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Three ways to increase the computer speed

Tweet Who likes a slow computer? No one does. You wouldn’t like to open an application or a document and wait for it to open, right? This is not a movie, there’s no popcorn. Your computer needs to run fast! And there are ways to do it. To make sure that your computer is running at the fastest speed possible, you need to maintain it properly. Here are three easy ways to increase the computer speed. Malware... Read More »

Step by Step Guide for Windows 8 Upgrade

Tweet Microsoft has finally launched its much talked about, touch-friendly operating system – Windows 8. And as the whole world goes ga-ga over the latest offering from Microsoft, we bring to you some important points that will help you upgrade your PC to the new Windows 8 operating system: System compatibility: The first thing that you need to do before upgrading to Windows 8 is to find out if... Read More »

First Look: Microsoft® Office 2013

Tweet Designed with Windows 8 in mind, Microsoft Corp. has unveiled the customer preview of Microsoft Office 2013. The most recent version of Microsoft Office is primarily an effort to make over the market-leading productivity suite from merely a computer-based application to a software that can be conveniently used on any device, and from anywhere. Incorporating an intuitive design that works well... Read More »

Microsoft® Update will let you control XBOX® with your iPhone®

Tweet Microsoft has released a significant update for its popular app, dubbed as My Xbox LIVE 1.5. This prime update brought along support to control your XBOX 360, right from your iPhone. Main highlights of My Xbox LIVE app The app will allow you to see all the latest console-related activities, browse and play any kind of media files, and even do fast forward or rewind accordingly. How you can... Read More »
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Microsoft® Bing and Encyclopedia Britannica Partner to Offer Perfect Search Results

Tweet With the idea to promote learning and knowledge, Microsoft has announced a partnership with Encyclopedia Britannica to incorporate Britannica Online answers on the search results pages of Bing. This affiliation between global educational publisher ‘Encyclopedia Britannica’ and software giant ‘Microsoft’ will provide users a snippet of relevant and trustworthy information against their... Read More »
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Microsoft® launches Windows® 8 Release Preview

Tweet Software giant Microsoft Corporation has launched the Windows 8 Release Preview one day before its scheduled date of 01 June. The Release Preview is the third and final in Microsoft’s trio of Windows 8 pre-releases. This is the last major update of Windows 8 before the client code is released to manufacturers. Features of Windows 8 Release Preview According to Microsoft, the Windows 8 Release... Read More »
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Microsoft® launches So.cl network

Tweet Software giant Microsoft has quietly launched out So.cl (pronounced ‘social’) from its beta version. Socl is a social ‘network’ that was being tested by a handful of university students since late 2011. About So.cl network According to Microsoft, So.cl is an experimental research project developed by the company’s FUSE Labs focused on exploring the possibilities of social... Read More »

New apps to dash on XBOX® 360

Tweet Microsoft is going to release a handful of new applications to XBOX 360s in the U.S. and Canada. For beginners, those of you living Stateside will now have access to Manga Entertainment and MUZU.TV. Manga Entertainment provides access to free video content from its catalog, while MUZU.TV boasts of around 40,000 music videos from current and classic artists ready for users’ viewing pleasure. FOXTEL... Read More »

Microsoft® to offer Windows® 8 Pro upgrade deal

Tweet Microsoft Corporation is going to allow buyers of Windows 7 PCs to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for US $14.99 from 2 June. This promotional deal seems to be a step to prevent the slump in sales of PC before the launch of the upcoming Windows 8 operating system. When the offer will start? The offer is believed to make its debut at the same time when Microsoft will launch Windows 8 Release Preview,... Read More »

Microsoft® Kinect-powered Internet browser coming to XBOX® 360

Tweet You could be surfing the Internet using voice and gesture controls on your XBOX 360 gaming console in the very near future. It is being rumored that the software giant Microsoft Corporation is working on a Kinect-enabled Internet browser for the XBOX 360 gaming console. The browser is reported to include Bing voice search, however, it will be limited to media results only. How it will benefit... Read More »

Microsoft® to use Dolby Digital® Technology in Windows® 8 PCs and tablets

Tweet Software giant Microsoft Corporation has announced that it will incorporate Dolby Laboratories sound technology in its upcoming operating system Windows 8-based PCs and tablets. Windows 8 will support the playback of Dolby-encoded files, with the firm saying that it will offer out-of-the-box support. According to Microsoft, Dolby Digital Plus will be supported on all versions of Windows 8 including... Read More »

Microsoft® identifies malware targeting Mac® OS X

Tweet Microsoft Corporation’s security research team has discovered a new malware that exploits an old bug in Microsoft Office. The strange thing about this malware is that instead of attacking the PCs, the bug is actually targeting Mac OS X systems. The vulnerability, which was categorized as critical when it was discovered and patched in 2009, allows the attackers to execute remote code, which... Read More »

Microsoft® announces cleanup of its app market

Tweet Software giant Microsoft Corporation will from now onwards be paying more attention to the icons, titles, and content of the apps that are available on its Windows Marketplace, and expects them to get more subtle and modest in the imagery used.   Content policy for app store According to the recent official blog post, Microsoft’s content policies for the app store do not allow apps containing... Read More »

