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Microsoft's Home Hub Could Be a PC-Driven Home Assistant

In 2014, Amazon’s Alexa kicked off the craze of putting stand-alone digital assistants in the home with its Echo device. Google Home followed suit in 2016, offering a similar device that responds to voice commands, but powered by Google Assistant and the company various other digital properties. Ever since Microsoft’s Cortana …

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Microsoft's Latest Chatbot Zo Lives In Kik

Microsoft may have failed big time when it launched the Tay bot on Twitter earlier in 2016, but the company isn’t totally done with chatbots just yet. In fact, it is now giving the chatbot another go-around on the Kik messaging app. The new bot is called Zo and according to …

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Microsoft Surface Mobile Phone: News, Specs, and Release

Click on a link to jump to a topic Release dateRedstone 2 and 3 updatesHigh-end specsSurfacephone.comA better phoneMobile strategyDesign and Concepts It seemed inevitable that Microsoft would create a Surface Phone — not an official name — after it acquired Nokia. In fact, there was talk long before that too, but …

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Microsoft Took A Holoportation Rig On The Road

Microsoft showed off its Holoportation system to us earlier in 2016, debuting how it enabled the digital transportation of a person’s fully captured 3D form in augmented reality. Now, however, Microsoft has shown that the technology will be possible to use away from Ethernet and powerful Wi-Fi connections, by taking …

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Microsoft Took A Holoportation Rig On The Road

Microsoft showed off its Holoportation system to us earlier in 2016, debuting how it enabled the digital transportation of a person’s fully captured 3D form in augmented reality. Now, however, Microsoft has shown that the technology will be possible to use away from Ethernet and powerful Wi-Fi connections, by taking …

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Microsoft's Solitaire is Now Available on iOS and Android

Of all the time-wasting tools we have used to chip away a few of the day’s hours, Solitaire is the granddaddy. Now that old friend is bursting forth into the 21st century, as Microsoft made it available on both iOS and Android for the first time. Although there are certainly many …

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Microsoft's Not Done With Phones Just Yet, CEO Says

Despite trying again and again, Microsoft just can’t seem to catch a break in the mobile world. But the company isn’t done trying yet — according to CEO Satya Nadella, the next Microsoft phone could be one of the best smartphones we’ve ever seen. In an interview with the Australian …

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Microsoft's Solitaire is Now Available on iOS and Android

Of all the time-wasting tools we have used to chip away a few of the day’s hours, Solitaire is the granddaddy. Now that old friend is bursting forth into the 21st century, as Microsoft made it available on both iOS and Android for the first time. Although there are certainly many …

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