Microsoft News, Page 85 ▼

Microsoft is the company behind software like Windows, Microsoft Office and hardware like the Xbox and Kinect. The company was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen. MS-DOS was the product that propelled Microsoft towards success, but it is Windows and Office that made it what it is today. Microsoft is currently engaged in a number of projects, including Windows 8, Windows Phone, Xbox, Office and the Azure cloud computing platform. the large majority of desktop computers run on Windows.

Popular Microsoft topics:

 


Surface Pro 3 Price And Processor Options Rumored

05/18/2014, Microsoft is holding a press event this Tuesday where it is expected to announce new Surface tablets. Word on the street is that the company may unveil Surface Pro 3 and a Surface mini tablet. The former is believed to have a larger display while the...

Halo 1-4 Will Get HD Remake For Xbox One [Rumor]

05/16/2014, Earlier today, Microsoft and 343 Industries had officially announced the next Halo installment in the form of Halo 5: Guardians. The game, unfortunately, will not be seeing a release until the fall of 2015, meaning that we still have a long wait in front...

Job Listing Hints At Cortana For Windows

05/16/2014, For those unfamiliar, Cortana is a voice assistant feature that Microsoft debuted with Windows Phone 8.1. However according to a recent job listing, it seems that Cortana could eventually find its way onto the Windows platform as well. In a way this...

Microsoft Defends Initial Plans To Bundle Kinect With Xbox One

05/16/2014, A couple of days ago, Microsoft announced that they would be removing the Kinect from the Xbox One. This meant that the price of the Xbox One console would be dropped to $399, the same price as its competitor, the PlayStation 4. That being said, it almost...

Halo 5: Guardians Is Official, Pegged For Fall 2015 Release

05/16/2014, It is no secret that Microsoft is planning on releasing Halo 5 this year, although the name of the game was still unknown and many had referred it to Halo 5, as it was rightfully the next game in the Halo franchise. Well the good news is that the wait is...

FDA Approves Use Of Kinect For Stroke Recovery

05/15/2014, We’ve seen how the Microsoft Kinect device can be used for more than just gaming. We’ve seen it being used in the medical field, and now the FDA has recently approved the Kinect for use in the treatment of patients who have suffered from a stroke....

Microsoft Secret Book For New Nokia Employees

05/15/2014, Microsoft completed their acquisition of Nokia’s smartphone division not too long ago last month, and this particular process would also see a ballooning in Microsoft’s workforce that has swelled to 25,000 new employees. Well, it has been reported...

Microsoft Announces K-Touch And Blu Products As Windows Phone OEMs

05/15/2014, Earlier this February at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Microsoft did announce that they company has signed up another nine new hardware partners to Windows Phone, adding Micromax and Prestigio to the growing list at BUILD which was held last...

Microsoft Reassures Gamers They Will Continue Improving The Kinect

05/15/2014, Recently Microsoft announced that they would be releasing an Xbox One bundle that would come without the Kinect included. This meant that the price of the console was knocked down to $399, putting it on par with the Sony PlayStation 4. This is good news...

Microsoft Will Live Stream Surface Event On May 20th

05/14/2014, We’re sure many tablet owners are eager to see what Microsoft has in store for us come 20th of May. Unfortunately not all of us were invited to attend Microsoft’s event live in person, so we guess the next best thing is to live stream it. Microsoft...

Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview Update Released

05/14/2014, Last month Microsoft finally unveiled Windows Phone 8.1. Soon after the initial announcement Microsoft release a developer preview of the new software. A month has passed since the preview was released and today the company released the first Windows...