Dropbox® and Microsoft® Skype Gearing Up to face Google™ Drive

Tweet Eyeing the upcoming Cloud-based storage service from Google named Drive, Dropbox and Microsoft Skype updated their offerings to lure users. Google Drive is going to provide several useful features, such as 5GB of storage space, desktop folders, etc. to make Cloud-sharing a fun. Dropbox users will now be able to share their files and folders via a link. This feature will make the service more... Read More »
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XBOX® 720 to come with 16-Core CPU

Tweet The latest rumors making rounds on the Internet indicate that the upcoming Microsoft console i.e. the XBOX 720 is going to come equipped with a 16-core IBM PowerPC chip that was reportedly found in some early development machines. The finished version of the XBOX 720 is reported to come with a 16-core CPU, along with a GPU that will be equivalent in power to AMD Radeon HD 7000 GPU. At first instance,... Read More »
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TiVo® and Microsoft® dismiss lawsuits against each other

Tweet Digital video recorder (DVR) company TiVo and software giant Microsoft Corporation have mutually reached an agreement to drop lawsuits against each other. This decision was taken following TiVo’s settlement with AT&T Inc., who is the partner of Microsoft. Alviso, California-based TiVo was sued by Redmond, Washington-based Microsoft over patents in two cases in the U.S. District court and... Read More »
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The Gunstringer Game: A Diabolic Lover Adds more Action

Tweet XBOX 360 Kinect players have a new platform to sharpen their shooting skills. Microsoft is offering them a new shooting range set in the legendary cowboy-style environment of the Wild West. When gunshots of Colt and Remington pistols roar, you know that you have entered the dangerous world of “The Gunstringer”. Twisted Pixel Games and Microsoft Studios have announced a new installment of... Read More »
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XBOX® 360 Continues to Rule: The Best-Selling Console in February

Tweet XBOX 360 users now have another reason to boast about their favorite console. XBOX 360 has maintained its top selling title for yet another month. It’s the 14th consecutive month of unprecedented reign of XBOX 360 as the best-selling gaming console in the United States. Microsoft has announced that around 426,000 units of XBOX 360 were sold in the month of February, leaving other console competitors... Read More »
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Microsoft® demos Holoflector at Microsoft® TechForum 2012

Tweet Microsoft Research gave demonstration of its new and fascinating technology concepts during the Microsoft TechForum. Three tech concepts were showcased by the Microsoft research team that included Illumishare, Interactive 3D desktop display, and the Holoflector augmented reality mirror. All these concepts will find diverse applications in gaming, education, and business fields. The Holoflector... Read More »
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First look at Gears of War 3

Tweet Gears of War 3 is the third installment of the Gears of War series and it has been created by Epic Games. Like the first two editions, Gears of War 3 too is a third-person shooter video game. However, instead of being chic and trendy, it is actually a throwback to the olden days. Developed exclusively for Microsoft XBOX 360, Gears of War 3 is meant for hardcore gamers. The heavy exchange... Read More »
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Windows® 8 will Bring Microsoft® in Faster Startup League

Tweet Since the debate has started over will Windows 8 be the next best Operating system ever many also consider that the operating the system has promised to come up with many new features. Quick startup and 3D view are just few of them. Going through the leaked Windows 8 images and videos one gets felling that there is some good substance to what Microsoft claims. Windows 8 is believed to be an open... Read More »
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Microsoft Patches Final Pwn2Own IE Bug

Tweet The biggest computer giant & tycoon, Microsoft bagged a handsome amount of fifteen thousand USD on the occasion of annual Pwn2Own hacking contest, using its Internet Explorer tactic on Tuesday. This process was mainly used by a researcher, Stephen Phewer of Harmony Security.  Before Stephens step in killing down IE8 on Windows 7 at Pwn2Own, the company did scrap Internet explorer twice for... Read More »
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Microsoft Revs Dump-XP Campaign, Says ‘Time To Move on’

Tweet Microsoft campaigns the new O.S with an expression to get-up -and -go Windows XP, the most popular O.S in the whole planet is going to bid farewell to users. As, recently it has been found that web metrics organizations net application has about 27% of share in using Windows 7,though XP is still powerful with 51% found in all the home PC’s. If such trends keep proceeding, we can see that Windows... Read More »
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Microsoft® Vulnerability Disclosures and Advisories

Tweet Today, we all are affected by computer security issues. There are different vulnerabilities that can affect your computer system. In the world of Internet, no one can keep his/her system safe until he is well aware of these vulnerabilities. If you keep your computer updated and you have the latest version of strong antivirus, then only you feel safe. System security is one of the most important... Read More »

Microsoft® Mulls Streaming TV Service via Xbox

Tweet Microsoft is in talks with TV channels to establish subscription-based services on its Xbox console. Microsoft is making efforts with the companies to produce a new TV service with the Xbox which will create a virtual cable operator.  In this, users will have to pay a monthly fee for accessing cable and broadcast network services via the Xbox. The company may also sell individual channels directly... Read More »
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