Tag: Microsoft
Xbox One Now with Energy Saving Option at First-Time Boot

Xbox One Now with Energy Saving Option at First-Time Boot

10:43 AM EDT 4/12/2015

Microsoft is now giving Xbox One users the chance to activate the system's energy-saving mode at its initial console set-up.Read more

Microsoft Files Trademark Application For

Microsoft Files Trademark Application For "Forzatech"

9:17 AM EDT 4/8/2015

Microsoft on April 2 filed a trademark application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for something called ‘Forzatech,’ described only as a “game software.”Read more

Microsoft Already Preparing

Microsoft Already Preparing "Redstone," the Rumored next Major Update to the Still Unreleased Windows 10

9:11 AM EDT 4/8/2015

Windows 10 has yet to ship out this summer, but Microsoft is reportedly already working on its next planned major update for the operating system. Codenamed “Redstone,” Neowin says the update will come in two waves, the first wave is targeted to arrive in June of 2016 and the second wave is scheduled for October of the same year.Read more

Microsoft Payments to Challenge Apple Pay and Google Wallet in Mobile Payments Market

Microsoft Payments to Challenge Apple Pay and Google Wallet in Mobile Payments Market

8:51 AM EDT 4/8/2015

Microsoft has applied for licensing to be a money transmitter in all 50 states as well as in a number of current and former US territories according to Faisal Khan at his Fintech Blog. “Microsoft has officially entered into the domain of payments, with Microsoft Payments, Inc.,” he wrote.Read more

LiveLoop Bought, Shuttered by Microsoft

LiveLoop Bought, Shuttered by Microsoft

9:02 AM EDT 3/28/2015

New start-up company LiveLoop, maker of the PowerPoint plug-in that allows users to collaborate with others on a document simultaneously, has been acquired by Microsoft for an undisclosed sum.Read more

Windows 10 Preview, Latest News and Updates

Windows 10 Preview, Latest News and Updates

8:43 AM EDT 3/27/2015

Microsoft hasn't offered an official release date yet but the company has committed to launching the Windows 10, it next upgrade to its proprietary operating system, globally by this summer.Read more

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Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony Combine Forces to Put a Stop on DDoS Assaults

7:43 PM EDT 3/11/2015

Phil Spencer, the Xbox maker has publicly been speaking with his fellow competitors to talk about solutions to avoid the downtime on the PSN and Xbox Live last Christmas.Read more

Microsoft is reportedly going to keep the service running 'as-is' meaning existing Sunrise apps won’t be disappearing any time soon.

Microsoft Reportedly Acquiring Social Calendar Apps Maker Sunrise for at Least $100 Million

5:59 PM EST 2/5/2015

While still unconfirmed, both Tech Crunch and Recode have already reported that Microsoft is buying mobile calendar app maker Sunrise Atelier Inc. Microsoft has reportedly agreed to acquire Sunrise in what would be the second acquisition of a top mobile application maker in just a few months, and which would be consistent with CEO Satya Nadella's new “mobile first, mobile everywhere” slogan.Read more

Microsoft says there is no Nokia Lumia 835

'Nokia Lumia 835' is Just Likely a Typo on the Microsoft Web Store, or a Misreading of What a Concept Art Is

2:20 PM EST 2/2/2015

There is no such thing as an upcoming “Nokia Lumia 835.” As already made clear by Microsoft, the Nokia Lumia 830 is the last Nokia branded smartphone in the company's Lumia series. The rumors that there will be a forthcoming “Nokia Lumia 835” stemmed from two possible sources: a concept art design rendered on his computer by Hanz Manuel which combine the best features of mid-range and higher-end smartphones, and a likely typo error on Microsoft's official Lumia web page at the AT&T “Nokia Lumia 835” which if clicked takes visitors to AT&T's Nokia Lumia 830 store page.Read more

Windows 10 (Microsoft)

'Windows 10' Operating System to Support Support Xbox One Streaming; Play Games From Anywhere!

12:12 PM EST 1/22/2015

Microsoft's Phil Spencer introduced the latest PC operating system - Windows 10 that will readily support Xbox One game streaming. Now, one would be able to play Xbox One games anywhere in their house, according to Spencer. Windows 10 will make it possible to stream the game to Windows 10 PC's and tablets. The future option of supporting the streaming function on Windows Phones will probably come later. The players would be able to stream games like Forza Horizon once they are able to sync their Xbox One with another gadget such as Surface Pro 3.Read more

Windows 10 Mobile (Microsoft)

“Windows 10 Mobile” Release Date is ‘Sometime in 2015,’ But a Preview is Expected on January 21

12:00 PM EST 1/21/2015

Windows 10 Mobile release date is not yet officially set but it will be sometime within the year. In fact, as early as December 11, Microsoft officials have sent out invitations to selected press and analysts for a preview event scheduled for Wednesday, January 21. The event is dubbed ‘Windows 10: The Next Chapter’ and it will have Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Windows execs Terry Myerson and Joe Belfiore, and Xbox chief Phil Spencer speaking via live streaming from Redmond.Read more

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