Microsoft announces release date for HoloLens hardware debut

Thirteen months after announcing the HoloLens last January, Microsoft Corp. is ready to release what it calls the "Development Edition" of its hologram-based augmented reality device to developers, consumers, and businesses alike, the

Published on: February 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

HP returns to smartphones, announces Windows 10-powered Elite x3

It's been almost five years since HP Inc. abandoned Palm and webOS; and its last smartphone, the HP VoiceTab, was launched two years ago - in India. But now HP is re-entering the North

Published on: February 21st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft showcases updated version of Dynamics AX with Renault’s Formula 1 team

An updated release of Microsoft Dynamics AX will feature a new web-friendly user interface and a direct tie-in to its Azure cloud computing platform, Microsoft Corp. announced on Thursday. While an exact date hasn’t

Published on: February 11th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood


Microsoft to finally end support for Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10

Many a web developer will be celebrating on Jan. 12, which Microsoft Corp. has announced will be the day it ceases support for all but the most recent version of Internet Explorer. On

Published on: January 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Now you can talk on Skype or design a PowerPoint presentation in your car

If you've ever been late to a meeting thanks to a traffic jam, or thought of a last-minute change to an important presentation during your morning commute, you're in luck: automotive technology company

Published on: January 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Windows 10 adoption soars thanks to free upgrade, just like Mac OS X

Microsoft Corp. has finally figured out how to achieve the sort of rapid adoption rates for Windows that Apple Inc. sees among its Mac OS X users - free is the key. Yesterday,

Published on: January 5th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Top business smartphones for 2015: Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

Microsoft’s Windows Phones has always marched to the beat of its own drum. The first version of this OS, Windows Phone 7, launched in 2010 and took a completely different approach to the

Published on: December 23rd, 2015 Alex Davies

Top 5 most popular blogs of 2015

We've all been there before. Something new catches your eye: a new smartphone, a new program, perhaps a new company. But what motivates us to shift our focus? The desire to learn and grow

Published on: December 22nd, 2015 Alex Down

Microsoft president announces new philanthropic arm

Microsoft Philanthropies is a new organization within the company that will be dedicated to helping people around the world meet challenges with, contribute to, and take advantage of, technological innovation, Microsoft Corp. president and chief

Published on: December 15th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

Opportunities abound with these two wearable workplace apps

If there has been been a revolution in how human resources professionals approach their tasks in recent months, it would have to be credited to new wearable devices like Microsoft Band and Oculus

Published on: December 15th, 2015 Roz Bahrami


IoT holds great promise for cities, but don’t spy on people

Today’s urban centres face myriad problems; strained and dated infrastructure (roads, sewers, and transportation, electrical and communication systems) are further taxed by the escalating demands placed upon them by ever-increasing populations. While cities

Published on: December 7th, 2015 Italia Corigliano

The Internet of Things is already transforming industries in the present

The Internet of Things, which connects more and more electronic devices, is often talked about in terms of its potential. But while pondering science fiction scenarios, it's easy to ignore the real-world applications of

Published on: December 4th, 2015 David Hamilton