Microsoft unbundles Teams from Office globally, following EU lead

In a move likely aimed at appeasing antitrust regulators worldwide, Microsoft is now selling Teams as a standalone product separate from Office 365 and Microsoft 365 subscriptions. This follows a similar decision implemented in the European Economic Area and Switzerland last year. Previously bundled with these productivity suites since 2017, Teams will now require a […]

Microsoft sticks its tongue out at Apple with futuristic tongue gestures patent

Microsoft has unveiled a patent that takes human-computer interaction to a whole new level: tongue gestures. While Apple’s VisionOS boasts impressive in-air hand controls, Microsoft’s patent envisions a future where you manipulate your computer using your tongue. This innovative patent, reported by Patently Apple, proposes using an inertial sensor to detect tongue movements. Machine learning […]

Windows 11 to Drop Android App Support in 2025

In October 2021, Microsoft introduced the Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA), allowing Windows 11 to run Android apps. It functioned on both x86-64 and ARM processors, despite the dominance of ARM in most modern Android devices. According to an updated Microsoft Learn page, WSA will reach its end-of-support date on March 5, 2025. Users can […]

Android phones now work as webcams on Windows 11 (Beta)

The latest enhancement in the Windows Insider program introduces a valuable feature – the capability to utilize your Android phone or tablet as a webcam. For Windows 11 users enrolled in the Insider program, this means the convenience of employing any Android device running 9.0 and above as a webcam during video conferencing sessions. To […]

Windows App: A unified access across ALL Windows devices and apps

Microsoft has unveiled the Windows App, a versatile tool that enables seamless connectivity to Windows devices and apps across various platforms. With this app, users can effortlessly access Windows 365, Microsoft Dev Box, Remote Desktop Services, Azure Virtual Desktop, and remote PCs, all from a single, user-friendly interface. Unparalleled Cross-Platform Compatibility The Windows App boasts […]

Windows 12 Release Date Possibly Leaked by Intel

The release date of Windows 12 may have recently been leaked and could make its way to computers in the near future Windows 12 is anticipated to be the successor to Windows 11, which was launched in October 2021, featuring visual enhancements to elements like the taskbar, Windows Explorer, and the introduction of widget support. […]

Windows Paint is now a more powerful image editor with layers and transparency support

Following the introduction of the one-click background removal feature, the Windows Paint application is set to receive new capabilities, including the addition of layers and transparency. However, it’s important to note that these features won’t be immediately available to all users. They are currently in the testing phase within the Canary and Dev Channels, specifically […]

Pricey Microsoft combat goggles for the US Army fielding in 2025

The US Army lets Microsoft enhance soldiers in the battlefield using mixed reality training in IVAS. Microsoft continues its augmentation plan for the US Army with the help of AI. The two entered an agreement to let the tech giant develop advanced mixed reality goggles designed for combat. It was reported in January when the […]

Xbox exploit allows hackers to ban Xbox accounts, Microsoft says otherwise

Microsoft has refuted claims that hackers can use a third-party tool to permanently ban Xbox user accounts. The company said that only reports that have been reviewed by the Xbox Safety Team and in violation of their Community Standards will result in an enforcement action such as suspension or an account ban The claims of […]

Microsoft announces enhanced Bing and Edge powered by OpenAI

Microsoft is now updating its Edge browser and Bing search engine with OpenAI’s infrastructure to provide you with condensed responses to your precise search questions Even though Bing now provides more accurate results for straightforward queries, the traditional search results page will still be available. Users can even ask Bing to rewrite code in another […]

Six smartphone gimmicks that have either failed or got absolete

In the constantly evolving world of smartphone technology, manufacturers often try to differentiate their products by adding new and innovative features; however, not all of these features are successful Remember those curved phones like the LG G-Flex? How about the whole Red Hydrogen One 3D function? Maybe a screen and e-ink combo found in Cherry […]

Our picks for some of the weirdest smartphones of the last decade

Need some weirdness in your life? Well, take a look at some of these smartphones that defines the word “weird” for better, or for worse But before we go to the list, let’s sort this out first: what defines a weird smartphone? A “weird smartphone” is generally considered to be a device that deviates from […]

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