Internet

Microsoft Bali Reportedly Aims to Give Individuals More Control Over Their Personal Data

Microsoft is reportedly building a new tool called Bali that is aimed at providing users with more control of the data collected about them. Bali is currently in early stages of development and available to select users in private beta testing. A webpage confirming the existence of the tool was found hosted on Microsoft Azure […]

Gadgets

Surface Go to Add to Growth in 2019, Says Microsoft India

The Microsoft Surface family of devices has registered high double-digit growth in the Indian market this year and the game changer Surface Go is set to add heavily to that next year, a company executive said in New Delhi on Tuesday. According to Priyadarshi Mohapatra, Country General Manager, Consumer & Devices, Microsoft India, the device has […]

Internet

Microsoft Skype Said to Receive End-to-End Encryption

Microsoft has reportedly rolled out end-to-end encryption for private conversations on Skype that would ensure that the chat content between two people is hidden in both, the chat list and the notifications. This feature comes after months of testing and is now available for all users on Skype iOS, Android, Linux, Mac and Windows, tech website MSPoweruser.com reported. Microsoft […]

Softwares

Microsoft delays Sunrise calendar’s death to bring more features to Outlook

At the eleventh hour, the popular Sunrise calendar app’s execution has been stayed—though not permanently. Microsoft purchased Sunrise’s parent company in February 2015 to bolster Outlook’s capabilities. And in a post last October, Microsoft confirmed plans to kill Sunrise, though it promised that “We will leave Sunrise in market until its features are fully integrated […]

Softwares

Microsoft Says Upcoming Processors Will Only Support Windows 10

Microsoft is curtailing hardware support for older versions of Windows. The Redmond, Washington company has announced that moving forward new processors from major chipmakers will only support Windows 10. This is company’s newest move to push users to make the switch to Windows 10, limiting their OS of choice when buying new hardware. Essentially, all […]

Android

Microsoft Office for Android Makes It Easier for New Users to Come Aboard

The Microsoft Office productivity suite for Android has received an update that brings interesting new features to the Word, Excel, and PowerPoint productivity apps. Among other additions, the company is now allowing users to sign up for a free Microsoft account from within the app. Starting with Microsoft Word, users now get the option to […]

Gadgets

Google forming separate Virtual Reality division led by Clay Bavor to take on its rivals

Facebook and Microsoft made their Virtual Reality (VR) intentions quite clear last year, and now Google wants to ensure it is at par with the rivals. So, Google has announced a separate division that will solely focus on virtual reality. The search giant has now announced to ramp up and build a VR division. Citing a […]

Gadgets

Google creates new virtual reality division

Clay Bavor, the Google VP previously in charge of Google Cardboard and various Google apps, has just been appointed to head up a newly created virtual reality division at Google. The shift demonstrates just how serious Google is getting about VR. While Google Cardboard was a runaway success, especially with schools and its partnership with […]

Softwares

Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps get new sharing options and much more in latest update

Microsoft has just sent out sizable updates to its Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications on Android, bringing a bevy of new productivity features to each app. All three applications are getting more sharing options, which will allow you to share documents using WeChat and QQ apps, as well as easier sign-up methods for folks who have […]

Softwares

Microsoft Experiments With Showing Network Speed Test Results on Bing

You may no longer need to download SpeedTest app on your smartphone to assess how good your Internet connection is. Microsoft has embedded what appears to be similar technology into its Bingsearch engine, and is allowing users to initiate the feature by simply searching for “speedtest” or “speed test.” Discovered by user Kabir Cheema on […]