News tagged ‘microsoft’

Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013

Acer Sees Little Success in Windows, Looks to Google and Chrome

Acer Sees Little Success in Windows, Looks to Google and Chrome

Acer President Jim Wong is disappointed with Windows 8, and says his company must look beyond Microsoft and build its smartphone portfolio if it is to succeed.

Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013

Microsoft May Invest Up to $3 Billion to Help Take Dell Private

Microsoft May Invest Up to $3 Billion to Help Take Dell Private

Cash-rich Microsoft is said to be in talks to help take Dell private, and may invest up to $3 billion to do so.

Friday, 18 Jan 2013

ASUS May Consider Building Windows Phones

ASUS May Consider Building Windows Phones

ASUS is having talks with Microsoft to manufacture Windows Phone devices, and is considering using its PadFone concept for Windows 8.

Monday, 24 Dec 2012

U.S. Windows Store Reveals Special App Offers

U.S. Windows Store Reveals Special App Offers

Looking for some apps to download this holiday season from the Windows Store? For those on the U.S. Windows Store, Microsoft has listed six apps that are on offer from now till January 31, 2013.

Nokia Working on 10.1-inch Windows RT Tablet Featuring Battery-Equipped Keyboard Cover

Nokia Working on 10.1-inch Windows RT Tablet Featuring Battery-Equipped Keyboard Cover

Sources has told The Verge that Nokia is working on a 10.1-inch Windows RT tablet with HDMI and USB ports. A special cover with built-in keyboard, kickstand and battery is also being planned for the tablet.

Thursday, 20 Dec 2012

HTC Said to Scrap Plans for a Big Screen WP8 Device

HTC Said to Scrap Plans for a Big Screen WP8 Device

HTC is said to have scrapped plans for a big screen WP8 device due to the limitation of the mobile platform.

Monday, 17 Dec 2012

Google Dropping Support for Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync

Google Dropping Support for Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync

On 30 January 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 Not Developing Apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 (For Now)

Google Not Developing Apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 (For Now)

Google is shelving plans for dedicated apps like Gmail and Drive for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 because of the limited scale of users on Microsoft's platforms. The search giant, however, might change its mind if the situation improves.

Monday, 3 Dec 2012

Xbox 720 to Release in Late 2013?

Xbox 720 to Release in Late 2013?

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.

Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012

Oprah Tweets Her Love For Microsoft's Surface Tablet From Her iPad

Oprah Tweets Her Love For Microsoft's Surface Tablet From Her iPad

Oprah has been busy Tweeting about her love for Microsoft's Surface tablet. Unfortunately, she has been doing it from her iPad.

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