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Microsoft’s Prototype phone Case Doubles Up as an E-Ink display

generation large Microsoft and Austrian researchers have developed FlexCase – a prototype cellphone case that acts as a secondary e-ink display. Microsoft research and the university of carried out Sciences top Austria created the device which could act as an prolonged touchscreen to mobile devices and might energy the tool, Tech instances said. The telephone case prototype can be flexed, ... Read More »

Here Maps Ditches Microsoft’s Windows 10, Windows Phone Platforms

Here just dealt a major blow to Windows Phone community. The company announced that its mapping and navigation app, Here Maps, will be pulled from the Windows 10 Store later this month. Here said it is also dropping support for its Windows Phone app. Taking everyone by surprise, Here announced on Tuesday that it is shuttering its mapping service from ... Read More »

Microsoft’s Hyperlapse Gets Full-HD Video Support, microSD Exporting

Microsoft’s Hyperlapse, the time-lapse video app that launched back in May last year, has now received an update that brings support for recording in full-HD (1080p) resolution. Users can also now export the recorded videos on to the microSD card of the handsets. It is worth mentioning that until now, the Hyperlapse app let users export videos in HD resolution ... Read More »

What Microsoft’s Xamarin Purchase Says About the Cloud Computing Fight

Microsoft announced Wednesday that it was buying Xamarin, a company that helps software developers write applications for mobile devices. The price was not disclosed but is believed to be more than $300 million. It is a deal that says much about the competition between Google, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft to control much of the computing world over the next ... Read More »

Microsoft’s Plumbago Digital Notebook App Aim to Retire Pen and Paper

Looking for an alternative to pen and paper to scribble important notes on the go? US-based technology giant Microsoft heard you and has offered a tablet-based app recreating the analogue appeal of writing. For those who carry high-tech digital devices but prefer taking notes with pen or pencil and paper, Microsoft has launched Plumbago – a new app for Windows ... Read More »

Microsoft’s New App Can Identify the Breed of a Dog From Its Photo

Remember Microsoft’s funny website that could almost accurately guess your age? Well, the Redmond, Washington-based company is at it again. It has released an app called Fetch! which utilises facial recognition and artificial intelligence to recognise your dog’s breed. It is available for Web users as well on what-dog.net. Microsoft on Thursday announced the release of Fetch! for iPhone users. ... Read More »