Microsoft Adds Embedding And Sharing Options To Sway
Mar05

Microsoft Adds Embedding And Sharing Options To Sway

Sway, Microsoft’s new publishing app now has embedding and sharing options added to it, according to TNW. This new addition will now see the publishing app get more integrated with OneNote. “The promise of Sway is to make it easy for you to add, visualize and share your content in new, interactive and exciting ways. We’ve been continuously making updates during Sway Preview based on your feedback. Today (Tuesday) we’re excited to...

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Microsoft Displays Lumia 640 And Lumia 640 XL Phones
Mar02

Microsoft Displays Lumia 640 And Lumia 640 XL Phones

For the first time, Microsoft has showed off its Windows 10 for phones and has continued to reveal its plans for affordable Lumia phones that emerging phone markets will find attractive; and of course, not to leave out the growing prepaid phone market in the United States. According to the New York Times, the new Microsoft Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL are brightly colored. They can also be upgraded to Windows 10 when the mobile...

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Microsoft Acquires Israeli Digital Pen Maker, N-trig
Feb13

Microsoft Acquires Israeli Digital Pen Maker, N-trig

Microsoft has reportedly acquired Israeli digital pen maker, N-trig for a fee said to be $200 million according to different sources including Reuters and Venturebeat. The Israeli company, known for making digital pen has been making various efforts over the years to make touchscreen displays more diverse. Its effort is geared towards making touchscreen displays more responsive to input from both fingers and pens. Reuters also reports...

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Microsoft Issues Critical Patches To Bug That Allowed Attackers Take Complete Control Of Computers
Feb11

Microsoft Issues Critical Patches To Bug That Allowed Attackers Take Complete Control Of Computers

Microsoft on Tuesday issued a critical patch to supported versions of Windows, which resolved bug that may have been open for up to fifteen years, and give access to attackers to remotely take control of Windows devices that connect to an Active Directory domain. “Today [Tuesday] we are releasing MS15-011 & MS15-014 which harden group policy and address network access vulnerabilities that can be used to achieve remote code...

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Microsoft Working On New Cortana-Enabled Office App
Feb07

Microsoft Working On New Cortana-Enabled Office App

Software giants Microsoft is working on new Cortana digital assistant to its Office app, reports The Verge and a couple of other sources. Microsoft is at the moment carrying out a test on a “Work Assistant” app that is designed to use Cortana to open, edit, and share documents using a voice commands and Cortana. Digging up further, The Verge reports that the initial app is just a prototype at the moment. Quoting sources familiar with...

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Microsoft’s Windows RT Tablet Officially Dead
Feb04

Microsoft’s Windows RT Tablet Officially Dead

Finally Microsoft’s Windows RT tablet is officially dead with the software giant pulling the plug on the last remaining RT device, namely Nokia Lumia 2520 Windows RT tablet, according to the Verge. What this means is that Microsoft has stopped production of its Surface 2 Windows RT tablet. “We are no longer manufacturing Nokia Lumia 2520; however, those still eager to buy Nokia Lumia 2520 should visit Microsoft Retail Stores,...

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