On Wednesday, Microsoft has put out the request for volunteers for a test on the next Xbox Live version.
According to the director of programming for the Xbox Live Larry Hryb, the people who will be accepted for the test will be receiving the update. This will be through a software update of the Xbox 360 in the following days after the test out.
The beta will be featuring some of its newest elements, which included Internet Explorer for Xbox, favorites and pinning, voice search in specified markets, discovery features and improved category search, and recommendations and ratings.
Furthermore, Hryb . . . → Read More: Microsoft on the call for Xbox Live Beta volunteers
The “Mango” update of Windows Phone to manufacturing, also known as RTM, has been released by Microsoft. Microsoft is preparing for its Mango update to accessible hardware.
Corporate vice president of Windows Phone Engineering Terry Myerson said in a blog post, “This marks the point in the development process where we hand code to our handset and mobile operator partners to optimize Mango for their specific phone and network configurations.”
Microsoft will as well prep its own Mango updates for existing hardware, which it has said beforehand are due in September. Microsoft as well did not reveal the name of . . . → Read More: Microsoft Releases Windows Phone ‘Mango’
Microsoft’s patching is going from one extreme to the other. Although March had just three statements fitting four vulnerabilities, next week 17 bulletins are being issued, fixing 64 different vulnerabilities. This binds with December 2010 as the most bulletins, and gets the clear guide for number of faults fixed.
Nine bulletins are dangerous, with all moving the danger of remote code implementation. The remaining eight are graded significant; six of these facilitate remote code implementation, one permits freedom growth, and the last can guide to information revelation. Seven of the bulletins have obligatory restarts; the residue “may” do so.
. . . → Read More: 64 Patches for April’s Bumper Patch from Microsoft
Amazon launches a much-anticipated digital music locker service that could make users store their music on the Web and listen to them on computers with a Web browser or Android devices.
Amazon Cloud Drive lets users upload digital music file at their original bit rate in either AAC or MP3 format to Amazon servers for storage and playback.
Vice President Bill Carr of Movies and Music at Amazon.com said, “Our customers have told us they don’t want to download music to their work computers or phones because they find it hard to move music . . . → Read More: Amazon Digital Music Locker