Latest Microsoft Hardware Stories

2012-06-15 21:26:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com You know, there may be something to this whole iPad thing. It might be the elegant and pleasing design, it might be the simple user interface, and it might even be the powerful internal components yet long-lasting battery life. No matter how you shake it, the iPad is nothing but a shattering success, earning it up to 62% of the entire tablet market as Apple´s sold some 13 million of these little miracle tabs in the last quarter. While there have...

Word Emerges Of Microsoft's In-Development Streaming Music Service
2012-04-27 08:23:18

Enid Burns for RedOrbit.com For those who missed out on Woodstock in 1969, or even the more recent 1994 and 1999 music festival events of the same name, the spirit of the music goes on, and online. Microsoft is expected to unveil its new streaming music service at the video game trade show E3 in June. A few details made the rounds online this week in advance. Woodstock will operate as a cross-platform music service that will likely work with the upcoming Windows 8, Android, iOS and...

Microsoft Puts Zune Music Player On The Chopping Block
2011-10-04 13:25:44

Microsoft announced this week that it will no longer be manufacturing its Zune music players. "We will no longer be producing Zune players." The company wrote on Zune.net. "Going forward, Windows Phone will be the focus of our mobile music and video strategy." Microsoft said in the note that it will still honor warranties for existing devices, as well as those still in retail stores. The last remaining Zune HD music players are available as 16 gigabytes models for $159. Zune first...

2011-09-26 07:00:00

The truly ergonomic HandShoe Mouse is now offering a brand new ergonomic mouse for the left hand in sizes Small, Medium and Large. This ergonomic mouse also has a reduced click force for the mouse buttons which makes the user experience even better. Available at the end of September 2011. Breda, the Netherlands (PRWEB) September 26, 2011 Hippus, the owner and producer of the patented, truly ergonomic mouse, the HandShoe Mouse, is pleased to introduce the new version for the left hand. This...

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Xbox 360
2013-08-10 07:13:01

The Xbox 360 is the second generation video game console produced by Microsoft. It was released on November 22, 2005 in the US and Canada, on December 2, 2005 in Europe, and December 10, 2005 in Japan. In the first year of the system’s release, it was sold in 36 countries; it has sold over 77 million units worldwide. Several versions of the Xbox 360 were released. The original Xbox 360 Premium 20 GB was released in November 2005 and discontinued July 13, 2008. The Xbox 360 Elite 120 GB...

2013-08-10 06:56:18

The Xbox is a video game console developed by Microsoft and introduced on November 15, 2001 in North America. On February 22, 2002 it was released in Japan, and on March 14, 2002 in Australia and Europe. By May 10, 2006 over 24 million systems had been sold. The system was discontinued in Japan in 2007, and everywhere else in 2008. The Xbox was the first game console that was produced by an American company since the Atari Jaguar ceased sales in 1996. The Xbox 360 is its successor. A...

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