Microsoft is working on its own PC chips
Microsoft Corp. is working on in-house processor designs for use in server computers that run the company’s cloud services, adding to an industrywide effort to reduce reliance on Intel Corp.’s chip technology.
The world’s largest software maker is using...
Criminals who scammed Microsoft out of R4 million nailed
The Hawks and United States law enforcement have arrested three men suspected of scamming Microsoft through business email compromise (BEC) fraud.
In a statement issued on Thursday, they said that the suspects allegedly created a...
Demo – How Microsoft Compliance Manager helps you stay POPIA compliant
All South African organisations need to ensure that they are compliant with POPIA or else they will risk major fines.
To achieve this, organisations must ensure they have the right tools and technologies at their disposal.
On Android it is a pain to Navigate the cursor if want to edit text. Latest SwiftKey update now has Cursor Control, something I first saw on Google Keyboard (Gboard). The SwiftKey Cursor Control however can also move up and down paragraphs and lines of text.
If you used the Beta version, you...
Microsoft cloud platforms hit by global outage
Microsoft suffered an outage yesterday which brought down a variety of its most popular cloud services – including Teams, Outlook, and Office 365.
The outage affected users across the world and was first reported by Microsoft at 23:25 last night...
Microsoft rolls out the ability to run Android apps on your Windows 10 PC
Microsoft has announced that its upgraded Your Phone functionality is gradually rolling out to Windows 10 users across the world.
"We are excited to announce that the Your Phone apps feature which was highlighted during...
The price of a gaming PC as powerful as the Xbox Series X
Microsoft is expected to launch its next-generation console - the Xbox Series X - near the end of 2020.
Xbox team head Phil Spencer has said the new console will boast four-times the performance of the company's current-generation...
Microsoft kills 12-month Xbox Live subscriptions
Microsoft is no longer selling annual subscriptions to its Xbox Live Gold online service.
According to a report from TrueAchievements on 17 July, the 12-month subscription option was removed from Microsoft's online store in every territory in...
Microsoft launches new Windows 10 File Recovery app
Microsoft has launched a new application for Windows 10 which allows users to recover accidentally deleted files.
The app is named File Recovery, and it is available to download from the Microsoft Store.
Microsoft wants its Edge browser to be a powerful PDF reader
Microsoft has detailed a number of features coming to its new Chromium-based Edge Internet browser which will greatly improve the experience of reading PDF files in the application.
In a roadmap detailing upcoming features for the...
Microsoft claims removing annoying apps is a copyright violation
Microsoft has claimed that removing specific Windows 10 applications, uninstalling bundled software, and changing certain settings is a copyright violation.
A modified version of Windows named Ninjutsu OS has been hit with a DMCA...
Item: Microsoft Surface Book (1)
Age: Not Sure
Packaging: None - will package if shipping is needed
Condition: Good - obvious signs of wear and tear (scratches/scuffs etc)
Location: Durban North or Ballito
Reason: Need something with more RAM
Shipping: Yes - Own Risk...
Microsoft launches News Bar beta app for Windows 10
Microsoft has launched a News Bar app, which is a taskbar that shows the latest news and can be pinned to your desktop.
The application is currently in beta and is listed on the Microsoft Store.
Microsoft revenue falls due to coronavirus
Microsoft Corp. became the latest tech giant to reduce its quarterly outlook based on the outbreak of a novel coronavirus that’s slowing production of computers and crimping sales of an array of consumer services and electronics.
In a statement...
Just received an email from Microsoft saying that they are increasing the Office 365 annual subscription from R1 199 to R1 399 per year effective 19 February 2020. That's an increase of 16,7%!!! Typical Microsoft, suck you in with an attractive deal and then when you are hooked they up the price...
Trillion-dollar tech companies live up to their hype
Memo to bears waiting around for the earnings engine to stall for megacap tech firms: keep waiting.
The biggest spectacle in equity markets of late has been giant rallies in computer and internet companies. Apple Inc. is up 79% in eight...
How Microsoft’s Game Pass is becoming the Netflix of gaming
The launch of Google’s game streaming service, Stadia, had the hype machine in overdrive this week. Not because streaming games over the Internet is a particularly new idea, but because it’s Google.
Apple didn’t invent the MP3 player...
SITA partners with Microsoft Azure
The State Information Technology Agency (SITA) and Microsoft South Africa have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) which will allow government departments to move their services to Microsoft's Azure cloud platform.
The MOU, which was announced at the...