Microsoft has announced the launch of their free PC security service next week on June 23rd. The Microsoft Security Essentials (formerly codenamed Morro) claims to offer protection against viruses, spyware, malware and even rootkits.
Increased costs in Windows 7 as compared to Windows XP may force netbook vendors to consider keeping their Intel Atom N270 and N280-based netbooks to use Windows XP and will not offer upgrades to Windows 7. Here’s more in the full article
It is not official but according to Computerworld, Microsoft could drop the price of Windows 7 to around $100 when it announces retail prices later this month, based on calculations for an earlier Vista cost-cutting move.
Start saving up if you are going to upgrade your OS to Windows 7 as the release date has been mentioned – 22nd Oct 2009
At the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) conference in Los Angeles, Microsoft unveils their new full body and voice recognition device, codenamed Natal, that works alongside with the Xbox 360.
Seems like the big brothers – Microsoft and Intel have reach some common consensus that netbook screen size should not be over 10.2 inches. We all know somewhere in the corner, VIA Technologies is also making chips for the netbook market and this might have a negative impact on them.
Microsoft has added a new ”Laptop Hunters” ad (which can be seen from Microsoft website), and this time it shows Lauren with her mom, Sue looking for a laptop with speed, portability and battery life for below USD1,700.
No, this time its not about laptop hunters looking for affordable laptops. The latest Microsoft advertisement talks about music downloads. According to Wes Moss, Certified Financial Planner, it will cost a user USD30,000 to fill up 120GB iPod from iTunes. And a cheaper alternative is simply to use Microsoft Zune Pass.
After months of waiting and all the hype around Windows 7 operating system, we get to see a shed of light that Windows 7 might be coming as early as October, if not at least the holiday season this year. Getting excited are you?
Seems like it is a lil earlier than usual, Windows 7 Release Candidate 1 (RC1) is now available for download on Microsoft’s site. Here are a few things you might want to take note.
Microsoft has announced the availability of Windows 7 Release Candidate (RC). The public availability will be available from the Microsoft Download Center at http://microsoft.com/downloads on May 5th.
(Gadgetmix) Rejoice! as Windows XP and Windows 7 RC have been confirmed for life extension until 2010. Great news as netbook vendors may continue deploy Windows XP on their systems at a low price.
We have all heard or read about the imminent death of Microsoft’s Windows XP. The official Life-Cycle Policy really means XP was supposed to be dead and buried back on 31 Jan 2009. This may really really be the end of XP with Windows 7 on the way. Especially so since there has been a lot of positive feedback and comments for
(Windows Team Blog) Amid speculations and discussions all over the web, it is official now – Windows 7 RC will get a public release on 5th May this year. MSDN and Technet subscribers, however, will get a slightly earlier release – 30th April
(CNN) Microsoft reports a drop of 6% in sales revenue and earnings dived 32% as PC sales continue to weaken. Microsoft’s Vista operating system, which was released in early 2007, never took off like the company had hoped. Sales in the division that produces Vista fell 16% in the previous quarter.
Microsoft unveiled a cheaper version of the SideWinder series, the X3 Mouse to be retailed at $39.95. The mouse features a 2,000 dpi laser-tracking engine with on-the-fly dpi switching between high, medium and low sensitivity. It has five programmable main buttons that are customizable to gamers’ preferences and tested for extreme gaming, with the main button life
Microsoft has a new advertisement campaign (which you can view from their website) that sends out the message – PC is more affordable than Mac. The 60-second clip shows a laptop hunter, Lauren searching in town to look for a laptop that is under USD1,000.
The National Environment Agency (NEA) has signed an MOU with Microsoft yesterday to develop the region’s first real-time mobile weather forecasting service – Weather@SG – for users to access weather information from their mobile phones.
This is it, today is the official day for Internet Explorer 8 to go gold, well in short, it is now officially not a beta anymore. Internet Explorer 8 will be available for download at noon EDT (New York,USA) in 25 languages. Download – Internet Explorer 8 (Active @ 1200hrs EDT)Check Out – New Features of
There were some rumors about Microsoft launching their own phone, and speculating that it may be announced at the upcoming Mobile World Congress event. However, the rumors have been cleared by a Microsoft executive who said the company will not develop their own phone.