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Wired - 30 Oct 2014 The Apple Watch Just Got the Perfect Rival: Microsoft's Band
If Microsoft wanted to grab a slice of the impending Apple Watch audience, it couldn't have crafted a better plan than with its just-released Microsoft Band. The company's first wearable piggybacks off of the style and functions we're already familiar ...
The Register - 04 Dec 2018 Microsoft polishes up Chromium as EdgeHTML peers into the abyss
Microsoft could be preparing to ditch the EdgeHTML layout engine of its unloved Edge browser in Windows 10 in favour of Chromium, according to reports ...
ZDNet - 11 Dec 2018 After Windows 10's buggy patches, Microsoft talks up its 'high-quality' fixes
Microsoft promises its software updates will improve next year.
Redmond Channel Partner - 11 Dec 2018 Microsoft Explains Its Off-Schedule Windows Updates
As part of an ongoing effort to be more transparent about its monthly Windows update process, Microsoft this week shared its rationale for sometimes releasing ...
Broadcasting & Cable - 04 Dec 2018 Microsoft Ups Airband Deployment Target
Microsoft is expanding its Airband Initiative, which uses unlicensed "white spaces" spectrum in the TV band to deploy broadband to rural and underserved ...
Windows Central - 06 Dec 2018 Microsoft is now the world's most valuable company — and it's less trustworthy than ever
Microsoft is on an investor-pleasing climb and has overtaken Apple as the world's most valuable company. That achievement, however, has left disenchanted ...
Fast Company - 10 Dec 2018 Review: Microsoft Surface headphones
For a few weeks, I used the new Surface noise-canceling headphones side by side with my go-to Bose QuietComfort 35s. Here's what I learned.
Windows Central - 07 Dec 2018 The Outer Worlds from Obsidian Entertainment looks like Fallout in space
Recently, Microsoft announced that it had acquired inXile Entertainment and Obsidian Entertainment. Both companies are working on new projects, and it'll be ...
Tribune-Review - 11 Dec 2018 Westmoreland happenings: Dec. 15 and beyond
Updated 12 hours ago. Classes/programs. • McKenna Center for Active Adults, 971 Old Salem Road, Greensburg: — Piano lessons every Monday. — Blood ...
Android Central - 09 Dec 2018 What is Chromium and why is Microsoft using it for Edge?
Chromium isn't just another Google product — it can be anything you want it to be thanks to its open-source license.
B&T - 11 Dec 2018 AppNexus Offers Buyers Fee-Transparent Supply-Side Platform
AppNexus, a Xandr company and leader in advertising technology, has announced that agreements with many direct publishers in the AppNexus marketplace ...
Windows Central - 26 Jan 2018 Microsoft Band 3 review: The best wearable Microsoft never released
We review the canceled Microsoft Band 3. And it's pretty great ...
Softpedia - 07 Dec 2018 Microsoft Releases Windows Update KB4471331 to Patch Flash Player Zero-Day
Vulnerability already exploited, patch as soon as possible.
The Verge - 20 Jul 2018 Microsoft wants to win back the consumers it let down
Microsoft has a new plan to win back consumers after the company killed off hardware, software, and services and let some of its most loyal fans down.
OnMSFT - 04 May 2018 New patents suggest a new Microsoft Band could be in development
Microsoft has filed two new patents that could suggest that the tech giant isn't done with their Microsoft Band fitness tracker just yet. Spotted by WSFA, the.
Kentwood Post - 11 Dec 2018 Trading Scope: What's Going on With Shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)?
Investors may be wondering what's in store for the next couple of months in terms of the stock market. Bull markets are times when investors may be willing to.
PocketNow - 12 Dec 2018 Do you use PayPal? Beware of this Android Trojan
A new Android Trojan has been detected and it's the kind that will literally cost you money, as it will transfer funds from your PayPal.
