12/19/2011, With Microsoft’s Windows 8 platform expecting a release next year, no doubt the Redmond company will be releasing a beta soon. Thanks to leaked screenshots courtesy of Winunleaked, it does appear that Windows 8 is looking close to releasing a beta, which reportedly could be signed off on some time later this month before the year is out, which means that it should be publicly available some time in February […]
12/15/2011, Rumors of Microsoft’s next-generation Xbox has started to gain some traction what with the end of the year approach and about a little over half a year until E3 2012, which is when many are expecting Microsoft to announce the Xbox 720 or whatever they’ve decided to finally call it. Well according to CNET, if you were looking forward to the Xbox 720 in 2012, you could be in for […]
12/14/2011, With Nokia committing themselves to making and selling Microsoft’s Windows Phone devices, would you really be that surprised if Microsoft just bought over Nokia’s smartphone division? Well it seems that Denmark’s largest bank, Danske Bank, thinks so as well as they have announced that Nokia could be selling their smartphone division to Microsoft.
12/13/2011, Good news for SkyDrive users. If Microsoft’s cloud-storage service is your weapon of choice when it comes to keeping your documents online, you now have an additional way to access it while on the go. Today Microsoft announced the launch of its SkyDrive app for iOS and Windows Phone devices. Previously WP users already had SkyDrive integration with their apps on the phone, but they had no way of managing […]
12/13/2011, If you’re a fan of Microsoft OneNote and wished that they had a version just for the iPad – you’re in luck. Yesterday, Microsoft launched the iPad-optimized version of the OneNote note-taking app on the Apple App Store. The app allows users to take notes with their iOS devices – just like Evernote, notes are stored in the cloud (via Microsoft SkyDrive) which lets you access them on any device […]
12/12/2011, Microsoft has been in the business long enough to know that there is a window of opportunity that can be exploited or at least, taken advantage off. After all, if you are not going to take care of your customers, other people will, or so goes the famous business mantra, and Microsoft is clearly up to speed with that in the latest scenario as the software giant offers Android malware […]
12/12/2011, I have recently moved to a new computer and I needed to import outlook signature to my new system. To anyone who has migrated from a PC to another, moving all the data and re-installing the apps is a major annoyance. There are software that claims to be able to port the whole configuration to a new machine, but they often work better when there is a single hard drive. […]
12/12/2011, Besides being able to sideload non-Marketplace apps on your Windows Phone, it looks like unlocking the device has another benefit: more customization options. If only being able to select the background color and the color of the tiles feels too limited for you and you want a more unique-looking Windows Phone device – you’re not alone. And until Microsoft decides to make it an official feature of the operating system, […]
12/09/2011, The Kinect entered the Guinness World Records this year for being the best-selling consumer electronics device, and while that may be true you might notice there isn’t a lot of support for the motion controller, especially when it comes to apps and triple A titles. In fact there are only a handful of notable apps that currently make full use of the Kinect; personally, more Kinect-modified-PC apps than Kinect-enabled apps […]
12/09/2011, If you’ve got an Xbox 360, and you’ve always wondered what it is like to have an Xbox LIVE Gold subscription, you’re in luck. Microsoft will be giving all Xbox users a taste of Xbox LIVE Gold for free this weekend. I guess in conjunction with the dashboard update that was released earlier this week, they want everybody to experience the full benefits of what a premium account can give […]
12/08/2011, It looks like we’re about to see the first Nokia Windows Phone devices in the US sooner than we thought. The folks over at T-Mobile and Nokia have started sending out invitations for an event that will be held in New York City on December 14th. It wasn’t mentioned what the event was going to be about, but judging by recent events (Nokia Lumia 710 turning up at the FCC […]
12/08/2011, Technology has been used to create art in so many different ways – it’s nothing new. But it’s always refreshing to see it being used in a brand new way that hasn’t been done before – and I think the Tag: We’re It digital art installation pulls it off successfully. This digital art installation that was recently shown off in Austin, Texas; made use of Microsoft Tag technology to add […]
12/08/2011, While Kobo doesn’t seem to have an eBook reader for the Windows Phone operating system yet, it looks like the company already has plans for the Windows 8 version of its app. The company recently announced on its blog that it will be developing Metro-style apps for Windows 8, so those of you who plan to pick a Windows 8 tablet won’t have to worry about not having the Kobo […]
12/08/2011, If you’ve got any problems with Microsoft products (i.e. Windows, Office, Internet Explorer) and trawling through the internet hasn’t yielded any positive results, you’d probably be inclined to call someone that you know with the technical know how to solve your problem. But what if he/she is out of reach and you need something answered immediately? That’s where Microsoft’s Answer Desk comes in.