Super Gates takes on AI
Published in News
Thursday, 02 June 2016 11:21

Super Gates takes on AI


When he is not fighting evil mosquitoes

When he is not battling the evil mosquito, Sir William Gates III is apparently working on AI in his secret lab.

Microsoft plans to take control of VR without making a headset
Published in Wearables


Windows Holographic devices coming 'in months'


While many had expected Microsoft’s mixed reality devices to be years away, Redmond is telling the world that the first gear should be in the shops in a few months.

Microsoft sells 1,500 patents to Xiaomi
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 11:52

Microsoft sells 1,500 patents to Xiaomi


A long term partnership

Microsoft is flogging off 1,500 of its patents to Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi which will give the Chinese maker a foot in the door into Western markets.

Nadella heads to China to talk about monopoly
Published in News


We have two hotels on Tiananmen Square

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella is in Beijing this week to head off some possible problems with China's anti-trust investigation.

Samsung warns off upgrading to Windows 10
Published in News


Drivers still not ready


Samsung is advising customers against installing Windows 10 because the drivers for its PCs still don’t work with Microsoft's newest operating system.

Windows Phone OS now on less than 1 percent of phones
Published in Mobiles


Microsoft only sells 2.3 million Lumia devices in Q1 2016

According to the latest report, Microsoft's Windows Phone now holds less than one percent of the market share due to low sales in the Q1 2016.

Nokia takes smartphone business back from Microsoft
Published in Mobiles


Thanks for the restructuring


Nokia has taken back its mobile phone and tablet brand from Microsoft and getting back into the market globally.

Microsoft sells Nokia to Foxconn
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 13:53

Microsoft sells Nokia to Foxconn


Pretty much as we predicted

Microsoft has confirmed that it is selling its featurephone business to manufacturing company Foxconn for $350 million.

Manufacturers fear Intel's Windows 10 plans pushing up costs
Published in News


Pushing up costs

Intel's plan to have its next-generation processors support only Windows 10 is causing the industrial PC players a few sleepless nights.

Microsoft might flog Lumia to Foxconn
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 16 May 2016 13:22

Microsoft might flog Lumia to Foxconn


Feature phone surrender


There is an interesting rumour circulating which suggests that Microsoft looking to shut down Lumia smartphone business and sell Nokia brand to Foxconn.