Staples To Start Selling Surface RT Tablets From Today

Staples To Start Selling Surface RT Tablets From Today

Surface RT will officially step out of Microsoft’s retail shops from today. Staples is the first retailer to start selling Surface RT tablets besides Microsoft’s own stores and website.

By On December 12, 2012 Respond
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Feud Arises Between Apple And Microsoft Over SkyDrive iOS App Revenue

Feud Arises Between Apple And Microsoft Over SkyDrive iOS App Revenue

It has been a while since Microsoft last updated its SkyDrive app for iOS. Many had considered it a usual case of delayed updates but TNW has now claimed that the delay is in lieu of a behind-the-scenes feud between Apple and Microsoft over the sharing of revenue generated from the SkyDrive iOS app.

By On December 12, 2012 4 Responses
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Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 Twitter Campaign Backfired

Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 Twitter Campaign Backfired

Software giant Microsoft unveiled its Windows Phone 8 in an event held at San Francisco October 29. The new OS has a lot of new features as well as apps which have been optimized for use on Windows Phone 8 devices. To promote Windows 8 OS phone indirectly, Microsoft launched a Twitter advertising campaign for Android users where Android users were informed to share “malware horror story.” But somehow that didn’t work; rather that effort of Microsoft backfired.

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Non-Microsoft Retailers May Get Surface Tablets Soon

Non-Microsoft Retailers May Get Surface Tablets Soon

Microsoft has been pushing the Surface tablets through its own retail and online stores until now. The company may make its tablets available with other vendors too, a source close to the matter has claimed.

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Court Refuses Motorola’s Request To Ban Xbox 360 In U.S.

Court Refuses Motorola’s Request To Ban Xbox 360 In U.S.

Motorola has been pursuing a case against Microsoft, alleging that the latter is not paying the right amount of licensing fee for using its patents. Microsoft, on the other hand, feels that Motorola’s demands are too excessive. Motorola had asked a court to ban Xbox 360 consoles in U.S. but the court has ruled against that.

By On December 7, 2012 Respond
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Windows Phone Store Reaches 120K Apps, Developer Revenue Increases

Windows Phone Store Reaches 120K Apps, Developer Revenue Increases

Things have been rather quite on the Windows Phone front. Microsoft had hoped that with the release of Windows Phone 8, it will be able to significantly bolster the sales of WP devices but that doesn’t seem to be happening. However, the Windows Phone Store is growing at an excellent pace, the latest statistics suggest.

By On December 5, 2012 Respond
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New Xbox May Arrive At 2013 Thanksgiving

New Xbox May Arrive At 2013 Thanksgiving

Avid followers of Microsoft’s Xbox have been anxiously waiting for the company to release the next version of the immensely popular game console. Whereas the company hasn’t divulged any details as to when the next Xbox may arrive, certain sources claim that it will hit the shelves during 2013 holiday season.

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New IE10 Ad – It Stinks Less, Claims Microsoft

New IE10 Ad – It Stinks Less, Claims Microsoft

In March this year, Microsoft launched a clever ‘Browser you love(d) to hate’ campaign to entice the users back to its browser, Internet Explorer 10. As part of the campaign, the company has now released a new ad which claims that the browser stinks…less.

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Windows 8 Unable To Bolster Tablet Or PC Sales, Surface RT Tablet Orders Decline

Windows 8 Unable To Bolster Tablet Or PC Sales, Surface RT Tablet Orders Decline

Microsoft had pinned a lot of hopes on its new operating system, Windows 8. The company had especially expected to finally gain foothold in the tablet market with Windows 8 tablets. However, that doesn’t seem to be happening, sources within Microsoft’s supply chain claim.

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Microsoft Reveals Pricing Details Of Surface Tablet With Windows 8 Pro

Microsoft Reveals Pricing Details Of Surface Tablet With Windows 8 Pro

Although Microsoft’s Surface tablets haven’t been able to gain much traction, the company seems hopeful with the lineup. It had recently announced a new Surface with Windows 8 Pro tablet and has now revealed the pricing of this new model.

By On November 30, 2012 1 Response
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Bing Launches ‘Don’t Get Scroogled’ Campaign Against Google

Bing Launches ‘Don’t Get Scroogled’ Campaign Against Google

Remember the character ‘Scrooge’ from Charles Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol”? Apparently, the folks over at Microsoft have decided that it is apt to give Google a similar title, and have thus launched a website named Scroogled.com to reveal the allegedly dishonest practices of the search giant.

By On November 29, 2012 1 Response
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Microsoft May Release Windows Blue In 2013 For Free

Microsoft May Release Windows Blue In 2013 For Free

It’s no wonder that a company like Microsoft to start working on their future products far ahead in time. This is what happened in this case too. Microsoft has already started on its next version of Windows. According to reports, this time Microsoft will change the rules of the game. It can even offer the next Windows for free.

By On November 29, 2012 Respond
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Microsoft: 40 Million Windows 8 Licenses Sold In One Month

Microsoft: 40 Million Windows 8 Licenses Sold In One Month

Although a complete revamp of earlier Windows operating systems, Windows 8 adoption rate was slower than expected in the first month. Now, we have some solid figures to measure its success. Yesterday, Microsoft announced that it has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses in the first month.

By On November 28, 2012 Respond
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[Tutorial] How To Build A Custom Windows 8 Start Screen Tile For Your Website

[Tutorial] How To Build A Custom Windows 8 Start Screen Tile For Your Website

This tutorial will show you how to create your own website tile for Windows 8 without any programming, and by simply using your mouse.

By On November 28, 2012 Respond
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Windows 8 Product Keys Are Stored In BIOS, Not Printed On Sticker

Windows 8 Product Keys Are Stored In BIOS, Not Printed On Sticker

Microsoft normally ships out Windows machines with labels or stickers attached to them which come with the product key of the copy of Windows installed. However, in Windows 8 machines, this is no longer the case. Rather, these machines come with their product keys automatically stored in the BIOS.

By On November 27, 2012 1 Response
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