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Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone 8
2012-10-30 19:05:40

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It´s been a busy time for Microsoft, that little company from Redmond, Washington. They´ve been preparing for the launch of Windows 8, the latest upgrade of their desktop operating system, which was released to a dubious world on Friday. Also released on Friday was the Microsoft Surface with Windows RT tablet, Microsoft´s first entrance into the tablet game. Yesterday, Microsoft´s corporate vice president...

Confusing Surrounds Upcoming Windows 8
2012-10-21 10:29:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Windows 8, which boasts the biggest overhaul to Microsoft's venerable operating system in nearly two decades, is set to be released in less than a week. Early reports suggest it may not be the panacea the ailing technology giant had been banking on. Users who have had access to early preview versions of the program have called Windows 8 "difficult to get used to," "weird," and like "a tablet operating system that Microsoft...

Microsoft Demos Office for Windows Phone 8
2012-07-22 07:30:50

Derek Walter for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft gave a preview of how Office will look on the forthcoming Windows Phone 8 devices this week. On the company´s Office Next blog, Microsoft detailed the many ways that the next version of Office will be connected to its SkyDrive service. The post, by Microsoft´s Gray Knowlton, said that Office 2013 will allow users to pick up work from the exact spot where they left off on another device. For example, writing in...

Word of the Day
  • 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.