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Basic guide for IE 9

Tweet The Internet Explorer 9 has been officially launched last Monday. The new browser from Microsoft is packed with lots of interesting new tools such as the taskbar shortcuts, jumplists, HTML 5 support, acceleration of the hardware that gives it more graphic performance, and it packs an interface that is so sleek that you feel that this new addition to …

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Microsoft’s appeal: “App Store” is generic!

Tweet Apple has been making every effort to have the name “App Store” trademark under its name, but this effort has run in to direct conflict from Microsoft. Microsoft has argued that the phrase in question is too generic that competitors would have a difficulty using a different word to describe their own “applications” service. Shortly after Apple launched its …

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What’s next for Windows?

Tweet Microsoft said that the newest version of Windows PC operating system will have ARM processors to run on. This is a part of Microsoft’s effort to make Windows adaptable to the ever-growing market for tablet computers, where two “giants” have already dominated, Apple and Google. This is certainly a big leap for Microsoft, who’s always been largely known for its desktop …

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Are you ready for Microsoft TV ?

Tweet Microsoft is competing against Netflix, Apple, Google, and a host of other companies as it plans to manufacture its own streaming TV service as sources report. People who “know about” the plan said that Microsoft is talking with several TV networks to obtain license to stream content over its devices, the Xbox 360 and, of course, Windows 7 mobile …

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Microsoft goes motion detection

Tweet Microsoft is planning to buy the company that makes the breakthrough technology that enables human gestures to power devices. That company is called Canesta. It has developed a camera that takes images in 3D. It detects the person in front of the gesture-control-enabled device and make that person control the device through some facial expressions and hand gestures. You …

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 OS

Tweet Microsoft has just announced the Windows Phone 7 OS for mobile devices, taking a big leap forward in the company’s labors to fortify its position in the ever-growing smartphone market. Microsoft wanted to make Phone 7 a representation of the users themselves by adding numerous ways to allow customization on the user interface. This way, the new OS will …

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Zune HD’s Messenger app

Tweet The Windows Live team at Microsoft announced the release of Messenger for the Zune HD. One of the cool new features that Microsoft added to the new version of the desktop app is its Facebook integration; that same functionality is built into the Zune version. Once you’ve connected your Facebook and Windows Live accounts, you can easily monitor all …

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Funeral for Microsoft’s Windows Phone competitors

Tweet Microsoft’s Windows Phone team theatrically a mock funeral for the iPhone and BlackBerry last Friday. Microsoft buried the competition employing the visuals of a mock funeral, but the question still remains, will the Windows Phone 7 be really be able to compete with or even take on Android, the iPhone and others when it finally comes out next month. …

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Windows 7’s Family Pack is back says Microsoft

Tweet When Windows 7 was launched, Microsoft offered such a bundle for it, but billed it as a limited-time offer. In just two months or less, supplies had already run out. But word has it that the Windows 7 Family pack will be back on sale on Oct. 3 for a suggested price of $149.99. As what we’ve seen before, …

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Microsoft’s Comeback

Tweet Microsoft has been taking a lot of injuries in the past years from the battle of the browsers, being hurriedly replaced by Google and Apple and finding itself in the odd position of being near if not at the bottom, but this giant could be looking to save face with a few innovations up its sleeve. Here are the …

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