SuperSite for Windows en Microsoft Ignite: Satya Nadella Outlines the Democratization of AI <div class="node-body article-body">Satya Nadella's premise: the future will belong to the people who have the tools to take the phenomenal amount of information being generated daily, then turn it into actionable intelligence. The good news, however, is that he sees Microsoft's mission as "the democratization of artificial intelligence."</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Artificial Intelligence Cortana Microsoft Ignite Ignite Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:28:00 +0000 78871 at Getty Images Microsoft Ignite: Day 1 Keynote Gallery <div class="node-body gallery-body">Take a look at these images from the two Microsoft Ignite keynotes that were held to kick off the companies annual IT Pro focused conference.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> gallery Ignite images Microsoft Microsoft Ignite Ignite Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:18:00 +0000 78861 at Microsoft Band App for Windows Gets an Update to Fix Live Tile <div class="node-body article-body"><p>There&rsquo;s been a rash of one-off updates for the Microsoft Health &ndash; now Microsoft Band app over the course of the last few months. Since about June, Microsoft has been delivering updates to the app to fix bugs instead of new features.</p> <p>One lingering bug that has bothered some Windows Mobile users has been that the Live Tile stopped working a few months back. The Live Tile feature provided a quick-glance view of daily accomplishments.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Microsoft Band Microsoft Band Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:50:00 +0000 78851 at Apple Said to Expand HealthKit From Tracker to Diagnosis Tool <div class="field-byline"> Alex Webb | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">So far Apple Inc.’s HealthKit has mostly collected fitness data from its devices. In the future, if the company gets its way, the software will interpret that information, turning it into advice for users, doctors and others.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Apple HealthKit Internet of Things Mobile Wearables Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:05:00 +0000 78841 at Bloomberg Microsoft to Plug Renault-Nissan Cars Into The Cloud <div class="field-byline"> Ania Nussbaum and Alexandre Boksenbaum-Granier | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft Corp. agreed to provide cloud-computing services for cars made by Nissan Motor Co. and Renault SA as the manufacturers push ahead with developing connected vehicles. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Internet of Things smart cars Windows for the Internet of Things Microsoft Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:55:00 +0000 78831 at Bloomberg Windows 10 Momentum Slows, Adoption Rate Still Outpacing Windows 7 <div class="node-body article-body">During today's morning keynote at Microsoft Ignite we finally got to hear about the progress of Windows 10 across consumer and enterprise devices.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 400 million Ignite Microsoft Ignite Monthly Active Users Windows 10 Windows 7 Ignite Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:54:00 +0000 78811 at Microsoft Ignite: Here's What We Learned at the Keynote <div class="node-body article-body">Last year was the year of "mobile-first, cloud-first computing." This year is the year of "digital transformation." While the exact nature of digital transformation is still lacking specifics, the term ushered in the general theme of Ignite 2016: IT professionals and users, your world is changing and here's how. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Azure Edge Ignite Microsoft Surface Office 365 Ignite Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:24:00 +0000 78821 at Richard Hay Microsoft Ignite: Windows Defender Application Guard Coming to Windows Insiders for Testing <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has announced a new feature for Microsoft Edge that will use virtualization to protect users and networks from threats that arrive via the browser.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ignite Microsoft Microsoft Edge Microsoft Ignite MSIGNITE security Windows Defender Windows Defender Application Guard Ignite Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:00:00 +0000 78801 at Your Microsoft Ignite Coverage Starts Here On Monday Morning <div class="node-body article-body">The keynotes for Microsoft Ignite begin at 9 a.m. EDT on Monday morning, and we'll be there, live-tweeting for you-are-there coverage. Here's how to follow along, and what to bookmark if you're all, "That's too early. Point me to the catch-up articles."</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Microsoft Ignite Ignite Sun, 25 Sep 2016 19:05:00 +0000 78791 at Getty Images Microsoft Ignite: It's Like Getting a Sneak Peek of the Future <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong><a href="">Richard&#39;s got his motorcycle route planned</a></strong>,&nbsp;I have my boarding pass printed for my flight to Atlanta, Georgia, and we&#39;re both heading for <strong><a href="" target="_blank">Ignite</a></strong>. Here&#39;s what I&#39;m most excited about this year:</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Microsoft Ignite Ignite Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:11:00 +0000 78781 at Getty Images Apple Said to Step Up Plans for Echo-Style Smart-Home Device <div class="field-byline"> Mark Gurman and Ian King | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Apple is pressing ahead with the development of an Echo-like smart-home device based on the Siri voice assistant, according to people familiar with the matter. