Microsoft Research says it’s made a major breakthrough in converting human speech to text. Recognising continuous, conversational speech is really hard to do accurately, but Redmond reports it can do it as well as actual people can. The researchers claim their technology makes far fewer mistakes. That’s a bold assertion, given the 40-odd-year history of […]
Microsoft HoloLens is now available in six more countries. Redmond wants more businesses and developers to get going with its augmented-reality Windows headset. As well as the U.S. and Canada, it’s now in four European countries and two down under. That’s where Microsoft is targeting developers next. You can get it in November, if you pre-order now…
In September, Microsoft announced native support for USB Audio 2.0 out-of-the-box in Windows 10, and is available starting in Redstone 2 build 14931 for Windows Insiders. This is not the same as USB 2.0, which Windows has supported for years, but a standard for connecting professional, semi-professional, and Hi-Fi audio equipment to computers.
Microsoft is making significant changes to how it updates Windows and Server products; these updates go live starting tomorrow which means it is important for you to be prepared.
Because I already miss Atlanta, this edition of Short Takes focuses on Salesforce and Microsoft, Microsoft’s new AI-focused reorganization, Google’s new enterprise cloud push, Xbox strategy changes, China accuses Samsung of discrimination in Samsung Note 7 recall, and a ton of headline riffs.
Find out how to synchronize OneDrive for Business using the Next Generation Sync Client in Windows 10.
Microsoft has announced Windows 10 has passed 400 million installs and while they still have a long way to go to reach 1 billion, with Enterprise customers now starting to upgrade, the install base will continue to grow.
Microsoft will deliver a new feature for Edge with the Redstone 2 update in 2017 that will provide significant new protection against malicious websites for Enterprise customers.
Microsoft has finally removed the ‘Get Windows 10’ app with an update to Windows 10 that officially closes the book on the company’s controversial upgrade practices.
Microsoft’s desktop app converter, also known as the Centennial bridge, is heading to the Windows store with the hopes that more developers will port their apps to the storefront.
Microsoft is said to be launching a new Surface, codenamed Cardinal. The new device will be a one-box desktop PC—i.e., an all-in-one (AiO), as popularlized by Apple’s iMac. The avian-themed rumor seems credible and well-sourced. And an October hardware event would fit with Microsoft’s previous form. But beyond that, everything is mere speculation. None of which stops us from some amusing Friday musing…
With Microsoft ending the free upgrade for Windows 10, market share growth of the OS will likely slow but a new enterprise offering could add new users in all the right places.
In today’s Ask the Admin, following on from a previous article on how to change the interface language for a user account, I’ll show you how to change the default interface language in Windows 10 for new users, the welcome screen and system accounts.