When Google joked that the wearable technology space heating up, I’m sure they didn’t see this coming. Shortly after news got out that Sony was researching a seemingly ridiculous smart wig, Microsoft is following that up with something equally if not more ridiculous.…Read More »
Gamers have reported being suspended from Xbox Live’s Upload Studio for using bad language. Microsoft stands by this decision and apparently they are losing patience when it comes to the use of “filthy” language.
“(W)e take Code of Conduct moderation via Upload Studio very seriously.…Read More »
One of the most awaited technologies of 2013 were PS4 and Xbox One. PS4 launched on 15 Nov and the next of day of its official launch, Sony announced that it sold a million units of PS4 in less than 24 hours in USA and Canada.…Read More »
In preparation for the launch of Xbox One, Microsoft started a “Doctor’s order” campaign on the Xbox One’s official website. In the campaign, users can make “Doctor’s order” notes and send them via email to bosses or teachers in order to be excused from work or school, so that people can stay home and get their hands dirty with the much-awaited Xbox One.…Read More »
This is the smartphone Microsoft needs to work on. If only Microsoft was this forward thinking. If only Microsoft had visionaries within its ranks.Read More »
A $7.4 billion acquisition deal between Microsoft and Nokia for Nokia’s devices and services department must have weighed quite heavily on both Nokia and Microsoft: Microsoft contending to cover new grounds in the smartphone industry, and Nokia letting go of what really made Nokia so beloved.…Read More »
It seems as if Steve Ballmer, who has just stepped down as Microsoft’s CEO, decided on this decision after a lot of pushing from his fellow board members to go “faster”.
Ballmer recently gave an exclusive interview to the Wall Street Journal and explained that despite trying to work with the board and trying to find ways to compete with the Android and iPhone markets, his board members thought he just wasn’t going fast enough.…Read More »
Apparently Microsoft, one of the most popular computer companies, does not have any data encryption when it comes to “server-to-server communications”. This means when your data is passing from one Microsoft server to another Microsoft server, it isn’t being encrypted. The news comes from Dorothee Belz, who is the Microsoft Corporation European Vice President Legal and Corporate Affairs.…Read More »
Thanks to a successful mail-in campaign in the UK, Google has decided to do something about the way it displays sex abuse and child pornography. Google is now going to start restricting the way it displays the search results for queries about sexual abuse.…Read More »
Luxemburg data protection commissioner has found that Microsoft and Skype have not broken any European privacy laws when they sent customer data back to the United States. The decision of the National Commission for Data Protection claimed that the data transfer was indeed a legal move.…Read More »
Microsoft is getting into the 3D printing game. With their newest version of Windows 8, Windows 8.1, the guru’s out at Microsoft have added a new application that will help those not so 3D savvy make their own pieces. All you need is a Windows 8.1 computer and a 3D printer that is Windows 8.1 ready.…Read More »
As a huge fan of the Xbox, news like these doesn’t go down well. Personally, this mindless squabble amongst fanboys about resolutiongate and the Xbox One’s extra features doesn’t phase me at all. In the gaming world, you have man-children, children….and men.…Read More »
Very entertaining, but still I don’t like Internet Explorer. And I’m a self-proclaimed Microsoft fanboyRead More »
Microsoft doesn’t support its own audio format. RIP, .WAV.Read More »
The Chinese suppliers for Dell and several other large computer companies have been accused of violating labor rights in four factories that are located in both the Jiangsu and Guangdong parts of China.
The Danish group DanWatch, paid particularly close attention to Dell in their report, because the company is a major supplier of computers to the Denmark government.…Read More »
Internet has never been pristine and flawless. However error-free it can be made, there will always be bugs impeding the flow of the internet and applications associated with it. In order to make the internet immaculate, tech firms over the years spend capital in making it safe, at least for their own self.…Read More »
Windows has been exploited thanks to a group of hackers finding a vulnerability. Finally, Microsoft has developed a way to plug the hole, so to speak, and keep hackers from installing malware on computers running the affected version of Windows and Office.…Read More »
Cyber attacks, mostly in the Middle East and Southern Asia, have revealed weaknesses within Microsoft’s Windows operating system.
The company has sent out an alert, warning those that use Microsoft Office versions 2003-2010, Microsoft Lync, Windows Server 2008 and Microsoft Windows Vista, that there is a weakness in Microsoft’s graphics component; more specifically, the vulnerability is with how these software packages handle TIFF images.…Read More »
You’ve probably heard of some of these failed gadgets. Kin, anyoneRead More »
Google’s Nexus 5 is not only a great smartphone, it’s a great phone for gaming if these benchmarks are anything to go by. According to Rightware’s Power Board database, which compiles and store benchmarks, the Google Nexus 5 is the second best gaming smartphone behind the Apple iPhone 5s.…Read More »
If you use third party accessories in conjunction with your Skype account beware. Your time is limited to how much longer you are going to be able to keep using them. By December 2013, your devices or applications may not work anymore.…Read More »
Who remembers this classic from the year 2009 when Steve Ballmer posed as Dr Evil and Bill Gates as Austin Powers? It came across my line of sight recently, which made me wonder if this little stunt is where the idea of Windows 8 came fromRead More »
In a stunt to promote the upcoming release of their Xbox One console as well as that next chapter in the ever-popular Dead Rising franchise, Microsoft had a giant Xbox One built in Vancouver. On Halloween, zombies emerged from it as part of the promotion stunt, and also just to give some good ‘ol scares.…Read More »
Rumors are circulating that the new Xbox One is going to be more user friendly than previous versions of the console. According to a listing found Dell’s web store, the Xbox One will be able to run Windows 8 apps and even sync to your desktop tablet, television, or phone.…Read More »
Last year, Microsoft’s Surface tablets debuted with expectations of being one of the most exciting tablets on the market. Thanks to glitches with the operating system and the high sticker price, Microsoft didn’t experience the sales it had hoped to get.…Read More »
It’s been a long time coming, but it is finally happening. In the coming weeks, the Windows Phone 8 platform will get one of the most sought after applications, Instagram. It’s great that Instagram is coming to Windows Phone 8 because the majority of the top devices based on the platform have truly great cameras.…Read More »
Even if they are not regarded with much enthusiasm by potential buyers and their limited functionality attracts enough criticism in press, gadgets like Galaxy Gear and Google Glass glasses arouse more and more interest to hardware manufacturers, eager to give rise to a new niche of products to increase profitability already obtain by selling tablets and smartphones.…Read More »
Microsoft has been a veteran user in controlling PCs with PCs remotely through its Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). Now, however, Microsoft is giving this power to people who want to partake in such technological ascendancy with their mobile devices. A new app by Microsoft, called the Remote Desktop App, lets users with Android and iOS smartphones or tablets access their Windows PCs and control them… remotely, of course.…Read More »
We haven’t heard much of Google TV in quite a while. But that doesn’t mean the search giant has put an end to it, in fact, Google might just rename it to Android TV. According to a Gigaom report, Google TV is dead but the rebranded Android TV is available to manufacturers.…Read More »