News tagged ‘microsoft’
Thursday, 27 Sep 2012
Here's a handy guide to Windows 8 Release Preview gestures.
Monday, 17 Sep 2012
Microsoft stated that Office for Windows RT will come pre-installed on Windows RT devices; however, it will be a preview version of Office Home and Student 2013. Customers will receive a free upgrade to the final version of the suite through Windows Update starting in November 2012 through January 2013.
Monday, 10 Sep 2012
Even though the Kindle Fire has not begin shipping, Amazon has let a few key developments for the device be known. Apparently the default search engine for the product will be Microsoft's Bing. Customers will also have the option to remove the advertisements on the lock screen.
Friday, 7 Sep 2012
IE10 users in Windows 8 may be at risk due security vulnerabilities in the browser's embedded Flash player. Microsoft has not released software patches for these security flaws as the company has yet to officially launch its Windows 8 operating system.
Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012
Microsoft has released the official SkyDrive app for Android devices.
Friday, 24 Aug 2012
With the impending launch of Windows 8 which will be ushering in a whole new design philosophy for the tech giants, Microsoft has also announced a new corporate logo.
Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012
Based on the new stock prices, Apple has become the most valuable company of all time. The tech company is now valued at US$623 Billion, surpassing the previous record high set by Microsoft.
Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012
Microsoft is rumored to be working on a Windows 8 update codenamed "Blue" that may be released as early as next year. This development is in line with the Redmond software giant's alleged plans to speed up the release cycle of the Windows OS.
Monday, 6 Aug 2012
According to leaked slides on the Internet, Microsoft will be updating its OEM Activation mechanism to version 3.0 for the upcoming Windows 8. OA 3.0 will allow OEMs to digitally order and receive keys from Microsoft. Also, an exclusive product key is required to be written into each PC.
Thursday, 2 Aug 2012
Microsoft today announced that Windows 8 has reached the released to manufacturing (RTM) stage. This means that Microsoft has wrapped up the final testing phase, and is delivering the operating system to its hardware partners in preparation of the previously announced October 26 public launch.