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...
On Friday, Microsoft’s lawsuit against Samsung was unsealed, revealing that the software maker believes it is owed $6.9 million in unpaid interest from last year. The software giant sued in August, asking a federal court to rule that its Nokia purchase didn’t breach the company’s contract with Samsung. That contract calls for...
Windows 10 is slated to release mid-2015 and Microsoft has already started distributing the Technical Preview of the OS today via its Windows Insider Program. The OS is touted to be the next Windows XP-killer and marking the return of some of the features that Windows 8 had killed. Let’s quickly...
Yesterday, software maker Microsoft finally unveiled the next and most promising iteration of Windows OS – Windows 10. Well, if you were expecting windows 9, Microsoft has conveniently skipped a generation and jumped on to Windows 10 instead. When asked why the next iteration is called Windows 10, Joe Belfiore explained,...
ndowsIt looks like Windows 9 will be available free to owners of Windows 8, this is if we are to go with the report published by Indonesian news site Detik.com. The news site published a statement by Microsoft Indonesia's Andreas Diantoro seemingly confirming the news. According to a Google translation of...
Today, software giant Microsoft has announced a new self-serve program for students at eligible schools that allows them to sign up for a free Office 365 license on their own. The offer at the moment is only available in the US but will roll out globally later this year. Previously, schools...