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Microsoft Releases Windows 10 SDK

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 SDK

We’re inching closer and closer to the official release of Windows 10 from Microsoft. For proof, look no further than a Microsoft blog post published on Monday, which tells us that there’s a new SDK available for the … [Read more...]

Microsoft Announces Windows Hello and Passport

Microsoft Announces Windows Hello and Passport

On Tuesday, Microsoft announced its plans to release Windows 10 in 190 countries around the world in 111 languages this summer, though the exact date is still unclear. The company also announced Windows Hello, a new … [Read more...]

More Microsoft Rumors Swirl For Non-Windows Cortana

More Microsoft Rumors Swirl For Non-Windows Cortana

Every few months, another rumor pops up about Microsoft’s supposed plans to bring its personal digital assistant, Cortana, to more platforms. Today, Reuters reports that the project is taking shape under the name … [Read more...]

Samsung Reportedly Shipping Galaxy S6 with Microsoft Apps

Samsung Reportedly Shipping Galaxy S6 with Microsoft Apps

More details about the next Samsung flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6, have trickled onto the web, this time courtesy of a post on SamMobile. Apparently in addition to removing the metric ton of bloatware that typically … [Read more...]

Microsoft Reportedly Acquires Surface Pen Maker N-Trig

Microsoft Reportedly Acquires Surface Pen Maker N-Trig

It seems as if Microsoft is doubling down on its stylus for the future of the Surface line, as reports out of Israel say that it’s acquired N-trig, the maker of the Surface Pen. If the report is accurate, Microsoft has … [Read more...]

Microsoft Releases Universal Office App Preview for Windows 10

Microsoft Releases Universal Office App Preview for Windows 10

Right now, I’m writing this post on the new, touch-friendly version of Microsoft Word for Windows 10, which we last heard about in January during Microsoft’s huge batch of Windows 10 announcements. That’s right – today … [Read more...]

Report: Microsoft Invests in Android Competitor Cyanogen

Report: Microsoft Invests in Android Competitor Cyanogen

Today, the Wall Street Journal’s Digits Blog reports that Microsoft is a minority investor in a $70 million round of financing for Cyanogen, the company that’s built a non-Google version of the Android operating system … [Read more...]

Surface is a Billion Dollar Winner for Microsoft

Surface is a Billion Dollar Winner for Microsoft

Yesterday, when Microsoft published its earnings results for the second quarter of 2014 (which is Q4 on the calendar year), it was coming off of one of the most successful days in the company’s recent history, having … [Read more...]

New Windows 10 Build is Live and Excellent

New Windows 10 Build is Live and Excellent

In the wake of Microsoft’s many new announcements last week, on Friday the company also released the latest build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview. And while the previous builds were really good improvements that … [Read more...]

Microsoft Build 2015 Sold Out in an Hour

Microsoft Build 2015 Sold Out in an Hour

Yesterday, when I wrote about all of Microsoft’s many announcements regarding Windows 10 – including its new features and goodies in the flagship OS, its upcoming Spartan web browser, and the buzziest headset since the … [Read more...]