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Microsoft aims to help the blind with Soundscape for iOS devices

Previously we have seen Microsoft release a new app that would help the visually impaired people to experience the world around them. This app was called Seeing AI. This app made use of the camera of the iOS device and […]

Microsoft and Xiaomi jointly sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

A joint agreement between Microsoft and Xiaomi (Chinese electronics and software company) will likely see both working together on key technologies of future – Artificial Intelligence and Cloud computing. Yes, based on the signing of a strategic MoU, Xiaomi and […]

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Microsoft starts making paid Fonts available in the Microsoft Store

Microsoft has been quietly preparing a new version of Windows 10 that is due to be released in the very near future (anticipated in April) and is codenamed Redstone 4. Under the new update, it is predicted that Microsoft will […]

Be My Eyes app lends tech support via Microsoft Disability Answer Desk

Apart from helping its customers become more productive and achieve more, Microsoft’s mission is to empower people with disabilities. In pursuance of this objective, the company has partnered with a Danish startup – Be My Eyes to provide technical assistance […]

New Microsoft Surface Pro released in India at Rs 64,999

Microsoft has just released the fifth generation of Surface Pro in India. Priced at Rs 64,999 it replaces Surface Pro 4 which was launched in India 2016. That being said the all-new Surface Pro retains some of the older bits […]

Microsoft will now support email addresses in Indian languages

Microsoft appears to be the first large tech company to understand the growth that’s happening in India’s tech world. An announcement by the Redmond giant signals their intention to allow support for addresses in several Indian languages. The news is […]

Microsoft for Startups program unveiled

Microsoft has reinforced its commitment towards providing startups with a mix of marketing help, technology and more by launching Microsoft for Startups program. Earlier too, the software giant had been encouraging startups via several initiatives like BizSpark credits for Azure, […]

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Microsoft Edge and Windows 10 now support Progressive Web Apps

Microsoft has always been a victim of not having much useful and updated apps in their Microsoft Store. Now, in order to overcome this Microsoft is using a new strategy and bringing support for Progressive Web Apps (PWA) on Microsoft […]

The Surface Laptop now comes with a Core m3 processor

Microsoft announced the Surface Laptop earlier in May 2015 at the MicrosoftEDU event. The device was just a laptop and not a convertible like the other Surface Devices. The Surface Laptop came with Windows 10S and Microsoft allowed a free […]

New Update to Windows Template Studio takes it to version 1.7

Microsoft announced the all new Windows Template Studio v1.0 in May 2017 after killing their old Windows App Studio service and website. This helped novice developers to build their own apps for Windows 10’s UWP Platform. This used a very […]

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Ink to Code, a Microsoft Garage project is now available

Sketching out the ideas will now be easier for the developers using Windows PCs. Ink to Code, a Microsoft Garage Project is now available for the app developers to prototype their ideas in a better and easier way. So if […]

Microsoft announces changes to Windows & Office Servicing & Support

Microsoft announces changes to Windows & Office Servicing & Support

The rapid uptake of Windows 10 has meant that Microsoft had to adapt. Last year they released Microsoft 365, a solution that integrated Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security. Microsoft is now looking to the future of […]

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Windows 10 opens an Opera tab on its own to advertise Edge

Microsoft has been criticized for allowing Windows 10 to open a tab in Opera, advertising itself when users browse the internet with the alternate browser Opera. The move has been criticized as it may indeed slow down the performance of […]

Surface Laptop with Windows 10 Pro is now available

The Surface laptop with Windows 10 Pro is now available for sale through Microsoft’s commercial store at an additional cost of $100. Microsoft Surface laptop until now was available only with the limited Windows 10 S operating system. You can […]

Microsoft releases new Privacy Tools for Windows 10 users

Microsoft has announced new privacy tools for Windows 10 users that will allow you to find out how much data Windows 10 is sending back to Microsoft. At this juncture, the tool is available for Windows Insiders and will soon […]

Microsoft Research introduces a bot that can draw anything you want

Microsoft Research is involved in bringing groundbreaking tech to humans. Earlier, we saw a prototype of 3D Touch where hovering over a touchscreen device would help the user in interacting with the device. This tech was also seen in the […]

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Microsoft Education unveils new Windows 10 devices starting at $189

Microsoft has always been concerned about student education programs. With their commitment to empowering every student, the Microsoft Education has launched a new set of Windows 10 devices starting at $189. From OEMs like JP and Lenovo, these new laptops […]

Microsoft releases PowerShell Core for Windows, Mac and Linux

PowerShell has been Microsoft’s own replacement to the Command Prompt in Windows 10, and the command line utility has been largely being implemented all around Microsoft and other Microsoft communities. Microsoft recently released the open-source version of PowerShell 6.0. This […]

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Microsoft removes and then restores Bitcoin payments

Amid the growing concerns over the regulation of cryptocurrencies around the World, Microsoft stopped accepting bitcoin payments for Microsoft store. The company reportedly had removed the ability to add money to Microsoft Account using Bitcoin owing to the negative sentiments […]