Microsoft’s prototype Surface ‘DisplayCover’ has an e-ink touchscreen display

The keyboard cover has been a defining accessory of Microsoft’s Surface tablet line since the release of the original Surface. Although we have seen only a handful of variations of covers released to retail,it looks like Microsoft has a fairly interesting Surface ‘DisplayCover’ that is currently in prototype. Microsoft has released a video of a prototype tablet …

New survey claims that vast majority of users love Windows 10 and Cortana

Just three weeks after the public release of Windows 10, Brandwatch has taken the pulse of social media reactions to Microsoft’s latest operating system. While the verdict is overwhelmingly positive, there are some notable negative reactions to the latest Windows release. The social technology company reports that, after “analyzing 7,000 authors online and on social media, we’ve …

Is Microsoft prepping for a post Windows 10 RTM Insider build?

Now that Windows 10 has shipped and is reportedly running on 50 million devices, attention will no doubt turn to the successor to Windows 10, dubbed Redstone; but before that, Threshold Wave 2 is expected to arrive by October. We know that Windows 10 Mobile and Windows Server 2016 has already moved to the Threshold 2 (TH2) branch, and the next …

Windows 10 Tip: Having trouble with Cortana? Retrain your voice

With the launch of Windows 10, Cortana has arrived on the desktop. While the assistant can do many things, one of the key features is being able to act upon voice commands. But if you find Cortana not responding correctly or having trouble picking up your voice, you may want to ‘retrain’ her – and here’s …

Cortana Analytics is Microsoft’s way of bringing machine learning to the masses

Microsoft is announcing a new program called Cortana Analytics, which handles big data and transforms it into actionable information. Cortana Analytics is Microsoft’s way of giving easy access to machine learning algorithms; earlier today we reported on the company’s plans to make machine learning more accessible to everyone. Cortana Analytics is part of that strategy. The …