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Internet Explorer 9 downloaded 2.3 million times on day 1

Internet Explorer 9 downloaded 2.3 million times on day 1

According to Windows Steam Blog (the official Internet Explorer Blog), Internet Explorer 9, Microsoft’s latest browser, was downloaded 2.35 million times in its first 24 hours of release. We’re slightly impressed, since Internet Explorer’s (IE) popularity has been slowly decreasing due to strong competition from Firefox and Google Chrome. However, IE still continues to be the mos... »

Zune Killed Off (Reportedly)

Zune Killed Off (Reportedly)

According to Bloomberg, trustworthy sources within the Microsoft Camp (reportedly a ‘person familiar with the decision’) has confirmed that Microsoft have killed off the Zune, at least in the form of hardware (which included the Zune HD). So this means that Microsoft will NOT be developing the Zune HD2, or any new Zune models from here on. It’s reported that Microsoft will furthe... »

Internet Explorer 9 being released today

Internet Explorer 9 being released today

After taking the day off due to Labor Day here in Australia we’re back today with more news and updates! We start off today with a little tidbit about the World’s most popular Internet Browser – Internet Explorer (IE). Those of you who still use IE, take note, Microsoft is finally unleashing their newest Browser IE9 (Internet Explorer 9) upon the world today (3pm in Australia for... »

Windows Phone 7 Marketplace hits 10,000 Apps

Windows Phone 7 Marketplace hits 10,000 Apps

The Windows Phone 7 (WP7) Marketplace hit 10,000 Applications (Apps) today, a new milestone for the Microsoft produced Operating System. It has taken them 4 and a half months (or slightly over) to reach this amount, which is faster than both the Android Marketplace AND iTunes  App Store which is quite an accomplishment. So if you’ve been putting off purchasing a Windows Phone 7 due to the la... »

Windows Phone 7 And Zune HD Are Now Fully Mac Supported

Windows Phone 7 And Zune HD Are Now Fully Mac Supported

After years of asking (or just over 1 to be fair), Mac users can finally access their Zune HD‘s and Windows Phone 7‘s (since October for WP7’s) via their Mac computers. The Windows Phone 7 Connector App went live in the Mac Store this week, bringing with it the much requested syncing feature between your Mac Computer and Windows Phone 7/Zune HD. With it out, it possibly means tha... »

Zune HD (Microsoft)

Zune HD (Microsoft)

What is it? The Zune HD is one of Microsoft most understated products every produced.  It is good, very good, yet sales not only never took off, but people were left unaware on a mass scale, of the products thanks in part to Apple iPod Touch sales going through the roof (even thought the Zune HD was and still is cheaper than the iPod Touch). So what is it? It is a touch screen based MP3 Player (or... »

Nokia and Microsoft Announce Partnership

Nokia and Microsoft have recently announced a partnership where Nokia will start using Microsoft’s mobile Operating System – Windows Phone 7. While the partnership is not exclusive, it will mean that Nokia and Microsoft will be sharing some key technologies with each other. Those include: The Windows Phone 7 operating system, Xbox live services, Microsoft Office services, Bing Services... »

Xbox 360 (Microsoft)

Xbox 360 (Microsoft)

The Console The Xbox 360, was created by Microsoft, and was the successor to the original ‘xbox’. The 360, was released in May 2005, and has since evolved into one of the greatest consoles available in the market. It is a ‘video game console’, capable of playing games, watching DVD’s, Surfing the Internet (which includes xbox twitter and Facebook applications), abilit... »

Windows Phone 7 (Microsoft)

Windows Phone 7 (Microsoft)

What is Windows Phone 7? Windows Phone 7, or as it is also know – WP7, is Microsoft’s new take on their Mobile Operating System (OS) and the newest Mobile OS to hit the markets. Released late October 2010, it is a much needed upgrade (and improvement) on their old Mobile Operating Sytem – Windows Mobile. While the name’s might sound similar, the OS are in no way similar. Wh... »

Android (Google)

What is Android? Simply put, Android is Google’s Mobile  Operation System, meaning the system they put into phones. Google do not build phones themselves, but let other companies such as HTC, Samsung, LG, Motorola, etc.. build the phones, and they simply build the OS (Operating System) that goes into the phone. Google first released Android in 2008. Since then, it has become one of the most ... »

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