Microsoft Office Apps Now Accessible by All Chromebooks With Google Play: Reports

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft Office was previously available on select Chromebooks Google Play-enabled Chromebooks said to be compatible Microsoft Office apps available Google Play A long time after supporting Android apps, Chromebooks have now received Microsoft Office. The new experience comes with the latest Microsoft Office apps for Android that are available through Google Play store – specifically, Word, Excel, […]

Windows 10 to Group Apps Into Tabs With ‘Sets’, Timeline Feature Coming Soon: Microsoft

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft bringing tabs to Windows apps through ‘Sets’ The multitasking feature is inspired by Microsoft Edge Timeline is coming to next Windows Insider Preview build Microsoft is taking Windows 10 to new levels by adding a new multitasking feature called ‘Sets’, where apps are placed like tabs in a browser. The Redmond giant is also enhancing the […]

Free Upgrades to Windows 10 to End on December 31, Microsoft Reveals

If you use Microsoft’s accessibility features and want a free upgrade to Windows 10, better hurry up because Microsoft is closing this last deal on December 31. Microsoft mostly stopped offering free upgrades to Windows 10 in July last year but users who use accessibility features, got an extension of that promo, a report in ZDNet said on Saturday. […]

Microsoft Bing Starts Showing Fact Check Labels in Search Results

We live in times where fake news has been termed a crucial factor in deciding the fate of political campaigns the war against this malpractice has been going on for quite some time. After Google introduced its fact check feature last year, Microsoft’s Bing search engine now shows similar notifications to users when they browse through the search results. Microsoft Bing’s newly […]

Microsoft Stops Selling Original Xbox One in the US, UK

Software giant Microsoft has stopped selling its original Xbox One in the US and UK, reports said on Saturday. The original Xbox One is listed as “sold out” on the Microsoft Store and does not show up in searches for Xbox systems. Microsoft had introduced the original Xbox One console nearly four years ago. It seems the original version […]

Microsoft CIO Jim DuBois Quits Amid Wider Reorganisation

With Microsoft announcing job cuts as part of reorganising its global sales staff, the company’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) Jim DuBois has decided to move on, the media reported. Named CIO in 2013, DuBois had been with Microsoftsince 1993 where he worked in several roles mostly focused to information technology, GeekWire reportedon Saturday. Senior Microsoft employee Kurt DelBene […]

Microsoft Unveils Xbox Games With Gold July 2017, Adds ‘Resident Evil 6’ And ‘Dead Island’ To Xbox Game Pass

Microsoft has unveiled the Xbox Live Games with Gold for July 2017, which are free titles offered monthly to Xbox Live Gold subscribers, while also announcing more titles that will be added to the Xbox Game Pass service. The Xbox Live Games with Gold are headlined by Grow Up and Runbow for the Xbox One, while the upcoming titles […]

Flipkart Unveils Rs. 999 per Month Laptop Offer Partnering With HP, Intel, Microsoft

E-commerce marketplace Flipkart on Monday announced that it has collaborated with HP, Intel, and Microsoft so that consumers can buy the HP Imprint, an Intel Core i3-powered Windows 10 laptop priced at Rs. 35,954, at Rs. 999 per month by availing a 36-month EMI option. This collaboration is an effort to tap college students and […]

Microsoft and Xbox at E3 2017: What to Expect

With the PS4’s dominance, the Nintendo Switch’s launch hype, and a shortage of exclusives to talk about, Microsoft goes into E3 2017 with a lot to prove. But if its past showings have been any indication, the company should be up to the task, with bringing backwards compatibility to the Xbox One, and its consistent […]

Microsoft Skype Redesigned With Inspiration From Snapchat

You can add Skype to the growing list of services copying features straight from Snapchat. The Microsoft communications service on Thursday announced a major redesign of its mobile app, including a “Highlights” feature that lets customers snap photos and videos that will be temporarily visible to their connections. The feature carries a strong resemblance to […]