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Microsoft's latest operating system is still several months away from store shelves, but a team of Chinese hackers has reportedly found a workaround for the latest iteration of WGA. The hack is similar to cracks we saw with Vista, and uses an OEM BIOS to trick the OS into believing it doesn't need to activate. Microsoft is less than thrilled... Read more...
Microsoft's Xbox 360 console is six years old. The Nintendo Wii is five years old, and so is the Sony PlayStation 3. All three are due for an overhaul (can you imagine gaming on a PC that's half a decade old, or more?), and while they're still popular gaming platforms, consoles are really starting to shine as streaming media centers. According... Read more...
The Xbox One reached the one-year milestone this weekend, and to celebrate its first anniversary, Microsoft is sending just about ever owner of its console a gift package containing several digital goodies. This applies to customers who purchased an Xbox One between November 22, 2013, and November 11, 2014, within... Read more...
While Samsung has decided not to ship the ATIV Tab in the United States (nor any Windows RT tablet), there's evidently sufficient demand in other markets for Microsoft's ARM-friendly OS. A new edition of the ATIV Smart PC has popped up this week, with a sleek, shiny white shell that most definitely stands apart from... Read more...
Microsoft's Surface launch is getting reach to happen, and it's all coming together with a massive, massive advertising campaign. Microsoft hasn't had a year this pivotal in years, with Windows Phone 8, Windows 8, Windows RT and the Surface tablet range all shipping in 2012. That's a lot of new material, and it's... Read more...
Metro has become quite the buzzword these days, but what does it mean for developers? Microsoft, with only months to go before Windows 8 is released, is taking the chance to address that head-on. In a new post over at the MSDN Blogs, the company has stated that porting apps to Metro will be fairly easy, and the "hardest part is coming up with... Read more...
Doing anything special for leap year? Now you are. Microsoft just announced that a Windows 8 Consumer Preview will be made available to the public starting Feb. 29th, between 3PM and 5PM, presumably local time. Oddly, the move is being made in conjunction with the Mobile World Congress trade show, which is obviously focused on mobile, not... Read more...
Isn't it so great to see two industry rivals putting aside their differences and coming together? Not so if you're talking about LiveNation and TicketMaster, but in this case, we're willing to make an exception. Microsoft and Nokia have joined up in order to debut Microsoft Communicator Mobile for Nokia Devices, a new application designed... Read more...
After nearly four years of production, numerous design revisions, and a determined battle to establish Blu-ray as the de facto next-generation method of HD content distribution, the PS3's financials have almost turned a corner. By August, Sony is expected to finally begin earning a profit on the actual Playstation 3 console, rather than losing... Read more...
Social networking is here to stay, and so is Twitter for that matter. In fact, you'll be seeing even more of the microblogging service as it continues to strike deals, like the one it inked with Microsoft to have Bing display the latest tweets on your searches."Have you ever searched for information on something that is happening right now,... Read more...
As if there wasn't enough drama in the tech world this week, Microsoft has come forward to announce a special event for next month, the 12th. Of course, the event's secret was kept a secret for around 60 seconds, and now we all know (or at least assume) what's coming: Pink. And when the event title is "It's time to... Read more...
Goodbye Itanium - it's been nice knowing you, but we've grown apart, and quite frankly, I'm moving on to bigger and better things. Thanks for the memories. - Microsoft.The Redmond software giant didn't quite put it that way, but did announce plans to stop supporting Intel's Itanium architecture. According to a Microsoft blog posting on Friday,... Read more...
Microsoft's Project Natal might change gaming as we know it when it launches this holiday season, much like Nintendo's Wii did just a few years back. There's no question that a lot of technology has been involved in creating a system that could actually recognize human movements and transform them into console commands, and now PrimeSense... Read more...
One of the tools Microsoft developed to aid companies in transitioning from Windows XP to Windows 7 was a free virtualized copy of Windows XP. Once downloaded and installed, users with XP-specific applications could run them seamlessly alongside Windows 7. Inventing such a practical, useful tool apparently frightened someone at Microsoft and... Read more...
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