The Xbox Kinect peripheral truly has amazing potential which has been proved by hacks performed on it by many individuals. So naturally there were speculations, specially in the beginning of this year that whether Microsoft would be bringing Kinect support to the Windows platform.
MIX 2011 is well under way and already Microsoft has revealed Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview 1 which is now available for download. Other happenings in the Microsoft world today include Windows 8 build 7850 leak. Nevertheless, if you can not be in Las Vegas to attend MIX 2011 on your own, here’s how to watch the live stream of MIX 2011 online.
MIX 2011 kicked off today and it looks like day one ended with a bang. Not only did Microsoft reveal Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview 1, but as it turns out a rather early build of Windows 8 has appeared in the wild.
Microsoft has just rolled the first major service pack of Office 2011, as promised by Microsoft last week. This update brings fixes for critical issues and improves the security.
Microsoft released Internet Explorer 9 just about a month ago. Today, at MIX ‘11, Microsoft unveiled Internet Explorer 10 platform preview. This version of the browser is built on top of Internet Explorer 9, which included HTML5 support and hardware accelerated graphics capabilities.
iTunes 10.2 was released last week bringing some new features like Home Sharing and Sync support for iOS 4.3. Today Apple drops another minor update of iTunes which doesn’t include any new feature.
Yesterday Microsoft rolled out a small update to Windows Phone 7 devices. The main purpose of this update was to make the ground for first major WP7 OS (firmware) update, codenamed “NoDo” which is to be released in early March.
Microsoft Office has released its first official “Microsoft Office OneNote” app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices. This app is available immediately in Apple’s App Store.