Posts Tagged ‘microsoft’
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 7, 2014 under Console, Gaming
If you thought that the limited edition, white Xbox One consoles that Microsoft gave out to those that helped develop the console were pretty, wait till you have a good look at the new Titanfall brand... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 6, 2014 under Development, Software
We knew something big was happening with DirectX at the Games Developer Conference this year, since the brief for the event was posted on the official event planner site. However this is the first tim... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 5, 2014 under Operating Systems, Smartphone
It is not a secret that Microsoft Corp. is preparing to finally roll-out a voice assistant called Cortana along with the upcoming update for Windows Phone 8.1 operating system. While the assistant is ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 5, 2014 under Smartphone, Tablet PC
Microsoft Corp.’s acquisition of Nokia Corp.’s devices and services division is indisputably one of the most important deals in the history of the two companies. Nonetheless, this does not mean th... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 5, 2014 under Operating Systems, Software
Microsoft Corp.’s Windows engineering team has released Windows 8.1 spring update 2014 to manufacturing, according to a media report. The new update will be released early next month and will bring ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 5, 2014 under Console, Gaming
Just days out from the release of one of the Xbox One's biggest launches of the year, Microsoft has rolled out a big update that makes communication with friends easier, as well as adding 5.1 surround... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 4, 2014 under Gaming, Mobile
Microsoft has Xbox Live features included in the Windows Phone OS, in-fact, you can even earn achievements for your account on some mobile games but now the company wants to make Xbox Live cross pla... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 3, 2014 under Development, Office, Operating Systems, Software
Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced significant changes to the leadership team. As a result of the changes, the software giant will lose Tony Bates and Tami Reller, who played significant roles at Mic... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 3, 2014 under Mobile
Karbonn Mobiles, an Indian mobile phone manufacturer is set to release dual OS phones at some point this year, these devices will run both Windows Phone and Android with Microsoft's blessing accordi... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on February 28, 2014 under Office, Operating Systems
Microsoft Corp. is reportedly working on free versions of Windows operating system. The initial product is expected to be called Windows 8.1 with Bing and will mostly be an experimental one. The softw... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on February 27, 2014 under Mobile, Smartphone, Tablet PC
Nokia has been one of the most recognized brands in the last 15 – 20 years and it will not disappear from the market of phones after Microsoft Corp. acquires devices and services division of Nokia C... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 27, 2014 under Gaming
Microsoft Studios Vice President, Phil Spencer, has expressed some interest in making a Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Anniversary edition, something I'm sure a lot of fans of the RPG series w... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on February 26, 2014 under Android
In a bid to differentiate PCs powered by its accelerated processing units (APUs), Advanced Micro Devices plans to enable such systems to run programs originally designed for Google Android platform. T... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 26, 2014 under Development
Microsoft has seen the writing on the wall - finally - Mantle and the rise of Steam boxes, could see us all jumping ship to a new OS, with a new API with nary a look over our shoulder. To help combat ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 25, 2014 under Channel
Remember how we thought ex-Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, would be the next Microsoft CEO after the leaving of Steve Ballmer and that he might even sell off the Xbox division? Well that couldn't have been mo... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 25, 2014 under Console
The Xbox One has been lagging behind the Playstation 4 in terms of sales and performance in some multi-platform titles but exclusives are a powerful thing and Microsoft certainly intends to take advan... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on February 24, 2014 under Media Phone, Mobile, Smartphone
Nokia Corp. on Monday introduced its first smartphones based on highly-modified Google Android operating system. Designed for customers in budget, Nokia X-series handsets feature Windows Phone-like us... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 24, 2014 under Mobile
Microsoft has made a fair few announcements at the Mobile World Congress over the weekend, one of the biggest ones being the company's new Windows Phone hardware partners. Microsoft has now welcomed ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on February 21, 2014 under Office, Operating Systems, Software, System Tools
Satya Nadella, the new chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., claims that the software giant could live on for a hundred of years or even more. To do so, it needs constant transformation to stay ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 21, 2014 under Gaming
Last month Microsoft acquired the rights to Epic Games franchise, Gears of War. Now the torch has been handed over to Black Tusk Studios but Microsoft has no plans to rush out another game any time so... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 21, 2014 under Gaming
Some leaked documents obtained by VG Leaks reveal that Rime developer, Tequila Works, originally pitched the game to Microsoft under the working title, Echoes of Siren. Microsoft passed on the game b... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on February 20, 2014 under Console, Peripheral
Microsoft Corp. has announced a media remote for its Xbox One game console. The Xbox One media remote controls video playback for Blu-ray movies, streaming video on Xbox One as well as TV power and vo... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 20, 2014 under Operating Systems
Microsoft has admitted that it knew most users wouldn't like the new Windows 8 Metro user interface but not for the reasons you might think, according to Jacob Miller, a UX Designer for Microsoft, "F... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on February 19, 2014 under CPU
Historically, companies like Intel Corp. and Advanced Micro Devices designed microprocessors and then software developers developed applications that took advantage of those chips. According to the he... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on February 18, 2014 under Accessories, Mobile, Operating Systems
Developed initially for desktop personal computers, Windows operating system is now used on laptops, tablets, 2-in-1s and smartphones. Microsoft Corp. claims that it will not stop evolving its OS and ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 18, 2014 under Gaming
Microsoft is having an Xbox 360 sale today, with digital games priced down significantly. Almost everything up for grabs is at least two thirds off, with everything from AAA critically lauded titles l... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on February 17, 2014 under Apple, iPad, iPhone, Office, Software
Microsoft Corp. apparently has not cancelled plans to release its Office software suite for Apple iPad media tablet, according to a report. The programs – including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on February 14, 2014 under Gaming, Software
Gamers spent whopping $15.39 billion (£9.1894 billion) on PC and console video games in the U.S. last year, according to a new report from NPD Group, a leading market tracker. Due to changes of the w... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on February 14, 2014 under Operating Systems, Software
An executive from Microsoft Corp. said on Thursday that the software giant has sold over 200 million Windows 8 licenses in the first 15 months of the operating system’s general availability. While t... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 13, 2014 under General Tech
Former Director of Business at Valve, Jason Holtman, has left Microsoft after just six months at the company. Holtman originally left Valve to focus on making Windows a better platform for gaming and ... more.
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