News and interviews on Microsoft including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Thursday, 06 September 2012
Nokia has unveiled its first two Windows Phone 8 smartphones at a joint press conference with Microsoft. However, the markets were not impressed with the announcements, sending Nokia’s share price down 13%.
Nokia's Windows 8 smartphone launch is shaping up to be a make or break event for the company, following reports of a sharp fall in its component orders for existing models.
Wednesday, 05 September 2012
Nokia's hopes of being the first phone manufacturer to announce a Windows Phone 8 smartphone have been dashed, with Samsung beating them to the punch.
VMWare has demonstrated its new Horizon Suite cross-platform smartphone environment, which will allow businesses to deploy internal apps to employee smartphones with the same look and feel across Android smartphones and Apple iPhones.
Monday, 03 September 2012
Microsoft's Windows 7 has finally overtaken Windows XP in market share, according to new figures from Netmarketshare.
Tuesday, 10 July 2012
Microsoft has confirmed the retail version of Windows 8 will hit store shelves in late October.
Monday, 09 July 2012
Former Nokia staff have launched a new start-up, named Jolla, in order to continue development of the Linux-based MeeGo smartphone platform.
Thursday, 05 July 2012
Google has continued its Spring Cleaning by getting rid of unnecessary components of the business. You should do the same
The IT support sector is being disrupted as cloud computing services shake up what was a settled industry.
Microsoft’s position and heritage in the enterprise world means that it has the experience and desire to make its tablet a success.
The entrepreneurial mind isn’t always attuned to making sure good governance procedures and solid IT systems are in place.
Monday, 02 July 2012
HP has responded to Microsoft's recent announcement of its Windows RT Surface tablet by putting plans to develop its own Windows RT tablet on hold.
Thursday, 28 June 2012
Making the switch from one system to another can be a daunting challenge, but persisting with a legacy system can result in costly productivity losses.
Sam Yip is the senior research manager for Telsyte – but one of his favourite pieces of technology is a classic that’s nearly 20 years old.
Thursday, 21 June 2012
Microsoft unveiled its Surface tablet range this week with much fanfare. While details are scarce, can this latest entry in the tablet market hope to make any kind of stand against Apple?
How Microsoft's Surface tablet brings back memories of a more innocent time in computers.
Wednesday, 20 June 2012
IBM, Intel and Linux dominate the world's 500 most powerful supercomputers, according to the TOP500 supercomputer list.
Tuesday, 19 June 2012
Microsoft has announced a new Windows RT tablet called “Surface”, which the company says will be one of the most advanced tablets on the market – but it hasn’t yet announced any pricing or software details.
Friday, 15 June 2012
Skype users are wondering if they will have to put conversations on hold and listen to ads.
Ruslan Kogan is an expert at stirring the pot, but he’s also got some innovative ideas.