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Microsoft Unveils Xbox Music Service
2012-10-15 09:45:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Just days before they announced their latest smartphone, the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times predicted Apple could be poised and ready to release their take on a music streaming service in the vein of Pandora or Spotify. If this rumor is true, it looks like Microsoft may beat them to the punch, as they plan to announce Xbox Music, a service with a catalog of music 30 million tracks deep and the potential penetration...

2012-07-23 02:23:47

ATLANTA, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- East Coast Diversified Corporation (OTCBB:ECDC) announced that its subsidiary, Rogue Paper Inc, and its TV Tune-In platform now reach more than 1,000,000 users with its Second Screen TV application. Rogue Paper's TV Tune-In platform allows users a second screen experience for a number of popular TV programs, and channels, to interact and comment with each other during live broadcasts. Since inception and launch, TV Tune-In has developed a number of...

2012-07-02 02:22:22

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Generation Technologies Corporation (GTC), leaders in the collection and distribution of fast breaking news and sports content for professional broadcasters, today announced it has achieved a Silver Independent Software Vendor (ISV)/Software competency, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft Corp. customers' evolving needs in today's dynamic business environment. To earn a Microsoft silver competency, partners must...

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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...

I'd Like A Deep Fried Gadget With A Side Of Awesome
2012-06-07 04:25:40

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com As America continues to grow fat, State Fairs all across the country keep reaching for the stars with the most creative food to fry up and serve to their beloved fans, whether its fried butter, bacon or Twinkies. But, just when it seems like the limit on fried things is unable to be pushed any further, Brooklyn-based photographer Henry Hargreaves turns to a shock-and-awe method with his "Deep Fried Gadgets" project. Hargreaves captured photos of an iPhone,...

2012-05-31 10:26:13

REDMOND, Wash., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced the availability of the Windows 8 Release Preview, the next milestone of the highly anticipated Windows 8 operating system. Available for download today in 14 languages at http://preview.windows.com, the Windows 8 Release Preview delivers a fast and fluid experience, along with a new user interface that responds equally well to touch as it does to keyboard and mouse. Since the February release of Windows 8 Consumer...

Windows Phone Beats iPhone In China
2012-05-19 04:57:05

Microsoft officials announced this week that the Windows Phone had surpassed the iPhone in terms of total market share in China, despite launching in that country just two months ago. According to JR Bookwalter of TechRadar, the Redmond, Washington-based company "is ready to proclaim a minor victory" for their smartphone line, as the Windows Phone has secured 7% of what Bookwalter dubs "an extremely lucrative market." In comparison, Apple currently holds just 6% of the nation's market...

2012-05-17 02:28:25

BEIJING, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- To double the video enjoyment of Mac users, 4Videosoft recently upgraded their Video Converter for Mac, which provides the comprehensive solution to convert any popular video file to other video formats on Mac. As top-ranked software, 4Videosoft Video Converter for Mac has been appreciated by its users because of its all-around video converting ability on Mac along with powerful advanced options and easy-to-use processes. With this professional mac...

Microsoft Signature: Sweet Deal Or Overpriced Scam?
2012-05-17 07:30:03

A two-year-old Microsoft program meant to streamline Windows PCs, giving them a "cleaner look and better performance" by removing third-party software, is receiving increased attention as the Redmond, Washington-based tech giant is touting the service as an advantage over Apple's operating system. The "Microsoft Signature" program costs $99 and can be purchased at any of the company's retail stores or through its online marketplace, and is designed to help eliminate system slowdown by...

Xbox Rumored To Be Taking On Cellphone Subscription Model
2012-05-03 06:21:34

As more and more companies make moves to provide premium streaming content to their users, it´s become very likely the outdated business of cable television may be on its way out. After all, it doesn´t make much sense to have to buy an entire cable package if all you want is to be able to watch your favorite sports teams. Companies like Netflix and Hulu have seen some success with a subscription-based business model, offering their customers unlimited access for a low monthly...