Microsoft on Thursday announced a major redesign of its mobile app, including a “Highlights” feature that lets customers snap photos and videos that will be temporarily visible to their connections. The feature carries a strong resemblance to Snapchat’s “Stories.” That format has been growing in popularity within social and messaging...
Microsoft is planning to start storing its data on strands of DNA within the next few years, the company's computer architects have revealed. Microsoft expects to have an operational storage system using DNA within a data centre by the end of the decade, according to a report in MIT Technology...
Earlier this year, Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. announced that it was working on a solution that allows Git client to scale to really huge repos. The new solution was dubbed GVFS (Git Virtual File System); which virtualizes the file system beneath your repo and makes it appear as...
Microsoft at its much-anticipated "Microsoft Event" in Shanghai launched the all-new Surface Pro 2-in-1. The Redmond giant touts that the new Surface Pro is the company's "most versatile laptop." Starting at $799, the exterior of the Surface Pro looks a lot like previous models. A close looks reveals a slightly...
Today Microsoft revealed plans to deliver the complete, intelligent Microsoft Cloud for the first time from datacentres located in Africa. This new investment is a major milestone in the company’s mission to empower every person and every organisation on the planet to achieve more, and a recognition of the enormous...
Developing iOS apps no longer requires access to a Mac, thanks to a new program introduced by Microsoft called Xamarin Live Player. Microsoft unveiled the new tool today at its Build 2017 developer conference. With Xamarin Live Player, developers can deploy iOS apps directly to an iPhone using Visual Studio...
Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. launched a new Android app dubbed the 'Microsoft Azure' for its cloud computing platform Azure which will help administrators and other users find the convenience of being able to check on check status and critical metrics with their Android devices helpful, providing notifications and alerts...
Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 is now used by 500 million devices every month, up from 300 million devices at this point last year. Microsoft revealed its latest Windows 10 figures just as the software maker started its Build developer event in Seattle. The company has aggressively pushed Windows 10,...
Microsoft has introduced a new interesting tool that it says will help eliminating language barriers in work environments, on Day 1 of the Build 2017 developers conference. The tool is called Presentation Translator, and it essentially translates speech-to-text on a PowerPoint presentation, in a language that you prefer. Presentation Translator is an...
Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday launched their latest Surface Laptop, and according to multiple online reports, the event was centered on education where the company took center stage to introduce Windows 10 S as a simpler, more secure operating system meant for students. All legal Windows 10...