With the likes of Mozilla's FireFox and Google's Chrome web browsers dominating the show these days it's hard to imagine Internet Explorer ever gaining popularity again, but the latest numbers from Net applications do in fact reflect increased usage momentum when focusing on March's usage share data.
Microsoft's next-generation console, the Xbox 720 or codename Durango, will feature a four- to six-core CPU, two GPUs, and Bluray, and will require an always-on internet connection, according to sources close to the company.
Microsoft is considering additional uses outside of gaming for its Kinect motion tracking technology, including the potential as a home security camera and for tracking facial expressions on TV viewers.
Microsoft and Nokia have agreed to invest up to €18 million in app development for the Windows Phone platform.
Microsoft will launch a $100 Xbox Lite next year before releasing its next-generation console sometime afterwards, according to leaked plans.
Microsoft has apparently decided that Apple's retina display on the new iPad just doesn't cut it, as the company has released details covering common screen sizes for Windows 8 which points towards tablets – or slates as per the diagram – with resolutions of up to 2560×1440 pixels which equates to 291 DPI on a
Not entirely unexpectedly, Microsoft is aiming for an October launch for Windows 8 and we should see both the x86 and ARM versions launch at the same time. This would give Microsoft ample time to get its new OS out into the channel in time for the holiday shopping season, be it on new devices
It has come to light that software developer Microsoft has patented a gaming helmet and projector eyeware for the Xbox, which could be a planned feature for the company's next-generation console.
Keeping in line with its strategy of releasing public previews of their next-generation software, Microsoft has released public beta versions of their next generation operating system and SQL for the enterprise.
Nokia has confirmed that it is working on a tablet computer of its own, marking the once dominant mobile phone company's first competition with the Apple iPad and myriad of Android tablets.
After AMD released its Catalyst beta drivers for Windows 8 Consumer Preview, we didn’t have to wait on NVIDIA for too long: the company added Windows 8 to its regular driver update portfolio.
Microsoft's next-generation Xbox console will not feature a disc drive, which suggests that digital downloads are the way to go, a reality which could cause devastation to already struggling brick-and-mortar game stores.
Microsoft is gearing up for another Patch Tuesday next week which will comprise six new updates – one rated as being 'Critical', four that are 'Important' and one 'Moderate'.
Following the release of Microsoft's Windows 8 Consumer Preview on Wednesday which was super quick to see over a million downloads within the first 24 hours, through some deeper investigation via the system registry it's been discovered that there will likely be no less than nine variations of the operating system when it hits shelves
Microsoft has released a consumer preview of Windows 8, the next version of its popular operating system, giving people a sneak peek at what is to come and letting them help iron out any kinks before its expected release later this year.
Star Wars fan who are looking to get the "Kinect Star Wars" game and Limited Edition "Kinect Star Wars" console bundle can pre-order at participating retailers in Singapore, starting today.
Are you ready for war? Well, if you are, you would want to try hands on Gears of War 3 and RAAM's Shadow DLC third-person shooter. Developed by Epic Games, Gears of War 3 is the third instalment of its series and the final game in the story.
At the Mobile World Congress 2012, Microsoft has announced the beta version of Skype for Windows Phone; new hardware support; and new developer opportunities with the launch of the Windows Phone marketplace in 23 more markets, including China, Thailand and Vietnam for Asia.
It has been discovered through Microsoft's soon to be released Windows 8 Consumer Preview that the software giant is planning to do away with a couple of its big user-facing brands, namely Zune and Windows Live. The associating programs will still be there, but with simpler names applied to appear more seamless with the whole
Some screenshots have appeared online of Microsoft's Office 15 productivity suite following a Technical Preview release that was provided to a number of businesses and partners last month. All applications within are designed to run as standard on Windows 7 or 8 with the ribbon interface that we saw introduced in Office 2007 making its