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07.24.2016
This week, the headlines were made by Skype and the recent changes that Microsoft has made to the Skype ecosystem. As you will learn, not all changes are good and Microsoft is not very coherent in its product strategy. Also, we have seen the latest financial results of the company, in which Windows...
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07.17.2016
This week we have found out that Microsoft Edge is the best browser for streaming HD movies on Netflix and that Skype will finally get a good app for Linux. To learn more details as well as other interesting news, read this week’s recap of what went on in Microsoft’s ecosystem: Microsoft: the news...
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07.10.2016
This week we have learned about Microsoft’s final push with the free “Get Windows 10” upgrade offer. It’s going to be a full-screen nag which will be easier to disable than previous approaches. Also, we have learned about Microsoft’s ambitions in the Artificial Intelligence space and about exciting...
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07.03.2016
This week we have learned new and exciting details about Windows 10 Anniversary Update, including its release date - August 2nd, 2016. We also learned that Microsoft has paid a California woman $10,000 over an unwanted Windows 10 upgrade and then it decided to tweak its aggressive Windows 10 upgrade...
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06.26.2016
This week Microsoft has released new details about improvements that are coming to Windows 10 Anniversary Update, including the fact that the Microsoft Edge browser will save you a lot more battery than Google Chrome. We also learned that the company has improved their Maps app in meaningful ways an...
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06.19.2016
This week there was lots of buzz about the new Xbox One S console and Microsoft’s plans for gaming on the PC and the console. Also, the first cross-platform games were released, games which can be purchased once and then played both on the PC and the Xbox One console. Another big event was Microsoft...
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06.12.2016
This week, the Windows 10 upgrade saga continues with articles criticising Microsoft for their aggressive behavior towards Windows 7 and Windows 8 users. Also, we have learned further good news about goodies coming to the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, as well as great new apps being launched for th...
Games
Misc
06.10.2016
When it comes to games, some people in the gaming industry have said that Microsoft’s “Universal Windows Platform can, should, must, and will die”. The primary reason for such statements is the fact that, with its vision for universal apps and games, Microsoft will compete with dedicated distributio...
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06.05.2016
Did you know that Microsoft is working on research projects that teach robots how to locate or identify you? Or that they work on projects that help us talk to plants? I didn’t until this week. Therefore I invite you to read this week’s recap with the most interesting news about Microsoft and its ec...
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Misc
05.31.2016
A couple of days ago, I was at a security conference called ESET Security Days. There were quite a few interesting sessions and I’ve met quite a lot of smart people who work in information security. One of them is Nick FitzGerald, Senior Research Fellow at ESET. He takes care of security in the Andr...
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05.29.2016
This week Microsoft has continued streamlining their phone business by laying off 1850 employees. Also, they have released new details about their plans regarding mobile for the next couple of years. As you will learn in this roundup, they will copy their strategy with Surface in the mobile world to...
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05.22.2016
This week Microsoft has sold their feature phone business it acquired from Nokia back in 2013 and many websites are speculating that the company will also drop the manufacturing of Lumia smartphones. We also learned that a new OneDrive app arrived for Windows 10 and that we now have a Windows 7 Serv...