Microsoft announced today that Skype Translator now offers real-time translation of spoken word Japanese.
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The strange disconnect between how the core OS and its bundled apps are updated is one of the weirder aspects of the Windows 10 development cycle. And we've really seen that most obviously in recent weeks.
Microsoft quietly extended the deadline for Outlook.com Premium promotional pricing to the end of June. So you have plenty of time to save big on this interesting service.
I'm not sure why Microsoft won't promote this, but you can save big on Outlook.com Premium if you act fast. And the service is now available in many more places than was originally the case.
Microsoft's online services, like OneDrive, Xbox Live, and Outlook.com have been offline or partially disabled; the second major disruption in the past couple of weeks.
Yesterday's post about Outlook for Android generated a lot of discussion about that app's shortcomings. Here are some alternatives to consider.
Microsoft announced today that its Skype extension for Chrome has been updated to support Microsoft and third party email and calendar services, as well as Twitter.
Google revealed today that it is adding a placeholders-like feature to its Google Drive sync clients for PC and Mac. But perhaps only for businesses.
If you are having trouble logging in to your Microsoft account today, you are not alone as many users are finding themselves locked out.
Skype Preview is the second Windows 10 in-box app to add support for the new Compact Overlay feature that is coming in the Creators Update.
Microsoft revealed this week that it is retiring Skype Wi-Fi as of March 31. But there's no word yet on its replacement, Microsoft Wi-Fi, which is part of Windows 10.
OneNote for Windows 10 received a fairly major update today with several new features, including section password support, notebook reordering, and more.
Today, announced the release of Skype Lite for Android, a special version of Skype built specifically for the India market.
I've spent a lot of time investigating how the role of your Microsoft account is changing as Windows 10 evolves, and whether you should---or shouldn't---sign-in to Windows 10 with this account.
I've been slow to embrace digital personal assistants like Cortana. But these technologies have gotten dramatically better over the past year. More important, they are indeed the future of personal computing.