Microsoft is all set to shut down all support and security updates for Windows XP come April this year. The company has now revealed that Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows XP will also expire at the same time.
Android is an increasingly popular OS which, thanks to its open-source nature, has found widespread use. Intel is now hoping to make it big in the PC industry by pushing for such computers which can run both Android and Windows.
The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) has decided to celebrate the new year with a solid dose of hacking. The pro-Assad group recently gained control of Skype’s social media accounts, demanding an end to online spying.
Google’s Chromebooks, which were once ridiculed as worthless laptops, are becoming an increasingly popular choice among the consumers. At this rate, these nifty notebooks may soon dominate whatever is left of the laptop market.
Although Microsoft’s Kinect and the Oculus Rift hardware were both meant for the gaming world, they have found a use in more advanced industries. NASA, for instance, is using both of these components in controlling space-bound robots.
Rockstar Consortium, backed by many tech giants such as Apple, Microsoft and BlackBerry, has launched suits against numerous Android partners in the past. Google has now launched a counter-lawsuit, deciding to fight back.
As the Christmas draws near, tech companies are coming up with newer and more enticing deals. Microsoft has announced an early gift for Windows Phone users who can now get their hands on 20GB of free SkyDrive storage.
Don’t be startled by the topic of this article because no, Microsoft is not coming up with its own head gear. However, that didn’t stop a videographer from imagining what it would be like wearing ‘Microsoft Glass’ and the video below was the answer.
Microsoft is currently readying a significant update for its mobile platform. Windows Phone 8.1 is still in the test phase but leaked screenshots now suggest that the company may include new on-screen buttons in the update.
Over the years, passwords have turned out to be predictable, crackable and overall, vulnerable. Microsoft has now joined hands with an alliance which aims to replace online passwords with better technologies.
Every year, Microsoft brings together its developer community to discuss the future of its products and services. Next year, the company has now confirmed, the 2014 Build conference will take place from April 2 to April 4.
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