Microsoft’s upcoming browser, Project Spartan, will be officially called Edge. And yes, it will replace Internet Explorer. Joe Belfiore, Microsoft’s corporate vice president confirmed this today at the company’s Build 2015 event.
Microsoft Office app started supporting Dropbox sometimes early November 2014. And now, the company has taken the road to collaboration a little further. The Office app now supports 3rd party intergration with iCloud and Box as well. What this means is that users would now be able to open, edit and save documents stored in iCloud and Box, directly from within the Office app.
After a long time discussion (and a number of legal processes), Microsoft finally confirms that the acquisition of Nokia’s Devices and Services division will be completed by April 25th.
Internet Explorer 11 was officially launched on 17 October 2013. And just after a short while, Google Apps has decided to drop support for IE9. However, this isn’t due to any conflicts of interest between Microsoft and Google. It is just that Google has a policy of supporting only two major releases of the popular browsers.
Reuters reported today that Microsoft has tied up with Japan-based Klab to bring several of its console (Xbox) and PC games to Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS platform. The best part…Microsoft’s popular “Age of the Empires” will be available as a “free-to-play” game by the end of 2013.