Cortana and Siri Forced to Make Room for M

Apple’s personal assistant Siri has been a pop-culture icon in United States since its debut three years ago in iOS 5. Google Now has been on Android devices since 2012, but it doesn’t get much notice, probably because it lacks an identifiable personality. It’s more superb voice command interface... [More]

Test Driving Windows 10

Wednesday, July 29, Windows 10 began rolling out to 190 countries around the world. To celebrate the event, Microsoft held launch parties in Sydney, Nairobi, London, New York City, and Seattle, to name a few, and every Microsoft Store in the U.S., Puerto Rico, and Canada held special in-store ac... [More]

Visual Studio 2015: It’s Happening!

We have a date! The official Visual Studio 2015 release is set to be July 20.S. Somasegar, corporate vice president of the Developer Division at Microsoft, announced on his blog that Visual Studio 2015, along with Team Foundation Server 2015 and .NET Framework 4.6, will be available for download... [More]

Build 2015

Between its Build conference last week and the Ignite conference this week, Microsoft has made dozens of announcements that reinforce its newfound image as a company that embraces whatever technologies developers are using, from competing mobile platforms like iOS and Android, to the open-source eco... [More]

There Will Be Bugs

Five days after the release of the Raspberry Pi 2, enthusiast Peter Onion discovered a strange problem with the device. He found that it was camera shy. As anyone proud of their hardware is wont to do, Onion was photographing his Raspberry Pi 2 when he discovered if he photographed it using a flash... [More]

Succinctly Series Trivia, October 27-31

To celebrate the release of the 50th e-book in the Succinctly series, Syncfusion is holding a trivia contest on Twitter from October 27–31! Each day we will tweet one question about the Succinctly series, and a winner will be randomly selected from the correct responses to receive a $50 gift c... [More]