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Microsoft SideWinder Gaming Mouse

Microsoft SideWinder Gaming Mouse

Welcome to a revolution in gaming mouse performance, handling, and custom tuning. Microsoft brings SideWinder Mouse introduces one-of-a-kind features like veritcal side buttons, an LCD display, and a unique shape designed for quick and super-precise action.

By On September 26, 2011 Respond
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Casio Inked Patent-Licensing Deal With Microsoft TO Use Linux

Casio Inked Patent-Licensing Deal With Microsoft TO Use Linux

Recently, Casio signed a deal with Microsoft over the use of Linux in their upcoming products which are not disclosed yet. Like many more host companies, Casio also inked the patent-deal paying licensing fees according to Microsoft’s demand. Neither the products nor the price are disclosed yet.

By On September 24, 2011 Respond
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iPad 2 With iOS 5 vs Windows 8 Tablet

iPad 2 With iOS 5 vs Windows 8 Tablet

Winrumors has posted a very interesting video of an iPad 2 running iOS 5 compared to a Windows 8 Slate and the video goes over almost every feature that these tablets offer, from lock-screen to social network integration. The certain features like Mail, Calendar and App Store could not be compared between the two as these features are not available yet on the Windows 8 developer preview build…………….

By On September 16, 2011 Respond
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Microsoft Windows Server 8 And Azure Platform Now Available For Developers

Microsoft Windows Server 8 And Azure Platform Now Available For Developers

Microsoft is making available to testers preview versions of its Windows Server 8 and Microsoft is making available to testers a developer preview of Windows Server 8, the complement to its Windows 8 client. Microsoft says Windows Server 8 will be heavily influenced by its experience running Windows Azure, the cloud based operating system that Microsoft runs in its own data centers. Azure concepts and functionality will be coming to Windows Server 8 with the new Hyper-V and Microsoft did not say when Windows Server 8 will ship…………..

By On September 15, 2011 1 Response
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Windows 8 Tablet Will Run Intel Chip

Windows 8 Tablet Will Run Intel Chip

Microsoft is scheduled to show off their upcoming Windows 8 operating system on a tablet next week, possibly a Samsung manufactured tablet PC and by going with an Intel chip for their first in-depth demo of Windows 8 on a tablet Microsoft is taking the safe route, Intel chips have powered Windows tablet PC’s for years now. This could be a big surprise to many because generally manufacturers prefer ARM processors due to its power efficiency and Intel is working hard to close the power efficiency gap.AMD’s chips are compatible with Windows 8 and AMD chips will support the classic Windows 8 desktop and the tiled Metro user interface so far only seen on Windows Mobile phones……………….

By On September 12, 2011 Respond
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Microsoft Adds Acer And ViewSonic For Patent License Agreement

Microsoft Adds Acer And ViewSonic For Patent License Agreement

Acer and ViewSonic are the latest companies to execute patent licensing agreements with Microsoft to protect their Android smartphones and tablet devices from litigation in the event Microsoft ever decides to take Google to court for patent infringement and ViewSonic will explicitly be paying royalties to Microsoft to cover Android tablets and mobile phones. The announcement of a license agreement with Acer contains no language about royalties, potentially indicating Acer may have executed a patent swap with Microsoft that doesn’t involve cash. Both outfits have signed a patent agreement that provides broad coverage under Microsoft’s patent portfolio for their tablets and mobile phones running the Android or Chrome Platform………………

By On September 10, 2011 2 Responses
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Hyper-V Coming To Windows 8

Hyper-V Coming To Windows 8

Microsoft announced via the Building Windows 8 blog that at least some client versions of Window 8 will natively support virtualization thought the use of Hyper-V, which has formerly been reserved for only server editions of Windows. Hyper-V always required some form of hardware virtualization, but this is more restrictive than the current specs and if the same requirement applies to the forthcoming Windows Server 8, then some machines capable of running Hyper-V today would not be able to run Hyper-V after upgrading. Microsoft promised at its Worldwide Partner Conference in July that any PC running Windows 7 today will be upgradeable to Windows 8 and the Hyper-V desktop requirements underscore the fact that not every Windows 7-capable computer will be able to access all the features of Windows 8, particularly given that Hyper-V will also require at least 4GB of RAM

By On September 10, 2011 1 Response
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Windows 8 Tablet Coming Next Week

Windows 8 Tablet Coming Next Week

We Might See Real Windows 8 Tablet Next Week from Samsung and Microsoft. The posibily is Microsoft will show up a Windows 8 Tablet made by Samsung on 13th September on Microsoft’s BUILD conference for developers in Anaheim. Check out more details below.

