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Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Rumors and Release Date: Hybrid Laptop Slated for 2017 Release Along With New OS

By Jenn Loro - May 19, 2016 04:37 PM EDT

New reports churning out from Silicon Valley rumor mill indicate a likely postponement of Microsoft Surface Pro 5’s release in 2017. The Redmond-based tech giant is apparently itching to install Intel’s latest Kaby Lake processor but the chipmaker said that it couldn’t hurry mass production in such a very limited timeframe this year.

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Google to End Support for Flash in Chrome This Year

By Jenn Loro - May 18, 2016 11:33 AM EDT

Google is switching to HTML5 wherever possible following its decision to end support for Adobe’s Flash software. The software makes multimedia rich content run on a particular web page but a number of security holes make Flash vulnerable to exploitation by hackers.

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Microsoft to End Project Spark in August This Year

By Jenn Loro - May 18, 2016 11:33 AM EDT

Microsoft has recently announce the shutdown of Project Spark, the software giant’s free-to-play platform and free creation suite similar to LittleBigPlanet and Super Mario Maker. Apparently, the platform’s lack of money-earning prospects forced the company to pull the life-support plug on August 12 this year.

Microsoft to kill the Sunrise Calendar App?

Microsoft to kill the Sunrise Calendar App?

By Ajay Kadkol - May 18, 2016 10:54 AM EDT

Microsoft plans to sunset Sunrise, the calendar app it acquired in 2015, later this summer. The Sunrise team will now work on the company's mobile Outlook app.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 5 News and Rumors: November Launch Plausible But June Launch Unlikely

By Peter R - May 18, 2016 10:05 AM EDT

Reports that Microsoft could hasten the launch of Surface Pro 5 June has left many prospective buyers wondering if they should wait and not purchase Surface Pro 4.

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Microsoft's Sunrise Not Rising Again After August 31

By Jenn Loro - May 14, 2016 11:27 AM EDT

Microsoft’s calendar and organizer app, Sunrise, will be shutting down on August 31 despite its growing popularity among calendar-conscious users. The plan comes at a time when the software giant wants to integrate all of its calendar-related apps and services under its Outlook app.

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WhatsApp May Have a Desktop Version Soon

By Jenn Loro - May 05, 2016 09:50 AM EDT

Facebook-owned WhatsApp is purportedly getting a desktop client version after tweeted snaps of coding translations for the insanely popular messaging app have been making rounds online. If rumors prove accurate, it will be a game-changing inroad as it challenges the dominance of Skype and other leading messaging platforms.

Bill Gates Says Artificial Intelligence Not a Threat to Humanity

Bill Gates Says Artificial Intelligence Not a Threat to Humanity

By Kanika Gupta - May 04, 2016 06:07 PM EDT

Artificial Intelligence has been widely debated by many. Some consider it as a threat, while others see a wealth of opportunity in this technology led intelligence. Bill Gates, cofounder of Microsoft, and also the richest man in the world, plays in Team B. He says that AI will not be a threat, but an extremely helpful tool that will help human lives.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 5 News and Rumors: Unlikely Launch This Year As Microsoft Pushes Surface Pro 4

By Peter R - May 02, 2016 03:13 PM EDT

The Redmond giant is going all out to make Surface Pro 4 reach its sales potential before it can launch the next iteration.

Microsoft Purchases Synthetic DNA to Store Data

Microsoft Purchases Synthetic DNA to Store Data

By Ajay Kadkol - May 01, 2016 10:49 PM EDT

Seems like Redmond giants Microsoft have begun experimenting new ways for storing electronic data. Microsoft are now looking to make their way to tap into the human-based DNA model to implement the same to their data-storage as the amount of digital data has been outpacing the amount of stored data made available.

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Microsoft Only Allows Bing And Nothing Else In Cortana Searches

By Jenn Loro - May 01, 2016 10:47 PM EDT

icrosoft finally locked internet users into using Bing search engine and Edge browser for all digital searches done through its digital assistant Cortana. Microsoft has been struggling to get a much larger share of the digital search pie long dominated by Google’s seemingly ubiquitous digital search presence.

Microsoft to kill 15GB of Free Storage; To opt for 5GB Base Storage

Microsoft to kill 15GB of Free Storage; To opt for 5GB Base Storage

By Ajay Kadkol - Apr 28, 2016 10:54 AM EDT

Seems like Redmond giants Microsoft have had enough misery of users misusing their free-cloud storage of 15GB. Apparently, Microsoft have found out that there were more misuses than actual usage for 15GB. This has made the Windows parent to kill the additional 10GB of free storage and bring it down to just 5GB.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 4 news and updates: 10 Ads released to see the Versatility and Usability of the device

By Zubera - Apr 27, 2016 06:57 AM EDT

The Surface series new ads show how the 2-in-1 tablets help the device owners with their professions. This includes a forensic artist named Stephen Mancusi, an architect named Mark Kushner and a jewelry designer named Ariela Suster.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 5 News: Is Apple's MacBook Pro 2016 Forcing Microsoft To Launch Early?

By Peter R - Apr 22, 2016 09:53 AM EDT

New reports suggest Microsoft could launch Surface Pro 5 before Apple unveils its MacBook Pro 2016.

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Skype Offers Free Calls for Japan and Ecuador Earthquake Victims

By Jenn Loro - Apr 19, 2016 07:20 AM EDT

Microsoft-owned Skype now offers free calls to landlines and mobiles in response to powerful earthquakes that hit Japan and Ecuador over the weekend. The free Skype calls apply to domestic and international calls except for special, premium service and non-geographical numbers.

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