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Windows 8 and Microsoft Surface launch event in NYC

10/25/2012, Today was the official worldwide launch of Windows 8 and Steve Balmer, CEO, Microsoft, took the stage this morning at a press event in NYC to celebrate the “best release of Windows ever”. Nothing really new was unveiled, in fact, everything regarding...

More Microsoft Hardware a Possibility, says CEO

10/25/2012, “Is it fair to say we’re going to do more hardware? Obviously we are. We did our first piece of non-Xbox hardware when we launch the Surface. Where we see important opportunities to set a new standard, yeah, we’ll dive in.” It is...

Bill Gates: Surface is “unbelievably great”

10/22/2012, With the Windows 8 launch in full swing, there is a lot of communication coming from Microsoft, but a Bill Gates interview is arguably much more interesting than a TV commercial. Of course, it won’t come as a surprise that Bill Gates supports the...

Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center 2.0 update for its Touch Mouse

10/21/2012, A company is only as good as the kind of promises that it keeps, and Microsoft knows it. This is why when they did vow for their very own Touch Mouse to receive Windows 8 support, and not only down the road but in time for the operating system’s release...

Microsoft Chinese online store launched

10/18/2012, Microsoft has just rolled out a Chinese version of its online store, and not only that, they have also opened up pre-orders for their Surface RT tablet which we understand is already sold out in the US. It seems that the 32GB Surface RT sans the Touch...

Microsoft employees have donated over $1 billion to charity

10/18/2012, For those who follow tech news, you would know that it has been some time since we have seen Bill Gates be the main star at a Microsoft press conference, but recently, he surfaced for a rather unusual event at Microsoft’s headquarters. Joining Chief...

Skype hits 280 million plus user mark

10/18/2012, The giant that is Skype continues moving forward without showing any signs of slowing down, where some say that this is a good thing. After getting acquired by Microsoft, Skype continued to claim new users that number in the millions, and Microsoft has...

The Surface’s OS will take up a lot of space

10/17/2012, We got our first look at Microsoft’s new hero device the Surface tablet yesterday, and some engineers from Microsoft took to Reddit to do an AMA today. There wasn’t too much that we didn’t already know, but the engineers did drop some...

Microsoft Surface tablet rides as a skateboard

10/17/2012, In a rather zany demonstration on just how strong and tough the upcoming Surface tablet from Microsoft is, it seems that a certain Steve Sinofsky decided to wear a helmet, while using his modified skateboard where he stood on a Surface tablet for a spin....

New Xbox 360 dashboard update released

10/15/2012, It seems that the long wait is over, as the official update to the new Xbox 360 dashboard is now available to Xbox LIVE subscribers worldwide. In order to make sure that this particular release is as stable as possible, Microsoft will employ a gradual...

Office 2013 goes gold

10/15/2012, Microsoft’s Office 2013 has not yet hit the mass market, but that does not mean it is not too far off in the future. In fact, according to Office Vice President Kirk Koenigsbauer, he did announce the software’s official “Release to...