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Computing

Microsoft, TM and Intel launch ‘Good Bye XP, Good Buy Windows 8′ program

Microsoft, TM and Intel launch ‘Good Bye XP, Good Buy Windows 8′ program

On 8 April 2014, the world finally bid farewell to the venerable Windows XP. Microsoft officially retired support for the 12-year old operating system as well as Office 2003, including automatic security patches. To make transitioning to the latest technology powered by Windows 8 and Intel technology for SMEs easier, Microsoft Malaysia has partnered Telekom Malaysia (“TM”) and Intel Malaysia to […]

by × April 16, 2014 × 0 comments

Mobile

Nokia Lumia 630 to ship with Windows Phone 8.1

Nokia Lumia 630 to ship with Windows Phone 8.1

Nokia Lumia 630, the successor to the popular Nokia Lumia 620, is expected to be one of the first devices to come pre-loaded with Windows Phone 8.1. Anticipated to be launched in the next couple of months, the phone will be dual-SIM and could also include 4G LTE.

by × March 27, 2014 × 0 comments

Tech Talk

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Chinese hacker praises Apple security after successfully pwning Safari

At the two-day Pwn2own contest last week, all major web software were “pwned”. Sponsored by Hewlett-Packard and organised by HP-owned Zero-Day Initiative, a total of US$850,000 in prize money was paid out to winners. Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox browsers were hacked successfully, as well as Adobe Reader and Flash.

by × March 18, 2014 × 2 comments

Computing

Surface 2 LTE hits US shores today, AT&T exclusive

Surface 2 LTE hits US shores today, AT&T exclusive

Microsoft has officially rolled out a 4G LTE version of Surface 2 in the US today, 18 March 2014. The Surface 2 (AT&T 4G LTE) is a 64GB mobile broadband-ready version that will retail for $679 USD (SRP).

by × March 18, 2014 × 0 comments

Computing, Reviews

[First impressions] Microsoft Surface 2

[First impressions] Microsoft Surface 2

The Surface was Microsoft‘s first real foray into the hardware business. If anything, it proved one thing. Microsoft can make excellent hardware. Coupled with Windows 8 (and its RT variant), the Surface and Surface Pro later on proved that tablets weren’t just devices for play and content consumption, but could double up as productive, content creation devices too. With the […]

by × March 14, 2014 × 0 comments

Computing

Microsoft Surface 2 officially launched in Malaysia

Microsoft Surface 2 officially launched in Malaysia

In response to heightened interest of Malaysians over the Surface brand of tablets, Microsoft Malaysia unveiled the Surface 2 today. The launch was a glitzy media and partners affair which included the exclusive premiere of the movie ‘Need for Speed’, held at GSC Signature Cinemas, The Gardens in Kuala Lumpur.

by × March 14, 2014 × 4 comments

Computing

Cheaper Surface RT, Surface Pro in Malaysia

Cheaper Surface RT, Surface Pro in Malaysia

In view of the looming launch of the much-anticipated Surface 2 tablet, Microsoft has announced new prices for the previous generation of Surface devices that will continue to be sold until stocks are exhausted. The Surface RT 64GB version has an RRP of RM1,199 while the Surface Pro has an RRP of RM1,889. Prices are for Surface devices only and […]

by × March 11, 2014 × 3 comments

Computing

Microsoft announces Surface 2 prices ahead of 14 March launch in Malaysia, starting from RM1,399

Microsoft announces Surface 2 prices ahead of 14 March launch in Malaysia, starting from RM1,399

The world’s “most productive tablet” is coming to a store near you from 14 March 2014, says Microsoft. The Windows 8-based tablet will retail from RM1,399 for the 32GB version and RM1,699 for the 64GB version.

by × March 10, 2014 × 3 comments

Enterprise

Microsoft Malaysia gets new Chief Marketing & Operations Officer

Microsoft Malaysia gets new Chief Marketing & Operations Officer

Microsoft has announced the of Rukmani Subramaniam as its new Chief Marketing & Operations Officer for Malaysia. Rukmani will lead the marketing and operations functions, and report to Carlos Lacerda, Managing Director of Microsoft Malaysia. 

by × March 9, 2014 × 0 comments

Computing

Microsoft Surface 2: Lighter, faster, better. Coming to Malaysia on 14 March

Microsoft Surface 2: Lighter, faster, better. Coming to Malaysia on 14 March

Microsoft Malaysia has officially announced that the new Surface 2 together with the Type Cover 2 and Touch Cover 2 are hitting Malaysian shores on March 14. This is in response to highly encouraging worldwide customer interest. I’ve been one of the lucky few in Malaysia to have had an in-depth hands-on experience with the new device a couple of […]

by × February 27, 2014 × 1 comment

Mobile, MWC 2014

Lumia 720 and Lumia 520.

[MWC 2014] Windows Phone Goes Mass with Nine New Hardware Partners

At the 2014 Mobile World Congress, Microsoft announced nine new hardware partners for its Windows Phone platform including Lenovo, ZTE and LG Electronics. The software giant is looking to build momentum for the mobile platform in the mass market.

by × February 24, 2014 × 0 comments

Cars

Big Win for BlackBerry As Ford to Drop Microsoft Windows

Big Win for BlackBerry As Ford to Drop Microsoft Windows

Ford Motors Inc. (“Ford”), looking to improve its slump in consumer satisfaction surveys, has been reported to be integrating BlackBerry’s QNX in its fleet of cars, replacing Microsoft’s Windows.

by × February 24, 2014 × 0 comments