Posts Tagged ‘microsoft’

Check out the award winning Contre Jour game ported to web browsers using straight HTML5 and JavaScript

// October 9th, 2012 // No Comments » // Gaming

Contre Jour, developed by Ukrainian developer Hyrniv Mokus and published by Chillingo, garnered a lot of praise when it was first released on the iOS platform. ABC news said, “the game is so well designed that it almost feels like you’re playing a piece of art.” Now Microsoft has ported the game to HTML5 in […]

Huge Windows 8 cumulative update rolls out prior to SP1 – promises performance improvements

// October 9th, 2012 // No Comments » // Operating Systems

Microsoft is rolling out a cumulative update today ahead of an official service pack for Windows 8. The update includes power and performance improvements as well as some driver fixes and updates to some core Windows 8 applications. It is unusual for Microsoft to roll out cumulative patches (other than service packs) but with Windows […]

New comScore figures show Samsung retaining top position with Apple gaining some ground

// October 2nd, 2012 // No Comments » // Mobile

The latest comScore figures show Samsung still at the top of the smartphone market share ratings with a 25.7% share of the market although the change from the prior 3-month period was flat. LG remains second with a 19.1% market share and Apple comes in 3rd with 19.1%, an increase of 2.1% from May 2012. […]

Barnes and Noble introduce new affordable Android tablets – but you might want to wait for the Windows 8 devices

// September 26th, 2012 // No Comments » // Hardware

Barnes and Noble signaled their intent to stay in the race today when they released a set of new aggressively-priced HD Android tablets (surprise, no Windows 8 – yet). 7-inch and 9-inch versions were announced, each with variable RAM configurations. Both are built upon Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and neither is going to disappoint […]

Google finally agrees to offer do-not-track option in Chrome

// September 18th, 2012 // No Comments » // Internet

Microsoft Internet Explorer has it and so does Firefox. Now Google Chrome will (reluctantly) have it too. The do-not-track option lets the user opt out of allowing their online activity to be tracked. Google decided to add the option as part of an agreement with the United States government.

Attackers have begun exploiting new Zero-Day Internet Explorer vulnerability (UPDATE)

// September 17th, 2012 // No Comments » // Hacking and Security

According to ComputerWorld, attackers have begun exploiting a new zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer web browser. The vulnerability allows hackers to hijack Windows PCs that browse to malicious or compromised websites.

The end of Apple as know it or how (the) Cook burnt down the castle Jobs built

// September 17th, 2012 // No Comments » // Technology

Tim Cook had one job to do and he botched it – and it’s going to change the way we view Apple products. Geeks know that Android devices offer superior technology, but that’s not why Apple fanboys buy Apple products. Steve Jobs got it. Tim Cook doesn’t.

Microsoft releases Windows Server 2012

// September 4th, 2012 // No Comments » // Operating Systems

Hot on the heels of the Windows 8 release, Microsoft today released Windows Server 2012.  As Microsoft put it, “Windows Server 2012 was written from the cloud, up” implying the heavy cloud hooks programmed into the OS.  This is to be expected as we saw Microsoft combine their Windows Azure and Windows Server teams back […]

40 Xbox games to launch with Windows 8

// September 3rd, 2012 // No Comments » // Gaming

You can rest assured that Microsoft is beginning to consolidate its Windows family into a common line, and that common line includes their Xbox gaming console.  Microsoft has announced that 40 games will launch with Windows 8 next month. On October 26, games like Pac-Man Championship Edition DX, Fruit Ninja, Angry Birds, Dragon’s Lair, Kinectimals […]