Cloud – fueling the “always connected” consumer trend

Its 9:06 pm on a Wednesday night. I am sitting in the Bengaluru airport by myself and eating a nasty airport Podi idli. As I wait for my flight I find myself wondering about the two things keeping me entertained at that moment – my smart phone and social media. I was compelled to think… Continue reading Cloud – fueling the “always connected” consumer trend

Microsoft Azure: Private Preview from India Datacenters begins in July 2015

Customers will be able to participate in the private preview of Microsoft Azure from India datacenters in July 2015, which is a key component of our Microsoft Cloud services. This will give them a head-start to run trials of their apps on Microsoft Azure from local infrastructure. With these hyper-scale datacenters, Microsoft will offer enterprise-grade… Continue reading Microsoft Azure: Private Preview from India Datacenters begins in July 2015

Microsoft introduces Surface 3; Thinnest and Lightest Surface

The Surface 3 is the thinnest and lightest Surface Microsoft has made. Surface 3 features the same beautiful design and premium materials as Surface Pro 3 in a more compact and efficient package. The price starts at $499. It is thin (just 8.7 mm) and light (1.37 pounds or 622 grams) and has a 10.8-inch screen. Compared… Continue reading Microsoft introduces Surface 3; Thinnest and Lightest Surface

Microsoft is going to work with Xiaomi to test Windows 10

Microsoft is taking some fantastic steps to make Windows available to larger markets. While they forecast, they also understand the need to reach out to markets where pirated consumer computing exists. Its not just piracy, but also the brand association. Microsoft announced that, its going to work with Xiaomi to test Windows 10. Its indeed a very smart… Continue reading Microsoft is going to work with Xiaomi to test Windows 10

Take a Bow Microsoft, HoloLens brought the trust back in you!

Microsoft just unveiled a new wearable computer called HoloLens, a device that projects 3-D images you can interact with right in front of your eyes. The Windows HoloLens is similar to an augmented reality experience (the kind many apps on smartphones aim to give) except that this is much more advanced, because users can wear a… Continue reading Take a Bow Microsoft, HoloLens brought the trust back in you!

Nokia Lumia 638 4G Review: Entry level LTE Smart Phone

Microsoft has launched a 4G powered Windows Lumia 638 phone at a price of INR 8,299 (~132 USD). The smartphone will be available exclusively on Amazon.in. After the Nokia Lumia 930 (the best Windows Phone ever made), this would be the next windows phone I am writing on. Though I realise, these belong to different segments, let’s see how the experience goes. Well, without much ado, lets get to the review.

Welcome Microsoft Windows 10; Ten Highlights from the Announcement

Update: For the Announcements which Microsoft made on 21st January, 2015: Read these highlights. Few days back, Microsoft had sent out invites to the press to show off its next version of Windows, codenamed Threshold. Microsoft today announced that, the successor to Windows 8 will officially be known as Windows 10. I still wonder why… Continue reading Welcome Microsoft Windows 10; Ten Highlights from the Announcement