Microsoft’s Windows operating system turns 25

The Windows operating system celebrated its silver anniversary on Saturday and has become a leading software that powers more than 90 percent of all computers worldwide. The debut was delayed and discreet, Windows 1.0 offered very little to the computer industry where Apple Macintosh and Windows-based computing was dominated by DOS (“Disk Operating System). Some […]
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Kinect sold 1 million devices in 10 days

Microsoft says it sold this amount since the device was put on sale. This will help the company beat its target of 5 million sales by year end. The largest software company in the world expects the Kinect, a sensor that connects to the Xbox with which you can play by simply moving your body […]
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For Nintendo, Apple is a bigger threat than Microsoft

– Since its birth in the 80’s, the portable video game market has been totally dominated by one company: Nintendo. Sega, Neo-Geo and Sony, among others, have attempted to take the throne away from them, but Nintendo consoles have always emerged victorious. Now a new threat to Mario’s company appears, and comes in the form […]
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Windows 7 has sold 240 million licenses

– Lately there’s been a lot of hype regarding Apple’s success, but their nemesis is also having a record-breaking year. In addition to launching a new mobile operating system, Microsoft hit the ball out of the stadium with Windows 7’s first year results. According to Microsoft, Win7 has sold 240 million licenses worldwide in its […]
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Kinect, the ‘hands free’ video game

– After the Wii revolution, Microsoft goes one step further by allowing you to play without any control whatsoever. Until a few weeks ago, fans were surprised by the virtual fun with Wii (Nintendo) and its revolutionary wireless controllers. Now it’s time for the software giant Microsoft, which from early November will sell the Kinect, […]
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The “new” Web Browsers

– Microsoft, Apple, Firefox, Opera and Google compete to offer new web browser options for Internet users. Microsoft recently released a development version (beta) for Internet Explorer 9, the browser that will try to recover the lost ground in recent years compared to Firefox (Mozilla), and Google Chrome. The IE9 (available only for Windows 7 […]
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Microsoft: 2.2 million U.S. PCs are part of a botnet

– Microsoft published its fifth Security Intelligence Report and gives us interesting information regarding the status of botnets in the first half of 2010. Botnets controlled nearly 2.2 million computers in the United States during the second quarter of 2010 – almost the same as the first quarter. Although this is more than any other […]
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Windows Phone 7 to be sold in November

– “Here it is: the Windows cellphone, a new type of phone, designed so it will always delightful and wonderfully mine”, emphasizing the way that users will be able to customize the user interface, as stated by Steve Ballmer in New York, CEO of the world’s leading software company, Microsoft, when presenting Windows Phone 7. […]
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