Posts tagged Microsoft
Compared with the BlackBerry or Android iOS, Microsoft claims that Windows Phone 7.5 has a simpler interface, making it easier to use.
Microsoft claims it has a lot of reforms in Windows Phone 7.5. For example a better view, as well as system integration with social networking and email is increasingly refined.
Windows Phone 7.5 is very different, the phone can be likened to a mini computer that can be grasped. Display Windows Phone 7.5 is more modest when compared with its competitors, because the operating system will classify each application Based on its category.
For example if you want to play Angry Birds. You do not need to look at the dozens of applications installed, but need only refer to the gaming hub. In addition to the display, the operating system is also claimed to have a number of excellent features that do not exist on the BlackBerry, and Android IOS.
There are three main key of Windows Phone 7.5, modern connectivity, smart app, and the ability to provide such browsing experience on the PC.
Microsoft announced their plan to launch a new platform, the Xbox TV. The software giant is likely to try their luck in the realm of digital TV that failed enlivened by its competitors: Google, Apple and Sony.
Mentioned by the CEO Steve Balmer, Microsoft wants to change the way people watch TV with the content they offer. Reportedly, the Xbox TV will be released towards the end of the year. But Balmer did not confirm this information.
Reported by Big News Networks, Ballmer shows Xbox TV for the first time at financial analyst meeting in Anaheim, California, United States.
During the meeting he informed that the Xbox TV will deliver the video on demand and live television shows including news, sports and favorite shows plus hundreds of diverse video content.
Xbox TV consumers will be able to enjoy all the impressions on the device without having to install equipment such as cable, satellite dish or set-top box.
Ballmer added, the main thing that distinguishes the Xbox TV with other TV platforms made by its competitors is the existence of search tools based on motion and sound. Using the Kinect mover, t
Research in Motion (RIM) recently introduced 5 BlackBerry handset with the BlackBerry 7 operating system. Apparently the ammunition of Canadian vendor is not to stop there. They were reportedly preparing to launch BlackBerry with QNX operating system.
Yes, as often rumored, QNX OS that is now used by BlackBerry tablet PlayBook will also landed on BlackBerry phones. Site technology BGR managed to get a photograph that is claimed to be a real apparition of BlackBerry with QNX.
Mobile phones that are being developed internally is code-named BlackBerry Colt. RIM reportedly will launch BlackBerry Colt in the first quarter of 2012.
As quoted from BGR, BlackBerry QNX-based reported using dual core processors. But according to internal sources of BGR, the BlackBerry Colt was still using a power of about 1 GHz processor during internal testing.
However, there is the possibility of the processor specification is amended when marketed later. When finally released with a dual core processor, the BlackBerry Colt will be the smartphone with the strongest processor among other RIM’s phones. More >
Nokia confirmed adopt Phone Windows 7 operating system as the mainstay. On the other hand, Qualcomm claimed was close with Microsoft to develop new phone. Does that mean Nokia will use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chips?
Snapdragon processor has become one of the chipset with a pretty good ability. Besides having a high performance, this product is also not greedy for power resources, thus claimed more battery saving than similar products.
No wonder then if the processor type is widely used in upper-class processors for a number of smart phones, not just Android but also on Windows Phone 7 HTC HD7. Then how about Nokia?
“Currently we are closely working with Microsoft to optimize the ability Snapdragon on Windows Phone 7 Manggo,” said Matt Grob, Senior Vice President of Engineering Qualcomm.
Many sources say the proximity of Qualcomm with Microsoft is allegedly closely associated with the development of Windows Phone 7 for Nokia. Is it true?
“Nokia is a big producer, would be delighted if we could cooperate with them, but until now there has been no discussion that leads to it,” said Grob, on Qualcomm Editors Day event, 27-28 July 2011 in San Diego, United States.
Currently the Xbox 360 not only as a console for games only. After Xbox TV officially announced by Microsoft, it seems the console has a dual role and needed a media remote that can facilitate access in using the console.
Cooperation that Microsoft is doing with Hulu and support from Netflix makes the Xbox 360 now also serves as the TV. There is clearly a dual role on console that first intended to play games.
For that created a media remote where users can regulate the use of the Xbox 360 console in accordance with their wishes. Control your Xbox using the directions and buttons A, B, X, Y to handle the basic elements of user interface display.
Remote can be used to play and watch TV because it comes with the play+pause buttons, and forward/backward to simplify the user. If the console is used to watch movies continuously, the use of media remote felt it would be better than using a gamepad.
The plan is media remote will be launched in November with a price tag of USD 19.99.