Microsoft’s top-of-the-line development platform, Visual Studio 2015, is scheduled to arrive on 20th July. The latest version will focus on cross-platform development.
Microsoft announced that the next version of Windows, a.k.a. Windows 10, will be officially launched on July 29. If you have Windows 8 or even Windows 7, the upgrade will be completely free! And if you are unable to do so, you can “reserve” the upgrade using a simple reservation process.
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.