Microsoft News Stream, Page 87 ▼

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 2 Review

10/31/2013, Despite featuring an original design and gathering good reviews, including from our own team, the first Surface (RT) had a hard time finding a market. As a result, Microsoft had to write down a substantial amount of money, but has decided to soldier on...

Microsoft Asks The EU To Approve Its Nokia Acquisition

10/30/2013, Despite the fact that Microsoft has already announced its intention to acquire Nokia’s phone business, Redmond will have to jump through a number of regulatory hurdles before it can become a full-fledged cell phone maker. One such hurdle is getting...

Microsoft Execs Dismiss Buggy Xbox One And Xbox Live Rumors

10/29/2013, According to a report yesterday, it was suggested that the Xbox One and Xbox Live service was extremely buggy at the moment which could lead to a lot of issues during the console’s launch, and that it would take months until Microsoft is able to fix the...

Xbox One Games Will Take Up A Ton Of Hard Drive Space

10/28/2013, The next-generation of video game consoles will continue the ability for gamers to download and play their games directly from their hard drives, although according to some photos of Xbox One game case covers are any indication, we may not be able to fit...

Xbox One Dashboard Highlighted In New Demo Video

10/28/2013, We’re just a few weeks from the release of the Xbox One, and as a result, Microsoft is going full force marketing the next-generation console. Microsoft released a new commercial for the Xbox One that invited people around the world to use the...

PDP Reveals Kinect Blocking Xbox One Accessory For The Paranoid

10/28/2013, The Microsoft Xbox One will come bundled with a Kinect sensor. Previously Microsoft had stated that the Kinect needed to be on all the time to get the Xbox One to function, but has since backtracked on that. However we’re sure that there are still some...

Microsoft Surface Pro 2 Firmware And Driver Pack Released

10/25/2013, It is nice to hear that Microsoft has just introduced a new firmware and driver pack for its Microsoft Surface Pro 2, especially when we also heard of news that the Surface Pro 2 is available not only in the US alone, but also in 20 other additional...

Microsoft’s New Xbox One Commercial Invites You To Play With It

10/25/2013, Microsoft released the first official commercial for the Xbox One last month at the start of this year’s football season. The commercial was a bit surprising as Microsoft showed a number of features of the Xbox One, although playing video games on...

Microsoft Surface Sales Touted To Double In Previous Quarter

10/24/2013, Earlier this year in July, we saw how Microsoft reduced the price of its Surface RT tablet (which is now simply known as Surface) by a whopping $150 in an effort to boost its flagging sales figures. That plans must have worked, or the statistics could...