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Apple Internet of Things smart homes Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:04:00 +0000 78771 at Bloomberg Phone Dead? These Companies Want to Charge It From a Distance <div class="field-byline"> Olga Kharif | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">San Jose, California-based Energous is one of a handful of companies racing to introduce technologies that may allow our phones, tablets and smartwatches to be powered from across a room -- all at the same time and completely wirelessly. And 2017 may be the year they finally find their way into consumers’ homes.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobile Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:21:00 +0000 78761 at Microsoft Ignite: Final Preparations and Looking Forward <div class="node-body article-body">As I prepare for my trip to Atlanta and Microsoft's annual Ignite conference I am starting to focus in on the stuff I will be paying attention to during this next week.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> conference Ignite Microsoft Microsoft Ignite preparations remote workers remote working Ignite Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:06:00 +0000 78751 at More Movement in Microsoft’s Health Platform? <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="" target="_blank"> overnight</a> picked up on an email going out to users of the HealthVault app for Windows Phone. Microsoft is using the email to notify Windows Phone users that the HealthVault app is being retired due to it providing a poor experience.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Microsoft Band Microsoft Band Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:42:00 +0000 78741 at How To: Here Are Field-Tested Best Practices And Habits For Working Remotely <div class="node-body article-body">Here's where Rich and Lisa share their tools and routines for working when your "office" is anything from a table at Dunkin Donuts to gate 22 at the Oakland Airport.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobile Thu, 22 Sep 2016 22:00:00 +0000 78181 at Windows 10 Updates Not at Fault for New #BatteryGate Issue, Says Microsoft <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Just quick update on the latest issue that is plaguing Surface Pro 3 owners. The problem is a new one that has surfaced recently, though some say they&rsquo;ve experienced it for months.</p> <p>Read here to catch up: <a href="">#Batterygate Continues &ndash; Surface Pro 3 LGC Batteries Now at Fault</a></p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Surface Pro 3 Hardware Thu, 22 Sep 2016 20:12:00 +0000 78731 at Q. Why Can't I Boot Into Windows 10 Without My Machines Stalling Out? <div class="node-body article-body">Enjoy an abridged Q&A from Fred Langa's LANGALIST, a feature available exclusively to paid subscribers of the Windows Secrets newsletter. Today's Q&A: Why does my computer have a moment where it hangs whenever I boot it up in Windows 10?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fred Langa troubleshooting Windows 10 Windows 10 Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:57:00 +0000 78711 at Microsoft Band: Fix for Cortana Not Activating <div class="node-body article-body"><p>This may seem like a silly thing, but it happens more than you think &ndash; so it&rsquo;s worth a mention.</p> <p>Once the Microsoft Band started hitting international markets, many in Europe found working with Cortana to be a difficult thing to master. One specific issue commonly reported is that after holding the Action Button to activate Cortana nothing happens. Cortana doesn&rsquo;t even go into &ldquo;listening mode.&rdquo; The function just doesn&rsquo;t work.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Microsoft Band Microsoft Band Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:06:00 +0000 78721 at Apple-Target McLaren Is a Tech Company Disguised as a Carmaker <div class="field-byline"> Christopher Jasper | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">On the face of it, U.K. supercar maker McLaren would seem an odd partner for Apple Inc. as the consumer electronics and software giant seeks to crack the global auto industry. Yet McLaren’s rich history in Formula One means the company has as much in common with Apple as it does with more-conventional carmakers.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Apple smart cars Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:19:00 +0000 78701 at Windows 10 (Redstone 2) Build Tracker for PCs <div class="node-body gallery-body">Microsoft has begun development on the next major update to Windows 10, code named Redstone 2, and it is expected to be released some time in 2017. This page will track all of the PC builds released under the Redstone 2 branch for testing and preview. