Did you know that Microsoft’s new search engine, Bing, went live this morning? Redmond dubs its new service as a decision engine, and after using it for an hour, I have to agree with them. I decided that I liked Google more… for now. What I find really strange is that everything Bing does, it […]
A few days ago, we announced that Microsoft will soon be releasing a new version of their portable media player: The Zune HD. Now, here’s a first look of the device, which, compared to the iPod Touch, apparently has a way better looking screen and more efficient UI. Check it out: [Via Gizmodo]
Once again, the folks at Sarcastic Gamer took one of Microsoft’s brilliant promotional clip, and turned it into something even more brilliant. Check it out: [Via Geekologie]
Microsoft has launched the new edition of its Zune music player. It will clearly be the best Zune yet, but that doesn’t necessarily mean many people will need, or even want, to buy one. The supposed big selling point is given away in the name: the Zune HD. Yep, you can now get crystal-clear high-resolution […]
By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Spotting silly vanity license plates is always a fun activity, especially double-innuendo or borderline-obscene ones. But some of the best still come from those who show their geek pride on their bumpers. Kudos to the clever Flickr photographers who make a hobby of spotting geeky license plates! And of […]
In this new Laptop Hunters ad, Lauren and her mom are looking for a fast laptop with portability and a long battery life. As can be expected (hey, this is a MS ad, after all), their choice doesn’t end up on a Mac but on an XPS 13 laptop.
It’s that time again… If you have been reading [GaS], or any other blogs for that matter, you know that there will soon be a new version of the Microsoft operating system. Now are you curious if your faithful machine can handle Windows Seven? You are? Then we have a little application for you!
Tech site Endgadget is reporting that Microsoft plans to launch a gadget for the Xbox 360 which extends the Wii-style motion control to cover the entire body. According to the site’s source, which has the somewhat lightweight description of “someone who purports to be in the know”, the system would not involve controllers. Instead there […]
Microsoft has agreed to extended the warranty on the Xbox 360 to cover the ‘E74′ error. This bug is different to the much-publicized ‘red ring of death’. It’s indicated by one quadrant of the power indicator glowing, and an on-screen message displaying the error code E74 and informing users to contact Xbox customer support. Once […]
In the following Laptop Hunters ad spoof, homeless Frank has a budget of $1,000 to find his perfect laptop. Will he succeed in his quest? Check out the video to find out!
Microsoft has accompanied the third of its anti-Apple commercials with a creative document detailing what it calls the ‘Apple Tax’. The latest ad follows the same theme: ‘ordinary’ shoppers (this time a mother and son) head out with a $1,500 budget and wind up choosing a PC over a Mac. This time the requirements are […]
Microsoft has revealed that almost all e-mails sent today are spam – though the figure fell slightly with the disconnection of a hosting provider which numbered a major spam network among its customers. The figures only relate to e-mails sent to customers of the Microsoft Forefront Online Security for Exchange service (FOSE) rather than the […]