Nokia is Coming Back with Android Smartphones, While Microsoft Sells Feature Phone Biz to Foxconn

Nokia is Coming Back with Android Smartphones, While Microsoft Sells Feature Phone Biz to Foxconn

Microsoft had bought the iconic Nokia brand handset business a couple of years ago and now it seems that the ex-Finnish brand will exchange hands once again. This time however, Microsoft has agreed to offload its entry-level feature phone business to Foxconn Mobile and this deal is reckoned at $350 million. As part of the deal, Foxconn will also be […]

 
     
 
 

Microsoft’s Pre-Touch Sensing will Let you Control Windows Phone by Just Hovering on the Screen

Microsoft’s Pre-Touch Sensing will Let you Control Windows Phone by Just Hovering on the Screen

In 2014 Almost two years before Apple introduced the 3D touch, Microsoft had been readying the same for its then flagship. However, once the plans to release the device was squashed Microsoft Live gestures still lived on. A new Microsoft research video shows how cool pre touch sensing for mobile can be and apparently it does come with some great […]

     
 
 

Bing and HackerRank have Partnered to Make it Easier for You to Code

Bing and HackerRank have Partnered to Make it Easier for You to Code

To begin with I am not a coder/developer but in the past years I have been in the close proximity of some at my previous workplaces. Every developer’s nightmare is when they run the code they have written and push it into production. After burning midnight’s oil and stacking along different modules it is but unproductive for a code to […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Edge Browser will Now Exercise a Greater Control Over Flash Content

Microsoft Edge Browser will Now Exercise a Greater Control Over Flash Content

Microsoft has been prepping up the Redstone Anniversary update. Microsoft has been claiming that along with bug fixes and improvisation in performance they will also be coming up with new features. Now these new features or the changes will also include a change for the Edge Web browser. The change will be based on how efficiently Edge browser will be […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Lumia 650 with Windows 10 Mobile Starts Selling in India at Rs 15,299

Microsoft Lumia 650 with Windows 10 Mobile Starts Selling in India at Rs 15,299

Microsoft has been pushing Windows 10 aggressively but the efforts seemed to be a little lethargic when it came to the smartphones. Microsoft has bought in new phones including the flagship Lumia 950 which debuted with Windows 10 and has also announced a bunch of phones which will be able to get an update. Microsoft has now announced Lumia 650, […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Keeps up With its AI Ambitions, Acquires Swiftkey for $250-Million

Microsoft Keeps up With its AI Ambitions, Acquires Swiftkey for $250-Million

Close on the heels of Microsoft’s new flow keyboard making it to the iOS devices, now it seems that the Redmond giant has fancied SwiftKey and bought the same for $250-Million. Swiftkey has been baked in millions of Android devices and it was this keyboard that first introduced us to typing by swiping. Lately the OEM’s have been including the […]

     
 
 

The Mysterious Cellular Data App on Windows Store Hints at Microsoft’s Very Own SIM Card

The Mysterious Cellular Data App on Windows Store Hints at Microsoft’s Very Own SIM Card

Microsoft is probably readying its own SIM card in order to make the LTE more accessible for devices which would otherwise only depend on the Wi-Fi connectivity. The Redmond giant has in fact already started testing out the cellular data app which would allow Windows 10 devices to connect to other operators without an actual contract with them. Microsoft is […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Windows 10 Now Running on 200 Million Devices

Microsoft Windows 10 Now Running on 200 Million Devices

2015 was a spectacular year for Microsoft, the company unveiled a lot of new products and the next big update for their operating system, Windows 10. The company provided free upgrade to those who were running Windows 7 or 8.1 and as it turns out, their plan did work as today Microsoft has revealed that Windows 10 is running on […]

     
 
 

Microsoft’s New ‘Selfie App’ for iOS Promises to Make You Look Better Than You Actually Are

Microsoft’s New ‘Selfie App’ for iOS Promises to Make You Look Better Than You Actually Are

Recently, Microsoft has been migrating its apps to other platforms and in fact they have been more engrossed in optimizing the apps for non-Windows platforms. The latest App from the Microsoft stable seems to be a Selfie app called ‘Microsoft Selfie’for iOS which seems to be squarely intended at making your mugshots look better than it actually is. Microsoft claims […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Slated to Launch the Surface Pro 4 in India on January 7

Microsoft Slated to Launch the Surface Pro 4 in India on January 7

Microsoft has geared up to launch the Surface Pro 4 in India on January 7, the launch news was carried out by Satya Nadella himself who had also announced at an event in India earlier that the Surface Pro 4 will be launched by the end of this year. In order to bring down the base price, Microsoft would also […]