Microsoft’s AI will describe images in Word and PowerPoint for blind users

  Artificial intelligence may be making small and steady advances in general-purpose situations like digital assistants. But it’s the more subtle AI accessibility features that have a more substantial impact today, especially for users with disabilities. For instance, an upcoming feature for Office apps like Microsoft Word and PowerPoint will automatically suggest image and slide…

Microsoft Will Fix Surface Pro 3 Battery Issues Through Software 

​Microsoft will fix Surface Pro 3 battery issues through software Your tablet’s shrinking battery capacity isn’t a hardware problem.   The news isn’t pleasing everyone. Surface Pro 3 owners have complained of paying steep replacement fees ($450 or more) to get new models that they’re now learning aren’t necessary. Also, some are worried that their…

Skype plans to move from Windows phone 

​Skype For Windows Phone Will Stop Working in 2017 With the release of Windows 10 Mobile, Microsoft’s support for Windows Phone is gradually starting to die off. We already knew that Windows Phone support for Skype was coming to an end, but now we know more. Microsoft has now announced that as well as ending…

The Worst is Yet To Come on Xbox One controllers and Windows 10 PCs: 

​Xbox One controllers and Windows 10 PCs: It’s all a mess right now Issues with Windows Anniversary update, Bluetooth limits on new Xbox One S pads. The Xbox 360 controller has been popular since its launch in 2005, even after its follow-up controller launched in 2013. Why? Because it’s one of the best “it just…

Two Major Windows 10 Updates for next year 

​Stories   Microsoft To Release Two Major Windows 10 Updates Next Year from the mark-your-calendar dept. With the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, aka Windows 10 version 1607, released earlier this week, it’s time to look forward to what’s next. Windows 10 has multiple release tracks to address the needs of its various customer types. The…

It’s Official: Microsoft Anniversary picks up new emoji’s 

​Microsoft’s new emojis include more skin tones, families and a gun Amid a rollout of new emojis, Microsoft is putting away its toy gun in favor of a real one. You can customize an emoji to look like your family. Microsoft It’s been an emotive week in the emoji world. Microsoft has overhauled its emojis,…

Windows 10 Anniversery update review 

​ WINDOWS 10 ANNIVERSARY UPDATE REVIEW: CORTANA, EDGE OVERSHADOW WINDOWS INK Microsoft Windows 10 Anniversary Update    I just spent more than a week diving deep into Windows 10’s Anniversary Update, which rolls out August 2. As a birthday present of sorts to users who’ve upgraded to Windows 10 in the past year since the…

Will Microsoft Windows 10 hit 1 billion devices by mid-2018.

​Microsoft: Windows 10 Won’t Hit 1 Billion Devices By Mid-2018 from the broken-hearts dept. Despite Microsoft’s aggressive efforts to get everyone to upgrade to Windows 10 by mid-2018, the company says it is unlikely to meet its self-imposed deadline. In a statement to ZDNet, the company said: Windows 10 is off to the hottest start…

Top 10 windows 10 Apps good for you

​These Windows 10 Apps Are Actually Worth Installing   Microsoft’s concept of universal apps that run seamlessly across computers, tablets, and phones are a hallmark of the company’s newest operating system. The problem is most people don’t know which apps they should be using. With the Windows App Store growing all the time, there are…

Microsoft maybe working on a surface pc, for living room.

Yesterday, DigiTimes reported that Microsoft is building a new member of the Surface family: an all-in-one PC designed for the living room. The technology newspaper cites “industry sources,” and today Daniel Rubino at Windows Central wrote that his own reliable source told him the same thing. The new system is supposed to contain Intel’s next generation Kaby Lake…

Microsoft will be saying goodbye to xbox fitness

​Good-bye, Xbox Fitness Microsoft said farewell to a service you might not even be aware of. Launched when the Xbox One first debuted,Xbox Fitness was part of an attempt to make the Xbox One a true all-in-one living room lifestyle product. Using the Kinect to track movement, the fitness hub offered (or, offers, for now) workouts from Jillian…