Latest Microsoft Hardware Stories

2009-09-15 13:00:00

Microsoft has unveiled its latest update to its digital music player the Zune in the US.

2009-09-09 08:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thin is in; Microsoft Corp. today announced its thinnest keyboard ever -- the Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 6000 -- made exclusively for Bluetooth notebook and desktop computers.

2009-08-20 08:00:00

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2009-08-13 02:01:00

REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Zune HD, the next generation of Microsoft Corp.'s portable digital media player, is available now for pre-order and is set to hit store shelves on Sept. 15.

2009-06-03 08:00:00

LifeCam Show, Arc Mouse, Explorer Mouse and Explorer Mini Mouse recognized for revolutionary designs. REDMOND, Wash., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Hardware's focus on innovative designs is being honored today with the prestigious red dot design award for four products: LifeCam Show, Arc Mouse, Explorer Mouse and Explorer Mini Mouse.

2009-06-03 00:30:00

Hardware peripherals will be fully compatible with new operating system and deliver new features to make everyday tasks faster and easier. REDMOND, Wash., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Hardware today announced that its current line of award-winning mice, keyboards, LifeCams, gaming devices and notebook accessories will be fully compatible with Windows 7 once the operating system is launched to retail customers on Oct.

2009-05-27 07:05:00

COLUMBIA, Md., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning Microsoft announced that the next generation Zune HD device will feature HD Radio technology.

2009-05-26 20:45:00

Premium Zune digital entertainment service to be available internationally on Xbox LIVE. REDMOND, Wash., May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced the evolution of Zune, the company's end-to-end music and entertainment service, to a new platform and new markets.

2009-05-19 08:00:00

From optical to Microsoft BlueTrack Technology, Microsoft leads mouse innovations. REDMOND, Wash., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Consumers are taking their notebook and netbook PCs everywhere these days and can now work or play wherever they go with three new Microsoft BlueTrack Technology products: the Wireless Mobile Mouse 6000 featuring Microsoft's first nano transceiver, the full-sized ambidextrous Wireless Mouse 5000, and the sleek mouse and keyboard combo Wireless Desktop 3000.

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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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  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.