Software giant Microsoft has today announced a significant change to its Office strategy for mobile devices: creating and editing is now free. The company has also released standalone Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps for the iPhone, as well a new preview of these apps for Android tablets. Whether you’re using an...
Software giant Microsoft has revealed that it has teamed up with online file-sharing company Dropbox to allow Office software users to manage and share files through Dropbox's website and mobile app. The software maker says the functionality would be included in the next updates to the Office mobile apps, to...
Over 150 female graduate students from 24 universities across Kenya have been selected for the EmployMentor programme starting Monday. The programme is a partnership between Microsoft Corp., its 4Afrika Initiative, and the African Centre for Women in Information and Communications Technology (ACWICT) to promote skills development and job placement for...
Today, Microsoft has announced a wealth of new functionality for its Office 365 suite that will enable developers to add a number of new features to Android and iOS applications. There are now a number of new APIs for email, files, contacts and calendars, allowing developers to more easily tap those...
Good news to all Office 365 subscribers! You can now put most of your stuff in the cloud just because you can. Yesterday Microsoft announced that Office 365 subscribers will get unlimited cloud storage on the company’s OneDrive service. The service expansion is rolling out now for home, personal and university accounts. Microsoft says it’ll...
This week, we got confirmation  that Microsoft will use the ‘Microsoft Lumia’ brand for its range of smartphones but we were left with questions over what the actual devices would be branded with. However, Images of what the Lumia will look like have been revealed. At the moment, we still haven’t...
Microsoft has recealed that it will continue to sell low-end phones with the Nokia brand and has licensed the brand for these type of devices. Meanwhile, the company is preparing to roll out its new Microsoft Lumia brand, Tuula Rytilä, senior vice president of marketing for phones at Microsoft, said. He...
Microsoft released the final build of its second-generation Kinect SDK 2.0 for Windows, in addition to one huge change related to Kinect app distribution: for the first time, developers can publish Kinect apps inside the Windows Store. The second iteration of Microsoft’s Kinect sensor contains a high-resolution 1080p camera capable...
Today, Microsoft has launched a new landing page on its website called The Microsoft Garage. It is designed to give the public early access to various projects the company is testing right now. The team is kicking off with a total of 16 free consumer-facing apps, spanning Android, Android Wear, iOS, Windows...
Microsoft today announced the release of its first update build for Windows 10 Technical Preview. Members of the company’s Windows Insider program will see the new release automatically appear in the Windows Update menu later today. You can also manually check for the update by going to PC Settings >...