LG launches Delhi Traffic police mobile application

By on May 9, 2014 at 11:28 AM.

LG launches Delhi Traffic police mobile application

In probably first of its kind initiative in the country, Delhi Traffic police today launched a mobile App through which commuters can get instant traffic updates, calculate taxi and auto fares, report defunct traffic signals and fetch all related information right on their smartphones. The Mobile Application and an upgraded website of Delhi Traffic Police were today launched by Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung at a function in Vigyan Bhavan. Speaking on this occasion, the LG lauded the efforts of Delhi Police and expressed pride in being associated with a force which is led by competent officers. More →
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Microsoft announces E3 briefing which is titled Xbox: Game On on June 9

By on May 8, 2014 at 10:49 AM.

Microsoft announces E3 briefing which is titled Xbox: Game On on June 9

This year's media briefing from Microsoft will take place on the morning of June 9 under the title "Xbox: Game On." The company's press note promises "everything from in-depth looks at previously announced games to trailers for our unannounced games coming in 2014 and beyond," while it will be the first time that E3 regular division chief Phil Spencer will be acting in his current role following the departure of Don Mattrick to Zynga. More →
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Microsoft to join hands with major telcom operators to sell its apps, games

By on May 7, 2014 at 11:40 AM.

Microsoft to join hands with major telcom operators to sell its apps, games

Microsoft, which is in talks with major telcom operators to sell its various applications as well as games and bill it to the buyer's monthly mobile bill, said here today that it may announce a partner for this venture soon. "We are in the process of announcing a telecom operator for the above facility within the next few months," Microsoft India director for Windows Phone category Vineet Durani told reporters on the sidelines of the launch of its latest smartphone, Windows Phone 8.1. More →
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Microsoft’s “Not Like Everybody Else” is the first ad after Nokia’s acquisition, paints itself as rebels


By on April 28, 2014 at 6:31 PM.

Microsoft’s “Not Like Everybody Else” is the first ad after Nokia’s acquisition, paints itself as rebels


Most of us are either trying to look at Microsoft Mobile's bright future or like me, trying to digest the fact that the popular cellphone maker won't be called Nokia anymore. Meanwhile, Microsoft has used the opportunity to release its first advertisement after acquiring Nokia's handset business for $7.2 billion. More →
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Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8.1 update to come with revamped Windows Phone Store

By on March 28, 2014 at 12:03 PM.

Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8.1 update to come with revamped Windows Phone Store

At its BUILD developers conference taking place April 2-4 in San Francisco, Microsoft is slated to present Windows Phone 8.1, the latest update to its mobile operating system. According to Windows Phone Central, the update will come with an entirely revamped version of the Windows Phone Store, including automatic app updates like those available through the app platforms on Android or iOS. More →
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Microsoft launches new DirectX version to improve game play for Windows Phone

By on March 27, 2014 at 6:53 PM.

Microsoft launches new DirectX version to improve game play for Windows Phone

Microsoft has reportedly launched a new version of DirectX, which will improve game play and extend mobile battery life on Windows phone. The DirectX 12 game programming tools will reportedly improve the visual quality of games on mobile devices, PCs and the Xbox gaming console. More →
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Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 listed on official website

By on March 20, 2014 at 3:07 PM.

Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 listed on official website

A few days before the launch of the new version of the Windows Phone OS, Microsoft has listed the Windows Phone 8.1 on its US website. The Windows Phone 8.1 option has been placed adjacent to the Windows Phone 8 option, though clicking on it navigates to a page which says that “The page you want doesn't exist on this site.” More →
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Microsoft reportedly waives Windows Phone license fee for Indian hardware partners

By on March 13, 2014 at 1:58 PM.

Microsoft reportedly waives Windows Phone license fee for Indian hardware partners

When Microsoft announced at MWC it was getting Indian smartphone vendors like Karbonn, Lava and Xolo to make Windows Phone, it was clear the software giant was looking at more models running its operating system that will be available at lower prices. Apparently, Microsoft has decided to waive off the license fee it charges companies for every unit shipped running its operating system. More →
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Ballmer owns up to blowing it with Windows Phone

By on March 5, 2014 at 11:45 AM.

Ballmer owns up to blowing it with Windows Phone

By the time Windows Phone 8 made Microsoft’s mobile platform a real competitor in 2012, the iPhone had been on the market for five years and Android-based phones had been on the market for four years. Clearly, Microsoft wasn’t nearly fast enough when it came to getting its mobile platform up to speed and now The Wall Street Journal reports that outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said this week that Windows Phone would be in a much stronger position today if he could go back in time and “re-do the last 10 years.” More →
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