OneDrive is Microsoft’s Rebranded Name for SkyDrive

OneDrive is Microsoft’s Rebranded Name for SkyDrive

Microsoft has just announced that SkyDrive, their cloud storage service will be renamed to OneDrive very soon. This follows the news of trademark infringement case filed by British Sky Broadcasting Group (BSkyB) last year over SkyDrive branding. Microsoft had initially hinted at fighting BSkyB’s claims over SkyDrive branding, but then decided to step back and rebrand their cloud offering. The […]

     
 
 

10 Lesser-Known features of Windows Operating System

10 Lesser-Known features of Windows Operating System

Like it or hate it, but you just can’t ignore it. Windows OS holds a precedent lead in desktop’s operating system market share. In fact, according to Net Market Share, 90% of all computers are running some version of Windows. We’ve been using Windows for last 2 decades, but this OS is so comprehensive, that it isn’t uncommon to find […]

 
     
 
 

Microsoft Surface Pro 2: 20% Faster, 75% Better Battery Life, Starts from $899

Microsoft Surface Pro 2: 20% Faster, 75% Better Battery Life, Starts from $899    

As expected, Microsoft unveiled the new Surface Pro 2, the full fledged ultra portable 10.6-inch Windows 8 tablet powered by Intel’s latest fourth generation Haswell core processor. Surface Pro 2 is clearly aimed towards professionals and now comes with 75% more battery backup and 20% performance boost as compared to the original Surface Pro. The Surface Pro 2 still carries […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Unveils Surface 2, Persists with Windows RT

Microsoft Unveils Surface 2, Persists with Windows RT

At its special event in New York City, Microsoft has unveiled the next-generation Surface tablets, the Surface Pro 2 and the simply called Surface 2. The Surface Pro 2 did manage to impress me and it confirmed some of my optimistic expectations, especially in terms of battery life, but disappointed when it came to the price. Surface 2′s unveiling also […]

     
 
 

How Microsoft’s Surface 2 Needs to be to Really Matter

How Microsoft’s Surface 2 Needs to be to Really Matter

Important things have happened recently for rivals Apple and Microsoft. Apple has already announced the iPhone 5s and the iPhone 5c while Microsoft has basically took over Nokia, acquiring its Devices and Services unit for just five billion dollars. While Microsoft definitely can’t compete yet with Apple in the smartphone field, even if it could try to do something, now […]

 
     
 
 

Microsoft Acquires Nokia’s Devices and Services Unit for Just $5 Billion

Microsoft Acquires Nokia’s Devices and Services Unit for Just $5 Billion

The writing was on the wall, or so they said. Nokia, the mobile phone market leader not so long ego is being dismantled and their Devices and Services unit is being gobbled up by Microsoft for 3.79 billion Euros ($5.0 billion). In addition, Microsoft will be licensing Nokia’s patent and mapping assets for another 1.65 billion Euros ($2.17 billion). This […]

     
 
 

Are you Sirius Nokia? 10.1-inch Windows RT Tablet Detailed

Are you Sirius Nokia? 10.1-inch Windows RT Tablet Detailed

We all loved the Lumia design, ever since Nokia decided to use polycarbonate as the base shell material. The same design featured on so many Nokia smartphones is now said to be adopted into a fully-fledged 10.1-inch Windows RT tablet (codenamed Nokia Sirius) that will go head to head against the all-mighty iPad. At a time when multiple OEMs are […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Office 2013 Vs. Office 365: What’s Best for You

Microsoft Office 2013 Vs. Office 365: What’s Best for You

Microsoft is an American multinational corporation that develops, creates and licenses a lot of products and services in the computing field. It’s the biggest software maker worldwide when it’s about of sales and value. Microsoft Office is one of its famous products which is available for both Windows and Mac OS X  platforms since 1989 (and even on iOS or […]

 
     
 
 

Microsoft Brings Office 365 to Indian Students: 4-year Subscription at Rs 4,199

Microsoft Brings Office 365 to Indian Students: 4-year Subscription at Rs 4,199

Microsoft launched its Office 365 University suite back in October, 2012, targeting college and university students. The launch price in the United States was $79.99 for a four-year license, which translates into about $1.67 a month. Now, the Redmond giant has announced that college and university students from India can also benefit from the offer. The Office 365 University suite will be […]