Microsoft had apparently placed an icon of Angry Birds on its Windows Phone site, suggesting that the highly popular game would be available on its new mobile platform. The move, however, ruffled the feathers of the game’s developers Rovio Mobile, prompting them to make an annoucement on their Twitter page which says otherwise…
About a week ago, Microsoft sued Motorola over patents infringement on their Android phones. And not long ago, both companies announced that they may be working together to build a smartphone based on the upcoming Windows Phone 7 operating system.
Today, Microsoft unveiled the highly anticipated controller-free gaming, the Xbox 360 Kinect, which will be available in Singapore mid next month. VR-Zone was invited to the launch and had the opportunity to try out some of the games.
Apple’s iOS may have the lion’s share of the slate market with Android coming in a a distant second, but you can be sure that Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer is not about to sit back and let the competition steal the show. To that end, Ballmer has made a bold announcement: consumers will see Windows-powered
Spotify, a popular music streaming service provider, has recently announced that its app will be made available on Windows phone 6.x and the upcoming Windows Phone 7. You can download the app at m.spotify.com as well as Windows Marketplace.
In a country where most people usually work their entire life to make ends meet, killer deals and bargains are always highly sought after. And being able to get three legitimate Windows 7 licenses at a price comparable to a singer-user license is definitely one of such deals, thanks to Microsoft’s decision to re-introduce the
Samsung to adopt Windows Phone 7? That might sound unlikely, considering how the Korean electronics giant has embraced Android and even created its own Bada operating system. But then again, anything is possible in the business world, and the Korean electronics giant has just announced the signing of an agreement with Microsoft to use the
Microsoft has released their new Windows Live Essentials 2011 which allows users to do more on their PC. It includes free programs from Microsoft for photos, movies, instant messaging, email and even social networking. You can download your copy here.
Various online sources have speculated that Windows Phone 7 will be launched on either 21 October or 8 November. But where does that leave the local Singapore launch of Microsoft’s latest smartphone OS? We at VR-Zone share our insights on what would be a possible date for the local release of Windows Phone 7.
Barely a week ago, we posted an update about Internet Explorer 9 requiring the presence of Windows 7 Service Pack 1 before it can be installed into a PC. And now, it seems that Microsoft has reversed its stand: this time, there will be no need for SP1 to be pre-installed. Users, however, will still
Have you tried out Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 beta yet? For those of you who have, are you aware of what Microsoft’s latest browser is capable of? Microsoft has organized an event at its office at One Marina Boulevard this afternoon to demonstrate their new web browser’s features. VR-Zone brings you the coverage. Updated: more information and requirements for
It was only few days ago that one of the Nokia executives has said the company will not adopt the Android platform. But what about a Nokia Winows Phone? Well, it seems more feasible according to online rumors, and it is also partly because the company’s CEO was replaced by Stephen Elop, formerly President of Microsoft Business Division.
To attract users to use Bing, Microsoft has implemented a new rewards program. All you need to do is download and install the tooolbar, and whenever you search or use Bing, you earn credits which can be used for redemption.
Small businesses looking to cut down on their IT costs now have one more reason to embrace Microsoft’s offerings, especially in the area where security is concerned. Not because Windows has magically become more hardened or robust: rather, the Redmond company has announced that it will be authorizing its Security Essentials security software for use
Microsoft has released the beta of the new Windows Internet Explorer 9 web browser that promises speed and performance. On top of that, the software maker has also incorporated SmartScreen Filter into Download Manager to protect users from malicious websites.
Today, 14 September 2010 was an epic day because the last installment (or so they say) of the Halo game series was released to a huge crowd at Funan Digitalife Mall. I believe the number could easily hit 10,000 because the queue (line-up) was forever snaking outside of the building. Here’s a story about determination
In the past, simply being able to make video calls via a webcam was groundbreaking enough. But what happens when Internet connection speeds are rapidly becoming faster and HD content is fast becoming mainstream? That is right, you create a webcam that is capable of making video calls in full 1080p glory. Which is exactly
It is a known fact that Microsoft has been working extremely hard on its upcoming Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system to regain its competitiveness in the mobile space. And while hands-on reports about the new OS has generally been favourable, Microsoft is so convinced about WP7′s capabilities that it marked the platform’s RTM date
The Windows Phone 7 was announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, earlier this year. With the phone scheduled to be available by end of the year, VR-Zone has the opportunity to attend a Windows Phone 7 Preview by Microsoft at their office here at One Marina Boulevard, Singapore, this afternoon.
If you think this desktop PC is using a software emulator to run Xbox 360 game illegally, you are way mistaken. The Big O is a system made by Origin PC that has an integrated Xbox 360 slim console inside.