Software giant Microsoft has confirmed that it would launching its "Multi-screen" Zune music and movie services in Europe and other countries this fall.
The upcoming services, which include free Zune software version 4.7, Zune Marketplace and the Zune Pass, will be made available in as many as twenty countries around the globe. However, all the announced service will not be available in all the countries.
Web browsing is becoming the main thing people do with their computers in these days, so Microsoft is also performing various researches on this issue and trying to improve its web browsers. However Internet Explorer is still the most used browser till date but Google Chrome, Firefox and other browsers are spreading their legs in the market very strongly.
In an interview at IE9 event, Sinofsky has said that the browser plays a huge role in selling of the operating system as internet browsing is most widely used activity amongst the computer users.
The motion sensing device for Play Station 3 has arrived to the stores for sale three days earlier than the proposed date and one ad half month before Microsoft launches its competing asset Kinect in the market.
Sony has released its latest Play Station 3 Move three days earlier as an advance move in its battle with its rival Microsoft and Nintendo. The motion sensing device was scheduled to arrive at stores on 19rth September but it is available in most of the stores like Best Buy and Amazon. com three days earlier.
The software giant Microsoft has released its latest version of Internet Explorer browser, IE9 but the firm has decided to make the latest IE9 incompatible with the computers using Windows XP operating system. The company has said the Windows XP has not the necessary technologies to run the new browser.
There are some problems reported with the high profile gaming like Xbox 360 such as hardware issues. The users have reported that they are facing lots of problems with dirty disc errors.
The video game users have reported the problems with the 20 GB Xbox 360 and with its latest versions also. Microsoft which also deals in the video games has said that there is not any clear solution to this issue and the company requested its customers facing the problems to contact the customer care of the company.
Microsoft on Wednesday released the beta version of its latest version of Explorer, IE 9, at an event in San Francisco.
The new web browser is company’s attempt to maintain its dominance in the market against rivals such as Mozilla and Google.
IE 9 supports HTML 5 technology and is claimed to work faster than the rival browsers. It features CSS3, Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) along with other web standards. In addition, it comes with numerous privacy and security measures that are intended to eliminate perceptions that IE is less safe as compared with other browsers.
Microsoft through an official release has claimed the success of its new game "Halo: Reach" which has jotted sales nearly up to $200 million on the day of release itself.
Halo: Reach is the latest offering from the Halo saga and has been a blockbuster hit ever since it has unveiled itself, selling more than 34 million copies in the nine years since its debut and at the same time faring well in case of the Xbox 360 console gaming system.
Microsoft has proclaimed the latest enterprise collaboration tool Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendee.
The reports claimed by the tech news site ZD Net, state that Microsoft Lync conferencing client supposedly is actually one of the Communicator clients for Office Communications Server 14, but has been named again.
Microsoft has stated that Lync 2010 will aid users to employ all trendy tools like; "instant messaging, audio, and video, as well as collaboration tools such as application sharing, screen sharing, attachments, white board, polling, and PowerPoint slide presentation."
Microsoft has claimed a funeral ceremony at HQ, Redmond where a few of the staff members paraded coffins and hearses for Windows Phone 7 rivals who majorly constituted of the iPhone and the Blackberry.
The event stated of the release of Windows Phone 7 RTM, which apparently causes one to bury the competition, and so does the theme falls right in the situation.
Microsoft has promised that it would improve its system for notifying customers about any potential cloud computing outages.
The promise emerged in wake of a series of outages that dogged its cloud hosted Exchange and SharePoint services, which are also called BPOS, in the past few weeks.
Commenting on the issue, Microsoft BPOS official Morgan Cole stated, "We're reviewing all of our communications and service level measurements to identify areas of improvement.”
After the launch of the instant service, Google, the Worldwide Advertisement and Internet Search Corporation, received an applause from Microsoft. The new Google service was launched on the 7th of September, offering the users real time results.
According to experts, the service would increase the gap between the client base of Google and Bing, the web search engine technology released by Microsoft.
Microsoft through a press release has informed about the latest development in regard of its Office 2011 for Mac.
Through a recently released leaked video clip it was revealed that the forthcoming version of its Office 2011 for Mac will be loaded with never before released features and at the same time will feature Co-Authoring, Scheduling Assistant, Web Apps, and Broadcast Slideshow.
Halo: Reach, which is all set to come out on Tuesday, will be the last Halo game that Bungie will ever make.
However, Microsoft may carry on creating more Halo games after Bungie starts working on other projects. But, as Reach’s closure will put an end to the influential first-person shooter, anticipation is avid.
Halo games have largely proved to be successful. Both of the Halo 2 and Halo 3 titles are among the Top 20 games based on total unit sales. The original 'Halo' is among the Top 50 games.
Microsoft has notified that it would release nine security updates next week to address as many as 13 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Office and its Web server software.
The company labeled four of the potential nine security updates as "critical", while the remaining five have been smeared as "important".
The number of patches to be released on September 14 will be more than double the maximum Microsoft has issued in any other odd-month of this year.
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