Microsoft has been struggling with its smartphone division since a long time. The company purchased Nokia to bolster its smartphone and Windows Phone division, but that eventually led the company to suffer heavy losses. However, despite being missing from the smartphone market for over a year now, it looks like the Redmond company has not given up on its smartphones ambitions.
Microsoft has its own developer environment called Visual Studio — one that’s been absent from Macs.
Steve Ballmer, the ex-CEO of Microsoft, has admitted in an interview with Bloomberg that he was wrong about the original iPhone. Ballmer had back then said that the iPhone was too expensive to sell in formidable numbers and that while Apple might make money from it, its market share will be too small.
Microsoft today made a few different announcements, many of which focused on Windows 10, but the company also unveiled a brand new product.
Microsoft today announced its 2016 edition of the Surface Book. The laptop-tablet hybrid has been redesigned internally from the ground up to better thermal performance, up to 2x better graphics performance, and better battery life. From the outside, though, the Surface Book looks exactly like its 2015 edition.
Microsoft has rolled out a new ad for the Surface Pro 4 in which it mocks the MacBook Air for its lack of touchscreen, slower internals, and beefier form factor. It comes just two weeks after another Surface ad took aim at the iPad Pro.
Microsoft has held a pretty “anti-Apple” message in its product advertisements as of late, and that trend continues with the latest video ad for the company’s Surface Pro 4.
Some of the most popular camera apps out there offer a ton of settings for taking the picture-perfect photo, but Microsoft has decided to go another way.