Microsoft is rolling out a large update to Outlook.com: Clutter, themes, add-ins and more

  It has been a couple of years since Microsoft launched Outlook.com but since the service went live, it has offered a compelling alternative to Gmail. Starting today, Microsoft is rolling out, in preview, several new features that will improve the experience further and add a bit more eye candy as well. Everything from tools …

Microsoft currently has no plans for Edge on other platforms

Microsoft is building a new browser for Windows 10 called Edge, which will replace Internet Explorer as the default way to access the web on the new OS. Previously referred to as Project Spartan, Edge is a break from the past and is a new browser for Microsoft with familiar roots. The browser’s rendering engine is based …

Microsoft’s HoloLens could tell if people are angry or excited

Microsoft recently received a patent for glasses, or a different type of head-mounted display, that can interpret other people’s demeanor and facial expressions and tell you how they’re feeling. The patent was filed back in 2012 and was granted a couple of days ago, on April 28th. The patent, first spotted by VentureBeat, is for a …

Microsoft explains ” Virtual Desktops” for Windows 10 and details upcoming improvements

Microsoft’s Gabe Aul took to Twitter to announce the virtual desktops feature in Windows 10 and the motivation behind the idea. When designing the new virtual desktop feature, the Windows team had several goals in mind to provide the user with the best possible experience. Some of the primary areas of focus included: Give you more desktop space to group related …

Microsoft releases Office Remote for Android, an app for controlling Powerpoint presentations

Microsoft continues to expand on rival mobile platforms, this time releasing their Office Remote app on Android. Office Remote allows a user to control Word, Excel and Powerpoint presentations (amongst other things) on PCs right from their smartphone, including using things like finger swiping to move through different slides and a virtual laser pointer for …

Microsoft releases Office Remote for Android, an app for controlling Powerpoint presentations

Microsoft continues to expand on rival mobile platforms, this time releasing their Office Remote app on Android. Office Remote allows a user to control Word, Excel and Powerpoint presentations (amongst other things) on PCs right from their smartphone, including using things like finger swiping to move through different slides and a virtual laser pointer for …