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Cortana on iPhone

Microsoft Launching Its Personal Digital Assistant Cortana For iPhone and Android

By Kamal Nayan - May 27, 2015 03:38 AM EDT

Microsoft Tuesday announced that Cortana, its smart personal assistant for Windows 10 PCs and Windows phones, will be arriving on Android phones at the end of June and on iPhones later this year.

Technological impact

Human Attention Span Is Now Less Than A Goldfish's: Microsoft Study

By R. Siva Kumar - May 19, 2015 09:52 AM EDT

With more technological gadgets than you can count, your attention span is becoming very weak, according to a study.

Surface 3

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Release Date And Rumors Update: May 20 As Release Date Confirmed?

By Kamal Nayan - May 18, 2015 04:06 AM EDT

Microsoft recently unleashed Surface 3 laplet but there's still uncertainty over the arrival of Microsoft Surface Pro 4.

Bing

After Google, Bing Changes Algorithm To Rank Mobile-Friendly Sites Higher In Search Results

By Kamal Nayan - May 15, 2015 01:06 AM EDT

After Google, Microsoft's search engine Bing has made changes to its algorithm that that will prioritize mobile-friendly sites in the search results.

Hyperlapse By Microsoft

Microsoft's Hyperlapse Arrives For PCs and Phones: Is It Too Late?

By Kamal Nayan - May 14, 2015 03:31 PM EDT

Months after Instagram debuted its app Hyperlapse, Microsoft has released a similar app that would help up record and produce super-stabilized videos on Android, Windows and Windows Phone.

Windows 10

Microsoft Announces Windows 10 Editions [Details]

By Kamal Nayan - May 14, 2015 02:46 AM EDT

Ahead of a scheduled release this summer, Microsoft has revealed names of various editions of the upcoming OS. The company on Wednesday announced 6 editions of Windows 10 operating system via its official blog, namely: Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Mobile, Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 10 Education, and Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise.

Windows 8

Windows 10 Is Going To Be The Last Version of OS And Here's Why

By Kamal Nayan - May 08, 2015 04:36 AM EDT

Windows 10 will be the last version of Microsoft's operating system and onwards instead releasing the entire OS, the company will release updates.

Windows 10

Microsoft: Google Ships a Big Pile of... Code, With No Commitment To Update Your Device

By Kamal Nayan - May 05, 2015 02:07 AM EDT

Microsoft is slamming Android for its irresponsible update mechanism. Speaking during a keynote at Microsoft's Ignite conference in Chicago, Microsoft's Windows chief, Terry Myerson, slammed Google's Android plans saying the company doesn't commit to updates.

Microsoft HoloLens

Microsoft HoloLens To Cost 'Significantly' More Than An Xbox But Will It Be Affordable Enough?

By Kamal Nayan - May 04, 2015 01:57 PM EDT

Microsoft HoloLens "would cost significantly more than a game console," ie. the Xbox One's $400 price point, according to a NYT report that cited an unnamed Microsoft executive.

Microsoft

Microsoft Acquires Touch Screen Technology Company N-Trig Ltd

By Kamal Nayan - May 01, 2015 02:01 PM EDT

Microsoft has acquired the touch screen technology company N-Trig. The company components are used in Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 and Surface 3 tablets.

How Old Are You

A New Web App (By Microsoft) Guesses Your Age And Gender

By Kamal Nayan - Apr 30, 2015 02:44 PM EDT

At its BUILD conference, Microsoft showed off a tiny tool that guesses your age based on a photo. The app is essentially a demo to show case capabilities of Azure.

Windows 10

Microsoft Surpasses Q3 Estimates But Profits Decline

By Kamal Nayan - Apr 24, 2015 02:37 AM EDT

Microsoft reported revenue and profit above Wall Street expectations. In the third quarter of the 2015 financial year, the company announced revenue up 6 percent to $21.73 billion, with gross margin up 1 percent to $14.57 billion.

Windows 8

Windows 10 To Launch In Late July, Reveals AMD

By Kamal Nayan - Apr 21, 2015 02:45 AM EDT

Windows 10 might launch in late July, according to an accidental revelation by AMD. The information was shared by AMD President and CEO Lisa Su during the company's second-quarter earnings call.

Microsoft, Android, Cyanogen

Microsoft To Bundle Apps With Cyanogen Android Smartphones

By Kamal Nayan - Apr 16, 2015 10:46 PM EDT

Microsoft and Cyanogen have struck a deal that will allow Redmond company to place some apps on Cyanogen's modified version of the Android mobile operating system.

Microsoft Surface Pro

Surface Pro 4 Release Date, Specs and Rumors Update: The New Laplet Rumored To Be Launched At End of This Month

By Kamal Nayan - Apr 15, 2015 02:34 PM EDT

Microsoft managed to surprise the tech world by launching Surface 3 earlier this month and now the company is rumored to release Surface Pro 4 at the end of this month.

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