News & Reviews: Microsoft
Last Updated: Mar 09, 2017
As the world celebrate International Women's Day (8/3/2017), we are actually entering what is widely referred to as the 4th Industrial Revolution, an era where the development of new materials, breakthroughs in the field of genetic engineering and digital transformation are increasingly blurring the lines between the physical, biological and digital worlds. But where do women stand in this era?
Last Updated: Jan 20, 2017
Do you like Minecraft? We like it too and looking back at its past accomplishments, it has gotten so big that it made its way to the mobile community; and becoming one of the top-selling titles on both iOS and Android, but not Windows Phone. Why is that?
New AEC reports digital data management is key in advancing the digital economies within the ASEAN Economic CommunityLast Updated: Jan 19, 2017
Just yesterday, a new report titled The Digital Economy and the Free Flow of Data: Advancing the ASEAN Economic Community was presented by the US-ASEAN Business Council and Deloitte to the Malaysian government and business community, highlighting how ASEAN Member States can advance their digital economies and the ASEAN Economic Community through pro-growth digital data management policies.
Last Updated: Dec 19, 2016
The allure of having a device fold up is something that is enticing for the tech industry. Imagine a device that can be the size of a small smartphone, and unfurls into a tablet-sized Display. Well apparently LG is hard at work in making the technology more mass-market friendly, and has just signed an agreement to bring the screen to three different OEMs – Apple, Google and Microsoft.
Last Updated: Dec 15, 2016
A new tablet is set to be released by Xiaomi pretty soon, and it is a machine that will be a good pairing for anyone who is looking to get a great productivity device in a slim and svelte package. The Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 is set to be the tablet to have for busy professionals to tote around.
Last Updated: Dec 14, 2016
The app works by using Deep Neural computing that allows real time translation to happen in the smartphone. Users just need to download the app, and then sign in for a one-to-one translation or even a group translation that can either be done via text, or even in voice as the app will pronounce the translated phrases out loud.
Imagine that you are stuck in a country that you do not know the language. Just download this app, and walk around with confidence that your thoughts will be made known to anyone you want to communicate with. Technology is great isn’t it? The app is now available on iOS, Android and even the web.
If you are into science fiction, you must know of Star Trek’s Universal Translator that is present in just about every show – it allows aliens to talk to each other in their own language, in real time. Well, real life has finally mimicked the arts, as the first true univeral translator is now available on your smartphone, from Microsoft.
Last Updated: Dec 14, 2016
We may be seeing Harman Kardon speakers being fitted into Samsung smartphones pretty soon – buw how about something different? Harman Kardon and Microsoft is set to collaborate in creating a new device to go against Amazon Alexa and Google Home. This new device will come built in with Cortana, Microsoft’s digital assistant as well.
Last Updated: Dec 09, 2016
While Windows 10 as an experience is great on desktop-grade processors, it has traditionally been absent on ARM-based devices, as the codes required to run on these two platforms are as different as apple and oranges. However, Microsoft and Qualcomm has worked a way to enable the full Windows 10 experience to run on the Snapdragon 820 processor – and it runs perfectly fine there.
Last Updated: Dec 06, 2016
On November 29-30, teachers around the world participated in Microsoft’s global Skype-a-Thon to celebrate learning without borders. Over the course of the two-day event, thousands of educators, guest speakers and students travelled 9,811,582 virtual miles.
Last Updated: Nov 07, 2016
Last week, Microsoft Corp. has rolled out a new chat-based workspace system called Microsoft Teams. Designed to enhance productivity and communication among the employees, the program offers collaboration capabilities, content and the tools needed for them to work with Microsoft Office 365.