Neowin - 18 Nov 2018 Huawei Band 3 Pro review: Fitness tracking and notifications for under $70
When Huawei sent me the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro to review, it sent along a couple of fitness bands as well. I've been using the Band 3 Pro for a few weeks ...
Gadgets & Wearables - 05 May 2018 Patents suggest a new Microsoft Band might still be on the cards
A couple of new patents were uncovered by WSFA which indicate that the tech giant isn't done with their Microsoft Band fitness tracker just yet.
Engadget - 27 Jan 2018 Microsoft Band 3 prototype reveals the wearable that might have been
When Microsoft killed its Band wearables, a leak emerged of what was believed to be the cancelled third-generation model. Well, it's real -- and it says a lot...
PocketNow - 14 Nov 2018 Withings Pulse HR marks a new step into fitness bands
The new fitness tracker from Withings marks the first return in 5 years to something wrist-worn with a screen on it. It's available for the holidays.
PocketNow - 11 Dec 2018 iPhone suppliers tell different stories when reporting revenues
We have new revenue reports from Foxconn and TSMC that are more promising than what we have seen from other iPhone component suppliers.
PocketNow - 11 Dec 2018 vivo NEX Dual Display Edition comes out in China
If you want two displays on one phone, a fingerprint sensor, an advanced facial recognition system and a way to use one camera for selfies and landscapes...
Digital Trends - 03 May 2018 New patents suggest Microsoft Band fitness tracker may still be on track
Microsoft has been awarded a few new patents that suggest it's still working on new iterations of the Microsoft Band. The patents describe ways to estimate the ...
PocketNow - 11 Dec 2018 Samsung pushing out second Galaxy Note9 Android Pie beta update
Exactly one week ago, Samsung started pushing out the first beta of the Android Pie-based One UI to Galaxy Note9 devices. Today, a second beta is going out ...
Wareable - 04 May 2018 Microsoft Band could live on with blood pressure and stress tracking features
The Microsoft Band could live on according to two new patents, which show off a Band-looking wearable and point to it packing a couple of serious health tra...
Daily Star - 10 Dec 2018 PS5 Games News: Big news for PS4, Xbox fans as TOP Dev talks "Next Frontier" in gaming | PS4, Xbox, Nintendo Switch News, Reviews and Features - Daily Star
PLAYSTATION'S next-gen console, along with Microsoft's Xbox Two could encourage 'Improved Physics' in games, according to 3DRealms Scott Miller.
Naked Security - 07 Dec 2018 Flash zero-day exploit spotted – patch now!
If you're among the holdouts still running Flash, you have some more updating homework to do. Adobe has issued an out-of-band patch after researchers ...
ExtremeTech - 12 Jun 2018 Microsoft Kills Forum Support for Windows 7, 8.1, Various Other Products
Microsoft will no longer provide support forums for various Microsoft products, including Windows 7 and 8.1. Most of the forums ...
The Verge - 03 Oct 2016 The Microsoft Band is dead
Microsoft gave it two tries, but the company's wrist-worn Band fitness tracker is seemingly no more. The Band 2 has been removed completely from Microsoft's ...
MSPoweruser - 04 May 2018 Microsoft applied for a number of Band-related health tech patents
While Microsoft stopped selling their Band fitness tracker way back in October 2016, it seems internally the company has not quite given up on the technology, ...
PocketNow - 11 Dec 2018 Galaxy S10 display leaks, Xiaomi smartphone with 48MP camera
The warring 48-megapixel cameras in China are part of our big topics on today show with Huawei and Xiaomi going at it. Plus, hole punches and Razer deals!
Windows Report - 07 May 2018 Microsoft's working on new Band fitness trackers, according to patents
Microsoft Band is the perfect thing for people who want to live a healthier life and achieve more. The Band allows users to reach their health and fitness goals by ...
