Posts Tagged ‘ Microsoft ’

Microsoft Launches Photosynth iOS App for Sharing 3D Photos

Apr 18th, 2011 | By
Microsoft Launches Photosynth iOS App for Sharing 3D Photos

Today Microsoft released an iOS app for its Photosynth software, which allows users to create 3d images of objects by combining regular 2d photographs of the object shot from different angles. The new Photosynth iOS app allows users to create Photosynth images out of photos taken on an iPhone or other iOS device. Users can
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Microsoft to Pay Nokia $1 Billion for Windows Handsets

Mar 8th, 2011 | By
Microsoft to Pay Nokia $1 Billion for Windows Handsets

Microsoft has agreed to pay Nokia over $1 billion to develop Windows-based handsets, according to two inside sources cited by Bloomberg Businessweek. Sources remained anonymous because the deal has yet to be finalized. Microsoft and Nokia declined official comment until details are settled. Under the reported deal, Nokia will in turn pay Microsoft a royalty
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Windows Phone 7 Update Stalling Samsung Handset Users

Feb 23rd, 2011 | By
Windows Phone 7 Update Stalling Samsung Handset Users

A Windows Phone 7 update released Monday is stalling phones for many Samsung handset users. Some users report the update failing to install, while others report it rendering their phones unusable due to corrupting the phone’s firmware, a problem metaphorically known as “bricking.” The metaphor refers to an unusable phone being as useful as a
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Nokia Alliance with Microsoft Announcement Rumored Friday

Feb 9th, 2011 | By
Nokia Alliance with Microsoft Announcement Rumored Friday

Inside sources have revealed that new Nokia Chief Executive Stephen Elop is hoping to announce a Nokia alliance with Microsoft during a talk with investors Friday, if a deal can be reached in time. The revelation followed the technology news blog Engadget leaking a dramatic internal memo to Nokia employees. In the memo Elop reportedly
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