Swiftkey is the most innovative and interesting predictive keyboard maker in the business, and Microsoft is a software giant that’s trying to push its artificial intelligence cred a little higher. According to a report in the Financial Times, it’s a match made in heaven, to the tune of $250 million.
Have you resigned yourself to the fact that in the future, you’ll be required to strap on a headset or facemask of some kind just to enjoy basic entertainment?
If you’ve been using Microsoft Edge and hoping that all your private browsing was actually, you know, private, then think again. Turns out that it may be possible to reconstruct the site history of the browser, whatever mode it’s in.
Wasn’t everything just so much better in the old days? Who needs a new Star Wars movie anyway? If you’re feeling nostalgic for the look and feel of the classic Windows Start menu, there’s a way to bring it back—provided you’re willing to shell out a few dollars for a third-party plugin.
As we inch closer and closer to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, where we’re expecting smartphones aplenty, the rumor engines are currently cranked to eleven. New small iPhone details? MicroSD-equipped Galaxy?! Surfacephone.com?!?
Microsoft has put its digital assistant front and a little left of center, embedding it into every Windows 10-running device, and anyone who feels like downloading the app. Cortana’s getting some new tricks to go with her popularity, including a little extra nagging.
Microsoft has been on a season-long campaign to make sure you know the tablet computers on NFL sidelines are their Surface models, not iPads. Like most Microsoft products, the Surface tablets are crashing—at least those on the New England sideline. Money well-spent, Microsoft.
Microsoft’s looking to shrug off some of this week’s bad Surface Pro PR by finally releasing its promised crazy-powerful Surface configs, including a $3,200 Surface Book with 1TB of storage, 16GB of RAM, an Intel Core i7, and a discreet GPU.
The morning and I have a hate-hate relationship that has seen more than one alarm clock shatter against an unyielding wall, so I don’t really know why a Microsoft developer would feel the need to code an alarm app that forces you to play unnecessarily ‘quirky’ and ‘fun’ games to turn it off.
Outlook on desktop was starting to look outdated, but the colossus of email clients has found new life on mobile and web—and there’s more to the software than you might think. Whether you use the desktop client every day or have been dabbling in the new apps for iOS and Android, here are our favorite tricks for…
Lumia smartphones, much like Windows phone itself, has seen better days. Microsoft’s didn’t give Windows 10 mobile much love in 2015, but it seems a new year means a new beginning. Windows Central reports that the Lumia 650, which will supposedly launch in early February, will be the last smartphone named “Lumia.”
If you thought the days of CPU—OS incompatibilities were behind you, think again. It’s quietly been announced that some future silicon will only allow you to run Windows 10 if you choose to opt for a Microsoft OS.
Way back in 2007 lawyers gathered together a group of gamers angry with Microsoft over scratched Xbox 360 discs to form a class action lawsuit. Nine years later the Supreme Court is preparing to hear Microsoft’s plea to have the case dismissed for a second time.
It seems Microsoft is developing its own SIM cards that will allow Windows 10 devices to access a range of different cellular data networks without the need for a contract.
It’s been a long time coming but, as of January 12th, Microsoft will no longer support Internet Explorer 8, 9 or 10. Rest in peace, IE.
Say goodbye to your relaxing drive to and from work every day. Harman is working with Microsoft to put an end to those few minutes of wasted productivity by bringing parts of Microsoft’s Office suite to your car’s infotainment system.
The end of the year is always a quiet week for breaking news, with many companies writing off the last two weeks as kind of hybrid “holiday-vacation.” But rumors on the other hand, well they’re just warming. With the Consumer Electronics Show starting next week in Las Vegas, there’s plenty of hearsay out there.
Microsoft knew that Chinese spies hacked Hotmail users—and didn’t tell any of the people who were hacked, even though it knew for years.