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Application Software, Software Category

Upcoming Cortana-powered ‘GLAS’ smart thermostat will feature Google Assistant and Alexa compatibility

August 16, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Yesterday, we reported that Amazon and Microsoft’s year-long smart assistant partnership was finally bearing fruit. The two companies have worked together to bring their Cortana and Alexa virtual assistants to each other’s devices. Windows 10-powered PCs, for example, let users […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft’s Your Phone app lets you mirror your Android device to a Windows 10 PC

August 15, 2018

Via: BGR

Just a few short months after announcing the Your Phone app for Windows 10 at the Build developer conference in May, Microsoft has launched the app on Microsoft Store for everyone to download. As the name suggests, the app allows […]


Development Software, Operating systems, Software Category, Windows

Microsoft is working on InPrivate Desktop to protect Windows 10 from iffy apps

August 10, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT IS planning a ‘sandbox’ for apps you don’t trust in a forthcoming edition of Windows 10. First spotted by Bleeping Computer, the InPrivate Desktop feature would allow you to try anything that you’re not sure about in a way […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft tells us why buggy Windows 10 updates aren’t buggy at all

August 6, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT HAS been explaining why its updates that come riddled with bugs aren’t actually riddled with bugs at all – it’s clearly reality at fault. In a blog post over the weekend, John Wilcox, a Windows-as-a-Service evangelist, explained that his […]


Operating systems, Windows

The ISO files for Windows 10’s next major update are finally available for download

August 2, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Microsoft’s next major Windows 10 update, Redstone 5, has been in the works for quite some time now. Over the past several months, several interesting features have surfaced throughout Redstone 5’s many Insider test builds. We’ve seen a desktop version […]


Operating systems, Software Security, Windows

Microsoft brings Windows Hello support to the Edge browser

August 1, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT EDGE, the browser named after what a cockney calls the shrub fence around their garden, has announced that it has, once again, done something that its rivals were doing already. On Tuesday, Microsoft announced that it was adding the […]


Application Software, Development Software, Software Category

Microsoft rolling out ‘Your Phone’ app in latest Windows 10 preview

August 1, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Microsoft unveiled the Your Phone app at its Build developer conference back in May. Essentially, it creates a link between your smartphone and PC, allowing desktop or laptop users to transfer photos/files, get notifications, and access texts. It also links […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft is planning a service to keep Windows 10 bork-free for cash

July 30, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT’S CARING and sharing customer service policy that never stops thinking of you has come up with a way to make it easier to ensure that if you upgrade to Windows 10 for your staff (and hey, why wouldn’t you?) […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10 will soon use AI to predict the best time to reboot for updates

July 26, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Whether you love or hate Windows 10, the platform’s users almost universally take issue with the way Windows Update functions. If you leave your computer for even a few minutes, Windows may arbitrarily decide it’s a good time to update […]


Development Software, Software Category

A beginner’s guide to AI: Natural language processing

July 25, 2018

Via: The Next Web

When computers process text or audio from humans, they’re just looking at data. You can whisper “I love you” or drop an F-bomb, the machines just see 1’s and 0’s. In order for AI to understand what you’re saying, turn […]