NBC News - 12 Dec 2018 Verizon signals its Yahoo and AOL divisions are almost worthless
Only a year and a half after it built Oath from the assets of the communications giants Yahoo and AOL, Verizon now says they're virtually worthless. In a filing ...
Android Community - 29 Jan 2018 The Microsoft Band 3 could have been a great fitness band, leak reveals
Microsoft announced in 2016 that it was discontinuing its Band line of fitness wearables. The Microsoft Band 2 was already out at that point, and it was.
The Verge - 29 Oct 2015 Microsoft Band 2 review: An identity crisis on your wrist
Why, exactly, has Microsoft made another fitness tracker? If you ask Microsoft why the company is making the Band 2, as I have over the past few weeks, you'll ...
The Verge - 06 Oct 2015 Microsoft's new activity tracker is the $249 Microsoft Band
A new Surface and new Lumia smartphones might be what everyone was waiting to hear about at today's Microsoft event, but the company made it clear it's still ...
CNET - 12 Nov 2014 Microsoft Band review: Microsoft's ambitious fitness band tries to be everything
All-day heart rate, tons of notifications and downloadable workouts: the Microsoft Band wants to rule fitness on your wrist, but it's not there yet.
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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – (CLARKSVILLENOW) Find unique holiday gifts at The Montgomery County Historical Society Craft fair today from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at ...
SoyaCincau.com - 12 Dec 2018 Live Blog: Best 12.12 tech deals in Malaysia
12.12 sales are finally here. Find the best tech deals on our 12.12 live blog.
Ars Technica - 10 Dec 2018 Dealmaster: A bunch of Amazon devices are back on sale today
Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have another round of deals to share. Today's list is headlined by deals on a suite of Amazon ...
The Seattle Times - 11 Dec 2018 Cannibal Corpse guitarist charged with burglary, assault
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say the lead guitarist for the death metal band Cannibal Corpse broke into a Florida house and tried to attack a deputy.
The Guardian - 22 Jan 2016 Microsoft Band 2 review: one of the most powerful and useful fitness trackers
Microsoft's second attempt at making a fitness tracker is a lot more comfortable and attractive than its first, packed with sensors and relatively easy to live with.
Wareable - 15 Oct 2018 Microsoft could be planning a smart ring with fitness tracking and gesture control
A patent has been uncovered which suggests Microsoft is exploring the possibility of a smart ring, complete with fitness tracking and gesture control. The ...
Windows Central - 11 Dec 2018 Samsung HMD Odyssey+ vs. Oculus Rift: Which headset should you buy?
If you want to get into VR, the Rift and Odyssey+ are both viable options. We compare the two to help you decide.
PocketNow - 09 Dec 2018 Snapdragon 855-powered 5G Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 coming next year
The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 was announced at the end of October, and, at that time, the company said that a 5G-enable variant will be available for Europe early next ...
Gadgets & Wearables - 20 Sep 2018 There's an off chance Microsoft might unveil the Surface Watch in October
Microsoft has just sent out press invites for a mystery Surface event in October. And while a Surface Phone is highly unlikely there is talk of a Surface Watch.
Gadgets & Wearables - 08 Mar 2018 Concept: This Microsoft Surface Band would kill the Apple Watch and iPhone
Although the Microsoft Band 2 was the most sensor packed fitness tracker around, the company ultimately killed the lineup and pulled the plug on the whole ...
VentureBeat - 15 Oct 2018 Microsoft files patent for Finger Band gesture-tracking ring
A newly published Microsoft patent application reveals a finger-mounted smart ring that could become a companion to displays, glasses, phones, or watches.
Polygon - 11 Dec 2018 The making of The Game Awards 2018
For six months running up to The Game Awards 2018, Polygon tracked the show's creation and development through interviews with host Geoff Keighley and ...
Forbes - 23 Dec 2016 Gift This, Not That: Microsoft Band 2 Vs. Fitbit Blaze
Unlike the Microsoft Band 2, the Fitbit Blaze can be customized in a number of ways. Numerous digital watch-faces are available, as are an array of band styles ...
