First version of Microsoft Windows, Windows 1.0 was shipped on November 20, 1985. This was two years after the initial announcement made by Microsoft about their new operating system in 1983. Microsoft initially considered to call the operating system as “Interface Manager” as the name for the new OS, but later the name “Windows” was […]
Kaspersky Lab has discovered a new Trojan that affects online banking systems and their customers. The new virus is identified as an evolved version of the infamous ZeuS Trojan – Trojan-Banker.Win32.Chthonic, or Chthonic for short, which had hit over 150 banks mainly across the Europe. Chthonic exploits computer functions including the web camera and keyboard to […]
Microsoft stopped presenting users with a choice of web browsers for new installations of Windows. Microsoft provided ‘Browser Choice’ in accordance with a decision issued by the European Commission in December 2009. The obligations imposed by that decision have expired and as a result the Browser Choice Update will no longer be delivered to new […]
Microsoft has involved Robots to protect its Silicon Valley Campus. The Software Giant has used autonomous robot security guard called K5 to watch intruders causing trouble on the campus. Microsoft is one of the first company to use robotic security in Silicon Valley. The company is using five of these K5 robot’s, which are roughly […]
Microsoft announced that their Office 365 mobile app is now free with all of the features for iOS users. Microsoft Office apps used to allow consumers to only view documents, not create new ones or edit any that are existing. Only paid Office 365 customers had access to the “advanced editing” and unlimited storage offerings […]
Microsoft has officially stopped selling of Windows 7 and Windows 8. From October 31’st onward, consumers could no longer buy copies of the Home Basic, Home Premium and Ultimate versions of Windows 7. Microsoft stopped selling Windows 8 as well. The current version of Windows available to buy is Windows 8.1. Windows 8.1 will be […]
Need more space on the cloud ? Microsoft removed storage restriction on OneDrive to Office 365 consumers. Office 365 consumers can now enjoy unlimited OneDrive storage at no additional cost. The cheapest deal is, spend 6.99$ a month – you get Office and unlimited storage .
No more Nokia Lumia! Microsoft announced that they will start selling Lumia smartphones as ‘Microsoft Lumia’ device instead of calling them Nokia Lumia. The move comes within 6 month of Microsoft acquiring Finnish telecom company Nokia’s mobile device business for about USD 7.5 billion. The deal was completed on April 25, 2014. Along with its announcement, […]