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 […]
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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.
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.
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).
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.