Microsoft Not Providing Pirates With Free Windows 10
Mar21

Microsoft Not Providing Pirates With Free Windows 10

Contrary to earlier report, Microsoft will not be providing free Windows 10 to pirates who upgrade from Windows 8.1 and Windows 7, the company has stated. The software giant will instead continue in its effort to treat all stolen versions of Windows as before, which means it won’t be offering an olive branch to pirates. According to Venturebeat, Microsoft stated that its policy on piracy has not changed, and upgraded versions of...

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Microsoft Targets Emerging Markets With Its Affordable Lumia 430 Windows Phone
Mar20

Microsoft Targets Emerging Markets With Its Affordable Lumia 430 Windows Phone

Microsoft is giving Android one more reason to look behind its shoulder as it targets the emerging markets with its affordable Lumia 430 Windows phone priced at just $70. The phone was unveiled on Thursday by Microsoft, and is seen as a part of the company’s plan to capture first-time smartphone buyers, according to Venturebeat. Countries and regions being targeted by Microsoft to benefit from the affordable Lumia 430 include; India,...

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Microsoft Launches Skype For Business Technical Preview And Office 2016 For Windows
Mar19

Microsoft Launches Skype For Business Technical Preview And Office 2016 For Windows

Microsoft on Monday at its Convergence 2015 event announced a technical preview of Skype for Business and Office 2016 for the Windows desktop. “We announced last November that the next version of Microsoft Lync would become Skype for Business. I am thrilled to announce that the technical preview of the Skype for Business client starts today, and that the new client, server and online service will become generally available starting in...

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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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