Microsoft’s uLink is Trying to Ease the Process of Tracking Deep Links on Mobile Applications

Microsoft’s uLink is Trying to Ease the Process of Tracking Deep Links on Mobile Applications    

Websites have a sophisticated capability to link their specific pages and connect comfortably with other services. However, the concept gets a bit complicated when it comes to mobile applications. On the latter, creating deep links for future navigation requires a lot of effort from developers and is still a rare sight on smartphone ecosystems. However, Microsoft’s Research lab has devised […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Brings Tap to Pay Feature for Windows 10 Mobile Insiders

Microsoft Brings Tap to Pay Feature for Windows 10 Mobile Insiders

Microsoft has added the NFC tap-to-pay functionality for its Windows 10 Mobile. While I was aware about the NFC feature in most of the Lumia handsets I was still oblivious to the fact that they are yet to support tap-to-pay. The tap-to-pay feature will be first enabled for the Windows Insider using Lumia 950 XL and the 650 in the […]

     
 
 

Sony and Microsoft Exit Top 12 Smartphone OEMs List; Replaced by Micromax and Meizu [Report]

Sony and Microsoft Exit Top 12 Smartphone OEMs List; Replaced by Micromax and Meizu [Report]

There’s no denying that Chinese OEMs are rocking the smartphone industry since the last few years with the IC Insights report for 2015 stating that 7 among the top 12 smartphone OEMs were based in China. This year’s report by the American analytical firm however cites some more interesting news. As per the report, some established market players including the likes […]

     
 
 

Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn in a Deal Worth $26.2 billion

Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn in a Deal Worth $26.2 billion

In a surprising turn of events, Microsoft today announced that they’ll be acquiring the professional social network, LinkedIn in a massive all-cash transaction deal worth $26.2 billion. LinkedIn’s share will be valued at $196 past the purchase which is expected to complete by this year’s end. As far as titles are concerned, Jeff Weiner will be staying as the CEO […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Launches Planner, a Collaborative Tool Rivalling Trello and Asana

Microsoft Launches Planner, a Collaborative Tool Rivalling Trello and Asana

Microsoft has stepped out of its comfort zone from quite some time and as a result it has also developed a platform agnostic approach. Microsoft has been investing efforts to bring in new apps for Android and iOS, a move that has disgruntled more than a handful of Windows Phone users. On a related note the Microsoft Office line-up now […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi Partners With Microsoft to Bring Offlice and Skype Applications on its Devices

Xiaomi Partners With Microsoft to Bring Offlice and Skype Applications on its Devices

Microsoft has partnered with yet another top smartphone maker, this time the Chinese OEM, Xiaomi, to pre-install its productivity suite that includes Office and Skype services on upcoming phones. The deal has been finalized through a patent cross-licensing arrangement which will allow the software giant to reach and outspread its software to Chinese consumers at a massive scale given Xiaomi’s […]

     
 
 

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 […]