developers, designers and entrepreneurs try to build an app that will win them entry into the AngelHack Global Hackcelerator Program.