As is the case with most other spheres of computing, rapid advancements are also being made in WiFi technologies like the IEE 802.11ad standard, which is commonly referred to as WiGig. This technology makes use of the 60GHz band — good enough for multi gigabit speeds for mobile devices. Add enhancements like better...

The country has just passed a bill that would allow the government to ban any and all online services that do not store personal data of Russian users on local servers. And if this is not enough, these companies would not be allowed to send data outside of Russia, unless they are able to provide security and privacy...

Nokia, or rather, what’s left of the once telecom king from Finland, is of immense interest to the rest of the technology world. Microsoft may now be the rightful owner of the devices and services business, but Nokia is active in other fields. One area where the company has shown interest in is software. After...

South Korea has become the latest country to outline plans to move away from Microsoft software in the near future, and go for open source entirely in government organizations. This report says that the retirement of Windows XP is actually playing a part here. A government statement that was rolled out during the...

No prizes for guessing what Redmond’s favorite web browser of all time is. But the company is pretty clear what the second choice is. And no it is not Google Chrome or even Mozilla Firefox. Microsoft released its first Android phone, yesterday. Yes, the company has launched a device powered by Android, which is really...

For a next generation device that arrived mere four months after the original, the Nokia X2 lineup sure brings a lot of refinement to the company’s series of budget Android smartphones. And Microsoft highlighted these changes in a recent post on the Nokia Conversations blog. The new device touches up pretty much all...

Open source software. Microsoft has been locked in, what seems like, a never ending battle with free and open source applications. But things are escalating fast now that Google has jumped in. The search engine giant has been pushing its weight towards open source alternatives, in what is clearly a bet to move...

It appears that the days of trying out early builds of the Windows operating system before launch are behind us, because according to a new report, Microsoft have made some sweeping internal changes to prevent such leaks. WZOR might have returned, but they return with some surprising news. The leak group claims that...

Pants already have a few roles, like keeping your body covered, warm and shielded. Soon these elements of fashion might offer another very important use. Recharging your smartphones. That is, if Nokia have their way. The company has created a pair of wireless charging pants. These are basically trousers that have...

Big fines are not a rare occurrence in the world of computing technology, and neither are questionable sales tactics. Microsoft tangled in this web in the 90s, and Intel, more recently. AMD leveled some accusations against the chip giant back in 2008 that Intel had offered improper rebates to PC makers like Acer,...