Neowin News Feed for: Ms-dos Neowin News Feed for: Ms-dos en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Twitter will no longer allow you to play MS-DOS games in tweets <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Last week, Twitter became a mobile gaming hub for over 2000 MS-DOS games. Today, it looks like Twitter has put the kibosh on gaming within tweets because it violates their terms of service. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Mon, 04 May 2015 18:01:28 +0000 Microsoft's new operating system reinvents MS-DOS for mobile <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has today launched MS-DOS Mobile, a stunning new DOS-based platform designed especially for mobile phones, which aims to take productivity back to where it all started with a simple OS. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Nirave Gondhia) Wed, 01 Apr 2015 06:02:01 +0000 Microsoft's MS-DOS and Word source code is filled with Easter eggs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1457798534Clipboard01dfss4343.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft&#039;s release of the source code to MS DOS 1.1 and 2.0 and Word for Windows 1.1a this week has revealed that its programmers hid some interesting text jokes inside the software. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:06:06 +0000 Neobytes: We look back at Steve Ballmer's most "colorful" keynotes and ads <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/722882849neobytes-2014-00.png" alt="" /></div>Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has a history of getting excited when on stage during a keynote or being filmed for a TV commercial. We look back at just some of his more &quot;colorful&quot; moments. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Sat, 24 Aug 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Trivia Tuesday: A Microsoft Family Tree <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Check out Trivia Tuesday&#039;s awesome infographic pedigree of Microsoft operating systems, from MS-DOS and OS/2 all the way up to Windows 8, and everything in between. Yes, even Zune. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tyler Holman) Tue, 16 Oct 2012 09:20:19 +0000 Researcher: Microsoft's MS-DOS doesn't contain copied CP/M code <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1323182639microsoftlogoonwall.png" alt="" /></div>A new report from a forensic computing researcher claims that he has found no evidence that Microsoft&#039;s MS-DOS OS contains code copied from another OS, CP/M. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Wed, 08 Aug 2012 03:03:54 +0000 IBM and Microsoft's OS/2 turns 25 today <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/10077443221364204696ib.jpg" alt="" /></div>25 years ago today, IBM and Microsoft announced OS/2, the PC operating system that was designed to replace DOS but failed to do so, thanks mostly to Microsoft&#039;s efforts to improve Windows. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Mon, 02 Apr 2012 17:47:06 +0000 The IBM PC is 30 years old today <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1364204696ib.jpg" alt="" /></div>IBM reproduces the original press release from August 12, 1981 that officially announced the launch of the IBM personal computer. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Fri, 12 Aug 2011 18:55:27 +0000 Microsoft celebrates 30 years of the IBM PC <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft celebrates the 30th anniversary of the IBM PC a couple of days early with an article that looks ahead to the future of the PC and Microsoft&#039;s Windows operating system. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Thu, 11 Aug 2011 02:08:17 +0000 MS-DOS turns 30 years old today ... sort of <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19825736642.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft's operating system business launched 30 years ago today with MS-DOS ... kind of. As The Register reports, on July 27, 1981 Microsoft bought the full rights to QDOS (Quick and Dirty Operating System), the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Wed, 27 Jul 2011 10:24:56 +0000