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Microsoft’s reorganization does not mean that it’s the end for Windows

Yesterday, Microsoft announced a major reshuffle inside the company which changes the company’s plans for their popular desktop operating system. Terry Myerson, Windows chief is leaving the company after 21 years while the development of the operating system is being split into different teams inside Microsoft. Core development of Windows will be handled by the Cloud and AI team and a new Experiences & Devices division will …

Seeing AI app recognizes and describes the world for blind people

Seeing AI is a new app by Microsoft which narrates the world around a user. Built for people with visual impairment, the app utilizes artificial intelligence to recognize and narrate what it sees. The app can recognize people, text, documents, currency, products, scenes as well as content from other apps. The user just needs to point the app at anything and the app will describe …

Google Backup and Sync is now available for macOS and Windows

Google has launched its new Backup and Sync utility for macOS and Windows. The utility intends to replace Google Drive and Google Photos desktop uploader apps for Mac and Windows by providing a single solution to keep all your data backed up. Even though the app is not called Google Drive, all data is still going to be synced to the same Google Services in …

Play PlayStation 4 games on your Windows PC with PS Now

Sony has added PlayStation 70 games to its subscription service, PS Now, which lets users stream games to their Windows PCs. The service was initially launched with a collection of 450+ PlayStation 3 games which include the likes of Red Dead Redemption, The Last of Us, Killzone Shadow Fall and other exclusives. Both Windows PC users and PlayStation 4 users could subscribe and start streaming …

Outlook for Mac getting send later, read and delivery receipts, email templates and more

Microsoft has shared details of an upcoming update for Outlook for Mac which will include a number of longtime requested features. New features will include send later, read and delivery receipts, email templates, drag-and-drop task creation and improved account setup experience. All these new features will be rolling out gradually to Office 365 subscribers over the coming few weeks.

Google’s Backup and Sync app will let you backup your computer to Google Drive

Google is introducing a new app called Backup & Sync which will allow users to back up all the data from their computers, and make it available for access from anywhere. The app will let Windows and macOS users set folders to be continuously monitored and backed up to Google Drive so any file change will automatically be synced to the cloud.

Skype gets a new design, Snapchat like stories and add-ins support

Skype has announced a major new update to its apps that revamp the whole interface and introduces a new Snapchat Stories like feature, support for add-ins and enhancements to bots. The updates will be available soon to Skype on all platforms on which it is available: Android first, followed by iOS while Windows and Mac versions will be updated in a few months.