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Microsoft trains 400 salespersons in Singapore for Windows 8 launch

October 25th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
It stresses choice for consumers, amid some concerns that users will be confused by the sheer variety of options reaching shops...
Picking the right Windows 8 version and device
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Picking the right Windows 8 version and device

October 21st, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Even some folks in Microsoft are confused with the various versions of the new software out next week. Here's a quick primer if you are buying a Windows 8 tablet, laptop or...
Goondu review: Windows 8 on non-touch PCs
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Goondu review: Windows 8 on non-touch PCs

October 18th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Windows 8 makes for an excellent upgrade over Windows 7, even if you are not using a...
Microsoft’s first branded tablet Surfaces, but you can’t buy it in Singapore yet
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Microsoft’s first branded tablet Surfaces, but you can’t buy it in Singapore yet

October 17th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The much-awaited Surface tablet from Microsoft has gone on sale from US$499 in the United States and seven other markets, but fans in Singapore will not get to buy them in stores just...
Touch a fancy new screen at DBS’ new NUS outlet
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Touch a fancy new screen at DBS’ new NUS outlet

October 12th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Microsoft's PixelSense digital table top, previously called Surface 2.0, makes an appearance at DBS' branch at...
Windows 8 tablets and hybrids: to buy or not to buy?
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Windows 8 tablets and hybrids: to buy or not to buy?

September 30th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Despite the most innovative designs in years from the likes of Asus, Dell and Samsung, will consumers bite? Will they junk their iPads and fat laptops now and go for a single device that does it...
Microsoft Office 365 to cost S$139 a year for Singapore home users
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Microsoft Office 365 to cost S$139 a year for Singapore home users

September 18th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
We've done some quick sums and the new subscription-based Office 365 may not always be cheaper, but it does come with new features like online storage and free Skype...
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Latest hack in Singapore: phone scammers posing as Microsoft

August 16th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Scammers in Singapore have taken to an old medium - phone calls - to hack into users' computers and swindle them of hundreds of dollars, in the latest con job revealed by the authorities...
Microsoft Outlook.com early impressions
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Microsoft Outlook.com early impressions

August 1st, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
All the functionality here is what Microsoft should have had much earlier before it lost so many customers to...
What next for the PC with Windows 8?
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What next for the PC with Windows 8?

July 23rd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Three scenarios that we think might play out as mobile phones and tablets converge with computers in the next 12 to 18...
Microsoft Office 15 first impressions: it looks good
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Microsoft Office 15 first impressions: it looks good

July 18th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The threat of Google, Apple and even Dropbox eating its lunch has forced Microsoft to come up with the most changed and impressive Office upgrade in many...
Ukrainian students win Imagine Cup with real-time sign language-to-speech translation
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Ukrainian students win Imagine Cup with real-time sign language-to-speech translation

July 12th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
They came up with a pair of gloves equipped with various sensors and where a microcontroller continuously recognises sign language patterns as they are performed by the...
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Imagine Cup 2012: Student project highlights

July 8th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Students have come up with a stethoscope that just about anyone can use to help detect pneumonia early in children. Plus other interesting inventions from this year's...
Students show off inventions to tackle health, environment issues at Imagine Cup
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Students show off inventions to tackle health, environment issues at Imagine Cup

July 7th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Microsoft kicked off the tenth edition of Imagine Cup on Friday, marking a decade-long milestone for the annual tech competition organised specially for students to show off their...
No more cubicles and assigned desks at Microsoft’s new Asia-Pacific offices
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No more cubicles and assigned desks at Microsoft’s new Asia-Pacific offices

July 5th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Microsoft recently unveiled a new “open office” setup at its Singapore and Asia-Pacific offices here, which is significantly different from what most people are used...
Microsoft Surface tablets issue the first true challenge to the iPad
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Microsoft Surface tablets issue the first true challenge to the iPad

June 20th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled a pair of 10.6-inch tablets running two variant of the upcoming Windows operating system, both completely designed and manufactured by Microsoft. That’s right, Microsoft just made its own...
Nokia Lumia 900 comes to Singapore on May 26, costs S$849
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Nokia Lumia 900 comes to Singapore on May 26, costs S$849

May 17th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The Nokia Lumia 900, the Windows Phone camp's best smartphone to date, is coming to Singapore on May 26 and will go for a rather attractive...
Microsoft opens S$23 million technology centre in Singapore
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Microsoft opens S$23 million technology centre in Singapore

April 24th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Microsoft today opened a S$23 million technology centre in Singapore to enable companies to test out new technologies such as cloud computing and unified communications before rolling them out at their own...
Windows 8 Enterprise touts mobile productivity features
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Windows 8 Enterprise touts mobile productivity features

April 22nd, 2012 | by Aaron Tan
Microsoft this week unveiled details about the upcoming Windows 8 editions, which include Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro for x86-based PCs, as well as Windows 8 RT for tablets and devices powered by ARM-based processors. On...
Google Play brings the fight to Apple’s iCloud
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Google Play brings the fight to Apple’s iCloud

March 8th, 2012 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Google Play signals Google's intent to take on Apple in the consumer cloud...