Microsoft released Windows 8 smartphone

October 29 is not an ideal day for new product launches, but two of the biggest tech companies, Microsoft and Google have released their new smartphones on the day. Because of hurricane Sandy, Google canceled the formal press meet and informally launched its new tablet and new smartphone. Microsoft however went ahead with it’s pre-planned…

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Microsoft Office 365 launched officially

Microsoft, on June 28, 2011, launched Microsoft Office 365, an online MS Office Suite. Although Office 365 was available in a test version for the last year, the official release opens door for the businesses to opt in. In addition to web-based versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other applications, Office 365 helps bringing…

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Ballmer: ‘iPad is a PC’

  Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said Apple’s iPad tablet and Windows-powered personal computers are fundamentally same. The only difference according to Ballmer is that the iPad can’t do much of computing when compared to PCs. In an interview with Wall Street Journal tech columnist Walt Mossberg, Ballmer said that iPad is only “a different form…

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