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 >...
Skype is introducing a new video messaging app for Android, iOS and Windows Phone called Skype Qik. As its name implies, the app is centered around sharing short, spontaneous clips. Taking a cue from ephemeral messaging apps such as Snapchat, each video clip lasts exactly two weeks – quite a...
Given the staunchly divided opinions Windows 8 elicited among its users, it should come as no surprise that the first look at the next iteration of the operating system has proven quite popular. According to a blog post today by Windows guy Joe Belfiore, the Windows Insider Program hit 1 million...
Software Maker Microsoft has released an early prototype of an Android Wear app that lets you draw letters on the screen to enter text. This is because Android Wear smartwatches don’t include on-screen keyboards, because it’s easier to enter text using voice recognition than it is to type on a...
Microsoft is combating Google Classroom with its own education platform for teachers and students, called OneNote class notebooks. The service allows teachers to set up OneNote accounts that are synced online using Office 365 and SharePoint Online. Students use the “notebooks” for all of their classwork and teachers can access...
Come November 10th, People in India will not be able to use Microsoft's Skype service to make calls to local mobile phones and landlines. The comes after the company has quietly revealed, via an updated support website page, that all those kinds of calls will end in that country. However, people...