- News tagged "microsoft"
Friday, 29 Jan 2016
Latest Surface Pro 4 firmware update should solve many (but not all) of the tablet's outstanding issues
Microsoft has just released its sixth firmware update for the Surface Pro 4 tablet. A fairly substantial update, I hope that this is a sign that Microsoft is finally focusing on solving the tablet’s many still outstanding problems.
Microsoft has announced that it’s now offering all Cloud Storage Partner Program partners the chance to integrate with Office for iOS. After Dropbox, Box is now onboard, with more coming soon.
Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016
Not to be confused with the existing MSN News, Microsoft describes News Pro as a way to get "hyper-relevant news for your work".
Other additions include social sharing to Facebook, Twitter, WeChat, as well as native iOS apps.
Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016
When snoozing simply won't work, that's when you need Microsoft’s Mimicker Alarm app, which has various hurdles like mimicking facial expressions, repeating tongue twisters and much more.
Monday, 25 Jan 2016
Microsoft has announced new models of the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book with 1TB of SSD storage and a gold version of the Surface Pen. Unfortunately, there's no news on whether they will ever be available locally.
Friday, 22 Jan 2016
Microsoft has today updated its Office apps for the iPad and iPad Pro. Key additions are new inking tools for your finger or Apple Pencil to easily work on documents, presentations, spreadsheets, and notes.
Microsoft has issued a voluntary recall of the AC power cords of select Surface Pro devices, over fears that they could pose fire or shock hazards. If you bought your Microsoft Surface Pro device before 15 July 2015, you should follow these steps to order a free replacement cord.
Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016
Microsoft may be on the verge of issuing a recall for thousands of Microsoft Surface Pro 1, 2, and 3 power cords over fears that the cable could trigger a fire if it's wound too tightly or otherwise damaged.
Microsoft Philanthropies, with support from Microsoft Research and Microsoft Business Development, will donate US$1 billion in Microsoft cloud services to some 70,000 non-profits and university researchers over the next three years.