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Windows Phone porting guide for Symbian developers

09/21/2011, I suppose if you’re a Symbian developer, life can be quite the tough package at the moment – after all, it surely can’t feel too good knowing that the platform you’re developing for is dying a slow but sure death. Why not look to...

Xbox 360 might get Skype integration

08/03/2011, Microsoft’s Xbox 360 looks set to be getting Skype integrated – sooner than later, of course. After all, Microsoft’s most recent Xbox awards survey saked, “Other than playing games, which of the following activities do you enjoy on Xbox...

Microsoft Windows Phone secret project

07/18/2011, Microsoft is an old hand when it comes to rolling out operating systems, but that does not mean an ageing company (relatively speaking in the fast changing tech world, of course) – after all, they too, are capable of churning out surprises from time...

Microsoft offers free Xbox 360 with PC purchase to students

05/19/2011, Is it a good time to be a student now with ever rising college fees and the high cost of living? Perhaps so if you’re a gamer, as Microsoft will be throwing in a free Xbox 360 4GB console with each PC purchase of $699 and above – from May 22nd...

San Francisco on cloud (nine) with Microsoft

05/19/2011, Microsoft and San Francisco have agreed and signed a contract which will see cloud services being introduced to 23,000 or so municipal employees. This transition to Microsoft Exchange Online will be done in a continuous phase over the next year, where...

Microsoft Kinect now runs on OS X

11/11/2010, We all know that the Kinect’s Windows open source code is already available to the masses, and it didn’t take too long for someone else to hack it so that it can run on the OS X. Hacker Theo Watson is responsible for this OS X port of...

Microsoft unveils Xbox 360 Dashboard update as promised

11/01/2010, Microsoft knows that a man is only as good as his word, and the company on the whole has kept theirs by unveiling the fall Xbox 360 Dashboard update. With this update, you will find a wide range of features that were shown off at E3, where most of the...

Microsoft Windows Embedded Automotive 7 announced

10/19/2010, Microsoft has just announced its Windows Embedded Automotive 7 which will be made available to select car makers and suppliers throughout the automotive industry. Meant to support the development of new infotainment systems, Windows Embedded Automotive 7...

Microsoft won’t deliver Windows Phone 7 to CDMA handsets yet

09/17/2010, Microsoft has stated that it will make Windows Phone 7 available only on GSM/HSPA networks, which means those who are rocking to the CDMA network will be left out in the cold. With that news, it means five of the seven largest U.S. wireless carriers fall...

Microsoft’s Bing zips past Yahoo, sits behind Google now

09/14/2010, Microsoft’s Bing search engine has just overtaken Yahoo to take the second place spot for search engine’s in the US, which means it is now going to go up against Google at the top – at least that’s what The Nielsen Company says. In...

Microsoft power slashing app

06/16/2010, Microsoft takes up the green initiative by offering a new sleep proxy system which actually enables you to turn your PC off or put it in Stand By mode, despite being still able to access everything you need whenever you need it remotely. Basically,...

Microsoft Project Natal up close and personal

06/02/2010, The Engadget folks came across the much anticipated Project Natal from Microsoft, where it could very well be the retail version for all you know, despite being obviously marked as a developer unit. It looks pretty huge, measuring more than half the...