There’s been loads of ‘leaks’ of the next generation of the less-than-popular Microsoft portable media player, the Zune.
Named Zune HD, it’s a heck of a lot better looking than all of the previous Zunes, as does the interface. Gone is the round button, opting instead for a full touch screen.
The HD-ness is two fold –
Continue reading Zune HD: Finally Decent Looking But No HD Screen!
Currently in deep beta with only a few invited users in Seattle allowed to play along is Microsoft’s Vine application, a Twitter-like app aimed at letting people communicate in disaster situations.
Continue reading Microsoft Vine Seeks Cash From Chaos
Looks like Microsoft has hit a speed bump in trying to get Silverlight adopted by broadcasters.
Some reasons for the Major League Baseball stopping using Silverlight might be coming to light. With 500,000 subscribers, MBL.com is the Web’s most successful subscription service, so well worth taking note of.
Continue reading MBL Returns To Flash, Dumping Microsoft Silverlight. Why?
Mozilla’s Firefox 3.0 has now officially become the number uno web browser in Europe, according to the latest figures from StatCounter.
Although Microsoft – once supreme rulers of all things browser-related – still rock the market if you add together all the various versions of Internet Explorer still in use, Firefox 3.0 is the most popular individual browser version.
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New figures for the operating systems used to access the web show Microsoft registering a rise while Apple’s share takes a bit of a downward shimmy.
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January has proved to be a good start for Apple, with around 10 percent of Web users running the operating system, according to Web metrics company Net Applications.
Microsoft’s new Windows 7 OS – currently in its first public beta – also enjoyed a surge of popularity. The company first made the beta available for download on January 10, although it suffered an inauspicious debut, with servers crumbling under the demand.
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UK sales of video game hardware and software in 2008 have lept to £4.034 billion, so say industry body ELSPA.
Looks like fans of video games are refusing to listen to the doom-sayers and have been buying video games in ever larger numbers taking software sales to £1.905 billion.
Now the detail …
Continue reading UK Video Game Sales Soar 23%: Wii Sales More Than 360 + PS3
Nigerian 419 scammers fall far behind blue pill shifters for the trouser-dept failed.
When it comes to spam, the most popular topic is pharmaceutical, with 30.6 per cent of spams trying to flog you sexual drugs with 20.9 per cent imploring you to invest in some other medicines.
Continue reading Over Half Of All Spam For Pills And Viagra
Anyone hoping that the next version of Windows was going to regale under a snappy moniker is in for a bit of a disappointment, with the word coming from the Redmond massive that the seventh version of Windows will go under the name of, err, Windows 7.
Continue reading Windows New OS To Be Called Windows 7
Although our days of using Hotmail ended years ago when Google launched its GMail service offering far more server space, it still remains a hugely popular service, and Microsoft have started to sprinkle some fairy dust over the free e-mail pioneer.
Continue reading Microsoft Updates Hotmail (Windows Live Hotmail)