Category Archives: Microsoft

Microsoft Introduces Wireless Charging System For Its Handsets

Microsoft Introduces Wireless Charging System For Its Handsets

Microsoft has joined the board of Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) of QI standard on Wednesday, in order to power the charging system of its Smartphones from Nokia. QI is a popular wireless charging standards, used in the devices like chargers, speakers, Smartphones and tablets. It provides users the option to charge the battery of theirContinue Reading

Microsoft Leaks Windows 8.1 Update 1 Ahead Of Its Launch Date

Microsoft Leaks Windows 8.1 Update 1 Ahead Of Its Launch Date

Microsoft has apparently leaked its Windows 8.1 Update 1 OS, before the release date. The software giant service apparently released links to the update, which enabled the new desktop-features after installation. The majority of the changes found in the Windows 8.1 Update 1 focuses on keyboard and mouse users. The desktop taskbar is placed aboveContinue Reading

Microsoft To Launch Xbox Live On iOS and Android Handsets

Microsoft To Launch Xbox Live On iOS and Android Handsets

Microsoft wants to bring Xbox Live service to Android and iOS, including its functions to the mobile games that run on the mobile operating system of Google and Apple. Xbox Live platform had been limited to Xbox consoles and Windows Phones until now, but the new strategy from Microsoft would allow its gaming service onContinue Reading

Microsoft Rolls Out Skype For Outlook.com Globally

Microsoft Rolls Out Skype For Outlook.com Globally

Microsoft had previously launched Skype video calling service for Outlook.com in a preview mode for selected countries last year, including the U.S., U.K., Germany, France, Canada and Brazil. The tech giant today announced that Skype for Outlook.com is now available worldwide. According to Microsoft, the Skype team also fixed the problem that caused calls to ring continuouslyContinue Reading

Microsoft To Offer A Free Version Of Windows 8.1

Microsoft To Offer A Free Version Of Windows 8.1

Microsoft has reportedly announced a free a version of Windows 8.1 called “Windows 8.1 with Bing”, for both mobile and desktop devices. The offer from Microsoft aims to encourage more people for using its latest operating System. Windows 8.1 with Bing is a lightweight version of the full OS that provides handful of Microsoft appsContinue Reading

Facebook Messenger To Appear On Windows Phone In Few Weeks

Facebook Messenger To Appear On Windows Phone In Few Weeks

Microsoft has recently announced that Facebook Messenger would be available for its Windows Phone users very soon. Facebook’s messaging app is already available on Android and iOS platforms, which allows users to share messages with their friends without opening the app. The messaging app of Facebook has been one of the most requested one toContinue Reading

Microsoft Rebrands Office Web Apps To Office Online

Microsoft Rebrands Office Web Apps To Office Online

Microsoft has reportedly confirmed that it has renamed the Office Web Apps as Office Online, as a part of a crucial update for its suite of online productivity applications. According to Microsoft, the rebranding will help to avoid the confusion that many customers found while using the service. With the ‘Apps’ inclusion in previous name,Continue Reading

Bing Launches Health and Fitness App For Windows Phone 8

Bing Launches Health and Fitness App For Windows Phone 8

Microsoft has released new and updated Bing apps for Windows Phone 8, designed specially to achieve your fitness goals. Bing Health & Fitness app features great nutrition and health content, along with trackers and tools. The app allows you put a daily calorie target and trace your eat habits. It also provides nutritional information forContinue Reading

Microsoft Invests $15M In Foursquare To Get Its Location Data

Microsoft Invests $15M In Foursquare To Get Its Location Data

Microsoft has invested $15 million in Foursquare as part of a licensing deal that will contribute to location-based services of Microsoft. The deal was announced by Foursquare in its blog post on Tuesday. Foursquare allows users to check-in from several places and locating nearby hot spots. The company has over 45 million registered users andContinue Reading

Windows 8.1 First Update Leaked On Web Ahead Of Its Release Date

Windows 8.1 First Update Leaked On Web Ahead Of Its Release Date

Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8.1 first update details leaked online on many file sharing sites before its launch date. The first update includes a new title bar for Microsoft’s Windows 8-style apps and several small updates. Microsoft has included search and power buttons to the Start screen in the top-right corner. On click of the power buttonContinue Reading