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Everyone is talking about how Microsoft Office 365 is suddenly beating Google Apps

Now, all of a sudden, sources all over the tech industry are noticing that Office 365 is everywhere.<p>And it's all because of one thing: Microsoft is telling customers to move their email to Microsoft's cloud instead of buying another Exchange server and hosting email in their own data centers, says …

Apps

OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 failing to cure WiFi problems for some users – support forums

Yesterday’s dot-release of OS X 10.10.1 has seemingly failed to address the WiFi problems some users have been experiencing since upgrading to Yosemite, according to continuing posts on the Apple Support Communities.<p>Despite the first bullet-point in the release notes for 10.10.1 reading ‘Improves …

First Microsoft Lumia phone, likely a budget handset, inbound next week

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Microsoft<p>Well that was almost quicker than you can say “OK Cortana” ten times fast. Exactly two weeks have passed …

Microsoft Patents Smart Gallery App For Windows Which Automatically Creates Music Videos From Photos - MSPoweruser

Recently I came across an interesting patent from Microsoft in which they are proposing a smart gallery app that can automatically create music …

Microsoft promotes its Band smartwatch platform with plans to license its technology

Microsoft plans to license its Microsoft Band smartwatch technology to other manufacturers, with an emphasis on the sensors powering them, a company representative said Friday.<p>Whether Microsoft plans to put in place a formal program, such as it has for Windows Phone, remains unclear. The Band does …

Windows Phone

Delkin Debuts ‘World’s Most Rugged’ SD Cards that are ‘Virtually Unbreakable’

If you or the environments you tend to shoot in are extremely tough on your SD cards, and you’ve not yet been able to find a line that can stand up …

Xbox One Media Remote arrives as a Kinect alternative in March

Microsoft is making its Xbox One Media Remote official today. After details emerged briefly on Amazon last week, today’s expected announcement confirms the Media Remote will be available in early March for Xbox One owners. The Media Remote will allow Xbox One users to navigate, launch, and control …

Microsoft’s Cortana On Windows 8.1 Said To Resemble Siri, Replace Bing System Search

Microsoft has a new virtual assistant, and it’s a hybrid of Siri and Google Now, with some artificial affect thrown in for good measure. The Verge’s Tom Warren dishes on the upcoming feature of Windows 8.1, describing Cortana, the digital aide in question named after an AI character from the Halo …