The Microsoft Band leaked earlier when the company posted details about its companion apps for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone. It’s a complete fitness band that’s similar to the Samsung Fit. It has 10 sensors, which include heart-rate, UV, and even a galvanic skin response for detecting stress. Microsoft will also offer Microsoft Health, which […]
Microsoft’s next big Office update has been talked about much as we inch closer to the fabled release date, but until now, we’ve known nothing concrete.
Online cloud storage continues to get very competitive. We recently saw Dropbox increase their Pro subscription from 100 GB to 1TB, and now Microsoft it upping the ante by giving away unlimited storage on OneDrive for Office365 subscribers. Considering the starting price for an Office365 subscription goes for $6.99, it’s not a bad deal. OneDrive […]
Today, Microsoft Garage was introduced as an “after-hours idea factory” for company employees to work on their own projects. Microsoft started the day by launching Bing Torque for Android Wear. Now, two apps for phones are available in the Play Store. One is a lock screen replacement and the other is a social app for […]
I’m not sure what’s going on at Microsoft these days. First, Microsoft Research released a pretty much useless keyboard for Android Wear smartwatches, and now, Microsoft Garage has just released Bing Torque. Bing Torque replaces the need to speak “OK Google” each time you want to ask a question. With Bing Torque, you can just […]
Microsoft is not shying away from supporting platforms from its competitors. The company is developing an Android Wear keyboard that is already available as a prototype. The Analog Keyboard works with input coming from letters being drawn on the smartwatch’s display. It works with messaging and Google Search while being able to recognize numbers and […]
Microsoft has released a new app, Microsoft Xim, that combines a couple different features for users to enjoy photos as a group experience. Similar to features found on some Android platforms, one person can share a photo on their device to the screen of other users in a group in real time. The benefit of […]
Due to a few patents Microsoft owns in relation to Samsung’s Android Phones, Samsung owes Microsoft a certain amount of money each device sold.
There are many media streaming devices out there, but few compare to Chromecast because of simplicity and price. Microsoft, though, believes it can compete with its new Wireless Display Adapter. The device uses Miracast technology to work with devices running Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8.1, or Android 4.2 and higher. With the Wireless Display […]
Just in time for the launch of the new iPhone, Microsoft is doubling the amount of free cloud storage. OneDrive, which typically offers 15GB of free cloud storage, will give users of any platform 30GB to enjoy. The promotion runs through the rest of September and all it requires is for the auto upload feature […]