Microsoft news recap is a weekly feature highlighting the top Microsoft news stories of the past week. Sit back, grab some coffee, and enjoy the read! Microsoft pulls Xbox Onesie orders due to last minute discovery of manufacturing flaw To the dismay of excited customers over Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox Onesie, Xbox’s Larry Hryb has announced […]
Microsoft is adding its Bing Search into SwiftKey, and with the new Bing integration, its clear the company wants to take a real swing at Google’s Gboard.
Over the years we’ve come to know a number of Windows enthusiasts, either frequent commenters or frequent contributors on Twitter, and it’s nice to see a “local boy make good.” This time, it’s Michael West, who frequently posts design concepts on Twitter, and is a vocal proponent of all things Microsoft and Windows, as well […]
Microsoft is testing out a new feature for its alternative Android keyboard app, SwiftKey. The company is bringing more integrations with its range of products and services, this time Bing is taking the spotlight. Those using the SwiftKey Beta app on Android will now be able to perform a Bing search right from their keyboard. […]
Windows 10 October 2018 Update just arrived with a new feature called the Cloud Clipboard. It’s meant to be a search box for all your copy and pasting, though one of the useful parts is the ability to sync with your account, so you don’t need to copy that text or image and paste them […]
Arguably one of the best bits of news to come out of the flurry of announcements today was the confirmation that the popular SwiftKey keyboard functionality was finally coming to Windows 10 devices with the Windows 10 October Update. The SwiftKey keyboard itself has had a constant presence within the Android ecosystem since as far […]
Microsoft news recap is a weekly feature highlighting the top Microsoft news stories of the past week. Sit back, grab some coffee, and enjoy the read! Microsoft will drop support for Skype Classic in November Over the coming months, Microsoft will begin pushing users of Skype’s classic applications on desktop and mobile over to the […]
You can Access Microsoft Translator right from the Swiftkey toolbar and translate text into 60 languages without having to leave what you’re doing
SwiftKey for Android will soon gain the ability to translate typed text live before sending it as a completely different language. This feature will be made possible by new integration with Microsoft Translator and it’s currently being tested in the beta version of the SwiftKey for Android app. Here’s the official release notes for the […]
Microsoft’s SwiftKey keyboard for Android devices is getting a special sticker set based on the newly released Marvel’s Ant-Man and The Wasp movie. The stickers are free to use for all users and feature the two main protagonists from the film plus one of the villain and other related images. The announcement, which came in […]
Welcome back to our Windows 10 news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system. New WhatsApp universal app for Windows 10 could be in the works A design concept posted on Behance by a designer hired by Microsoft has raised suspicions the […]
Windows 10 build 17692 build was released yesterday for Windows Insiders on the Fast ring and to those who opted in to skip ahead. As we explore this build, keep in mind that the features we’ll be looking at have been released through the Windows Insider Program, and will remain a work in progress this […]
Microsoft’s Swiftkey keyboard, which was previously an iOS and Android exclusive is now available on Windows 10 PCs with shape writing support.
Microsoft news recap is a weekly feature highlighting the top Microsoft news stories of the past week. Sit back, grab some coffee, and enjoy the read! Microsoft-owned LinkedIn teams up with Google to offer classes for Android developers LinkedIn is teaming up with Google to offer users of the professional social networking site an opportunity […]
Microsoft today is rolling out the first major update for the Swiftkey keyboard on Android. The version 7.0 release adds in a new toolbar, gives better access to GIFS and many more useful features
New to the experience is the ability to add user photos to the keyboard design, and a new partnership with National Geographic to bring 12 curated images exclusively to Swiftkey.
Microsoft has updated their SwiftKey Keyboard for Android devices this week with the keyboard now supporting handwritten Chinese characters (hanzi), extra support for Sinhala & Dhivehi, and the new addition of Bislama, Lower Sorbian, Nuosu, Limburgish, Silesian, Venetan, and Makhuwa languages. There’s also been a small change to formatting which will allow gifs to show […]