Latest Microsoft Hardware Stories

2011-07-27 08:10:00

BEIJING, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- It is no doubt that the electronic information technology is developing in the fastest speed beyond imagination. As a result, more and more people are tending to use high-tech and advanced devices like iPad, iPad 2, iPhone, iPod, PSP, Zune and smart phones (LG, Motorola, Nokia, Palm Pre, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, Sony XPERIA, HTC, etc.). The TS Converting Tool brings fantastic feelings to users who are in favor of viewing videos or movies of...

2011-07-11 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Online-marketing collective, eMarketingVids, has had their catalog of small business marketing instructional videos added to Microsoft's Zune Podcast Marketplace. Starting immediately, entrepreneurs, business owners and anyone with an interest in fine-tuning Web marketing techniques can access the videos on their Zune and Windows Phone 7. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110711/LA32508) "We couldn't be more excited to be listed in the...

2011-03-15 12:11:38

At the height of the music-player wars in 2006, Microsoft Corp. released its "iPod Killer" Zune music player. Despite some initial excitement by fans of Microsoft, the knockout blows never reached Apple's iPod. "We can beat them, but it's not going to be easy," Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said in a November 2006 interview regarding its entertainment device. "Hundreds of millions" Microsoft executive Robbie Bach, then president of the entertainment and devices business, was the amount claimed...

2011-02-09 07:30:00

BEIJING, Feb. 9 , 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Providing the best service for all the users is the purpose of 4Easysoft. To help users enjoy a wonderful HD movie, 4Easysoft had released HD Converter. But at present, more and more movies adopt MKV format, which have faster transfer speeds with higher quality and occupy smaller ram. So a wonderful MKV Converter is necessary for all the users. In order to make our customers enjoy a comfortable movie trip, 4Easysoft Studio released another...

2010-12-15 13:25:00

REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. is making it easy and affordable for corporations to have high-quality webcams, headsets, mice and keyboards with its line of Hardware for Business products. The line includes a range of Microsoft Hardware products packaged for volume purchasing by businesses, such as the recently launched LifeCam Studio for high-definition video calls, saving businesses money and time on travel, and the Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000,...

2010-10-19 08:14:00

SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Wondershare Software, a professional and pioneering individual consumer software provider in China, unveiled Video Studio Express 1.0 which is the first attempt at the video editing product line for Windows OS. Wondershare Video Studio Express is easy enough for amateurs to edit video with a full range of customization options. It provides a set of precise video editing tools, enhanced video editing capabilities with three timeline tracks,...

2010-09-20 18:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced the further international expansion of Zune, its digital entertainment service. This fall, Zune will expand its music and video footprint and bring the free Zune software, Zune Marketplace online store, Zune Pass(1) music subscription service and enhanced features on Zune.net to new markets, providing a comprehensive entertainment experience on Windows-based PCs, on the go with Windows Phone 7 and in your living...

2010-09-01 10:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Some say the mouse's days are numbered, but today Microsoft Corp. proves the gadget is alive and well by unveiling the Arc Touch Mouse, the first mouse designed to flatten for portability and pop up for comfort. The new mouse features Microsoft's first touch scroll strip for easy navigation -- just move a finger slowly for controlled scrolling or flick for hyperfast scrolling. Windows-based PC users will love packing up their laptop bags without the...

2010-04-13 06:20:00

On Monday, Microsoft Corp revealed the Kin One and the Kin Two - a pair of cellphones designed for younger users and social networking devotees. The two Sharp-designed phones each feature touch screens and slideout keyboards, though the Kin One is a much smaller device when compared to the widescreen Kin Two, the latter of which has more memory and HD video capabilities as well. One key feature of the Kin phones - the ease with which it can access social networking websites. "The short and...

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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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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.