Items tagged with Microsoft

One of the most popular gaming franchises of all time is getting an eighth title (sixth main installment) this fall. We're talking about Halo 5: Guardians, which will release on October 27, 2015, and take its place in history as Master Chief's first... Read more...
Microsoft is really trying to amp up Windows Phone sales, especially at the low end. Microsoft’s global smartphone market share is in the low single digits, and it has countered by offering phones like the Lumia 520 and Lumia 635 for as low as $20... Read more...
Microsoft released its first public build of Windows 10 for smartphone on February 12. While Windows Phone users were excited at the prospects of testing out Microsoft’s next generation mobile operating system on their existing hardware, many were... Read more...
Microsoft’s Surface 2 Windows RT tablet was unceremoniously put to death earlier this year. The demise of the Surface 2 wasn’t a shock to industry watchers; various OEMs provided more compelling tablet solutions running x86 processors that were able... Read more...
It might have taken an entire week, but Microsoft has just posted the ISO files for build 10041 of Windows 10. As covered last week, this build does not include the much-touted Spartan browser (that'll have to come next), but it does add another... Read more...
It seemed inevitable, but last week, we received confirmation that Microsoft would in fact be killing off Internet Explorer at some point. The death won't happen with Windows 10, however, as the browser is still relied-upon in the enterprise market... Read more...
It may sound strange, but one thing pop music star Taylor Swift and software giant Microsoft have in common is that both are feverishly acquiring .porn and .sucks domains. No, they're not looking to flip their respective brands upside down, nor are... Read more...
A big part of Microsoft's software strategy is to expand its reach into other platforms. As part of that, the company is pushing its Office productivity apps on Android devices, and one of its newest (and biggest) OEM partners is Dell, one of nearly... Read more...
When Samsung announced its Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones earlier this month, the electronics giant confirmed previous speculation that it would preinstall a bundle of Microsoft apps. Both flagship smartphones will come with OneNote... Read more...
With all of these dollar-off promotions for the Surface Pro 3, Microsoft should just go ahead and institute a permanent price for the versatile tablet. While Microsoft has knocked off up to $100 from the price of the Surface Pro 3 in months past... Read more...
It looks like the mobile payments arena is finally heating up. Apple Pay is popping up in retailers and restaurants across the country, Google snapped up Softcard and announced its own Android Pay, Samsung Pay is making waves by waiving transaction... Read more...
It's always fun to see which security flaws get exploited at Pwn2Own, and this year's event has proven to be no exception. In fact, it could be considered to be one of the most exciting events to date, with JungHoon Lee exploiting three major... Read more...
How low can the price of a newly launched Lumia handset go? Each time we think we have the answer to that question, Microsoft announces yet another model that's billed as the "most affordable Lumia to date," which this time is a distinction that... Read more...
Microsoft is on track to release the final version of Windows 10 to the public this summer, but in the mean time, the company is issuing another Technical Preview build for enthusiast to install. Microsoft has taken its sweet time to push out Build... Read more...
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