Microsoft flogged six million tablets
Published in Notebooks

Scratching the service

While everyone knew that Microsoft had done rather well with its Surface tablet, actual numbers were thin on the ground.

Microsoft acquires SwiftKey
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Predictive input market competition at all-time high

Software giant Microsoft has recently acquired mobile artificial intelligence startup SwiftKey, a company that has developed a reputation for its predictive key input method software for iOS and Android mobile devices.

Vaio to release Windows 10 phone
Published in Mobiles

Out this week

Sony spin-off Vaio is set to release a new Windows 10 smartphone this week.

Windows tablets are doing well
Published in Notebooks

Microsoft only bright spot in tablet market

For years Microsoft held a torch for the tablet even while everyone else mocked them. When Apple turned the concept into a gimmick and everyone bought one, Microsoft was mocked for not really understanding the tablet.

Microsoft in Iowa hot seat tonight for 2016 U.S. presidential caucuses
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U.S. Presidential primary voting officially kicks off tonight in Iowa (February 1, 2016), and for tonight's Iowa caucuses, Microsoft is in the hot seat as it has offered to provide a pair of smartphone apps to help nearly 1,700 precincts report more accurate results to party headquarters.

Microsoft Edge’s InPrivate mode is borked
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Does not do what it claims

It appears that Microsoft Edge’s InPrivate mode is about as private as a Hollywood starlet in an iCloud account.

Microsoft beats Wall Street predictions
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A cloudy future is now a good thing

Software King of the World Microsoft beat the predictions of the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street by reporting a quarterly revenue and profit which was bolstered by cost cutting and growing demand for its cloud products and services.

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 4 firmware accidentally installs to wrong devices
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Crashes them hard with blue and black screens

Earlier today, Microsoft released the first firmware updates of the year for its latest Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book devices. These were automatic updates that were supposed to add battery charging enhancements, a more accurate fingerprint sensor driver, and support for Microsoft’s Surface Pen on the Surface Pro 4 device.

VMWare cuts jobs on cloudy results
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Looks like the sky really wasn’t cloud’s limit

While the Cloud is supposed to be the savour of big computing, VMWare, which should be doing well is actually suffering.

Microsoft develops one-handed keyboard for iPhone
Published in Mobiles

Knows its target market

Software king of the world Microsoft has been doing some research into the needs and wants of Apple fanboys and reached the conclusion that they need a keyboard which can be used one-handed.