Microsoft has begun airing a new ad in its Windows 8 vs. iPad campaign that pokes fun at the iPad's inability to run more than one app at a time. The app portrays two baseball scouts that want to sign the same player, but the one using the Windows 8 tablet "wins" because of the...Read more
Microsoft's corporate vice president of the Windows Phone division,б═Joe Belfiore, has indirectly confirmed the long-rumored Nokia Lumia 1020 smartphone through pictures he posted to his Flickr account. The photos show EXIF data that lists the Lumia 1020 as the camera that took the pictures.
announced today that it has hired the now formerб═head of Microsoft's Interactive Entertainment division,б═Don Mattrick. Mattrick has headed the division, which includes the Xbox, for three years and spent a total of six years at Microsoft.Read more
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When tablet devices were first launched onto the market a few years ago, there was little doubt they would be popular. However, at the Adobe Summit event held in Salt Lake City in Utah earlier this year, new data was presented which showed that tablet devices have actually overtaken smartphones in terms of driving...Read more
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Microsoft today announced that its next-generation game console, the Xbox One, will go on sale sometime this November for $499. Each unit will include a Kinect sensor, as well as one wireless controller. The console will launch in 21 countries at the beginning.Read more
Microsoft yesterday launched a newб═advertisementб═campaign that pokes fun at Apple's iPad versus Windows 8-based tablets. The first ad focuses on pointing out several "flaws" of the iPad, using Siri's well-known voice. The second ad pokes fun at the size and weight of the iPad compared to Windows tablets.
Microsoft yesterday updated its YouTube app for Windows Phone devices, partially resolving a dispute with Google. Google issued a cease and desist letter to Microsoft last week, requiring Microsoft to remove the YouTube app from the Windows Phone Store since it didn't comply with YouTube guidelines. Google noted two main issues with...Read more
Alongside the introduction of the next-generation Xbox console, the Xbox One, Microsoft also announced the next-generation Kinect add-on for the console. The new Kinect features improved tracking for up to six people at one time, as well as smoother performance and better recognition of voice commands with an improved microphone. The new Kinect features voice...Read more
A leaked internal video obtained byб═iCosmoGeek, apparently created by Microsoft, parodies one of Google's new TVб═advertisementsб═for its Chrome web browser. Google's ad focuses on how Chrome remembers information across both mobile and desktop computers, while Microsoft's parodies follows a similar theme and claims that Chrome tracks users to display more relevant ads and make...Read more
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