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Microsoft Answers

Microsoft will end staff support for these product support forums

Microsoft is readying itself to make some big changes to its product support forums, and several folks could be affected. The plan is to remove technical support for quite a few of its Community support forums, an everything will commence […]

Microsoft Build

Here are the top six announcements from Microsoft Build 2018

Microsoft Build 2018 came and went, and as expected, the software giant made several big announcements, many of which have the power to change Microsoft forever. You see, it’s clear the company is moving to focus on new things, and […]

Microsoft’s latest Cumulative Update is bricking Windows 10 computers

Microsoft recently released new Windows 10 Cumulative Updates, KB4103721 (1803), KB4103727 (1709), KB4103731 (1703), KB4103723 (1607), KB4103728 (1511), and KB4103716 (RTM). The update addresses a lot of problems Windows 10 has faced over the past couple of months. For example, […]

MS Cloud AI Research Challenge

Microsoft announces broad Cloud AI Research Competition

Microsoft has invested a lot in the cloud and artificial intelligence, but the company is in no way satisfied with its current position in the industry. To move forward, Microsoft needs to inject new talent and ideas into its business, […]

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Full Windows 10 could replace Windows 10 Mobile in 2018

Surely, it’s safe to say that Windows 10 Mobile is on its last legs since Microsoft has not released a new handset in quite a while. Not surprising because the operating system isn’t getting a lot of support from third-party […]

Microsoft has deprecated PowerShell 2.0: Time to switch to newer versions

For those who aren’t aware, Microsoft has decided to deprecate Windows PowerShell 2.0 in the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. To make things more clear, deprecation is when software is marked as legacy, signaling they might not be around […]

Microsoft AI Drone

Microsoft tests AI controlled drone that flies with a motor

Artificial Intelligence has proven itself useful in today’s world, and that’s one of the reasons why Microsoft is focusing much of its business behind this growing technology. To prove what it can do, the company has shown that it can […]

Mystery Skype

Mystery Skype could change the way students learn

Microsoft is improving its education features to stay relevant in the classroom as competition increases. This new initiative from the software giant is called Mystery Skype, and it’s a global guessing game that connects students from around the world. It’s […]

UWP OneDrive app available now for Xbox One

We love the Xbox On because it’s more than just a video game console, but an entertainment hub as well. When the console first came on the scene, it had several features that drew our attention, and one of them […]

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Cyberfox will shutdown in 2018: Why is this happening?

Firefox is one of the most used web browsers for over a decade, and since then, it has garnered several forks. One of the popular forks of Firefox we’ve come to love ever since it came on the scene back […]

HoloLens could give folks without vision the ability to see things

Microsoft HoloLens is quite useful in many areas of society. It’s not ready for consumers, but we can see how the device could change the world and how we live our daily lives. The big question, however, is how would […]

Office 2016 for Mac now supports Touch Bar on new Apple MacBook Pro

When Apple announced the newest version of its MacBook Pro back in 2016, the most exciting new feature turned out to be the Touch Bar. It’s a small touchscreen area below the main screen that can be used in conjunction […]

Scalebound’s cancellation is a huge blow to the Xbox One

Microsoft’s video game line-up for the Xbox One and Windows 10 in 2017 is looking bleak after the company officially announced the cancellation of Scalebound. The title was first shown at E3 2014, and yet again in 2016. Before the […]

ODG R9 smartglass compared to Microsoft HoloLens: Which is better?

There’s a new holographic glasses in town known as the ODG R9, and it might turn out to be the biggest competitor to the Microsoft HoloLens product. With Magic Leap not living up to expectations, people are looking elsewhere for […]

Windows VR Headsets from Acer, Dell and HP show up at CES 2017

Virtual Reality is the future of competing according to some, and that is why Microsoft has decided to take an interest in it. The company announced not too long ago that several of its partners are creating VR headsets for […]

Microsoft Azure Advisor is now available to customers

Microsoft has announced the availability of the public preview of Azure Advisor. What is this, you ask? Well, it’s a personalized recommendation engine designed to provide best practices when it comes down to optimally configuring Azure resources. Microsoft Azure Advisor […]

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Microsoft was working on its own Touchbar keyboard in 2010

Recently, Apple announced its newest Macbook Pro that is designed to introduce touch to the line. However, the touch capability is situated at the top of the keyboard and not on the screen. Microsoft for its own devices, have chosen […]