Microsoft Giving Free Windows Phone To Malware-Stricken Android Users

Microsoft Giving Free Windows Phone To Malware-Stricken Android Users

In a rather unusual advertising move, Microsoft has asked Android users to tell them about their Android plights, especially about the recent malware problem. And in return, the users may get a chance to win free Windows Phone! It’s a fine way of highlighting Android’s qualms and at the same time, marketing Windows Phone right into the Android fan-base.

By On December 15, 2011 1 Response
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Microsoft Released Games For  iOS – Kinectimal

Microsoft Released Games For iOS – Kinectimal

So, the gaming is coming out from console to mobile device. Now the giant Microsoft made its first iOS game Kinectimal. Its actually the same Game that is already available and popular in Xbox and Windows Mobile now also abailable for iPhone, iPod Touch & iPad for $2.99. Check the details below.

By On December 14, 2011 1 Response
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Microsoft’s Socl Resurfaces, This Time in Private Beta

Microsoft’s Socl Resurfaces, This Time in Private Beta

Apparently, Microsoft plans to polish and to release its social network Socl. The curious user can’t take a sneak peak to the service, as Microsoft is very secretive on this matter at the moment and a beta version is only available for few lucky team members. And no, you can’t find anything on the old domain socl.com, extensively explained by the Verge in November.

By On December 14, 2011 Respond
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Microsoft Finally Released OneNote 1.3 And Lync 2010 For iOS And Android Platforms

Microsoft Finally Released OneNote 1.3 And Lync 2010 For iOS And Android Platforms

It’s time for more updates. Microsoft has just released the OneNote 1.3. iOS app and while they were at it, added iPad support to it. On top of that, the long awaited Lync 2010 app has become available for download if you head on to the Windows Phone Marketplace. OneNote has been available through Office desktop for many years, since the release of Office 2003.

By On December 14, 2011 Respond
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Security Flaw In Windows Phone 7.5

Security Flaw In Windows Phone 7.5

A reader at WinRumous has revealed that Windows Phone 7.5 is prone to a denial-of-service attack. The attack can be launched simply through a malicious text message which shuts down the phone as soon as it reaches the inbox. Upon rebooting the phone, you are no longer able to send messages because the messaging hub becomes inactive and is locked.

By On December 13, 2011 Respond
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Microsoft Launches Silverlight 5, Looking to Improve the Web Experience

Microsoft Launches Silverlight 5, Looking to Improve the Web Experience

Silverlight 5 is the most recent version of Microsoft’s browser plug-in and Web, desktop and mobile development platform, aiming to help create the most interactive user experiences for Web and mobile applications alike. The advantage to using Silverlight is that it is supported by Windows and Mac alike, and is compatible with Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari.

By On December 13, 2011 Respond
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Microsoft Launches Excel Mashup, Making the Excel Experience More Fun

Microsoft Launches Excel Mashup, Making the Excel Experience More Fun

Ever got bored of doing spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel, and come to the rash decision that maybe you needed a career change of some sort. Well, relax; you’re not the only one. But thankfully, Microsoft has been thinking about us miserable fools and has come up with a new platform that allows users to embed interactive Excel spreadsheets on web pages. Oa, that sounds a little off. Let us explain.

By On December 13, 2011 1 Response
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Windows Phone 7.5 May Hold Promise For Microsoft

Windows Phone 7.5 May Hold Promise For Microsoft

According to reviewers, Windows Phone offers a really good experience. Although it hasn’t been a success in the smartphone market, not yet at least, it holds promise. It comes with the flagship awesome usability that Microsoft is known for and makes it very easy and smooth for the user to tool it. Also, with a growing app repository for Windows Phone, it may see better days in future.

By On December 12, 2011 1 Response
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Microsoft Is Trying to Make Windows 8 Mobile Friendly?

Microsoft Is Trying to Make Windows 8 Mobile Friendly?

Windows 8 is coming. And with it a whole host of rumors and uncertainties about how will it affect the overall market. After all, it aims to make room for itself in the already tight mobile market and at the same time keep its dominance over desktop users.

By On December 10, 2011 Respond
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Microsoft’s Kinetic Sensors Useful For Robots

Microsoft’s Kinetic Sensors Useful For Robots

Microsoft may found a market it never even planned for – the robotics industry. The Kinetic sensor by Microsoft is designed specifically for it’s gaming console, Xbox 360’s users. However, the researchers at the robotics department of different universities find it a cheap, viable alternative to other expensive motion-sensor equipment.

By On December 7, 2011 Respond
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Xbox 360 Sales Higher Than Play Station 3

Xbox 360 Sales Higher Than Play Station 3

The last gaming console release by Microsoft, Xbox 360, has overtaken Play Station 3 and Wii in it’s overall sales. According to experts, Xbox 360’s sales have already crossed the 1.44 million figure which is whooping greater than 1.05 million units sold by Wii and 750,000 Play Station 3 units sold. Moreover, with that revamped look Microsoft is about to introduce on Xbox, there is a great chance that the sales will further be bolstered in the coming days.

By On December 7, 2011 Respond
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Use Microsoft Flight Simular To Conquer The Sky, Beta Version Released

Use Microsoft Flight Simular To Conquer The Sky, Beta Version Released

The fans of simulated flights should be quite happy these days, as Microsoft just revealed that a new software will be available for them soon. The company also announced that accepts applications for the new Microsoft Flight beta flying simulator. So far, the curious fans should know that the new flight simulator brings new elements inspired by the best games in this category, such as a better scenery and terrain, new aircrafts. In this incipient stage of software development Microsoft teams were focused on performance.

By On December 6, 2011 1 Response
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Microsoft Steps Right In The Middle Of TV Entertainment Industry

Microsoft Steps Right In The Middle Of TV Entertainment Industry

Microsoft is all set to release a huge update for Xbox consoles come Tuesday. What is an extra-ordinary move by the tech giant is that Microsoft has decided to step right in the middle of the TV entertainment industry. Now you don’t turn on your Xbox just when you have to play a game but also when you want to watch something on TV.

By On December 5, 2011 Respond
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Barnes & Nobles Matches Microsoft’s Wrath With The Best Man

Barnes & Nobles Matches Microsoft’s Wrath With The Best Man

Barnes & Nobles has hired David Boies to defend it in a case filed by Microsoft against B & N over claims of patent infringement. Microsoft had earlier filed the case claiming that the way users switch between different screens on B & N’s Nook Tablet is similar to that of Microsoft and hence, is an illegal rip-off.B & N has denied the claims and has hired Boies, known to be the best antitrust lawyer, to defend the case.

By On December 1, 2011 Respond
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Windows Says Siri Is Nothing New

Windows Says Siri Is Nothing New

Microsoft’s Chief Research and Strategy Officer says that the Siri technology introduced by Apple in iPhone 4S is nothing new. According to him, Microsoft introduced a similar technology about a year ago. The technology he referred to is the ‘Timeline’ feature that was included in Windows Phone.

By On November 25, 2011 Respond
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