Yep, you heard that right. If everything goes according to Microsoft’s plans, the next version of Windows (currently dubbed as Windows 8 by most people) should be released to be the market for retail by 2012. And according to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, the next version of Windows is going to be the company’s ‘most
Soon enough, you will be able to purchase Windows PC games from Microsoft marketplace. The software giant will be launching an online store on November 15 that allows consumers to buy e-copies of games to their PC. No need to download any special software like what you are doing today.
Regardless of what people may think about the hype of moving most software and services to the ‘cloud’, it is clear that many companies see it as the future of computing, and Microsoft is definitely no exception. In fact, the Redmond company is apparently so convinced about the potential of cloud computing that it has
PDFs are one of the most widely-used document formats when it comes to preserving a file’s content and layout across multiple platforms, but are you aware of what the latest version of the format is fully capable of? That was what Adobe sought to demonstrate with the latest version of its Acrobat professional PDF editing software
HP acquired Palm in April this year, including their webOS operating system. And it only took the company less than a year to announce a Palm Pre 2 smartphone, based on the new webOS 2.0. Unfortunately, it is going to be available in US, on Verizon.
Privacy remains a major issue for Facebook to tackle, as several apps on the popular social network site have been found to leak user personal information to advertising and Internet tracking companies. If you are an avid user of Facebook apps, perhaps it would be wise to spend some time looking through your privacy settings and decide
Do you remember the hoo-ha caused some time back, whern Russian authorities seized a bunch of computers belonging to organizations which oppose the government under the pretext of piracy? Apparently, it seems that Microsoft has finally stepped in to make things right. At least 12 different countries are now covered under Microsoft’s anti-crackdown policy, which
Good news for Android users! The popular game, Angry Birds, which was recently announced as a beta version on the Google mobile platform, is now available as a full version. No, we aren’t talking about the US$0.99 price you have to pay; the full version of Angry Birds is available free.
Seems like almost everybody wants to work with Facebook. Recent news reported that the social networking giant is working with partners like Microsoft to let Bing users enjoy a more social experience, and Skype who would make it easier for users to communicate with friends and family on the social network.
Symantec Corp. today announced availability of the public beta of Norton 360 version 5.0, an award-winning premium all-in-one security suite. Norton 360 beta incorporates the powerful security protection found in Norton Internet Security 2011, including the latest generation of the Norton reputation-based security technology, Norton Insight 2.0. Read on to view the full press release
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…
With Google Goggles app, you can take pictures with your mobile phone and it will search the web for information. Its handy especially if you need help to identify certain landmarks or product barcodes. While the Google Goggles app is offered on Android phones, the search engine giant has recently released it for the Apple iPhone.
With the MeeGo devices scheduled to launch before end of 2010, Nokia looks to have a final fighting chance to stay in the competition against Apple and the other platforms. However, bad news continue to hit the Finnish company as Ari Jaaksi, head of Nokia MeeGo platform, has also resigned.
Skype has announced its Voice over IP (VoIP) service is now available on the Android platform. This means you can make VoIP calls over 3G or Wi-Fi (in USA only) on your Android phones. However, it only works on Android 2.1 and higher.
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.
Owners of Left 4 Dead and its sequel, Left 4 Dead 2, rejoice. Valve has announced that the next DLC, known as ‘The Sacrifice’, which is available for both versions of the game, will be released for free on October 4, which happens to be tomorrow. Oh, and it is also going to be a
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
TomTom had an event in Singapore last week to announce the launch of their new portable navigation devices (PNDs) - TomTom GO 750, TomTom XXL 550 and TomTom XL 250. The PNDs boast ease of use, accurate maps and provide the best direction for the drivers.
Samsung has announced in the news section of its Mobile Innovator website that it will terminate its support for the Symbian operating system by end of this year. This means that the Korean company is probably not going with Symbian OS for its future phones.
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.