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Free Upgrades to Windows 10 to End on December 31, Microsoft Reveals

If you use Microsoft’s accessibility features and want a free upgrade to Windows 10, better hurry up because Microsoft is closing this last deal on December 31. Microsoft mostly stopped offering free upgrades to Windows 10 in July last year but users who use accessibility features, got an extension of that promo, a report in ZDNet said on Saturday. Accessibility features in Windows are ... Read More »

Windows 10’s 500 million devices snub Cortana, impacting Microsoft’s AI push

Windows 10 has hit a milestone: 500 million devices have installed it, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced Wednesday in his keynote opening the company’s Build 2017 developer conference. Another number, however, is more troubling: Just a fraction of those devices frequently use Cortana, Microsoft’s digital spokesperson for its push into artificial intelligence. Just 141 million devices, or about 28 percent ... Read More »

Windows 10 Preview, LG G4 Phone Both Unveiled

New technology ruled the news this week. And that technology might be of interest to small business owners too as they build stronger companies through better operating systems and mobile technology. Microsoft and LG were among the companies with new products to show, even if they aren’t available to your business just yet. Take a look at this week’s Small ... Read More »

Windows 10 Preview, LG G4 Phone Both Unveiled

New technology ruled the news this week. And that technology might be of interest to small business owners too as they build stronger companies through better operating systems and mobile technology. Microsoft and LG were among the companies with new products to show, even if they aren’t available to your business just yet. Take a look at this week’s Small ... Read More »

New Windows 10 Phone, NuAns Neo, Launched on Kickstarter

You don’t have to be an expert on the mobile communications industry to know Windows Phone is on life support. According to the latest Gartner report, the operating system is in a downward spiral, going down to 0.7 percent of the total market share with only 2.4 million units sold in Q1 2016. This was a 70 percent plunge from ... Read More »

Eve V Crowdfunded Windows 10 Tablet Reportedly Has Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s Attention

HIGHLIGHTS Eve V has a starting price of $1,399 (Rs. 96,093) Device already back-ordered till April 2017 Company ditched slim design for larger battery Even though Microsoft’s Surface tablets are considered to be one of the best in their class, there is a new hybrid tablet that has peaked the curiosity of Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella. Eve V, a Windows ... Read More »

Microsoft, Qualcomm Partner to Bring Windows 10 Desktop Apps to ARM Chipsets

HIGHLIGHTS Windows 10 coming to ARM on Qualcomm Snapdragon-powered devices First PCs running Windows 10 for ARM will launch “as early as next year” Microsoft it will enable a new era of truly mobile Windows 10 devices Microsoft and Qualcomm on Wednesday announced that Windows 10 will get support for ARM chipsets, specifically, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon SoCs. The first of these ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 With Windows 10, 8GB RAM Rumoured to Launch on December 30

Xiaomi’s Mi Pad tablet HIGHLIGHTS Mi Pad 3 pricing is said to start at CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 20,000) It is likely to sport a 7.9-inch display Mi Pad 3 is rumoured to sport a metal body Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 tablet is rumoured to launch in China on December 30. The company is said to bring major upgrades to ... Read More »

Windows 10 Adds New Dimensions with 3D Paint and PowerPoint

If the upgrade of Paint to 3D by Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) works, this might be what catapults the technology for mass adoption. For over 30 years the Paint app has remained popular because it is easy to use, and thankfully Microsoft hasn’t forgotten that. According to the company, it will be just as easy to capture, create and share in 3D ... Read More »

Microsoft says hacking group targeted Windows, Adobe Flash

The security exploit, by a group Microsoft calls Strontium, was discovered by Google’s Threat Analysis Group and announced on Monday. Photo: AFP Seattle: Microsoft Corp. said a computer-hacking group that has previously targeted government agencies attacked its Windows software and Adobe Systems Inc.’s Flash product. The company will release a security patch for its operating system on 8 November, Windows ... Read More »