Posts Tagged: microsoft

  • Computers, Microsoft, New Tech, Windows

    The end is nigh for XP

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    Once again, the Microsoft daggers are out for the Windows XP operating system and not for the first time either. However, this time it seems real enough and to be honest it probably is the end, although it looks as if good old XP will be running until 2014. For the simple reason that the… Read more »

  • Business, Computers, Microsoft, News

    Microsoft launches Office 365

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    The world’s largest software company Microsoft has officially launched the new Microsoft Office 365 for professionals. It allows the user to check their email, important documents, contacts, and calendar, from anywhere using their PC, Mac, Windows Phone, iPhone, Android or BlackBerry, so the benefits are obvious so how much is this going to cost? For… Read more »

  • Business, Microsoft, News, Shopping

    IT Phishing calls increase

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    In a survey conducted by software giant Microsoft shows that twenty per cent of people in the UK have been contacted by fake IT security companies with the sole aim of getting their credit details and money out of them. This is part of a wider survey that covered Canada, Ireland, UK and the USA,… Read more »

  • Computers, Events, News, Wii

    Who has the E3 Buzz effect?

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    The Electronic Entertainment Expo 2011 (E3) maybe over but the war of words continues as the big names fight it out for market supremacy. This year there are a few names in frame for that actually got the best buzz effect on social networking and technology related websites. So who has buzz? Microsoft, Nintendo or Sony, this… Read more »

  • Computers, Events, Microsoft, News

    Last day to register for the Cloud Hack

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    Today is the final day to register as an entrant for the coolest event in London this month, it is the Cloud Hack and it is a chance to take part in cool day out with other like minded people, as well getting the chance to meet cool engineers from top firms such as Microsoft… Read more »

  • Microsoft, New, News, Xbox 360

    Halo 4 Trailer is cool

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    Just before the massive Microsoft press conference, the teaser trailer for Halo 4 was released. This trailer does not give much away but it does show for fans that the game is well on the way and that should be pleasing enough. Microsoft were very bullish about the continuation of the Halo game at the… Read more »

  • Microsoft, News, Technology, Xbox 360

    New Xbox 360 dash looks familiar

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    It seems that Microsoft are loving their tiles, first of all we have seen them on the Windows Phone 7 and then more recently tiles are a main feature of the much anticipated Windows 8 operating system. Now tiles are the main the feature of the newly updated Xbox 360 dashboard, to be perfectly honest… Read more »

  • Apple, Microsoft, News, Technology

    Apple’s Value Increases

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    Some of us were surprised last year when the market capital of Apple passed that of old rival Microsoft, well it seems that there is another surprise in store as the numbers are crunched once more! So according to the data compiled by the market value of Apple now stands at $317.6 billion, while… Read more »

  • Internet, Microsoft, News, Technology

    Skype fixes outage

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    Only a couple of weeks after Microsoft paid a massive £5.2 billion for the over the internet phone service Skype, the service has suffered a massive outage. However, according to a posting on the Skype blog, a small number is users were affected, yet on the other side of the coin are the users affected… Read more »

  • Internet, Microsoft, News, Technology

    How Microsoft became so big

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    When you think of it, companies such as Microsoft do not get to be the size it is by just selling software and operating systems. The company has to grow and in order to get to the level that we see Microsoft at moment this means taking over other businesses. So you think that you… Read more »

  • Facebook, Microsoft, News, Social Media

    Bing gets Facebook integration

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    Software giant Microsoft has recently announced that its search engine Bing will be integrating Facebook into its search results. This means that the firm have had to completely change the way that the search results are created. In effect, this means that a search on Bing will be able to provide the user with personalised… Read more »

  • Apple, Microsoft, News, People

    How things have changed

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    It seems that in the world of business and commerce there are ups and downs, as well as changes of direction and fortune. However, it is changes in the way that people operate that really make a difference. We only have to look at these two guys, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates they have swapped… Read more »

  • Computers, Microsoft, News, Technology

    Inside Microsoft’s New Data Centre

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    This is Microsoft’s new Chicago data centre of cloud computing with Windows Azure as you can see this is massive even by data centre standards and although there are no official records, it is believed to be the largest data centre in the world. So what actually goes into running and building a data centre… Read more »

  • Business, Microsoft, News

    Microsoft Buys Skype!

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    Only last week it seemed that there was about to be a bidding war for the online phone service Skype with both Google and Facebook showing an interest in some sort of deal, but according to news coming from California. It seems that a deal between Skype’s owners and the software giant Microsoft has been… Read more »

  • Business, Design, Games, Microsoft, News, Technology, Technology, Xbox 360

    Kinect sales pass ten million

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    This time last year if we said that Microsoft would have the fastest selling controller free gaming device, you might have laughed, you definitely would not believe it and if the truth be known the guys at Microsoft may not have believed it either. However, fast forward a year and here we are, the Kinect… Read more »