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Microsoft And BMW Bring Skype To Cars

07/13/2017, Microsoft today announced that it’s expanding its partnership with BMW to bring Skype to the German manufacturer’s cars. Skype for Business will now get a place in BMW’s iDrive system. This functionality will enable BMW owners to attend...

PowerPoint Presentation Translator Now Available To All

07/12/2017, Microsoft has confirmed today that the PowerPoint Presentation Translator is available to any and all users starting today. The company announced this feature at its Build 2017 conference last month. It’s a feature developed by the company’s...

New Microsoft App Describes The World For The Visually Impaired

07/12/2017, Microsoft has released a new iPhone app today called Seeing AI which relies on computer vision to describe the world to the visually impaired. The app is meant to make life easier for users who are blind or otherwise visually impaired. The app is powered...

Support For Windows Phone Has Officially Ended

07/11/2017, For a while Microsoft’s Windows Phone was seen as a contender for the mobile space. It never quite had the same momentum compared to iOS and Android, but back then Microsoft was pushing pretty hard to make it work, going as far as acquiring Nokia’s...

Microsoft Wants To Beam Internet Over Unused TV Frequencies

07/11/2017, Microsoft is going to announce its plans to beam broadband internet over unused channels of television spectrum today. This white space internet service is going to utilize the unused spectrum between those channels of TV spectrum to broadcast internet...

Download Ubuntu From Windows Store Starting Today

07/11/2017, It was confirmed by Microsoft at its annual Build developer conference earlier this year that Ubuntu will soon be available for download directly from the Windows Store. This would certainly make the process of getting Ubuntu on the system a lot easier...

Microsoft 365 Is A New Way To Purchase Office And Windows

07/10/2017, Microsoft has kicked off its annual partner conference today and announced a new offering called Microsoft 365. It’s an effort on the company’s part to get its business customers to purchase Office and Windows together. Microsoft 365 is...

Windows Phone 8.1 Mainstream Support Ends Tomorrow

07/10/2017, Microsoft hasn’t really been active in the smartphone market lately but it has been providing support for the handsets that are still out there. There are still quite a few people holding on to their Windows Phone 8.1 smartphones. They would want to...

New Windows 10 Mobile Device Reportedly In Development

07/09/2017, It has been a while since Microsoft came out with a new smartphone. Many have written obituaries for the company’s smartphone business seeing as how it has more or less given up on the market. The company recently said that it’s looking to...

Xbox One Game Gifting Will Be Possible Soon

07/09/2017, Have you ever felt the need to gift your friend an Xbox game? There’s two ways that you can do that currently. You can buy a physical disc and give them that or you can send them a gift card which they can use to purchase a game of their choice....

Halo 5 4K Support Confirmed For Xbox One X

07/06/2017, It has only been a few weeks since Microsoft announced the Xbox One X, it’s the most powerful console that the company has ever made, it’s also the most powerful console on the market right now. Customers will get true 4K gaming experience and...

Microsoft Cutting 3,000 Jobs As It Shifts Focus To The Cloud

07/06/2017, It was reported earlier this week that Microsoft was going to announce a big reorganization move in the coming days as the company is shifting its focus more to its cloud products. Microsoft has confirmed the layoffs today. The company is cutting 3,000...

Microsoft’s Kinect Used To Scan T-Rex Skull

07/06/2017, The Microsoft Kinect was originally designed as a gaming tool, and while it was used in a couple of games, it’s starting to look like Microsoft might have accidentally created a tool that might be more useful outside of gaming. A good example would be...

Indie Title ‘Cuphead’ Confirmed To Be Xbox One Exclusive

07/05/2017, For those who have been following the indie game scene, you might have heard of a game called “Cuphead” which was announced several years ago. In case you haven’t, you can check out the trailer for the game above which features hand drawn graphics...