Microsoft has announced two new Windows 8 compliant mice, the Sculpt comfort and Sculpt mobile mouse. The Sculpt comfort mouse costs $39.95 (approx Rs 2,220), while the Sculpt mobile mouse costs $29.95 (approx Rs 1,163). Both mice have been design specifically keeping Windows 8 in mind and both feature dedicated Windows keys. (more…)Google+
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After announcing the Xbox One with a brand new Kinect sensor, Microsoft has announced that it will deliver the new Kinect sensor for Windows in 2014 and has hinted that it will release the SDK at its Build developer conference starting in June. (more…)Google+
- Twitter’s two-factor authentication offers limited security
- Android 4.3 seen running on Nexus 4 at the Thailand Mobile Expo
- Samsung Galaxy Young launched in India for Rs 8,010
- Broadcom announces first 5G Wi-Fi combo chips for low-end smartphones, tablets, and PCs
- Microsoft announces Sculpt comfort and Sculpt mobile mice with dedicated Windows key
Nokia used to be the king of smartphones and feature phones, now it rules neither. While Windows Phone as a platform is on the rise, the growth is very slow, and in its last quarter, its Asha line of feature phones took a massive tumble in terms of shipments. Well, the writing was up against the wall considering Android smartphones have been becoming cheaper and smoother to use, month after month, but Q1 of 2013, was a real knock-out punch for Nokia. The Finnish company hopes that the Lumia 520, which was ann...
Yesterday Microsoft announced the Xbox One which will be the successor to the Xbox 360. It showcased multiple new features, and there was a great focus on the new Kinect module. In fact, the Kinect could be used to operate each and every aspect of the console. One of the more peculiar features of the Xbox One is that it can be activated using a voice command to start the machine. This is possible as TheVerge reports that the Kinect will be always on and will be watching the user for commands. (more…)Goo...
Microsoft Xbox One announced, aims to be the heart of the living room with TV, Entertainment and Games
Microsoft has officially announced the Xbox One, which is the successor to the Xbox 360. The new console features advanced voice recognition capabilities it understands natural language and users can navigate the UI and turn on the console using voice. The console also connects with ones set-top box so that one can control one TV and console from one centralized point. The console comes with Skype and Internet Explorer. (more…)Google+
A couple of months ago Sony launched a preemptive strike and announced the hardware specifications for the PlayStation 4. Obviously, it was trying to court game developers by revealing the specs of its next generation console, before Microsoft could have the jump on it. Sony seemed quite desperate, and it did not even showcase the final console hardware. It was quite apparent that it was done to gain ground on Microsoft, which rules the roost in the console gaming space with the Xbox 360. Today, however, it...
In the world of gaming consoles, Sony and Microsoft are arch rivals. Sony used to be dominant in the early 2000′s as the PlayStation 2 was the console to beat, but Microsoft roared back in 2005 when it launched the Xbox 360 and beat Sony to the next generation gaming party by a year. In February, Sony set off to change this and announced the hardware spec of the PlayStation 4, but it failed to showcase the actual console. It so happens that Sony has just teased the console itself, just about 24 hours be...
Google CEO Larry Page took the stage at the I/O, shared his philosophies and talked about the negativity in the tech industry
Last night, a day after openly discussing his voice issues, Google’s CEO Larry Page surprisingly took the stage at the I/O to bring the Keynote to a close. Page started out by sharing his philosophies on how the technology industry should ideally function, and towards the end held an extensive Q&A session with the gathered audience. (more…)Google+
Only a couple of days ago Microsoft had announced an official YouTube app for Windows Phone, it seems like this app is going to be short lived. TheVerge is reporting that Google has asked Microsoft to take down the app and halt all installs immediately, because of the lack of ads. Google terms this as a violation of API use. (more…)Google+
As a part of its ongoing summer special deals, Microsoft is offering a bunch of freebies along with the Xbox 360 and console games like Fable 3, and Halo Wars at discounted prices until June. (more…)Google+
Tablets continued their upward trend in the market with nearly 49.2 million units shipped in the first quarter of this year. This is a near 142.4 percent increase from last quarter and more units were shipped in Q1 than the entire first half of 2012, reports International Data Corporation (IDC). (more…)Google+
Last year was a massive year for Microsoft. It re-imagined the Windows experience and created a common design language across its entire product line, but at the same time it changed its logo for the first time in 20 years and also rebranded the Windows and Office divisions with new logos. It seems like Microsoft is planning similar things for its Bing, Xbox, Yammer and Skype divisions according to a report by The Verge . It revealed plans for re-imagining the Bing, Skype and Xbox brands at a design day event...