Items tagged with Microsoft

As hard as it might be to believe, Microsoft ceased support for Windows XP last April; the 8th, to be exact. Since then, there has actually been little to report on XP-wise, although earlier this month, we did learn that the classic OS has more... Read more...
When Windows 10 was announced back in late January, Microsoft promised universal apps that would allow developers to create software from a single codebase that would work on PC, tablet, smartphone, and Xbox One platforms. Today, Microsoft is... Read more...
First announced late last fall, Microsoft's video component for Office 365 is now available worldwide to its enterprise customers. Microsoft's goal here is to allow companies to relay information via video throughout the organization using apps and... Read more...
Although we have to wait until October 27 when Halo 5 officially launches for the Xbox One, another Halo: Spartan Strike is now available for iOS, Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, and Steam for the relatively low price of $5.99. And you don’t have to... Read more...
After making available a Technical Preview of Windows 10 for just a handful of Lumia handsets in February (just half a dozen), Microsoft a month and a half later opened the floodgates with a new... Read more...
Not too long ago, there were some serious doubts as to whether Microsoft and Yahoo would be able to ink a deal to continue there search partnership. However, those fears were unwarranted, as the two companies today announced that they have forged a... Read more...
Cyanogen and Microsoft have struck a deal after all, it just doesn't entail a $70 million investment from the latter into the former as discussed earlier this year. Microsoft ultimately decided... Read more...
You could be forgiven for thinking that Microsoft's mission these days is to equip everyone with low-cost Nokia handsets. In reality, Microsoft has bigger goals in mind, though certainly that's been a major focus lately (especially in emerging... Read more...
It's getting increasingly difficult to avoid the temptation to pick up an Xbox One console these days. Microsoft's moved on from forcing the second generation Kinect motion controller down gamers' collective throats, and on top of that, price cuts... Read more...
Microsoft is looking to up its game in the mobile search engine market a bit with a redesigned mobile homepage for Bing search. The new mobile homepage will be available to both Android and iOS users and includes a handful of new features to satisfy... Read more...
Nearly two months after the first Technical Preview of Windows 10 for smartphones, Microsoft has followed up with a second build. And thankfully for Lumia fans worldwide, this latest build supports a ton more smartphones than the initial build and... Read more...
To say that we’re excited about Windows 10 would be putting it lightly. After hitting a pothole with Windows 8, Microsoft is looking forward to smoother roads ahead with its successor. When Windows 10 was officially announced in late January, we... Read more...
Back on March 28th hothardware.com alluded to the imminent release of a second Windows 10 for Phone technical preview, and yesterday Microsoft's Gabe Aul confirmed on Twit.tv's Windows Weekly podcast that the new build will be available as of this... Read more...
It's hardly a secret that Microsoft is infatuated with the cloud and is building a future that entails transitioning offline software into online services. We see it at every turn, from productivity... Read more...
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