All posts tagged: microsoft

Microsoft is wiping Internet Explorer 6 off the map with upgrade

Well, folks it looks like Microsoft will be turning the lights off on the awful, obsolete program known as Internet Explorer 6. The update is going around the world automatically and will be forced upon — which needs to be done. I mean come on it’s going on 2012 already, IE6 is not only outdated but just plain hot garbage. The sad part about this …

Microsoft Flexes its Muscle by Acquiring Skype for $8.5 Billion

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Talk about shaking things up, Microsoft as announced its plans to acquire the popular VoIP company Skype for a whopping $8.5 Billion. The acquisition gives Microsoft a huge footprint in the video and VoIP industry. The firm said Skype will be used to support Xbox and Kinect, Windows Phone and other Windows devices. Microsoft also said that it will connect Skype users with Lync, Outlook, …

Microsoft revamping Hotmail with new upgrade

Microsoft in trying to keep up with Yahoo and Google refocuses it’s attention toward revamping Hotmail with an upgrade, expected to be available in July or August. A few upgrade specs include: Automatic sorting of incoming messages into different categories devoted to users’ key contacts and Internet social networks. Provide previews of incoming photos, videos and other material without having to open an attachment or …

TTH’s Spin on HP Buying Palm

First and foremost: Tip your hat to the board of Palm for making a business savvy move that will atleast sooth the fears of shareholders and consumers of their products (phones). But as a good buddy of mine said  @Rizzotees – “I think the surrender by Palm is a smart move” and I would have to agree. What’s The Deal? Palm has been in and …

Danger Sidekick On The Brink of Extinction?

Remember when the Sidekick was the most hippest phone to have on your hip? Seemingly, everyone wanted one of these when they first debuted on T-Mobile almost 8 years ago! But quiet as kept I can now say the once cool and trendy handset is not only becoming un-cool to have but now it’s rumored to be completely replaced by newer Microsoft branded phones (Microsoft …