Items tagged with Microsoft

Windows Phone hasn’t exactly been a shining success for Microsoft. In a smartphone market dominated by smartphones running Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS, Microsoft has been left to pickup the table scraps along with fallen star BlackBerry. Yes... Read more...
Not only is the market for Android handsets far from being saturated, its growth each year seems to suggest that a shipment ceiling doesn't exist. We know that's not correct, but wherever that... Read more...
Just last week, we reported that Chase announced plans to remove its mobile app from the Windows Phone Store. With global Windows Phone market share hovering below three percent and users showing little interest in its app, Chase saw little reason... Read more...
Microsoft Outlook is finally coming to iOS and Android – but in actually, we should really say that Acompli is coming to iOS and Android. Microsoft bought Acompli back in early December, and hailed the app, which “provides innovative ways to focus... Read more...
If the events of January are any indication, Microsoft is going to have a killer year. It kicked things off by announcing Windows 10 and following it up days later with a free-to-download preview version. Then, Microsoft announced Office 2016 for... Read more...
Microsoft’s earnings are up, driven in part to blazing sales of the Microsoft Lumia smartphones and Surface tablets. In its quarterly earnings statement, Microsoft announced that it had revenue of nearly $26.5 billion in the fourth quarter of 2014... Read more...
Some Xbox One owners have been dealing with a controller issue that causes random disconnections. There are several support threads on the topic scattered throughout cyberspace, though no real solution that seems to work for everyone -- moving... Read more...
There's a weird issue affecting some Office 365 and OneDrive users, myself included, but what's even worse is the way it's being handled by Microsoft's online support system. I'll get to that in a moment, but first let's discuss the problem at hand... Read more...
After last Wednesday's Windows 10 event, which we covered here and here, no one could have blamed you if you were anxious for Microsoft to release the next preview build. Fortunately, it didn't take long: it came out on Friday, and I think it's safe... Read more...
When Microsoft said on Wednesday that the next Windows 10 preview build would be available "within the week", I'm not sure anyone actually expected it to land before the weekend. But, it has, and I'd have to say that it's worth getting excited for... Read more...
Hot on the heels of Microsoft’s promising Windows 10 unveiling comes news about the company’s other flagship product: Microsoft Office. Updated mobile versions of Office were announced alongside Windows 10 earlier this week and now the Office team... Read more...
Earlier this month, it was discovered that China was using man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks against Microsoft Outlook and Mozilla Thunderbird email clients, as well as smartphone apps that use IMAP and SMTP protocols. Or did it? A spokesman for the... Read more...
Twitter is now making it easier for you to discern tweets that are written in a foreign language. Facebook has long included the ability to see foreign translations in-line with posts, so it’s nice to see that Twitter has finally jumped onboard. And... Read more...
If you use Dropbox, you almost certainly know by now about the company’s partnership with Microsoft to offer better compatibility between Dropbox and Office – something users had been calling for. Now, the partnership has produced another gem for... Read more...
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