Microsoft Launches Ed-vantage Educational Programme in India

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 Microsoft Corporation India Wednesday announced the launch of a new education resourcing programme, Microsoft Ed-vantage, in response to strong feedback received from academic institutions in India.   “The key aspects of this feedback related to helping the institutions with topics that are most relevant to them, such as partnering with them to bring in more [...]

Windows 8 Preview Now Available For Download

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Almost three months after the “Windows 8 Consumer Preview” public download milestone, Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview is now available officially for download. Windows 8 Release Preview is a pre-release testing version of Microsoft’s upcoming major OS upgrade “Windows 8″, the new OS is designed ground-up in terms of interface and focuses on people and [...]

Microsoft has announced signed its largest-ever cloud services deal with the All India Council for Technical Education

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Microsoft just moments ago announced that it has signed its largest-ever cloud services deal, an agreement with the All India Council for Technical Education to deploy Microsot’s Live@edu service to some 10,000 technical colleges in the country, covering 7.5 million users. The deal is significant not just for its size but also as a mark [...]

Great Windows Programs and Apps for Professionals

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Windows is an excellent operating system for professionals. Apple itself admitted this throughout itsGet a Mac campaign that spanned several years and featured two friends, Mac and PC, which pointed out some of the useful advantages to owning a Mac. PC, played by John Hodgman (a Mac user in real life), was constantly being one-upped by the laid [...]

Ziggy – Windows Phone Alternative To Apple iPhone Siri

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The only worth talking-about feature in Apple iPhone 4S is without a doubt the virtual voice assistant “Siri”, while the popularity of this feature has caused many ports and hacks on other devices like “Spire”, Android Speaktoit and in-works “Google Majel” why should “Windows Phone 7″ be left aside. Thanks to new free (also adfree), [...]

Microsoft Launches So.cl As A Social Network For Students

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Microsoft is officially launching So.cl, the social networking service it teased back in July. And it turns out, it’s not meant to be Microsoft’s version of Facebook, but a social networking service for students built on top of Facebook. The service is launching out of Microsoft Research’s FUSE Labs division, and is still being dubbed [...]

Microsoft SkyDrive for iPhone and Windows Phone With 25 GB Free Cloud Storage

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SkyDrive - the Microsoft’s cloud storage solution has now an native Apple iOS and Windows Phone application to allow access to user cloud-backuped files from virtually any device. With SkyDrive for the iPhone and Windows Phone user’s can easily upload, access, manage and share files on the go to-and-from their SkyDrive account. Offering a generous free 25 GB online-storagethis would be [...]

Nokia launches Lumia 800, 710 in India

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Aimed at strengthening its position in the smartphone segment, Finnish handset giant Nokia today launched the Lumia 800 and the Lumia 710, the first devices from its partnership with software major Microsoft. Lumia 710 has been priced at Rs 18,999 and the Lumia 800 is priced at Rs 29,999. The Nokia Lumia 800 is a [...]

Microsoft announces automatic upgrades for Internet Explorer

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Microsoft on Thursday announced that it will automatically upgrade the Internet Explorer (IE) to the latest version to give Windows customers more protection against malicious software. According to the company’s blog post, starting from Australia and Brazil next January, users of Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 will get the IE updates if they have [...]

BlueStacks – A Free Utility To Run Android Applications On Windows PC

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The application eco-system of Google’s mobile operating-system Android is increasing by leaps-and-bound everyday, to take advantage of this ever-increasing application base virtualization on platforms like Windows OS is already getting attention. To get things moving forward on the front, a new software application for Windows platform BlueStacks is out now enabling users to run android [...]

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