Microsoft beats Wall Street predictions
Published in News
Friday, 29 January 2016 09:55

Microsoft beats Wall Street predictions


A cloudy future is now a good thing

Software King of the World Microsoft beat the predictions of the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street by reporting a quarterly revenue and profit which was bolstered by cost cutting and growing demand for its cloud products and services.

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 4 firmware accidentally installs to wrong devices
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Crashes them hard with blue and black screens

Earlier today, Microsoft released the first firmware updates of the year for its latest Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book devices. These were automatic updates that were supposed to add battery charging enhancements, a more accurate fingerprint sensor driver, and support for Microsoft’s Surface Pen on the Surface Pro 4 device.

VMWare cuts jobs on cloudy results
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Wednesday, 27 January 2016 12:13

VMWare cuts jobs on cloudy results


Looks like the sky really wasn’t cloud’s limit

While the Cloud is supposed to be the savour of big computing, VMWare, which should be doing well is actually suffering.

Microsoft develops one-handed keyboard for iPhone
Published in Mobiles


Knows its target market

Software king of the world Microsoft has been doing some research into the needs and wants of Apple fanboys and reached the conclusion that they need a keyboard which can be used one-handed.

Gamers should be careful of new Edge upgrade
Published in Games


Life on the Bleeding Edge

Software giant Microsoft has released Build 11102 of its Edge browser to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring, however it has warned gamers that they might have a few problems with it.

Microsoft to recall Surface Pro 1, 2 and 3 chargers
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Set to announce free trade-in scheme on Friday

The folks in charge of manufacturing Microsoft’s A/C charging cable for the first three generations of its Surface Pro series apparently forgot to quality check for overheating issues.

Details of last Lumia leaked
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 18 January 2016 12:35

Details of last Lumia leaked


Lumia 650 will be out in Feburary

It looks like Microsoft’s Lumia 650 will be in the shops in February with a rather low key launch which befits a brand set to be replaced by the Surface.

Microsoft leaks Hololens details
Published in Wearables
Monday, 18 January 2016 10:12

Microsoft leaks Hololens details


Looks like battery life will be low

Microsoft's augmented reality headset, HoloLens will have about five and a half hours of battery life, according to a company expert.

Microsoft to only support Windows 10 on Intel Kaby Lake, AMD Bristol Ridge, Snapdragon 820
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Windows 7, 8, 8.1 updates for Skylake systems to end on July 17, 2017

In a rather authoritarian, sweeping effort to increase its worldwide Windows 10 install base, Microsoft has announced it will end support for operating systems older than Windows 10 on newer chipset platforms, including Intel’s Skylake, in a year and a half from now, and that Windows 10 will be the only supported Windows OS on new chipset platforms going forward in 2016.

AMD is being propped up by consoles
Published in Processors
Friday, 15 January 2016 14:56

AMD is being propped up by consoles


PS4 and Xbox One sold well over Christmas

AMD is expecting to see its bottom line boosted by good Xbox and PS4 sales over the recent holiday season. Both contain AMD's CPUs and GPUs.