Tag Archive: Microsoft


Microsoft app turns iPhone into 3D scanner

If you keep track of the ways the iPhone is a revolutionary tool, you can soon add 3D printing the growing list. A Microsoft research team has created an app that turns any smartphone camera into a 3D scanner without the need for extra hardware. The MobileFusion app could open the world to 3D printing, […]

Win-doh! Microsoft announces its largest ever net loss

Apple had a massive quarter, beating its own internal estimates, and yet still saw its stock slide following yesterday’s earnings call. You know who had it much, much worse, though? One-time rival Microsoft, which reported its highest-ever net loss for… Read more ›

Microsoft Send is like WhatsApp for work emails

The Microsoft Garage has churned out a new iOS productivity app aimed at streamlining the email experience so users can get in, get in contact, and get on with their work lives as quickly as possible. The new iOS-only app,… Read more ›

  These in-depth courses will teach you how to start a startup, the ins-and-outs of copywriting, designing for mobile, and lots more. Here’s the kicker — most of the courses are more than 95% off, adding up to thousands of dollars of savings. YouTube Mastery… Read more ›

Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac is here

After previewing its productivity suite to testers for the past four months, Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac is now available to anyone with an Office 365 subscription. Microsoft announced this morning that the final version of Office 2016 is ready… Read more ›

Microsoft is gutting its Windows Phone hardware business

Remember that time Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer openly laughed at the iPhone? Well, it turns out the phone business isn’t so easy after all, because for the second year in a row Microsoft has announced it’s laying off large numbers of… Read more ›

Microsoft’s devouring of our favorite mobile apps continues today with the acquisition of 6Wunderkinder, makers of popular task management app Wunderlist. The buyout, which comes just four months after Microsoft acquired Sunrise, will help the software continue its mission to reinvent productivity in a… Read more ›

The battle between virtual assistants is about to hot up again as Microsoft Cortana prepares to go cross-platform to take on Siri and Google Now. The intelligent virtual assistant will be arriving on Android and iOS later this year, but you… Read more ›

The battle between virtual assistants is about to hot up again as Microsoft Cortana prepares to go cross-platform to take on Siri and Google Now. The intelligent virtual assistant will be arriving on Android and iOS later this year, but you… Read more ›

More than four years after its debut, Windows Phone still has a native app problem. Microsoft has now accepted that’s not going to change anytime soon, so in an effort to attract new users to its platform, it’s going to… Read more ›