Microsoft partners with Academy of Interactive Entertainment to offer Xbox Academy workshops in Australia
The Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) is one of the most awarded educators for game development and 3D animation. They have partnered with flagship Microsoft Store in Sydney to present students with the unique opportunity...
Cortana expands to Australia on Android and iOS, comes to the Android lock screen
Cortana for Android and iOS has only been available for users in the United States, United Kingdom, and India in the past. Today, Microsoft is expanding Cortana for Android and iOS to Australian users as well. Redmond today starte...
Xbox celebrates its 15th anniversary in Europe and Australia
by Asher Madan
On March 14, 2002, the original Xbox released in Europe and Australia. Customers outside of the United States and Japan had to wait another few months to get their hands on the device which was also touted as the most powerful con...
Windows tablets grow 60% in Australian market, now holds 27% market share
Australian analyst company Telsyte reports that Windows tablets surged in the Australian market in the second half of 2016, growing 60% Year on Year and taking 27% market share, lifting the overall tablet market, which was 1.64 mi...
Microsoft Bing releases new maps imagery covering all of Australia and India
Microsoft today announced the release of updated imagery in Australia and India for Bing Maps. This new imagery release includes 7,685,768 square kilometers in Australia covering the entire country with all of the major cities and...
Microsoft Store Sydney is giving away limited edition inflatable Xbox One S Controller
by Greg Jordan
In celebration of Australia Day, Microsoft Store Sydney is giving away a Limited Edition Inflatable Xbox One S Controller. To win one of these inflatables, all you have to do is like the official Microsoft Store Facebook page, and...
Cricket Australia to adopt Microsoft’s team and player performance platform
During his first official visit to Australia since becoming CEO, Satya Nadella showcased a number of innovations already being built in Australia using Microsoft technologies and Cricket Australia is one of them. Cricket Australia...
Pre-order HoloLens in Australia, Ireland, France, Germany, New Zealand, and the UK
Microsoft today announced the expanded availability of HoloLens in six new countries. Developers and commercial enterprises from Australia, Ireland, France, Germany, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom can now pre-order the device...