The Verge reports that Windows chief Julie Larson-Green has confirmed that Microsoft will release a developer release of Windows 8.1, codenamed Blue towards the end of June, which will be available during the company's Build Developer conference. Read More
VentureBeat reports that Hulu has released the Windows Phone 8 version of its app and provides an opinion that the app appears to be a clean, easy-to-use experience, "without any chrome or skeuomorphic rubbish coming between you and the videos". Read More one comment
The Verge reports that Microsoft is planning to reveal its next-generation Xbox at an event in May. Sources knowledgeable about Microsoft's Xbox plans have said that the event will be held at a small venue with an emphasis on giving the initial details on the next Xbox, codenamed Durango. Read More
Monday night's abrupt departure of Steve Sinofsky, Microsoft's president of Windows and Windows Live, has dinged the company’s share price by about 3 percent and instigated petabytes of speculation. Read More
Sites that depend on digital media are at risk of alienating people who visit via search engines, because many webmasters assume they’re predominantly welcoming Windows users. Chitika research shows why they shouldn't. Read More
- In a move to avoid potentially millions in antitrust fines, Microsoft (NASD: MSFT) has
agreed to allow over 100 million European consumers using its Windows operating
system to choose from a list of 12 Web browsers, rather than be directed to its
own Internet Explorer by default. "Millions of European consumers will
benefit from this decision by having a free choice about which web browser they
use. Such choice will not only serve to improve people’s experience of the
internet now but also act as [...].
Readying myself for Windows Vista over the last few weeks has felt like the coming of a newborn: I’ve done loads of research, read the opinions of those who’ve tried it, and even decided a new computer was necessary to carry the enormous burden Vista will bring. The decision was made no easier by PC Magazine’s extensive coverage, which included as many reasons to invest in Vista as reasons not to. It turns out I’m a [...].