Microsoft has launched a new TV ad, entitled “Happy Anniversary,” that demonstrates a side-by-side comparison of Siri and Cortana on the iPhone 5s and Lumia 635 respectively. The 30-second spot is centered upon how Cortana can perform contextually-aware tasks across a number of services, while Siri cannot.Â
Microsoft announces major changes to OneDrive storage plans; 15 GB free for all, 1 TB for Office 365 subscribers
At WWDC 2014, Apple announced iCloud Drive, aÂ Dropbox-like file system for storing your files in the cloud. AppleÂ also announcedÂ that it will offerÂ 20 GB of storage for $0.99 per month, and 200 GB for $3.99 per month, making it significantly cheaper than its competitors such as Microsoft’s OneDrive.
After several years of rumors, Microsoft finally released Office for iPad in March, and since then the Office suite of apps have been downloaded over 27 million times from the App Store. The Office for iPad team gave a behind-the-scenes look at how the apps were designed from scratch for the iPad rather than simply porting it from Windows.
At a press event in New York this morning, Microsoft announced Surface Pro 3, the latest product in Microsoft’s line of computers that bridge the gap between tablets and laptops. The Surface Pro 3 is thinner, faster, lighter, biggerÂ and Microsoft saysÂ “This is the tablet that can replace your laptop.”
At the end of March, Microsoft released its Office for iPad apps, bringing Word, Excel and PowerPoint to Apple’s tablet. In the 46 days since the apps were made available, the company has logged more than 27 million downloads, says Microsoft’s General Manager for Office Julia White, who spoke during a recent TechEd Conference.
Microsoft launches Office 365 Personal plan; lets you use Office on One Mac and One iPad for $69/year
Microsoft finally launched the much-awaited Office for iPad apps last month, and while the three apps â€” PowerPoint, Word and Excel â€” were free, users had to subscribe to the $9.99/month for editing documents.