Windows

  • Microsoft fined $711 million by EU for failing to add a browser ballet

    The European Union has just fined Microsoft €561 million for breaking a 2009 antitrust agreement, which they broke by not including a ballet box in Windows 7 Service Pack 1 to give users an option to install one of 12 web browsers, rather than just Microsoft’s Internet Explorer. At...
  • Microsoft: Next release of Windows Phone set for Christmas

    Microsoft’s next big release of its Windows Phone OS has been slated for the ‘holidays’, which in Australian speak means roughly Christmas time. Another minor update will be released before then under the code name of ‘Blue’. These were both confirmed through Window’s Phone job postings on Microsoft’s website....
  • Build // Day 2 – Server, Azure, Visual Studio, Ballmer.

    It’s day 2 of Microsoft’s Build Conference and today the focus turns onto Server, Azure and Visual Studio. The first demo of the day showed how a game ‘Tankster’ could write data back to an Azure backend, so PC and Mobile gamers can play against each other cross platform....
  • Windows 8 UI revealed! Borrows WP7’s metro UI

    Image source: Engadget President of the Windows division at Microsoft, Steven Sinofsky has just revealed a new touch interface for Windows 8. At the D9 conference in the US, Sinofsky showcased Windows 8 features for the first time. The interview with Walt Mossberg revealed many interesting new developments for...
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