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Microsoft OneNote’s Share Extension in iOS 8 detailed, showcased in video

Microsoft OneNote’s Share Extension in iOS 8 detailed, showcased in video

One of the most exciting additions to Apple’s iOS 8 is the ability to add Extensions within the platform, extending the options of many apps. Now, Microsoft has unveiled their own efforts to expand their popular note-taking app, OneNote.

Microsoft unveils the Universal Mobile Keyboard, works with iPad or iPhone

Microsoft unveils the Universal Mobile Keyboard, works with iPad or iPhone

Tablets aren’t strangers to external keyboards, or even cases that have keyboards attached to them. Small ‘boards even exist to make typing on your phone easier. Microsoft is looking to add to the mix with their brand new Universal Mobile Keyboard.

Microsoft purchases Minecraft developer Mojang

Microsoft purchases Minecraft developer Mojang

As September began, rumors swirled that Microsoft was on the hunt for Mojang, the development company behind the wildly popular game, Minecraft. Those rumors turned out to be true.

Former Apple Retail Chief Ron Johnson says Microsoft’s Surface is a great product

Former Apple Retail Chief Ron Johnson says Microsoft’s Surface is a great product

Microsoft released the first version of Surface in 2012 with the vision that the future of computing would be on a tablet-laptop hybrid device. The vision itself sounded great, but Microsoft didn’t get the execution right at first.

Microsoft updates Office for iPad apps with option to buy monthly subscription

Microsoft updates Office for iPad apps with option to buy monthly subscription

Microsoft today updated the Office for iPad suite of apps with a new option to buy a monthly Office 365 subscription within the app.

Microsoft’s latest Siri vs. Cortana ad features HTC One M8 for Windows

Microsoft’s latest Siri vs. Cortana ad features HTC One M8 for Windows

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. 

Apple focuses on productivity in new email ad campaign

Apple focuses on productivity in new email ad campaign

While many have found ways to be productive on their iPads on their own, a gentle reminder doesn’t hurt. Apple has begun an email ad campaign that outlines how their tablet can be a tool for productivity, and not just all about consuming your favorite media.

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 3 ads poke fun at MacBook Air

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 3 ads poke fun at MacBook Air

Microsoft has aggressively marketed its Surface tablet lineup against the iPad in the past, but its latest advertising campaign targets the MacBook Air. 

Microsoft Office for iPad updated with Picture Tools, Export to PDF, Pivot Tables and more

Microsoft Office for iPad updated with Picture Tools, Export to PDF, Pivot Tables and more

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’s latest ad pokes fun at Siri by highlighting Cortana’s Context-Aware Reminders

Microsoft’s latest ad pokes fun at Siri by highlighting Cortana’s Context-Aware Reminders

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.