Microsoft has begun teasing the reveal of its next generation of Windows graphics API. It would appear that Redmond is not going to let AMD’s new Mantle API hog all the glory for the next generation of gaming. The splash page displays the apparent partners for the next DirectX, which surprisingly includes AMD itself.
We have seen the sign before thanks to the recent listing on SIRIM’s database but this time, it is really happening. Surface 2 is officially coming to Malaysia very soon, as confirmed by Microsoft to us.
Apart from announcing new partners and features for Windows Phone, Microsoft was also on stage at its media conference in Mobile World Congress 2014 to talk about Windows 8. The company then announced a new update for Windows 8.1 that will be released to customers this spring.
MWC 2014: Microsoft Announces New Partners For Windows Phone, Support For More Snapdragon Chips, and Dual-SIM Feature
Mobile World Congress is one of the biggest event in the mobile industry’s calendar which it is no surprise that Windows Phone made an appearance at the event as well. In fact, Microsoft has organized a press conference at Barcelona last night that focuses on the operating system and sure enough, there were several interesting […]
Have you ever heard of Office Web Apps? Don’t fret if you are not familiar with it as plenty of users out there didn’t notice its existence as well. The reason is simple: one will usually stumbled upon Office Web Apps only when he or she opens an Office document on OneDrive (formerly known as […]
Microsoft’s SkyDrive cloud storage service has finally made the change over to the new OneDrive name. OneDrive is more than just a cosmetic name change and brings several new features. These include camera uploading on Android, improved document sharing, and better video streaming.
It has been months since Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 were launched in US but as of now, there is still no official sign that both devices will be made available in our market although Microsoft Malaysia has actually responded (somehow) to customer’s request last year. That might change soon as we have […]
The latest software development kit (SDK) for Microsoft’s extensive update for the Windows Phone platform has been released for developers. While Microsoft is making it a point update and calling it Windows Phone 8.1, it is very clear that this is one major overhaul of the platform, featuring plenty of useful new features. From on-screen […]
Some might not remember about partnership between Razer and Microsoft as it has been a while since we see any new co-developed products (Habu and Reclusa, anyone?) coming from them. Nevertheless, the partnership apparently is still there alive and both companies have announced that they are now working to come up with new peripherals for […]
Several companies have been pushing for greater transparency in requests made by the US government under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. The Act has caused companies with access to user profiles to have to turn customer information over to the NSA. This includes access to email and other personal information that is normally encrypted and […]
The Gears of War franchise has moved over to Microsoft, as the rights to the game has been sold by developer Epic Games. Canadian studio, Black Tusk, will take over development of future games. Microsoft also announced that Gears of War veteran Rod Fergusson, former director of production at Epic Games, has been hired to […]
Due to a court ruling in UK which favours the British broadcaster BSkyB, Microsoft was asked to change the name of its SkyDrive cloud-based storage service last year. Six months after that took place, now we finally know what the new name is going to be: OneDrive. The new name is confirmed by Ryan Gavin, […]
According to an insider, Sony are apparently considering to launch a Windows Phone device and it might happen as early as mid-2014. No deal has been signed between the company and Microsoft though but if the deal actually goes through, the new Sony Windows Phone will be positioned under the company’s VAIO family which is […]
Did you recently purchased a Nokia Lumia 1520 or any Windows Phone 8 devices out there and looking for ways to unleash its potentials? Or simply wondering what Nokia Lumia 1520 and Windows Phone 8 have to offer for you? Well, this upcoming Nokia Lumia 1520 Workshop in collaboration of Lowyat.NET, our online shop Storekini.com […]
Despite heading to the market slightly later than PlayStation 4, the Xbox One apparently is doing pretty well. Microsoft have announced that they have managed to sell more than two million units with half of them were sold within 24 hours of its release day in 13 markets throughout the world. As a comparison, Sony’s […]