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.
Microsoft’s Windows 8 has gained significant traction among the desktop users. However, most users typically miss the familiar interface of earlier versions. To appease them, Microsoft is now bringing back the full Start menu.
Microsoft is gearing up to unveil its holiday deals. The company will be starting 12 days of deals and promotions starting from Monday. On the first day, Microsoft will be offering the $299 Dell Windows 8.1 slate with a massive discount, priced at $99.
With the holiday season on full swing, Microsoft has also come up with its own holiday deal. The company is now offering $25 Windows Store gift card on the purchase of every new Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 PC.
It has been discovered that a new zero-day vulnerability in Windows XP allows a hacker to gain access to the kernel mode of a PC. The hacker can then install a malware or perform any other malicious activity.
The holiday season has just begun and countless tech deals are already out there. If you are planning to gift your mom a PC this year, Microsoft has released a guide that is perfect to help you with your quest.
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