Screenshots of Microsoft’s Project Spartan have surfaced online through an early review by a Russian tech site. It’s currently unclear which build of the browser is being used, but it does provide an interesting peek at what Microsoft is bringing to the table; and perhaps help answer the question of whether it is another Internet […]
Microsoft has released the official preview for Office 2016 for Mac, and users do not need to have an Office 365 subscription to try it out. This preview is slightly different from the Windows version in that it includes improved support for Retina displays and iCloud syncing.
Microsoft is set to allow cross buying of games between PC and Xbox One as part of plan to integrate both platforms. The changes are set to come with Windows 10, which is due later this year. There are few titles that take advantage of this now, and it looks like Microsoft will be leading the way […]
In addition to the Lumia 640 and the Universal Foldable Keyboard, Microsoft has also announced another new smartphone called the Lumia 640 XL at its MWC 2015 media briefing earlier this week. The name itself implies that it is the bigger brother of Lumia 640 and there are indeed many similarities between them.
The news of its existence might have been accidently leaked out just before Mobile World Congress 2015 kicks off earlier this week but nevertheless, here is one of Microsoft’s star for this year’s edition of MWC: the brand new Lumia 640. As you might able to tell from its name, the Lumia 640 is a […]
Apart from launching Lumia 640 and 640 XL, Microsoft seems to have surprised quite a number of pple in the crowd earlier today by also unveiling its brand new Universal Foldable Keyboard. Just like the previously released Universal Mobile Keyboard, this new Bluetooth wireless keyboard supports Android, iOS and Windows devices.
Microsoft has offically announced the Lumia 640 (shown above) after accidentally outing the device yesterday. The Windows Phone 8.1 powered smartphone is an entry level smartphone, that seems to be preparing the market for the arrival of Windows 10. A larger Lumia 640 XL being made available at the same time.
Microsoft has been informing users that Google and Facebook chat options will no longer be available on Outlook.com. Google has decided to drop the chat protocol used in Google Talk, which has lead to the platform being no longer compatible with the messenger function on Outlook. All this means is that the Outlook.com chat function […]
Microsoft has announced that it is making Office 365 available to students around the world for free. The scheme, which was originally only available in the US, extends to Malaysian students from participating learning institutions. All they have to do is use their school-provided email address to register with Microsoft.
Last week, we reported that two new phones from Microsoft have appeared on SIRIM’s database including the Internet-ready Nokia 215 feature phone. Well, it turns out that the phone’s arrival into our market was made official on the same day.
Earlier this year, Microsoft has launched several new devices that are designed for the budget market in the form of Windows-based Lumia 532 smartphone (shown above) and Nokia 215 feature phone. Both of these device are said to be made available in the market within this quarter and true enough, they have recently appeared on […]
Microsoft has announced that it will be transitioning away from passwords in Windows 10 in an effort to increase security. The technology giant is a member of the Fast Identity Online (FIDO) Alliance, which also includes many other industry leaders like ARM, Google, and the Alibaba Group. What this means for the new operating system […]
Microsoft and Samsung have finally come to an agreement over royalty payments. Samsung had previously licensed patents from Microsoft, but later refused to pay up after Microsoft bought Nokia’s device division. It looks like all that is cleared up now, which raises an interesting question.
Microsoft has announced the preview of the new Office Universal apps for the Windows 10 Technical Preview. These are the versions of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and et cetera that are meant to work on all Windows devices; from smartphone to desktop. That being said, the mobile versions aren’t available for download just yet.
Qualcomm has accidentally spilled the beans on a new Microsoft Lumia smartphone powered by the Snapdragon 810 processor. This comes as a surprise as Microsoft has been quite content to put out budget devices for the last few months; even the flagship Lumia 830 wasn’t exactly bristling with top of the line specifications.
Adblock Plus is one of the more popular online advertisement blocking services on the market; and despite this, many are still unaware that the company maintains a whitelist of about 300 websites. The information came to light as The Financial Times ran a piece reporting that companies like Google and Microsoft had paid the companies […]
Storekini is currently holding a promotion for selected Microsoft Lumia smartphones. These include the Lumia 930, Lumia 830, Lumia 735, Lumia 525, and the new Lumia 535. A slew of goodies will also be bundled with each respective Lumia smartphone.
The Raspberry Pi 2 has been announced and is now on sale from the official website. It features both RAM and CPU upgrades, as well as the ability to run a wider range of operating systems; including Windows 10. Best of all, it is available for the same US$35 (About RM125) price as the original […]