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 […]

     
 
 

Dropbox Lets You Edit Microsoft Office Documents for Free (No MS Account Required)

Dropbox Lets You Edit Microsoft Office Documents for Free (No MS Account Required)

In November of last year, Dropbox announced a partnership with Microsoft. It started with Dropbox integration in Microsoft Office’s iOS apps and is now growing into something much better. In the announcement post, Dropbox said it was home to over 35 billion Office documents. This is not a surprise, given Dropbox’s success in the business market. Now, Dropbox users (both […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Officially Launches Outlook for Android as the App Comes out of Preview

Microsoft Officially Launches Outlook for Android as the App Comes out of Preview

Microsoft has first released its Outlook personal information manager app for Android users three months back in beta form, and now the app is in its 1.0 version. Microsoft has now removed the ‘preview’ tag from its free Outlook for Android app, which is now available as a free download in the Google Play Store. Microsoft says it has been busy behind […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Gets to Pre-Load its Apps on Cyanogen OS; Can we Expect Microsoft Android Devices Next?

Microsoft Gets to Pre-Load its Apps on Cyanogen OS; Can we Expect Microsoft Android Devices Next?

Without too much fanfare and through a silent press release, Cyanogen and Microsoft have announced a partnership to integrate popular Microsoft services across the Cyanogen OS. Cyanogen will integrate and distribute Microsoft’s consumer apps and services, as follows – Bing services, Skype, OneDrive, OneNote, Outlook, and Microsoft Office. This is an interesting move which could have some unexpected outcomes. Speaking of this partnership, Kirt […]

     
 
 

Microsoft’s new Surface 3 Runs Full Windows and Comes in 4G LTE, as Well

Microsoft’s new Surface 3 Runs Full Windows and Comes in 4G LTE, as Well    

When Microsoft first announced the original Surface tablet, many of us didn’t know that it was doomed to fail because of Windows RT. And when the company insisted with Windows RT in the second-generation, we already started to ask the question – when is Microsoft going to kill Windows RT ?   Of course, they haven’t officially announced the ‘killing’ of […]