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BUILD builds development Microsoft Preview Redstone 2 tracker Windows 10 Windows 10 Wed, 21 Sep 2016 22:25:00 +0000 77191 at An ‘Interview’ With Google’s New Digital Assistant <div class="field-byline"> Alistair Barr | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alphabet Inc.’s Google unit introduced a new digital assistant Wednesday. Bloomberg News put the system through its paces by asking questions, some of which were suggested by AI experts including Oren Etzioni, head of the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alexa Allo Cortana Digital Assistant Google Siri Cloud Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:37:00 +0000 78681 at Hands On with the Surface Diagnostic Toolkit <div class="node-body gallery-body">Test your Surface hardware in ways you did not even think were possible with this handy toolkit.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> diagnostics Hardware Microsoft surface Surface Diagnostic Toolkit tool kit toolkit Hardware Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:10:00 +0000 78661 at Google Shows Up Late in Crowded AI-Based Digital-Assistant Field <div class="field-byline"> Alistair Barr | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Google unleashed its digital assistant for the first time, arriving late to the intensifying race among the largest technology companies to create a more personal and lucrative way for computers to interact with humans.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> AI Alexa Cortana Digital Assistant Google Siri Cloud Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:35:00 +0000 78671 at #Batterygate Continues – Surface Pro 3 LGC Batteries Now at Fault <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Microsoft just recently delivered a firmware update to fix certain Surface Pro 3 tablets that had been experiencing battery storage problems for months. Customers complained to no avail it seemed until the press corps took up the mantle of reporting the ongoing problems.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Microsoft Surface Hardware Wed, 21 Sep 2016 12:55:00 +0000 78651 at Sony’s PlayStation Blurring Lines Between Console, PC Games <div class="field-byline"> Yuji Nakamura and Takashi Amano | Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The PlayStation 4 revamp is a sign that gaming consoles are moving away from a six to seven-year life cycle, toward more frequent upgrades aimed at gamers seeking the flexibility offered by personal computers, the head of Sony Corp.’s game division said.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> PlayStation Games Wed, 21 Sep 2016 03:49:00 +0000 78641 at Getty Images Microsoft Made It Easier for You to Submit Your Timesheets, Wherever You Are <div class="node-body article-body">Thanks to the debut of the The Office 365 Project Time Reporter iOS app in the Apple store, being able to track your own tasks for your boss's benefit is something you can do on your phone wherever you are.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> iOS Office 365 tasks timesheets Office 365 Tue, 20 Sep 2016 23:11:00 +0000 78631 at Microsoft Microsoft Releases an Update to Remove Get Windows 10 App from Windows 7/8.1 <div class="node-body article-body">The controversial software that prompted users on Windows 7/8.1 to upgrade for free to Windows 10 is finally being removed from those systems through a new update issued by Microsoft today.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Get Windows 10 GWX Microsoft upgrade Windows 10 Windows 10 Windows 7 Windows 8.1 Tue, 20 Sep 2016 20:58:00 +0000 78621 at FAQ: Warranty Status of a Replaced Microsoft Band <div class="node-body article-body"><p>I see/hear this question quite a bit, so it&rsquo;s worth an answer.</p> <p>The question is: When I get a Microsoft Band replaced, does the original warranty transfer, or does the new Band come with a new warranty?</p> <p>Answer: According to the Microsoft warranty documents (<a href="" target="_blank">HERE</a>)&hellip;</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Microsoft Band Microsoft Band Tue, 20 Sep 2016 18:58:00 +0000 78611 at Using Microsoft Band App without Microsoft Band <div class="node-body article-body"><p>You should already be aware that Microsoft recently used an update to <a href="">change Microsoft Health app to Microsoft Band app</a>. Many are confused why the company did this, considering its been rumored that Microsoft is exiting the fitness wearable hardware market and will no longer produce its Microsoft Band bracelet.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Microsoft Band Microsoft Band Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:55:00 +0000 78591 at Microsoft Ignite: Watch Online and Follow All of Our Coverage <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft's Ignite conference has sold out but you can watch the corporate keynote online and follow all of our coverage here on SuperSite: Windows and our sister site IT Pro: Windows.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Atlanta conference Ignite Microsoft Microsoft Ignite Satya Nadella Ignite Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:20:00 +0000 78571 at