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Microsoft announces two new PowerPoint features – ‘Designer’ and ‘Morph’

In a Friday announcement, Microsoft said that it has rolled out two new features -- called ‘Designer’ and ‘Morph’ -- for PowerPoint 2016. The new features will help PowerPoint users in making their presentations more impressive.

Announcing the two new PowerPoint features, Microsoft said... read more

Microsoft is acquiring Israeli firm Secure Islands for undisclosed amount

On Monday, Microsoft revealed that it has signed an agreement for the acquisition of Israeli data security specialist Secure Islands --- a company which is chiefly focused on the protection of companies’ data.

The financial terms of the Secure Islands acquisition deal -- which requires... read more

Microsoft’s Mike Ybarra reveals 104 backward compatible titles for Xbox One

In a Monday announcement, Microsoft’s Mike Ybarra – the company’s Director of Program Management for Xbox – shared details about the Xbox 360 games which will soon be playable on the Xbox One console, as a result of the rollout of the Xbox One Experience update on November 12.

With the... read more

iFixit team tears down Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 4 tablet

Microsoft's newly-launched fourth-generation tablet – the Surface Pro 4 – recently underwent a tear down at iFixit. The new, $899-priced Surface Pro 4 tablet officially started shipping on October 26.

The 12.3-inch Surface Pro 4 tablet is available in a range of configurations, and three... read more

Microsoft’s Xbox Live service hit by another outage

Microsoft’s Xbox Live service witnessed another service outage on Friday (October 23) night. Though the service is apparently back up for some users after the recent disruption, it is reportedly – according to user complaints - still not working for several other users.

The outage of the... read more

Microsoft wants to have enough ‘great’ Windows 10 hardware to attract consumers

Software giant Microsoft is apparently off to a strong start with its latest version of its Windows operating system --- Windows 10 OS. The new Windows versions was officially launched by Microsoft on July 29, 2015; and it has already been installed on approximately 110 million PCs till now.... read more

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

In a recent interview with The Verge, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella discussed the most noteworthy ‘killer’ feature of the company’s latest Lumia handsets --- the ‘Continuum’ feature.

‘Continuum’ is a new feature introduced by Microsoft for its newest Windows 10 handsets --- Lumia 950 and... read more

Microsoft Band 2 will be available on Oct 30; price $249

Microsoft has revealed in a recent announcement that its second-generation wearable device – Microsoft Band 2 – will hit the markets on October 30. The Band 2 wearable will be priced at $249; and will be available from the Microsoft Store online and physical retail outlet, and from some select... read more

Microsoft: ‘Cortana’ will not be launched on Xbox One until 2016

In a recently-released blog post, Microsoft's Larry 'Major Nelson' Hryb has revealed that the company's digital personal assistant 'Cortana' will not be launched on the Xbox One gaming console until 2016.

The disclosure by Hryb came while detailing of some new features of the New Xbox One... read more

Microsoft set to unveil Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL on Oct 6

Tech biggie Microsoft is scheduled to unveil its latest flagship smartphones -- Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL -- on October 6.

Though Microsoft has not yet officially disclosed the pricing details for the new Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL handsets, the devices will apparently be much more... read more

Microsoft’s Build 10547 for Windows 10 includes ORTC APIs for Edge browser

On Friday, Microsoft rolled out a new preview build -- Build No. 10547 -- for Windows 10 OS. The latest preview build comes with a number of noteworthy new tweaks and improvements.

One of the biggest enhancements which Microsoft has introduced in Build 10547 for Windows 10 is the preview... read more

Microsoft CEO: HoloLens AR headset is a“five-year journey”

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said at Salesforce’s Dreamforce customer conference on Thursday that Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented-reality (AR) head-mounted display (HMD) is “really a five-year journey.”

The statement made by Nadella at the conference comes in reference to the fact that... read more

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