Why on earth would Microsoft bid $55 billion for Salesforce.com?

Maj 31

Acquiring companies can be the easiest way to gain marketshare sometimes in the tech world, and Microsoft is a shining example of how this works. So far, in 2015 Microsoft has purchased Datazen, LiveLoop, N-trig, Sunrise, Revolution Analytics, and Equivo mostly for their technology such as Stylus tech, analytics, and business intelligence. However, last year...

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First impressions of the Lenovo LaVie Z, touted as the "world's lightest 13.3-inch notebook"

Maj 31

Lenovo keeps pushing out new Windows notebooks and tablets, with the latest product from the company arriving on our doorsteps for review. Check out the Lenovo LaVie Z, touted as the ”world’s lightest 13.3-inch notebook.”  ”Despite its record light weight and incredible thinness, it is unbelievably strong using a specialized...

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Windows 10 build 10130: Cortana's interface improved, takes over Charms bar keyboard shortcut

Maj 31

In Windows 10 build 10130, which was made available to Windows Insiders just a few days ago, Microsoft has improved the Cortana experience with new visual improvements. For example, Cortana now has an improved setup experience that visually guides you on what features to enable or disable. For example, as you can see in the image above, Cortana will ask you if you...

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SBK15 for Windows Phone – Satisfying your need for speed with this Superbike racing game

Maj 31

SBK15 Official Mobile Game hit the Windows Phone Store not too terribly long ago and is the official racing game of the 2015 FIM Superbike World Championship. The Windows Phone game puts you behind the handlebars of a wide range of superbikes where you compete on thirteen racetracks. SBK15 has four gaming modes to challenging your motorcycle handling and supports...

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Windows 10 build 10130: New progress state animations on the Taskbar

Maj 31

Just recently, Microsoft released Windows 10 build 101030 to participants of the Windows Insider Program. As we dig deeper, we are discovering new refinements made to the operating system. Thanks to a tip by one of our readers (thanks Aaron!), we now know that Microsoft is tinkering with the progress state animation of taskbar icons. For example, take a look at the...

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