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Skype Bots Are Now Available On Mac And The Web

04/19/2016, Microsoft introduced chat bots for Skype at its Build conference last month and since then it has been gradually rolling out the bots on the many platforms that it serves with Skype. Today the company has announced that this new way to bring products,...

New 1TB Xbox One Bundle Comes With Four Games Including Halo

04/19/2016, Video games aren’t cheap, so if the idea of you having to buy a console along with video games is a bit too expensive for your wallet right now, don’t worry because Microsoft seems to have launched a new deal that might be of interest to you. This...

Sonos Has No Plans For A Windows 10 App

04/19/2016, Some speakers come with remote controls, some rely on apps to do the controlling (in addition to having physical control buttons on the speakers themselves). Sonos is a company who has created apps for smartphones in the past to allow users to control...

Microsoft Knocks $100 Off Several Surface Pro 4 Models

04/18/2016, Microsoft appears to have made it a habit to regularly offer discounts and promotions for some of its products, including the Surface tablets. Over the past few months, we’ve seen the company offer substantial discounts regularly on the Surface Pro...

Window 10 Mobile Will Support Unannounced Snapdragon 830 Chipset

04/17/2016, Wondering what the future of Windows 10 Mobile devices could look like? If you were worried that Microsoft will continue to churn out mid-range handsets in order to compete purely on price and value for money, you will be pleased to learn that will not be...

Skype Video Calls On Microsoft Edge Are Seamless

04/15/2016, It looks like the folks over at Microsoft has decided to make sure that Skype no longer needs any kind of plug-in requirement for web-based chats, which makes Skype video calls all the more seamless in nature, but there is one particular caveat to it all...

Microsoft Confirms 64-bit Windows 10 Mobile Will Be Coming Soon

04/15/2016, Last month after what felt like forever, Microsoft finally released its Windows 10 Mobile update for Windows Phone 8.1 handsets, with initial support for devices like the Lumia 430, Lumia 435, Lumia 532, Lumia 535, Lumia 540, Lumia 635 with 1GB RAM, Lumia...

Microsoft Outlook Makes Its Way Onto Android Wear

04/15/2016, One of the perks of owning a smartwatch is that instead of having to continuously fish your phone out of your pockets, you can just look at your wrist to know what time it is, what the date is, what the weather is like, as well as check on notifications...

Skype TX 4 Announced

04/14/2016, It is rather safe to assume that Skype is extremely popular with many computer users as well as mobile device owners when it comes to keeping in touch with family and friends from all over the world without having to break the bank, but Skype does not end...

Microsoft Has Sued The U.S. Government Over Data Requests

04/14/2016, Microsoft has filed a lawsuit against the United States government for the right to notify its customers when a federal agency is taking a look at their emails. This is the latest in a series of clashes over privacy between Washington and the tech...

Minecraft Education Edition Is Out Next Month

04/14/2016, It was back in January this year that Microsoft announced it was making an effort to bring Minecraft to schools. It can do that now since it owns Mojang, the company that makes Minecraft, and for that purpose, it announced Minecraft: Education Edition....

Microsoft’s CaptionBot Can Tell What’s Going On In Your Photos

04/14/2016, It seems that AI is getting more intelligent everyday. For example it was only a few years ago that social networks like Facebook introduced the ability for the website to be able to detect who are in your photos, thus helping you tag friends and family...

Cortana’s Instant Translations Now Support More Languages

04/12/2016, Last year in September, Microsoft announced a new feature of Cortana for Windows 10 in which the voice assistant will be able to provide translations for users on the fly. Now in case the language you wanted was not supported by Cortana back then,...

Screenshots Reveal Microsoft’s Word Flow Keyboard For iOS

04/12/2016, A report from January earlier this year revealed that Microsoft’s Word Flow keyboard would be making its way to iOS. It is now towards the middle of April and the app has yet to be released, but thanks to a report by Windows Central, they have managed...