Speaking at the JP Morgan Technology, Media & Telecom Conference, Microsoft product manager for Windows Tami Reller made some big announcements about her company's next major operating system we've come to know as "Windows Blue." First preview coming this June.
After BlackBerry announced its first major operating system upgrade, we also got a new app with it. A while ago, we could see Skype's BlackBerry Z10 version leaked which now is officially available. The application can be downloaded from the BlackBerry World.
Even though Windows 8 is out for more than six months now, there is no iTunes Metro application available. While Microsoft did invited Apple to produce a Windows 8 iTunes app, the Cupertino company seems not too interested in building a Windows 8 iTunes app.
HTC doesn't share Acer's pessimism with Windows RT, with the company is working on 7-inch and 12-inch tablets based on the ARM-wrestling software. Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800 quad-core SoC could be a front-runner for the chip that drives these devices.
Microsoft announced sale of its 100 millionth Windows 8 license, six months into the operating system's launch. One way of looking at it is that apart from the 60 million it sold last Holiday with heavily discounted prices, it only sold 10 million a month then on.
First-generation Surface may have sold only 1.5 million units, half of expectations, but that isn't keeping Microsoft from preparing a second-generation 7-incher for late June. According to DigiTimes report, the tablet, on paper, appears like shrunk down Surface Pro
Microsoft announced the official release date of the next-generation Xbox console. The company has sent out invitations to certain media for the event, which will be held on May 21 at Microsoft's headquarters in Redmond, starting at 10 am local time.
The market's lukewarm response to Windows 8 is forcing Microsoft to reconsider tossing Start menu back into its Windows product stack. The company is reportedly reintroducing the UI element Windows 8 users missed, with its upcoming Windows 8.1 "Blue."
In what is a glimmer of hope for PC users that find themselves annoyed with their Windows 8 machines booting to the MetroStart Screen, Microsoft placed an option with early builds of Windows 8.1 to bypass it and boot straight to desktop. Sadly, it isn't for everyone.
Microsoft is reportedly in the market for supply of 1.5-inch touchscreens. Unless it plans to integrate them into its next-generation Xbox controller, speculation is rife, that it has an active smartwatch project, indicating Redmond is after the $7 billion pie.