Microsoft has confirmed that Windows Phone 8 is for new handsets only.
It will not be pushing an update to existing Windows smartphones, The Verge reports.
Instead Microsoft is upgrading those phones to Windows 7.8 which will include some features offered in Windows 8. That includes the new Start Screen that makes tiles smaller. mehr bei businessinsider.com
worldspy - 20.06.12 20:17 Microsoft has confirmed that Windows Phone 8 is for new handsets only.
worldspy - 20.06.12 17:30 The number one feature of the Microsoft Surface tablet announcement that had people excited wasn't anything on the tablet itself, it was the detachable keyboard cover.
Microsoft has a touch keyboard that acts like Apple's smart cover. It's only 3 millimeters thick and it attaches magnetically. mehr bei businessinsider.com
worldspy - 20.06.12 17:07 Is austerity dead? At last month’s G-8 meeting at Camp David, the German-led austerity program for the eurozone’s troubled southern members ran up against substantial resistance.
Likewise, France’s recent presidential election bolstered those who argue that Europe must grow its way out of its debt-heavy public sector,... mehr bei businessinsider.com
worldspy - 20.06.12 15:28 Scam emails usually have two things in common: they're comically bad, and they're from a Nigerian prince.
You might think that's a silly strategy, but it turns out it's not.
Microsoft released a new white paper from its research division this month that explains why scammers use such a "terrible" approach. mehr bei businessinsider.com
worldspy - 20.06.12 13:41 During my time in Greece to cover the elections, one word I heard over and over again was: "Bild," as in the German newspaper/tabloid.
Bild is the most-read newspaper in Germany, and it's widely seen as reinforcing stereotypes about Greece, that it's filled with lazy workers and welfare-dependent, corrupt politicians. mehr bei businessinsider.com
worldspy - 20.06.12 02:05 Give your iPad a thicker layer of security by setting a custom password to access the device. Instead of just setting the standard 4-digit passcode, you can create a custom passcode using the entire keyboard on your iPad.
Watch our quick video tutorial below to find out how you can unlock the full keyboard to create a custom password for your... mehr bei businessinsider.com
worldspy - 20.06.12 01:29 It looks like Israel is going to be the next Switzerland — at least as far as the Department of Justice’s investigation into offshore tax avoidance is concerned.
On June 14, the Department of Justice unsealed an indictment against three American tax preparers for helping clients avoid taxes by moving money to Israel. mehr bei businessinsider.com
worldspy - 20.06.12 00:29 Facebook is very, very serious about the payments business.
Facebook Credits, though? Not so much.
The social network is phasing out its virtual currency, once intended to be the dominant form of payment in games like FarmVille that run on Facebook's website. mehr bei businessinsider.com
worldspy - 19.06.12 23:18 Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems sent the company's sales organization into a tailspin.
Over the past year, "droves" of Oracle salespeople have fled the company.
We talked to about a half dozen employees in the past two months. Some came to Oracle from Sun. Some now work for Oracle resellers. mehr bei businessinsider.com
worldspy - 19.06.12 23:06 AirPlay mirroring, dictation, and Notification Center stole the show during the Mountain Lion portion of Apple's WWDC keynote last week.
With more than 200 new features, there's still a lot to unpack with Apple's new desktop operating system.
It was impossible for Apple to cover everything during the presentation, so check out these other features... mehr bei businessinsider.com