Microsoft outdoes Facebook and Amazon in social power

Microsoft outdoes Facebook and Amazon in social power

Lithium ranks the social power of top tech giants and this time Microsoft had topped the list outdoing Amazon's first position of last year. Amazon has twice as many followers as Microsoft, combining both the numbers of Facebook and Twitter. Microsoft's social activity increased immensely since the announcement of Windows

Microsoft open sources Windows Bridge for iOS

Microsoft open sources Windows Bridge for iOS

Earlier Microsoft had expressed its penchant towards supporting other platforms. We even came to know about Microsoft's intention to bring Cortana for Android and iOS. In the first quarter of 2015, news were circulating that Microsoft will introduce new tools for iOS and the tools will be a part of

Microsoft Groove music service launches on Android and on web

Microsoft Groove music service launches on Android and on web

Microsoft announced last month thattye music section of Xbox will be replaced by a new music service called Groove music. Finally Xbox Music has retired making way for Groove music. The operating system which is also going to get the Groove music app is Android! Later on, Groove music

Parallels Desktop provides you Cortana with Mac

Cortana on OS X

Cortana is the voice command enabled personal digital assistant which is accompanying Windows 10 on July 29. Since the time of inception, Cortana has been receiving tremendous positive reviews and so Microsoft is working to bring Cortana for Android and iOS too. Now what about Cortana for OS X? Parallels

Microsoft rumored to stop manufacturing Microsoft Band

Microsoft rumored to stop manufacturing Microsoft Band

Microsoft Band is the health smart wear by Microsoft which was launched last year. Microsoft Band was dedicated mainly as a health and fitness accompaniment but now it's being reported that Microsoft is stopping production of Microsoft Band for the time being. The company is planning to sell off the

Flow: Microsoft’s upcoming micro email app

Flow: Microsoft's upcoming micro email app

Rumor is speculating that Microsoft is working on a new micro email application to be known as Flow. Reports say that Flow app is right now in the development stage and is undergoing testing procedures. The update leaked yesterday followed by some images of the app. The images give us

Google intends to join Microsoft’s Pointer Events Standards

Google intends to join Microsoft's Pointer Events Standards

The W3C held last month announced that the Pointer Events Standard is recommended for all modern web browsers. The Pointer Events specification by Microsoft was not supported by Apple and Google initially but now Google seems to have changed its mind and intends to join the Standards. Readers might be alien

Windows Phone might support Android apps soon

With a vision to enhance the market, Microsoft is rumored to bring support for Android apps in Windows Phones. Previously we have seen similar actions from other compan

Android smartphones are popular globally because of the extensive flexibility in the platform. On the other hand, Windows Phones even though ranking third in terms of smartphone market is still lagging behind by huge score. the main reason which has been figured out is the lack of support for different

Microsoft’s new $29 Nokia 215 which can retain charge upto one month

Microsoft's new $29 Nokia 215 which can retain charge upto one month

It's been sometime time since Microsoft acquired Nokia's smartphone section. The first device unveiled by Microsoft after the historic acquisition is the Microsoft Lumia 535. There was a confusion regarding what brand will be given to the low budget feature phones but the feature phones are reported to sell with

Microsoft patents eye tracking keyboard for future use

Microsoft patents eye tracking keyboard for future use

Microsoft has filed patent for an eye tracking keyboard which would be able to track eye movement. Previously we have seen similar technology being used in Samsung Galaxy S4 where a sensor could detect the eye movement of the user and stopped playing video when the user moved his eye

Microsoft reportedly sold 721K Xbox One consoles on Black Friday week

Microsoft reportedly sold 721K Xbox One consoles on Black Friday week

Microsoft has been enthusiastically promoting the sale of Xbox One consoles for some time. this included a mammoth discount of $50 teamed up with freebies and other lucrative offers. Definitely the promotional offers grabbed a good number of eyeballs and the report has been given by VGchartz. VGCartz has presented

Microsoft officially announces the Band and releases it

Microsoft Band

There have been speculations about the wearable device from Microsoft since a long time and Microsoft told that this is not going to be a smart watch. Definitely there will be watch in it but that us not its core functionality. We new the wearable will be dedicated on fitness

Microsoft cut down Nokia- re-branded as Microsoft Lumia

Microsoft cut down Nokia- re-branded as Microsoft Lumia

Microsoft has long back acquired the phone business from the very famous Finnish company Nokia and had since then expresses its desire to rebrand Nokia Lumia with some other suitable name. Conjectures had been many but one name that many were almost sure of was Microsoft Lumia. Microsoft finally

G-Series, Australia and Linux- part of Microsoft Azure platform

Microsoft Azure Could platform

Recently Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Scott Guthrie discussed the latest enhancements made to Azure- Microsoft' cloud platform at en event. The main subject of the event was all the latest additions and some extra perks added with Microsoft Azure. Azure is Microsoft's cloud platform that renders an integrated service

Microsoft’s new keyboard for Android Wear

Microsoft's new keyboard for Android Wear

Microsoft's research division has successfully provided many software support to other platforms and this time Microsoft has brought this analog keyboard project for Android wears. It is needless to say that wearable technology and gadgets are in and the most demanding at present. But smart wears, even though facilitate typing