5 Windows Utilities I Can’t Live Without

5 Windows Utilities I Can’t Live Without

I’ve been a faithful Windows user for years. Throughout this lengthy period, Microsoft has come a long way with its desktop operating system – the interface has shifted from dull visuals to a lot more modern aesthetics, it can finally handle touch and traditional desktop applications without messing the navigation, and a whole lot more has been changed. However, for […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Joins Linux Foundation as a Platinum Member

Microsoft Joins Linux Foundation as a Platinum Member

In a surprising move, Microsoft has announced that it will be joining the Linux Foundation in the form of a high-paying Platinum member. Microsoft has always been at loggerheads with the Linux and Linux has been the preferred choice for the developer community owing to its open source nature. Linux Foundation executive said that Microsoft has been one of the […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Aims to Substantially Reduce Size of Windows Updates with Differential Patching

Microsoft Aims to Substantially Reduce Size of Windows Updates with Differential Patching

If you’ve ever owned a Windows computer and went through the update process, you would know how inconveniently large the download file sizes are. Microsoft wants to change that and with the Creators Update coming later in 2017, they’ll be implementing something called Unified Update Platform (UUP) which will significantly minimize the downloads. UUP will essentially enable differential downloads for […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Teams Aims to Take on Slack with Office 365 Suite Integration

Microsoft Teams Aims to Take on Slack with Office 365 Suite Integration    

Microsoft has now launched its latest productivity app that aims to take on Slack, aptly named, Microsoft Teams. Incidentally, Slack posted a full-page ad in the New York Times to welcome Microsoft Teams as their direct competitor. Microsoft Teams is placed as yet another utility app in their Office 365 suite. In short, it’s an app that aims to improve […]

     
 
 

Surface Studio: Microsoft Makes the Desktop Cool Again

Surface Studio: Microsoft Makes the Desktop Cool Again    

Microsoft has just unveiled a new All-in-One (AIO) desktop PC in the form of Surface Studio. After the Surface Pro series and the Surface Book that was launched last year, this is the latest hardware series from the company that aims to revolutionise the dying PC market. In fact, it’s their first real attempt at building a desktop of their […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Announces Standalone VR Headsets for Windows 10, Starting at $299

Microsoft Announces Standalone VR Headsets for Windows 10, Starting at $299

Microsoft has finally hopped on the VR bandwagon and with this, the company has announced its VR headset that offers full-fledged virtual reality, unlike the HoloLens. Microsoft has partnered with Dell, HP, Lenovo, Asus and Acer to release an entire line-up of standalone VR headsets. Additionally, Microsoft also showcased the HoloTour app which was meant for the HoloLens which is […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Updates the Surface Book with 2x Graphics and 16 Hour Battery Life

Microsoft Updates the Surface Book with 2x Graphics and 16 Hour Battery Life    

Microsoft, today at their New York event, unveiled a significantly powerful and upgraded variant of the Surface Book which was announced last year. While most of the aesthetics are similar, Microsoft has managed to radically fit in better hardware, more batteries, in the same aluminum form factor. They’re referring it as the Surface Book i7. To start off, the new […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Aims to Make 3D Imagery as Easy as Taking a Picture with Paint 3D

Microsoft Aims to Make 3D Imagery as Easy as Taking a Picture with Paint 3D

After years of existence, Microsoft’s legacy Paint app is finally getting a significant makeover. Apart from the design improvements, the company is betting big on 3D objects and imagery with comprehensive native tools for creating three-dimensional content. Paint 3D (that’s the new name) will be a part of Windows 10 Creators update and will roll out sometime in Spring (early […]

     
 
 

Microsoft’s Paint App for Windows 10 to get a Much Needed Refresh

Microsoft’s Paint App for Windows 10 to get a Much Needed Refresh    

Microsoft’s Paint app is something we 90’s kids grew on, at least for me the first encounter with the Windows 95 was via the Microsoft Paint app. Despite the fact that Microsoft Paint has picked up many updates in the past it still looked strikingly original. Moreover, with the advent of much-advanced editing tools the Paint eventually lost its sheen […]

     
 
 

Twitter to Open itself for Acquisition, Possible Suitors Include Google, Salesforce and Microsoft

Twitter to Open itself for Acquisition, Possible Suitors Include Google, Salesforce and Microsoft

Soon after popular professional networking portal LinkedIn got acquired by Microsoft, another social networking giant Twitter continues to inch its way to a sale process. As per a report by CNBC, internet giants like Google, Microsoft and even a SaaS company like Salesforce have shown interest in acquiring the struggling social media giant. Twitter’s revenue graph isn’t faring really well […]