Microsoft is adding new features to Windows 10 Mail and Calendar apps

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Microsoft will soon add a couple of features to Windows 10 Mail & Calendar apps that will improve Gmail experience for users.  have long supported connecting to and managing your Gmail account. The update brings Focused Inbox, faster search and richer experiences for travel reservations and package deliveries. Continue reading “Microsoft is adding new features to Windows 10 Mail and Calendar apps”

Microsoft kills Wunderlist to release new To-Do app

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Microsoft is killing Wunderlist in favour of a new app dubbed as To-Do. As the name suggests, the app lets you make a list of things to-do. Available in Preview, the app allows users to set reminders, keep track of activities, and create to-do lists. Continue reading “Microsoft kills Wunderlist to release new To-Do app”

Microsoft confirms list of phones that will officially get Windows 10 Creators Update

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Microsoft released Windows 10 Creators Update for Windows 10 devices last week, it also released Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 15204 to insiders soon after and also said that it will release new developer builts for Windows 10 Mobile along with PC builds, but the build numbers and branch will be different.
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Windows 10 Creators Update starts rolling out, here’s how to get it

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Microsoft today started rolling out Windows 10 Creators Update for free for all the Windows 10 users, as it had promised. The update brings Paint 3D, Beam Broadcasting built into the game bar, Game Mode, a new Privacy Dashboard, 3D support to Microsoft Edge and more. Continue reading “Windows 10 Creators Update starts rolling out, here’s how to get it”

Microsoft reveals specs for the new powerful Xbox Project Scorpio

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Microsoft has revealed more details about its new Xbox that will debut later this year. The next-generation ‘Project Scorpio’ is capable of playing games in native 4K resolution and aims to be the “most powerful console” available. Eurogamer and Digital Foundry have listed the full specs of the upcoming gaming console. Continue reading “Microsoft reveals specs for the new powerful Xbox Project Scorpio”

Casio smartwatches will use Microsoft’s technology with new patent licensing deal

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Microsoft had signed a multiyear patent cross-licensing agreement with Casio to use Linux in certain Casio devices, back in 2011. Now it has signed a new deal with the company to share its wearable patents. “The patent licensing agreement includes broad coverage for smartwatch technologies, ” said Microsoft without giving any other details. Continue reading “Casio smartwatches will use Microsoft’s technology with new patent licensing deal”

Microsoft will sell Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Microsoft Edition

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After partnering with Samsung to bundle its Skype, OneDrive, and OneNote apps on the Galaxy S6 and S7 series of smartphones, Microsoft announced that it will continue its partnership with Samsung to pre-load business productivity apps and software on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Microsoft Edition. Continue reading “Microsoft will sell Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Microsoft Edition”

Windows 10 Creators Update releasing on April 11, Surface Book and Surface Studio coming to more markets

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Microsoft announced Windows 10 Creators Update back in October last year. Today it has announced that the update will be available for all Windows 10 users for free from April 11th. The update will enable anyone to create, share and experience in 3-D and mixed reality, connect people faster to those they care about most, and empower every gamer to be a broadcaster. Microsoft Edge will also get 3D support. Continue reading “Windows 10 Creators Update releasing on April 11, Surface Book and Surface Studio coming to more markets”

Microsoft inks patent license deal with Toyota for connected cars

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Microsoft has announced a new patent licensing agreement with Toyota Corp for connected car technologies. The latest  agreement builds on Toyota and Microsoft’s strong partnership, which includes their collaboration on the Azure-based Toyota Big Data Center. Continue reading “Microsoft inks patent license deal with Toyota for connected cars”

Microsoft to ship Acer Windows Mixed Reality Development Edition headset to developers this month

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At the Microsoft Surface event back in October last year announced that its new Windows 10 Creators Update will bring support for VR headsets and mixed reality. At that time it said that it will be partnering with HP, Lenovo, Dell, Acer and ASUS who will sell their first VR headsets capable of mixed reality through the Creators Update starting at US$ 299 (Rs. 19,990 approx.). Continue reading “Microsoft to ship Acer Windows Mixed Reality Development Edition headset to developers this month”

Microsoft Skype Lite with Aadhaar integration launched in India

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Microsoft has announced the launch of Skype Lite mobile app which is aimed at low end Android devices. The company CEO Satya Nadella introduced the app at Future Decoded event in Mumbai. The app which weighs just 13MB and works on phones with slower data connections. Furthermore, Skype Lite comes with Aadhaar integration. Continue reading “Microsoft Skype Lite with Aadhaar integration launched in India”

Flipkart and Microsoft enter into Azure cloud partnership

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Microsoft and Flipkart have announced a strategic partnership under which the e-commerce major will adopt Microsoft Azure as its exclusive public cloud platform. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Flipkart Group CEO and co-founder Binny Bansal announced the news at an event in Bangalore. Continue reading “Flipkart and Microsoft enter into Azure cloud partnership”

Tata Motors and Microsoft sign a deal for connected cars

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Tata Motors and Microsoft India has announced a strategic agreement to improve connected car experience for Indian customers. The company will leverage Microsoft’s connected vehicle technologies that bring together artificial intelligence (AI), advanced machine learning, and the Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities. Continue reading “Tata Motors and Microsoft sign a deal for connected cars”