Stuxnet patch didn't work
Published in News
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 11:06

Stuxnet patch didn't work


Redmond issues new patch

Microsoft's Stuxnet patch did not work properly and has left users open to the vulnerablity for five years. 

Microsoft asks for Kyocera phone ban
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 09 March 2015 21:04

Microsoft asks for Kyocera phone ban


Knock, Nokia on heaven's door

Microsoft has asked a court in Seattle to ban Kyocera’s DuraForce, Hydro and Brigadier lines of cellular phones.

Intel and Microsoft team up on mobile
Published in News
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 14:02

Intel and Microsoft team up on mobile


Two also rans also run

The two also rans in the mobile race, Intel and Microsoft are teaming up to improve their market position.

Windows XP will not die
Published in News
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 11:35

Windows XP will not die


People are installing it

After a slump in the use of Windows XP, it appears that some daft people are re-installing it, even as they walk away from Windows 7.

Samsung sorts out its apps
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 02 March 2015 12:30

Samsung sorts out its apps


Microsoft included
 
Samsung has carried out its purge of in-house apps on the Galaxy S6 and included some of Microsoft's software. Both the S6 and S6 edge will ship with a "Microsoft Apps" folder that currently includes OneDrive, OneNote and Skype. 
Microsoft might replace your doctor
Published in News
Friday, 27 February 2015 12:08

Microsoft might replace your doctor


You are suffering from a blue screen of death

Software giant Microsoft might be able to resolve a staff shortage in doctors and nurses with AI. 

AMD and Nvidia will work together in perfect harmony
Published in Graphics


Ebony and ivory

DirectX 12 looks set to bring Nvidia and AMD together, in a way that neither will be particularly happy about.

Refugees from Rare create Playtronic Games
Published in Games
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 22:14

Refugees from Rare create Playtronic Games



Spiritual successor of Banjo Kazooie in development

Despite some hints that Microsoft may have green lighted a new Banjo Kazooie game at Rare, some Rare refugees have gotten together to form a new studio.

Spencer shows off screenshots on Xbox One
Published in Games
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 22:52

Spencer shows off screenshots on Xbox One


Looks like it is getting closer to being released

As most who have an Xbox One know, taking a screenshot is almost impossible. It continues to be the most requested feature that users want added to the Xbox One and Microsoft knows it. 

Office 2016 for desktop coming too
Published in News
Friday, 06 February 2015 08:35

Office 2016 for desktop coming too


Second half of 2015

Office is a very important product for Microsoft and the company doesn't plan to abandon the desktop version anytime soon.