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It's curtains down on Microsoft Windows XP on Tuesday

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 17:57

Microsoft will stop technical support for its most popular operating system (OS) Windows XP globally from Tuesday, bringing down curtains on the software giant's longest running OS.

Windows XP diehards to fend off hackers on their own

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 11:22

On April 8, the US software colossus will stop patching newly found security holes in Windows XP code that hackers could exploit to slip into computers.

Microsoft to launch Windows Kinect this summer

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 11:18

The general manager of Xbox application, Michael Mott, said that instead of mounting sensors on every PC, they can use other alternates using Webcams.

Microsoft partners with Micromax to offer Windows 8.1 phones

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 21:13

Tech giant Microsoft has partnered with India's homegrown handset maker Micromax to offer Windows 8.1-powered operating system (OS) smartphones in the country, which is considered one of the leaders in emerging markets for smart devices.

Nokia unveils Lumia 630, 635 and 930 based on WP 8.1

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 06:45

Finnish phone maker Nokia on Wednesday unveiled three Lumia smartphones - Lumia 630, 635 and 930 - based on Windows Phone 8.1 at the Microsoft's Built 2014 event in San Francisco, USA.

Microsoft to release update of Windows 8.1 on April 8

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 05:21

Software giant Microsoft has announced a release date for the update of its operating system Windows 8.1, including the smart phone version, to give its users a more familiar and convenient browsing experience.

Innovation across Windows family for rapid progress: Nadella

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 05:18

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has said the software company will make innovation across the Windows platform to help it catch up with its competitors.

Microsoft to offer Windows for free on phones, tablets

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 03:09

Microsoft Corp is to give away its Windows operating system to makers of smartphones and small tablets as it seeks to make more of an impact on those fast-growing markets and counter the massive success of Google Inc`s free Android platform.

Windows XP end-of-support boosting PC demand: Citi

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 20:11

Microsoft's decision to end its support to the decade-plus-old Windows XP operating system is reportedly driving up sales of PC in the US and other mature markets, a new report by Citi has revealed.

Microsoft launches new DirectX version to improve game play for Windows Phone

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 22:20

Microsoft has reportedly launched a new version of DirectX, which will improve game play and extend mobile battery life on Windows phone.

Microsoft warns of security bug exploiting `preview email` to hack PC

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 22:02

Microsoft has reportedly warned that previewing emails before hitting send could allow hackers gain control of a user`s PC.

New anti-malware suite to protect XP lovers

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 13:53

A new anti-malware suite has been rolled out that would help XP users protect their systems after Microsoft withdraws its support.