One of the biggest features about Azure, beyond its servers and global cloud storage capabilities, is its future. On Thursday, the next part of its future was announced, with the Azure Remoteapp App delivery service becoming a real thing for all to use starting on December 11.
A themepack for the upcoming Battle Of Five Armies movie with 10 epic background wallpapers, LOTR desktop cursors and icons.
Often times, web companies battle each other in gaining the user and giving them the best experience. Google and Microsoft have battled over platforms and users, but on Wednesday came up with a mutual plan to help users. Now, users in Gmail can edit Office documents that arrive as attachments.
One of Bing’s more useful tools is Bing Pulse, but its been a piece of software than has only been available to partnerships or private invitations. Microsoft on Wednesday announced that Bing Pulse would now be available to anyone who wants it, and they can use it anywhere they choose.
One of the most fun ways that technology is used during the month of December, has nothing to do with purchasing gifts and making sure the latest gadgets are released. It’s the Santa Tracker, and on Tuesday, Microsoft announced updates to the Santa Tracker web site for all to enjoy at Christmas.
Microsoft in recent weeks has be rumored to be coming out with a brand new smartphone for the late holiday season or possibly the beginning of 2015. The codename of this phone has been labeled “Mclaren” internally, but on Tuesday, pictures and details on this new phone were leaked for review.
Users have known the term clip art for years, and has been a phrase that computer users have used for years. Microsoft knows this, and realizes that it needs to update the term and technology behind it. On Monday, Microsoft announced that Clip Art’s online image library will be replaced.
As the world of mobile technology continues to grow, companies are making more of an effort to make sure users are mobile first. Microsoft realizes this, and on Monday, announced they spent $200 million to purchase mobile email app maker Acompli, which was rumoured on Friday by many insiders.
As newer releases of the upcoming Windows 10 software are done on an almost weekly basis, the new features of the upcoming Windows release are being apparent. One of those focusing on more unique video and audio needs came out on Friday, pleasing those looking for support of FLAC and MKV files.
Windows 10 has been more of a technical preview for many users, and while the company held a press preview for it, the consumer angle still hasn’t been revealed. On Friday, news about a consumer event focused on Windows 10 was talked about, and means that Windows 10 might be a finished product.