Facebook in all its glory is one of the most visited web sites around, and its messenger product for all mobile platforms has gotten updates to give users a number of new features. Windows Phone was the last one to get the updates, and on Friday got the latest updates. It will help users communicate easier on Facebook and chat easier on Windows Phone.
Yammer is one of the most successful enterprise and business tools that Microsoft has acquired over the years, and making it work with Office 365 has been a chore. On Thursday, that chore has ended with support for Office 365 with Yammer. Plus hot Red Stripe deals on the Windows Store.
Windows Phone 8.1 continues to get a series of new applications by the day, and those with the higher end line of Lumia phones are always looking for photo and video editing apps. On Thursday, Microsoft on the Lumia Conversations blog, released its latest video editing app, called Movie Creator for Windows Phone 8.1 fans.
Two of the most effective tools that Microsoft has for developers is Visual Studio and .NET, and they have been tools that developers have used for years. Microsoft on Wednesday came out with huge news on both of them. Microsoft open sourced .NET’s core stack, while at the same time giving away Visual Studio Community 2013 for free.
If there is one thing that the cloud has taught Microsoft, its global expansion and local availability of its services. As Azure has expanded to over 19 regions around the globe, the need to get into more by the day grows. On Wednesday, Microsoft announced the latest with Dynamics CRM in Japan.
I have two words for what is going on out there. Crazy disruption. So many innovative products are available this Christmas season or are hitting the market shortly, that I could probably fill ten pages.
Windows users since the beginning of Windows have had a Start Menu to use, and has allowed them to navigate through the Windows environment with ease. With Windows 8 thogh that changed, and Microsoft is making amends to their decision to delete it, and has mad Windows 10 a new Start Menu.
One thing that consumers will want to know right away is what exactly should they look forward to with Windows 10? Most consumers for the most part aren’t usually excited with operating system upgrades, but occasionally some are exciting enough to generate interest like Windows 10 is starting to now.
Since Windows 10 was announced, lots of users want to download the bits and get going with installing it on their systems. But, since its a preview version of the software, installing it for amateurs might be tricky, and is meant for professionals. But, this doesn’t mean you can give it a shot.
Office is one of the most widely used programs for schools around the world, and Microsoft has recently updated Office 365 to deliver the best possible Office experience for everyone. Microsoft has recently made it easier for teachers to get a copy of Office from their school, and on Tuesday rolled out the plans to help teachers get Office.