By On September 9, 2011 Respond
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Apple Leads Mobile Browser Market With Safari

Apple Leads Mobile Browser Market With Safari

Apple’s Safari accounted for 53 percent of web browser usage on mobile devices and tablets in August, more than 30 percentage points ahead of the nearest competitor Opera Mini. Much of the success of mobile Safari can be attributed to the popularity of the iPad and recent studies show that most people with an iPad use it primarily as a web browser. It’s so popular as a browser that the iPad grabs 25% of US mobile browser market and 2% of the overall browser market, on the otherside Android has yet to produce a competitive tablet and most measurable web browsing activity is coming from smartphones. Smartphones are convenient for occasional searching on the go and the smaller screen is not designed for extended browsing sessions……………

By On September 3, 2011 Respond
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Android Still Leads ComScore Repots

Android Still Leads ComScore Repots

ComScore calls Android top dog, Apple pulls further ahead of RIM and one in four phones in the United States is a Samsung device, with Android gaining ground, as BlackBerrys lose out to cheaper handsets. Google at an impressive 15% increase to top the chart at 41.8% market share followed by the usual suspects, RIM in third at 21.7% (down 5%), and Microsoft at 5.7% (down 1%) and Apple’s market share among mobile OEMs is also on the increase, growing 1.2% to capture 9.5% of the market…………….

By On August 31, 2011 Respond
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Skype Release App Store

Skype Release App Store

Skype appears to have launched a new app directory in the cloud, allowing users to access all the third-party apps for both consumers and businesses built on top of Skype’s API and the site is fairly simple in functionality for now. Skype has sorted both consumer apps and business into groups by genre and featured the top downloaded free and paid apps, top rated apps and the newest apps across the board and by genre. Skype members don’t actually buy or download the apps through Skype, but instead are directed to developer websites or app stores where they can get the software and Skype provides a landing page that gives more information about the application, release date, star rating and comments, features, requirements, screenshots and more…………….

By On August 28, 2011 Respond
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Android Still King Of The US Smartphone Market

Android Still King Of The US Smartphone Market

As Android continues to dominate U.S. smartphone market share month after month, a new report argues that this momentum will be the key to saving Motorola and it is that rapid growth and popularity which could be the key to save flagging Motorola Mobility, which was purchased last week, according to a new report from the NPD Group. Android currently holds 52 percent of the smartphone market as of the end of the second quarter of 2011 and there’s been some concern voiced about how Google might treat its other Android partners now that it has an actual device maker under in its tent, but NPD doesn’t think that’ll be a problem and Google has said publically that things wouldn’t change with its partners……………….

By On August 24, 2011 Respond
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Skype To Buy GroupMe

Skype To Buy GroupMe

Skype has agreed to acquire New York-based start-up GroupMe, a move that gets the Internet-calling giant into the increasingly crowded business of providing group messaging services on smartphones and GroupMe’s application lets users text and make conference calls with circles of friends or colleagues. The deal was confirmed as Microsoft is still in the process of seeking approvals from regulators to seal its $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype and Skype CEO Tony Bates says that he’s been talking to the company for a few months………….

By On August 22, 2011 Respond
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Infographic Patent Suits Between Mobile Industries

Infographic Patent Suits Between Mobile Industries

This info graphic from Reuters is an updated version of one the Guardian built nearly a year ago and it shows how many companies are involved in litigation over mobile patents, and how they are all interconnected. A quick look at it reveals how Apple is involved in most number of patent lawsuits and Android makers are often at the other end and also it would be interesting to see how Motorola’s acquisition by Google will help the in these and future patent problems………….

By On August 21, 2011 Respond
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Microsoft Will Provide Free Tools, Devices And Training To webOS Developers

Microsoft Will Provide Free Tools, Devices And Training To webOS Developers

Microsoft is planning to get future advantage of webOS’s by offering their developer community free phones, dev tools, and training. Now, you can see bellow in the Twitter the statement come from Brandon Watson – the senior director of Windows Phone 7 development in Microsoft.

By On August 21, 2011 Respond
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