Tag: Microsoft

Skype for Windows Phone Lets You Share Drawings With Close Friends !

windowsEver wanted to convey a lot more in a Skype chat compared to easy text and pictures can handle, such as directions to your home? If you’re using Windows Phone, you now have a better path to express yourself. Microsoft has actually published a new version of Skype for Windows Phone that, just like Google Hangouts, permits you send out easy drawings to good friends. You could start with a blank canvas if you’re an imaginative type; however you can also doodle on images & annotate Bing maps. There are a couple of significant under-the-hood upgrades, too, including HD display support and the choice to sign in with your phone’s Microsoft account. The Skype team hasn’t said when its Android & iOS apps will acquire sketching, But it wouldn’t be unexpected to see them get matching updates in the near future.

Microsoft OneDrive Offering 30GB cost-free Cloud Storage Space for iPhone, Android and Windows Phone!

onedriveMicrosoft is providing 30GB of OneDrive space for free, as it makes a significant play to snap up those keeping pictures in the cloud.

Pitching the restricted offer directly at iPhone owners, Microsoft claims on the OneDrive blog site- ‘For those preparing to set up iOS 8, this means you won’t was required to remove a lot of picture or applications to make room for the upgrade.’ This is a minimal deal, as you’ll need to set up the app as well as switch on photo vehicle uploads to get approved for the free space, just before the end of September. Continue reading

Say Goodbye to Microsoft’s Nokia and Windows Phone Brand Names!

LumiaMicrosoft will supposedly stop marketing the Nokia and also Windows Phone brand this holiday season.

GeeksOnGadgets obtained ahold of an internal Microsoft document that exposed Microsoft’s plans, as well as declared among the slides during that file explained- ‘As part of our phased transition, we will certainly drop the manufacturer name { Nokia } from product referrals during the Holiday project’. Microsoft will also not use the Windows Phone logo in promos and also commercials. The business instead would like to opt for simply Windows. Continue reading

Windows 9 Accidently Teased by Microsoft, With Logo !

Windows 9Microsoft China, keen to get people talking about the Operating System, Put up a message on Weibo today. It read: ‘Microsoft’s latest Operating System Windows 9 is coming soon, do you think the start menu at the left bottom will make a come back?’ There were even a windows 9 logo, above, that featured the post before it was pulled.

Microsoft is holding a press event where it’s expected to introduce Windows 9, presently described by the codename Windows Threshold, on 30 September. Continue reading

Say Goodbye to Microsoft’s MSN Messenger, Closing Down After 15 Years!

Startup-MSNMicrosoft plans to shut down 15-year-old MSN Messenger for good this autumn.

MSN Messenger is a well-known instant messaging client by Microsoft (re-branded as Windows Live Messenger in 2005). Although the client allegedly had over 330 million monthly active users each month merely 4 years earlier, Microsoft has actually revealed it will certainly switch off the service and transfer any remaining users to Skype by 31 October, baseding on the BBC and many Chinese newspapers. Continue reading

Now Microsoft Has a Snapchat-like Application for Windows Phone, Called WindUp!

windupInitially there was Snapchat. Then there was Facebook’s Slingshot. And now there’s WindUp, from Microsoft.

The Microsoft Research team has released an app called WindUp. It lets Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 device owners send out self-destructing messages to buddies. According to the app’s description, WindUp users could ‘Make and Share fun, Temporary Messages and Media with close friends’. Kinds of messages consist of pictures, videos, audio snippets, and content – and they’ll all go away after a short while. Continue reading

Microsoft Lumia 730 Superman Phone Leaks With Selfie Camera and New Debian Red Software!

Microsoft_SupermanRumors have swirled of Microsoft making a brand-new Windows Phone that’s about selfies, and it now looks like that portrait-oriented device will become a reality. WPCentral has actually scored wedding photos of a prototype for the mid-range ‘Superman’ (rumored to be called the Lumia 730) that would reportedly pack a 5-megapixel electronic camera up front. That’s on par with exactly what you’ll find on some Android phones, but it’s a large step up from the modest 1.3 MP camera on the Lumia 720 this will likely replace. Continue reading

Microsoft to Update Windows 8 Every Month, With New Features And Tweaks!

msft win811 updateInstead of issuing major Windows 8 updates every few months or years, like the Windows 8.1 Update that debuted in April, Microsoft has actually revealed it will take on a more regular update routine going ahead.

Microsoft already has a routine month-to-month update procedure called ‘Update Tuesday’, that includes security and non-security updates, but now the company would like to utilize this procedure to supply considerable renovations to Windows in order to react more quickly to customer and partner comments. Continue reading

Microsoft Office for Android Tablet Computers is Coming This Year, Register for Very Early Access Now!

Office-for-AndroidMicrosoft is working with a version of Office for Android that is specifically designed for tablet. The company’s efficiency suite has actually been offered for Android Smartphones as a complimentary download since last year, yet Android tablet customers have actually been compelled to with patience await a variation optimized just for them. Well, it looks like they will not have to hang around much longer.

Office for Android tablet  is anticipated to officially release for customer use sometime later this year. Continue reading

Microsoft OneDrive Users Now Get 15GB Totally Free, Office365 Subscribers Get 1TB!

onedriveMicrosoft on Monday revealed intentions to greater than double the amount of OneDrive (Formerly SkyDrive) cloud storage provided to normal customers to 15GB. Approximately this point, storage for non-paying subscribers was topped at 7GB (or 25GB for early adopters). The modifications do not stop there, however, as all Office 365 customers will now receive 1TB of storage option, up from a lowly 20GB in comparison. Workplace 365 Personal customers could have access to the exact same 1TB of area for $6.99 each month while Office 365 Residence subscribers can acquire 1TB for approximately five folks for $9.99 each month. Continue reading