Internet Explorer 11 was officially launched on 17 October 2013. And just after a short while, Google Apps has decided to drop support for IE9. However, this isn’t due to any conflicts of interest between Microsoft and Google. It is just that Google has a policy of supporting only two major releases of the popular browsers.
Microsoft continues to add new commercials to its Windows 8 vs iPad series. This time it focuses on how Windows 8 can do multitasking and iPad cannot. The tablet used in the commercial is from Dell.
Reuters reported today that Microsoft has tied up with Japan-based Klab to bring several of its console (Xbox) and PC games to Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS platform. The best part…Microsoft’s popular “Age of the Empires” will be available as a “free-to-play” game by the end of 2013.
A new ad has surfaced showing Microsoft mocking Apple iPad. The highlight of the ad shows Windows 8′s “zoomable” homescreen, its multi-tasking capability and the lack of SD card in iPad. The Windows 8 device shown in the ad is Dell’s own XPS 10.
When you are involved in a business, there’s a lot of work to handle. And more importantly you need to have access to your bundle of information from anywhere and anytime. That’s where Microsoft Office 365 gets into the scenario providing you the proper tools and assistance to help you through your tasks and deliverables.
If you have switched to Windows 8 recently, the Start button is probably the most important experience you are missing…like everyone else. Due to high ‘public demand’, there is an ongoing rumor that Microsoft may bring back the iconic button to Windows 8.
Although the XBox 360 is aged, it still is the best selling console in the US, for a whopping 27 months straight. The company recently revealed that it sold 261,000 Xbox 360′s last month. “In March, Xbox 360 maintained its position as the number one console in the U.S., selling more units than any other console and marking the 27th consecutive month as the best-selling console.”
Looks like Microsoft’s new Windows 8 isn’t doing good…not at all. With lackluster sales, that is even worse than Microsoft’s biggest failure, a.k.a. Windows Vista, the company is forced to reduce the OEM cost of Windows 8. After 4 months, Windows 8 has reached just 2.3% of desktop usage, versus Windows 7‘s 9% within the same duration.