BogenDorpher writes: In August of last year, a Microsoft spokesman confirmed that the Xbox One controller will be compatible for PC users sometime in 2014. That time has finally come. Windows gamers can now use the Xbox One controller to play games on their computer. If a game supports a USB gamepad or the Xbox 360 controller, it will also support the Xbox One controller thanks to these drivers. Grab the driver downloads for 32bit or 64bit Windows and game on!
BogenDorpher writes: Steven Sinofsky, the man who was behind the development and marketing of Windows (including the recently released Windows 8), Internet Explorer, Outlook.com, and SkyDrive had apparently left the company. In his place, Julie Larson-Green will run the Windows division while Tami Reller will take charge of the business of Windows.
BogenDorpher writes: Apple co-founder Steve Job's home was recently burglarized and nearly $60,000 worth of computers and personal items were stolen. The burglar did not know the home belonged to Steve Jobs prior to entering the home of the Apple co-founder, who passed away October 5th of 2011.
BogenDorpher writes: Microsoft, in an attempt to unify it's UI across all platforms, have today launched Outlook.com, a new add-on to it's popular Hotmail service. Outlook.com is practically the same as Hotmail, with the addition of a brand new metro user interface that cleans the whole thing up to make it clean and simple.
BogenDorpher writes: During Microsoft's annual Worldwide Partner Conference, the company officially announced that Windows 8, the company's next generation operating system, will reach Release to Manufacturing (RTM) first week of August. Windows 8 will reach general availability by the end of October.
BogenDorpher writes: During the Windows Phone Summit today, Microsoft announced the successor to its popular Windows Phone 7 platform. Windows Phone 8 was announced as the company's next generation mobile operating system and Microsoft detailed 8 different platform changes.
BogenDorpher writes: Google has officially made available Chrome 19 Stable, which comes with a new tab syncing feature that allows users to access the same tabs that are open on a desktop on an Android phone or another computer running Google Chrome.
BogenDorpher writes: A new Google+ study has revealed that the social network has received minimal social activity and features weak user engagement. According to Fast Company and their exclusive insights, Google+ is a virtual ghost town. But Google continues to argue otherwise.
BogenDorpher writes: Google has officially launched Google Drive today and it is designed to be a place to create, share, collaborate, and keep all your stuff organized. Google Drive comes with 5GB of free storage with the options to purchase more space.
BogenDorpher writes: Its official. Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 is the official name for the next version of Windows and will feature four editions: Windows 8, Windows 8 PRO, Windows 8 RT (Windows on ARM or WOA), and Windows 8 Enterprise.
BogenDorpher writes: Looks like we finally got a definite date for the release of Google Drive. According to a new report, Google Drive will go live in one week and will feature 5GB of free storage. Dropbox should expect some feisty competition now.
BogenDorpher writes: For those who run Microsoft's Office for Mac, be warned of a new security hole that is being actively targeted by hackers. This new threat actually relies on a three-year old vulnerability in the way Office for Mac handles different types of Microsoft Word Files.
BogenDorpher writes: In a new Building Windows 8 blog post, Microsoft details Windows 8 on ARM, now known as WOA. As Microsoft explains, WOA is a new member of the Windows family that builds on the foundation of Windows. Best of all, it will have Office 15 apps integrated.
BogenDorpher writes: Microsoft details the full Windows Store customer experience including browsing for apps and searching though a catalog of apps. On top of that, Microsoft has made it easy to update apps in Windows 8.
BogenDorpher writes: "Well this is interesting read. A developer is openly stating that he will be pirating Microsoft's upcoming operating system, Windows 8, because he is tired of the company's Windows activation issues. He argues that pirating Windows is easier than actually activating a legit copy."