To capitalize on the new devices, Microsoft is going to sell its own variant of the GS8 called, appropriately, the Galaxy S8 Microsoft Edition. As far as specifications go, the Galaxy S8 ... Read More »
Cortana is Microsoft’s personal assistant. When you have the option of using Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa on the Huawei Mate 9, and soon Samsung Bixby on the upcoming Galaxy S8, it’s hard to find room for yet another assistant. ... Read More »
Windows is famous for a few things. It’s the most used computer operating system in the world and it includes some sweet games like Solitaire and Minesweeper. The included Windows games were a significant part of many people’s lives.
Things are a bit different with Windows 10. Some games like Solitaire are now ad-supported, but ... Read More »
Most Tweeted This Week
Microsoft and Xiaomi are forging ahead with a new partnership that will see a mutual benefit for both companies.
For Xiaomi, the company is coming into quite a few patents. Microsoft will be selling 1,500 of its patents to Xiaomi as part of a “long-term relationship” between the companies. That also includes a patent cross-licensing ... Read More »
It’s been quite a while since Microsoft acquired Nokia’s devices and services division, but talk about Nokia’s return to the smartphone business has never really gone silent since then. Which is good, because Nokia just made a big announcement that should make plenty of people quite happy.
Today, ahead of Google’s largest event of ... Read More »
Though it’s doubtful that many of you used it, the Sunrise calendar app was a solid and attractive calendar app for Android. Even better, it was simple and functional, and I’ve used it for a long time now. Unfortunately, it’s about to be shut down.
After the app was ... Read More »
Google and Microsoft have both made announcements today that the two will be dropping all current complaints to regulators between the companies, and will seek to avoid further regulatory complaints by working to solve issues together. This news follows last year’s announcement that Google and Microsoft will stop pursuing patent litigation ... Read More »
While we don’t always pay attention to it, the keyboard on our smartphone is one of the most integral pieces of the device. Manufacturers and software designers have spent many hours studying keyboards trying to make them better, and one company that has made significant strides is SwiftKey, the company that’s created one ... Read More »
Playful and fun-loving aren’t the terms that I would typically associate with Microsoft, but the Mimicker Alarm app comes from Microsoft Garage — they produce projects in small teams distributed throughout Microsoft, like Google Labs does inside of Google — which is perhaps where they keep all the zanier folk.
So what exactly is the Mimicker ... Read More »
Cortana is Microsoft’s cross-platform assistant that became available on Windows 10 during its release, and now it has come to iOS, Android, and an optimized version for the Cyanogen OS-powered OnePlus One.
Much like Google Now, Cortana will show you relevant information like reminders, events, flights, and more when you need them. It also features ... Read More »