Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft’

Microsoft announces official Windows 8 edition names

In a recent blog post Microsoft informed us about the upcoming Windows 8 versions. Windows 8 is the official product name for  the next x86/64 editions of Windows. So it is not a codename any more. The improvements are wide ranged: from an fast and fluid user experience to the ability to instantly switch languages, […]

Confirmed by job postings: Microsoft is bringing Skype to the Web and Windows 8

Last year Microsoft bought Skype. And Microsoft is continuing to bring their services on as many platforms as possible. has been tipped of a job posting from Microsoft. In this job posting, Microsoft searches for passionate, team-oriented and self motivated developers to help them bring Skype on to the web. Aiming hundred millions of […]

Microsoft secures 800 patents from AOL

Yesterday, Microsoft and AOL were announcing that both companies matched a deal about 800 patents. For Microsoft it is worth to pay 1 billion US-Dollar for this patents. AOL has still a license to use the sold patents, to assure their business is going on. The patent package is expected to contain a lot of […]

Internet Explorer is still leading

Microsoft´s Internet Explorer is winning users back. According to a recent analysis from US market researchers Net Applications, IE is the only browser with growing user numbers. It seems that Microsoft´s recent marketing measures for their browser now are showing effects. Internet Explorer has to fight a bad reputation in handling web standards. One of […]

Help Microsoft to improve voice control on your Xbox


Yesterday Microsoft released another Xbox app. It seems this app has been launched worldwide. The app is named “Voice Studio”, and its goal is to improve the voice recognition and control of our Xbox. Microsoft is rewarding you Nice: Microsoft is rewarding you for your help with some Game Points. Check the achievements below: A […]

Nokia is number one Windows Phone manufacturer

Nokia has recently climbed up to the number 1 Windows Phone OEM. Nokia´s vice-president of Nokia Middle East, offered this hot news to Gulf News: “Our strategy is working. When we formed an alliance last year with Microsoft our intention was to regain lost share. After one year, it is still working. We are the […]