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  1. M0YAL

    OneDrive for Android gets a new look

    Microsoft has redesigned the Android version of OneDrive. The app now features a bottom tab bar, which is more in line with the updated Android user design guidelines. The app looks more modern and cleaner than before. Also added is a new Me tab. Here you can keep track of your notifications...
  2. Julia

    Skype for Android reaches 1 billion downloads

    It’s been a busy year for Skype, Microsoft’s messenger. It reached version 8.0, added PayPal support and themes, it plays better with other apps too. And all that hard work has been rewarded as the Android app joined the 1 billion downloads club. Skype for Android hit 100 million downloads in...
  3. Alina Tok

    Microsoft starts pushing out Cortana's integration with Skype

    Microsoft has announced that its virtual assistant Cortana's integration with Skype is now live - the feature has started rolling out on both Android and iOS. Cortana in Skype will be able to help you in a couple of ways. Firstly, its in-context assistance will make sure you get useful...
  4. Alaina

    Microsoft confirms Windows Phone is dead

    Windows Phone 8.1 is over and after series of tweets by Joe Belfiore we know that Windows 10 Mobile is also slowly but steadily heading to the product graveyard of Microsoft. The Microsoft VP, responsible for the mobile OS said that Microsoft will keep supporting the platform with bug fixes, but...
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    MS Paint to be removed in the next Windows 10 update

    Microsoft published a list of applications and services that will be removed or deprecated in the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. One of the applications stated for deprecation is the 32 year old MS Paint, that has been part of every version of Windows ever made. After an...
  6. Rrik

    Skype Preview now lets you share photos and links from other apps

    Microsoft has pushed out a new update to its Skype Preview app that brings along a couple of new features as well as some improvements. To start off, the update includes ability to share photos and links from other apps. The other feature is the ability for users to add or remove contacts...
  7. Alaina

    Microsoft's canceled Surface Mini from 2014 stars in leaked images

    In 2014 Microsoft was rumored to launch a Surface Mini tablet alongside the Surface Pro 3. However, in the end only the latter saw the light of day, and that's because the Surface Mini was canceled just a few weeks before it was supposed to be unveiled. This means Microsoft had very advanced...
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    Microsoft starts selling the Surface Laptop and Surface Pro

    Microsoft announced the entirely new Surface Laptop, along with an updated Surface Pro. The new laptop is the Windows 10S flagship device and is now on sale along with its Pro sibling. The Surface Laptop is available in 20 countries, but the Core i5 version is the only one on offer right...
  9. Alaina

    Redesigned Skype 8.0 now available for Android

    Microsoft’s new Skype 8.0 app is now available on the Google Play Store. The app is currently only available on Android. Skype 8.0 features a brand new UI courtesy of a complete rebuild of the app. There are new colors, animations and shapes everywhere and it really doesn’t look anything like...
  10. Alaina

    Microsoft unveils Xbox One X, arriving in November for $499

    Microsoft has unveiled the Project Scorpio gaming console. It's officially dubbed Xbox One X. The console offers 6 teraflops of power, and features an 8-core custom AMD CPU (clocked at 2.3GHz). The console "uses advanced liquid cooling and the supercharger-style centrifugal fan to ensure it...
  11. Alexa

    Microsoft’s Harman Kardon Invoke speaker will support Spotify

    Microsoft and Harman Kardon are working together to bring a personal assistant powered by Cortana. The device, named Harman Kardon Invoke, will support Spotify and other music platforms, according to an update of the Cortana app. Microsoft released a new update to Cortana for Android. It...
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    Microsoft to launch consumer-ready Hololens v3 in 2019

    HoloLens - the Microsoft mixed reality headset - is already available with a $3,000 price tag. The Windows 10 device has a Developer Edition and a Commercial Suite and is currently listed on the company's online Store. Microsoft said the sales are in the thousands and they are happy with the...
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    Microsoft confirms Xbox's E3 2017 briefing date

    Microsoft has revealed the date and timing information of its E3 2017 briefing. In a tweet sent out by the official Xbox Twitter account, the Redmond, Washington-based company announced that the briefing will begin at 2 PM PDT on June 11. While no other details have been revealed, given the...
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    Microsoft's Outlook.com Premium subscription is finally out of testing

    Microsoft's Outlook.com Premium subscription is finally out of testing, available to everyone in the US Following a very lengthy testing period that started in April of last year, Microsoft's Outlook.com Premium subscription service is finally available for everyone, sans invite. The only...
  15. Alexa

    Microsoft Surface Pro 4 receives $100 price cut in US

    If you are in the US and are planning to purchase the Microsoft Surface Pro 4, you'll be glad to know that the tablet/laptop hybrid has received an official price cut in the country. Specifically, the 128GB/Intel Core i5 variant is currently being sold by Microsoft for $899, down from its...
  16. Alexa

    Xbox Wireless Controller now comes in two new color options

    Microsoft has launched two new colors for the Xbox Wireless Controller - Red and Green/Orange. Both are listed on the Redmond, Washington-based company's online store - the former is available for purchase, while the latter is on pre-order (shipments beginning January 24). Aside from...
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    New update to Microsoft Next Lock Screen for Android brings battery life improvements

    Microsoft has pushed out a new update to its Next Lock Screen Android app, bumping it to version 3.11. It's a small update that is aimed at improving battery life. The update is said to improve smart lock battery life. The Next can also now use Wi-Fi instead of GPS to get location to save...
  18. Alaina

    Microsoft gives Dell Inspiron 15 laptop a $370 price cut

    If you are in the US and are in the market for a laptop, here's a deal for you: the Dell Inspiron 15 i5559-4682SLV Signature Edition laptop with full HD display, Core i5 processor, 8GB memory, and 1TB HDD, is currently going for $379. That, if you compare, is a price cut of $370 given that the...
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    Microsoft Surface Pro 4 receives £75 price cut in UK

    If you are in the UK, and are planning to purchase the Microsoft Surface Pro 4, you might want to check out the deal Amazon UK is offering. The retailer has the tablet/laptop hybrid (Intel Core m3 variant) listed on its website for under £675 - £674.10 to be precise. That translates into a...
  20. Alexa

    Microsoft's new Whiteboard app is a big step towards an interactive classroom experience

    Microsoft has always been a major force in the education space. A large portion of this involvement stems from altruistic and humanitarian motives, which is great. Then there is the business side of things as well, with strategic sponsorships, along the lines of Microsoft Supported universities...
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