Once again, Microsoft has shown the world why it is never a smart decision to write them off any competition, even if it has a less-than-stellar track record to back itself with. Hot off CES2011 is the software giant’s new Surface 2 tabletop computer, which actually sounds somewhat impressive based on the information that has
This year, 2011 looks set to be an awesome year for gamers, here is a list of five upcoming games to keep an eye out for.
Acer has debut their line of new products at this year’s CES show including Aspire 5253 and 4253 which are based on AMD Fusion processors; ICONIA Windows 7 tablet; and Liquid Mini Android smartphones.
Click, flick, scroll and swipe, Microsoft unveils the new “Touch” mouse at CES 2011 today, introducing gesture-based actions with the mouse on Windows 7.
Microsoft’s Kinect, the motion sensing controller for Xbox 360 garnered 8 million sales worldwide, Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer said during his opening keynote at CES 2011.
Amazon has announced the opening of a new Android app store to compete with Apple’s, and also a developer portal for coders who are interested in creating apps for the Android-based devices. On top of that, the online retailer has also announced the Kindle app for Windows Phone 7.
If you are one of those who think Microsoft’s efforts of convincing users to move to Windows 7 is nothing more than a money-making campaign, perhaps this announcement might help to change your mind a little. According to a security bulletin posted by Microsoft very recently. A zero-day flaw which could potentially allow hackers to
While most parts of the world rely on Microsoft Windows as the operating system of choice, one of the largest and most powerful countries is taking a huge step away from that. Russia plans to move its computer infrastructure from the current Windows, to open-source operating systems like Linux.
Only four months after it’s release, a clone of Microsoft’s Kinect for the Xbox 360 has already been announced for the PC. Jointly created by Taiwanese company ASUS and Israeli company PrimeSense the WAVI Xtion is a gesture control interface for interacting with content from your PC, on your TV screen.
2011 has just descended upon us and already it looks to have caused the iPhone’s alarm to not work properly. And it looks like the “Y2K11″ bug may also be the culprit that caused some emails in Windows Live Hotmail missing.
Fancy a Windows-powered tablet in 2011? Rhinotech could do just that, if you don’t mind the fact that it is Windows XP powering that device and not Windows 7. The Taiwanese ODM has just announced that it will be showcasing its TB-91 tablet PC at next year’s Computex trade show at Taipei.
There is no denying that the strategic ‘Wintel’ arrangement has been instrumental in both Microsoft’s and Intel’s success in their respective markets. But now that almost 20 years have passed, its seems that Microsoft might be ready to consider other alternatives, and ARM is supposedly on the list of supported platforms for a future version
In September, Nokia has expressed that between Android and Windows Phone 7 platform, it would go for the latter instead. While waiting for the new MeeGo products to be out, which has been delayed to early next year, it seems like the Finnish company is in talks with Microsoft which could lead to a Nokia Windows Phone
Many people like to look at Microsoft and think of the software company as some Big Brother which expects its users to follow its rules without questions. But in this rare case, it appears that even Big Brother does have the capacity to give after all. VR-Zone has just gotten wind of reports online claiming
The new Microsoft Kinect whereby “you are the controller” has become a very popular interactive gaming experience for the family. But besides genres like dancing, driving, sports and interacting with subjects such as animals, some game companies are utilizing the technology for adult-based games. And Microsoft is saying it does not condone such sex-themed games.
Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 was launched two months ago, and the question one may be asking is, how well is it selling? While there hasn’t been any phone company revealing their sales figures just yet, it is possible to arrive at an estimate from some data samples that is proportional to the sales of the phones.
Christmas may be the best time to finally get off that PC and spend time with friends and family, but users would do well to ensure that their computers are in shape for some serious updating. Come Patch Tuesday, Microsoft will be releasing a large number of patches to fix flaws in its software products
ASUS may have broken off with Garmin in the joint-production of smartphones, but the Taiwanese maker is still going strong. Aside from their Android devices, ASUS is also offering smartphones based on the latest Windows Phone 7 platform. And from online sources, the ASUS E600 Windows Phone will be retailing soon and could be with AT&T in
Halo haters or just plain sick of the hyper Halo hype, you may still want to find out if the Xbox 360 game, Halo: Reach, is worth buying for Christmas - or worth hassling Santa Claus for one.