Microsoft Embraces Apple Watch With OneDrive Update For Viewing Photos From Your Wrist

apple-watch-onedrive Despite having its own wearable on the market with the Microsoft Band, Microsoft will support the Apple Watch, it appears. The company recently rolled out an update to the iOS app for OneDrive, its cloud storage service, which will now allow Apple Watch owners to view their photos saved in OneDrive right from their wrist using Apple’s new smartwatch. This added feature makes OneDrive… Read More

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Microsoft Announces Azure Service Fabric, A New Framework For Building Highly Scalable Cloud Services

1680904861_07bead7f07_o Microsoft today announced Azure Service Fabric, a new Azure service that aims to make it easier for developers at startups and ISVs to create highly scalable cloud applications. The idea is to give developers the tools necessary to build cloud apps without ever having to worry about scaling and having to rearchitect their infrastructure to keep up with growth. To do so, Service Fabric… Read More

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Dropbox Teams With Microsoft To Allow Anyone To Edit Documents Online

Microsoft Dropbox Microsoft and Dropbox are expanding their already close partnership today with the reveal of a new integration that will now allow consumers to edit their Microsoft Office files, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel documents, in Dropbox using Office Online via the web. Previously, many of these edits would have taken place using Microsoft Office’s desktop applications – which… Read More

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Microsoft Expands Its Container Support With Hyper-V Containers And Stripped-Down Server OS

166468610_1ab146fab6_o Microsoft doesn’t want to get left behind as containers quickly change how developers write and deploy applications. Last October, the company announced that it would support Docker containers with the next release of Windows Server. Today, it announced a new hypervisor for running containers safely on Windows Server and a new stripped-down, minimal-footprint install option for… Read More

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Xbox One Gets Over-The-Air TV Powers In The U.S. And Canada

AntennaListings Xbox One owners have a new way to get TV on their console: The game machine supports over-the-air TV now for those in the Xbox One Preview program, and in the coming months for everyone else, provided that you also pick up an $80 Hauppauge WinTV-955Q TV tuner and an HDTV antenna. Xbox is also working with Hauppauge to make it even cheaper to get on board, with a $60 tuner panned for… Read More

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