Tag: Microsoft

Mimicker, an Alarm Clock with a Difference, is the Latest Android Application from Microsoft

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To some people, waking up can be such a struggle. Some end up hitting the snooze button all the time instead of just getting...
Lumia 950

Unknown Lumia Phone X Referenced in Microsoft China Video Description

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While some of our readers do think we've already seen the best of Microsoft's Windows 10 Mobile platform as far as devices go, the...
Lumia 950

Lumia 950XL to Make its Way to the Kenyan Market in February

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In October last year, Microsoft introduced its latest premium smartphones, the Lumia 950 and 950XL. The devices which have 5.2-inch and 5.7-inch QHD displays...

Microsoft to Launch Mid-range Lumia 650 on February 1st

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Microsoft is set to unveil what some have billed as "the last Lumia" on 1st of February. The device has been a long time...

Microsoft’s Windows Mobile Keyboard to be Available on iOS and Android

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Microsoft has so far made available most of its applications on other mobile platforms notably Android and iOS. Its Office applications and others like...
skype integration in slack

Skype and Slack have made a welcome partnership

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Slack, the messaging platform that is designed to help people in an organization communicate better and it is valued at around $2.6 billion. It...
Lumia 950

The Lumia 950 is Now Available in Kenya

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Officially announced on October 6th at the same event that Microsoft unveiled the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4, the Lumia 950 long awaited...
Windows 10 November Update

How To Force The Windows 10 November Update onto Your PC

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Have you already upgraded to Windows 10 but are yet to receive the November update? If you haven't yet received the first major update...

Microsoft Keeps the Feature Phone Alive With Two New Internet-Enabled Handsets, Nokia 230 and Nokia 230 Dual

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In a world where over 350 million smartphones were shipped in just a single quarter, it is easy to make so many assumptions and...
Affordable Internet Initiative Fund

Microsoft Launches Affordable Access Initiative to Fund Startups

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In continuing with their new mission of "Empowering Everyone in the World to Achieve More", Microsoft today announced a new fund that will empower...
Windows 10 November Update

Microsoft’s First Major OS Update Is Here: Windows 10 November Update

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The launch of Windows 10 by Microsoft on Jul 29th 2015, initiated a huge shift in the development and deployment of its pervasive operating...
Microsoft Office Specialist World Championships

Microsoft Office Specialist World Championships For Students Starts In Kenya

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Microsoft East Africa today announced the start of the East African regional qualifications rounds of the 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championships (MOC). This...
Skype for Websites

Skype Now Has a Share Button for Websites

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The share button is one of the most important aspects in the social media landscape in that it has made it easier for people...
Microsoft OneDrive

Users Petition Microsoft Over Change in Onedrive Storage Offering

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Microsoft yesterday surprised many by going back on its promise to provide “unlimited” OneDrive storage to subscribers of Office365 and cutting down the free...
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Microsoft Slashes Free Onedrive Storage Capacity by 84%

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A year ago, Microsoft announced that unlimited storage was coming to Office 365 users. In a dramatic about-face, Microsoft today announced several drastic changes...

Microsoft’s New Android Launcher Aims to Make Your Phone Personal

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Arrow Launcher is the Android replacement launcher that Microsoft’s Garage has been testing for the last few months and in the process receiving thousands...

‘Hey Cortana’ Feature Finally Makes it to Android But There’s a Catch

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Microsoft is expected to make official its personal assistant, Cortana, on Android, a mobile platform by competitor Google, at some point in the future....

Microsoft Finally Explains the Windows 10 Activation Process

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Windows 10 is two months old tomorrow. As of the last time Microsoft divulged some numbers on its new operating system, installations stood at...

Microsoft’s Send Application Comes to Android

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Back in July, Microsoft introduced Send, a messaging application that is neither email as you know it or a messenger like whatever you’re accustomed...

How to Get Back the Windows 7 Style Start Menu in Windows 10

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According to market research firm Brandwatch, the start menu in Windows 10 is one of the most loved features by users. It comes in...

Microsoft to Release Office 2016 on Windows on September 22nd

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As had been earlier hinted, Microsoft will finally be making public the next version of its productivity software suite, Office, to users of its...

Microsoft Working on App that Will Read News to You

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Apple showcased its new News application back at WWDC as it seeks to provide iOS users with a fresh news reading experience. For quite...

Windows 10 Reportedly Takes 5% Marketshare Within 2 Weeks of Release

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We’re just a few hours from marking the third week since Microsoft started seeding Windows 10 to all eligible customers worldwide. While the only...

Firefox Browser Updated to Work with Windows 10

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Mozilla has released version 40 of its Firefox browser for Android, Linux, Mac and Windows. The update is meant to iron out a lot...

Artificial Intelligence to Understand Jokes, Yup That’s been done

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Bob Mankoff, the cartoon editor for the New Yorker has an unusual problem: The magazine has this contest where funny captions are sent to...

Microsoft’s Windows 10 App Store May Be Down for Some Users: Here’s a Quick Fix

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So I was just going about my normal app update routine when I noticed something strange. I got this error upon firing up the...

Latest Cortana Beta Update Allows it to Replace Google Now

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Cortana, the personal assistant that comes with Windows 10 won't be just restricted to Microsoft's desktop operating system or its mobile equivalent, it will...
Upgrade Your World

Things to Consider after Upgrading to Windows 10

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Besides being an upgrade that I love full of features that make using it a pleasant experience, it is not just bugs that...

Features that Make Windows 10 a Great Upgrade

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Windows 10 has been with us for a week now. Well, at least on an official basis since there are at least 5 million...

OneDrive Users Can Finally Sync Shared Folders on their Accounts

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OneDrive is great, after all Microsoft has been giving users a whopping 1 terabyte (with an unlimited option being available soon to everyone with...

Windows 10 Hits 67 Million Installs in First 2 Days

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Windows 10 is the platform that Microsoft hopes will unify the experience across different hardware form factors for everyone. It hopes to have...

Windows 10 Installed on 14 Million Devices in the First 24 Hours

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The Windows 10 roll-out is on all around the world as more and more fans, long time users and new PC buyers lay their...

Huawei Overtakes Microsoft in Q2 Mobile Phone Shipment Volumes

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Huawei has overtaken Microsoft to become the third biggest mobile phone vendor in the world. The 30.6 million mobile phone units the Chinese device maker...
Windows 10 Phones Preview

10 Smartphones in Line to Get Windows 10 First Revealed

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Right now all the attention is on the Windows 10 release currently rolling out all around the world. What those not in the know have...

Windows 10 Makes it Easier to Sync Files Across your Mobile Devices

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Windows 10 is here. There's so much about it that we can't possibly tell you everything about it in one sitting. So instead you'll...