Google, Huawei and Others Working to be the OS of Choice for Internet of Things Devices

Google, Huawei and Others Working to be the OS of Choice for Internet of Things Devices

If you aren’t sold on internet of things (IoT) devices becoming mature and going mainstream in the next couple of months, just look at the investment technology giants are making to claim the pole position in this emerging technology product line. Microsoft earlier this year announced a variant of Windows 10 operating system for IoT devices, Chinese technology conglomerate Huawei […]

 
     
 
 

Microsoft Claims its Edge Browser Beats Chrome, Firefox and IE in JavaScript Loading Speeds

Microsoft Claims its Edge Browser Beats Chrome, Firefox and IE in JavaScript Loading Speeds

Among the new feature that Windows 10 will bring, Microsoft is also packing a brand new browser, called Edge. The new product is going to completely replace Internet Explorer, after it was initially believed that it will simply undergo just a rebranding process. And now it seems that Microsoft is actually busy trying to make its new browser as grand […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Launches Lumia 540 Dual-SIM in India for Rs.10199

Microsoft Launches Lumia 540 Dual-SIM in India for Rs.10199

Microsoft is looking forward to increase its presence on the highly lucrative Indian mobile market, and it hopes it will get some help from the newly launched Lumia 540 smartphone. There’s nothing extraordinary about this device, to be frank, but it’s a decent new device which makes its entrance into the Lumia family. The smartphone is available for a price of Rs.10,199, […]

     
 
 

Windows 10 Reportedly the Last Version of Windows — Is Windows a Service Now?

Windows 10 Reportedly the Last Version of Windows — Is Windows a Service Now?

Microsoft unveiled Windows 10, its forthcoming operating system for the desktop, mobile, Xbox, and IoT late last year. The Windows 10 moniker was interesting, as ideally, Microsoft was expected to call the successor to Windows 8 (and 8.1) as Windows 9. The Redmond-based company explained why it didn’t go with ‘Windows 9’: it would have created conflict with older versions […]

 
     
 
 

Say Goodbye to Windows Media Center, Won’t be Part of Windows 10

Say Goodbye to Windows Media Center, Won’t be Part of Windows 10

As you know, Windows Media Center is the default digital video recorder and media player that Microsoft pre-loads in its Windows operating systems. Albeit it lets you do a lot of things and is pretty versatile, Windows users have gradually resorted to the use of similar third-party software, which has made Microsoft decide to offer WMC just as an add-on Windows 8 Pro and […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Releases Public Preview of Office 2016 for Windows

Microsoft Releases Public Preview of Office 2016 for Windows

Microsoft today released the latest preview of Office 2016. Unlike the first preview of its new productivity suite that was released in March for developers and IT pros, today’s release is meant for consumers — both Office 365 subscribers and non-subscribers. The new preview boasts a number of changes including providing you with the ability to save files into the […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Gets Agressive with the Lumia 430, its Cheapest Lumia Yet at Rs. 5,299

Microsoft Gets Agressive with the Lumia 430, its Cheapest Lumia Yet at Rs. 5,299

After acquiring Nokia’s devices and services division, Microsoft has obtained full control over the Lumia line of products, which is its front division in the hard battle against the iPhone and the army of Androids. The company has now unveiled its cheapest Lumia handset, the Lumia 430, which gets launched for a price of Rs. 5.299 (about $83). The smartphone comes […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Makes it Super Easy for iOS/Android Devs to Port Their Apps into Windows Universal Apps

Microsoft Makes it Super Easy for iOS/Android Devs to Port Their Apps into Windows Universal Apps

Microsoft’s Build 2015 developer conference started with some really boring details for all of us non-devs, but it has picked on with juicy details regarding some rumors we heard earlier during the week. Microsoft is indeed bringing Android and iOS apps to Windows 10, but it will need help from developers to do so. Apple and Google are the absolute leaders when it […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Edge is the New Browser in Windows 10, Replaces the Veteran Internet Explorer

Microsoft Edge is the New Browser in Windows 10, Replaces the Veteran Internet Explorer

We knew this day was coming, and Microsoft has decided today that it’s time for Internet Explorer to step down. Despite what many of us were thinking (or maybe even hoping), Microsoft’s new browser isn’t called Spartan, but Microsoft Edge. The latest version of Microsoft’s new browser comes with a lot of new features and improvements, but it seems that […]

     
 
 

Run Android Apps on Windows Phone – Microsoft Will Reportedly Announce the Controversial Move at BUILD

Run Android Apps on Windows Phone – Microsoft Will Reportedly Announce the Controversial Move at BUILD

It’s no secret that Microsoft’s Windows Phone mobile operating system has an “app-gap” problem. The stark difference in the app count in Windows Phone Store when compared to Android’s Google Play, and Apple’s App Store is so wide that even the ‘universal app’ support — which the Redmond-based company announced at last year’s Build conference — has been unable to […]