A lot of things have already changed for Skype since Microsoft bought the company for 8.5$ billion USD not 20 days ago. Ten days later we reported that the "all new" Microsoft Skype broke its first open-source partnership. Now Skype is automatically installing an useless "crapware" application called EasyBits, without asking or even informing users
This afternoon, Microsoft unveiled the highly anticipated Samsung SUR40 for Microsoft Surface in Singapore. With Microsoft Surface, businesses and companies can offer information and services in a more engaging way. The software giant also showcased some of the new features of the upcoming Windows Phone "Mango" update. VR-Zone brings you the coverage
Microsoft is adding to the flavor of tablets with its own Windows Tablet OS, said to preview the new operating system next week. Jump in to read more
How many of you actually believed that Microsoft would support an open source, non-Microsoft platform? In all fairness, they should be crazy to do so. Digium, the company behind the popular PBX program Asterisk, appears to be the first large victim of the all new Microsoft's Skype.
Microsoft has been speaking at the Japanese Microsoft Developer Forum 2011 and amongst the wide range of topics he covered he also spoke about the next version of Windows Phone 7. He revealed that “Mango” will have 500 new features…
Enter Singapore's first Windows Experience Zone (WEZ) right at Challenger Funan, a unique retail zone that brings the complete PC buying experience to every consumer in this 24-hour operations store. What is in store in this unique zone ? More after the jump
Gears of War 3 is still a full four months away from its global launch on September 20 this year, but that does not mean that gamers have to sit by idly and start crossing off the dates on their calendar until that day arrives. If you happen to not mind getting 'poisoned' by sneak
Microsoft has expanded its family of mice with the addition of the Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500 – Artist Edition.
Microsoft may have won the praise of its users when it launched its lightweight antivirus security tool known as Security Essentials some time back, but it appears that the Redmond giant has got another security-related tool up its sleeves for the consumers. However, unlike Security Essentials, Microsoft's new security software is targeted more towards consumers
Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday that it has agreed to buy the popular Internet telephone service Skype SA for $8.5 billion in the biggest deal in the software maker's 36-year history.
If Steve Ballmer's little dance and "developers, developers, developers" chant made onstage years ago was anything to go by, it should be no surprise that Microsoft clearly ranks developers high on their list of people they need to spare no expense in pleasing. And from the looks of it, it seems that Microsoft's love for
Many people around the world love Skype for its internet-based telephony and video services, and it would seem that powerful corporations like Microsoft are no exception. Apparently, the Redmond giant strongly believes that being able to build up its own communication infrastructure that is capable of serving as a source of information and entertainment is
The upcoming Windows Phone 7 update promises new features including Bing Audio, Bing Vision, faster Internet Explorer 9 web browser. Codenamed "Mango", Microsoft said that the update will come in the later half of this year.
Microsoft may have been in the spotlight for the wrong reasons recently with regards to the rate software updates were being delivered for its Windows Phone 7 platform, but it would appear that the Redmond giant is doing its best to put all of that behind it as soon as possible. And what better way
Don't be surprised if your newly purchased BlackBerry devices are loaded with Microsoft Bing as the default search engine. Well, that is only because Research in Motion and Microsoft have recently announced the collaboration to bring the search engine to the BlackBerry platform.
As we all already know, Microsoft is still the biggest company for PC operating systems, at least according to the amount of revenue it generates. A new study from Gartner Research reports that Microsoft had $23.848 billion in revenue from its OS business in 2010 which gave it a 78.6 percent share of the entire
Everyone knows that the size of its online app repository is one of the biggest factors that decides whether an operating system designed for use on a highly mobile, networked device such as a smartphone or slate PC will be able to hold its own against the likes of the competition currently available on the
It has been over two years when Gears of War 2 was launched. Well, the wait is over. If you have preordered your Gears of War 3, you can get into the multiplayer beta that launches today. Full news release inside.
Maybe it is because Microsoft's Office productivity suite is still the number one office suite of choice for most users around the world that people are always trying to nitpick on it for not being able to match up to their lofty expectations of what a 'proper' office productivity suite is supposed to be. However,
If you would remember, Microsoft had only recently launched its latest version of its Internet Explorer web browser a month ago, and it was probably one of the few Internet Explorer releases to gain favourable reviews among the global media for various advancements in performance and support for web standards.And it seems that Microsoft is