Microsoft has released a new commercial called “Mirror Mirror” that provides a side-by-side comparison of the Cortana personal voice assistant and HTC One M8 for Windows with Siri and the iPhone 5s, demonstrating a number of different hardware and software features that aren’t possible with Apple’s offerings.Â
Microsoft has aggressively marketed its Surface tablet lineup against the iPad in the past, but its latest advertising campaign targets the MacBook Air.Â
Microsoft today released a major updated to its Office for iPad apps adding a number of widely requested features to Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Office for iPad was released in March this year, and the apps have collectively been downloaded more than 35 million times.
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 has now opened up a promotion that offers you, the trust owner of a MacBook Air laptop, up to $650 in trade-in credit towards their own tablet-laptop hybrid — the Surface Pro 3.
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.