News tagged ‘microsoft’

Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011

Windows Phone SMS Attack Reportedly Reboots Device and Locks Down Messaging Hub

Windows Phone SMS Attack Reportedly Reboots Device and Locks Down Messaging Hub

A Windows Phone exploit utilizing an SMS was discovered. The attack, which sends an SMS to a Windows Phone device, will supposedly reboot the device and prevents access to the Messaging hub.

Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011

Nokia Lumia 710 Available Soon, Priced at S$505

Nokia Lumia 710 Available Soon, Priced at S$505

Nokia's Lumia 710, one of two Windows Phone 7.5 devices announced this year, will be available in the coming weeks across M1, StarHub and SingTel, priced at S$505.

Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011

Microsoft to Expand on Kinect's Voice Navigation Capabilities

Microsoft to Expand on Kinect's Voice Navigation Capabilities

Microsoft has made plans to roll out an update for the Xbox 360 to expand on the Kinect's voice navigation faculties.

Thursday, 1 Dec 2011

Experience Windows Phone 7 on iOS or Android

Experience Windows Phone 7 on iOS or Android

Thinking of trying out Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 on your iOS or Android phone? A guided demo running on your device's browser gives you a brief experience of the Microsoft mobile OS.

Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011

Microsoft Office on iPad?

Microsoft Office on iPad?

Microsoft may be working on an iPad version of the Microsoft Office Suite, in order to extend their business app's market share within the tablet scene.

Monday, 28 Nov 2011

Microsoft Surface 2.0 Ready for Pre-Order in Singapore and 22 Other Countries

Microsoft Surface 2.0 Ready for Pre-Order in Singapore and 22 Other Countries

Microsoft's next generation Surface 2.0 is already for pre-order after some delays and it is a 40-inch tablet-like touchscreen computer that breaks the mould of computing as you know it.

Thursday, 17 Nov 2011

Nokia Windows 8 Tablets in June 2012?

Nokia Windows 8 Tablets in June 2012?

In an interview with Les Echos, the head of Nokia France let slip that Nokia Winodws 8 tablets will be out by June 2012. Could there be truth behind this unintended slip of the tongue?

Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011

Microsoft's Lawyer Claims Android Benefited From Its R&D

Microsoft's Lawyer Claims Android Benefited From Its R&D

Horacio Gutierrez, deputy general counsel of Microsoft's intellectual property group has claimed that Google Android's success is built upon Microsoft's heavy investments in research and development.

Monday, 24 Oct 2011

More than 50% of Android Devices in Patent License Agreement with Microsoft

More than 50% of Android Devices in Patent License Agreement with Microsoft

With Microsoft and Compal entering a patent licensing agreement for patents under the Google Android portfolio, this means that companies accounting for over half of all Android devices are now covered under Microsoft's patent license agreements.

Thursday, 20 Oct 2011

Microsoft's Steve Ballmer Criticizes Google Android

Microsoft's Steve Ballmer Criticizes Google Android

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer blasted Google Android for being a complicated mobile operating system which requires its users to be a computer scientist to use it.

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