Gadgets & Wearables - 16 Oct 2018 Microsoft's patent shows off its concept for a smart gesture-tracking ring
Microsoft's new patent shows off its smart fitness tracking ring.
Windows Central - 06 Aug 2017 Best Alternative to Microsoft Band
If you want you can still order the Band 2 through Amazon while supplies last, but if you're hesitant to purchase something that is losing support (and no one will ...
WindowsLatest - 09 Mar 2018 This Microsoft Surface Band concept would totally disrupt the smartphone industry
The first and second generation Microsoft Band were, in fact, good products which were well acclaimed by the general consumers. Microsoft Band had support ...
OnMSFT - 11 Sep 2018 Here's what we expect (and don't expect) from Microsoft's October 2 NYC event
Following the action at Microsoft Ignite in September, Microsoft is set to take a few additional moments of your time with a special event in New York City on ...
PocketNow - 06 Dec 2018 HTC November revenue is down 70 percent YoY
The figures representing the HTC November revenue aren't at all promising as they are 70 percent down year-on-year. Check it out!
Windows Central - 14 Oct 2016 More photos reveal a slimmer, waterproof (and likely canceled) Microsoft Band 3
New exclusive details and images show what could have been with the now canceled Microsoft Band 3.
Alphr - 07 Nov 2018 Microsoft Band review
Microsoft hasn't nailed the fitness band, but there's lots to like - the Band is on the right track.
OnMSFT - 07 Dec 2018 Co-Op RPG Ashen is now live on Xbox One with Xbox Game Pass support
Microsoft's Xbox One family of consoles just got another exclusive video game in the form of Ashen which launched today. Ashen is an action roleplaying game.
Windows Central - 12 Oct 2016 Might this be the canceled Microsoft Band 3?
Microsoft recently canceled any plans to continue investing in the Microsoft Band product, meaning there will not be a Band 3 releasing later this year.
CNET - 30 Oct 2014 Microsoft Band works with Android, iPhone too
Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system has largely missed out on the smartwatch and fitness tracker fun, but with the new Microsoft Band it's finally in the ...
WindowsLatest - 13 Oct 2018 Microsoft’s latest patent shows off smart rings wearable device
Don't want a smartwatch or band on your wrist? No problem. Microsoft might be working on a wearable device 'smart rings' which is a smart gadget that you can ...
ZDNet - 14 Aug 2017 Microsoft begins deploying fix for ongoing Band 2 sync issue
Microsoft has begun rolling out a fix for its Band 2 fitness devices meant to address a week-plus-long sync issue that some users have reported.
TechRadar - 28 Mar 2018 This is what the Nokia Moonraker smartwatch would have looked like
A leaked prototype of the unreleased Nokia Moonraker shows exactly what the smartwatch could have been.
PocketNow - 05 Dec 2018 Telstra makes 5G boasts with HTC, Ericsson, ZTE, Netgear and Qualcomm
Ericsson helped with a 5G video call, HTC has a hub, Netgear has another hub and ZTE has a test phone. All of it's powered by Qualcomm.
Engadget - 12 Nov 2014 Microsoft Band review: A tale of pitfalls and promise
There are generally two schools of thought on how to build a wrist-borne wearable. Either make a fancy pedometer that's supposed to stay out of the way, or go...
Windows Central - 19 Mar 2016 Microsoft Band 2 on sale for just $175 from Microsoft Store and Best Buy
Microsoft is cutting the price of its Microsoft Band 2 fitness wearable for the next month or so. Both the Microsoft Store site as well as Best Buy are listing it for just ...
Gizmodo - 07 Dec 2015 Microsoft Band 2 Review: Ugly, Uncomfortable, But Great for Workouts
Fitness wearables really only exist for one reason: To collect information about your health in order to coach and encourage you into being a better version of ...
Computerworld - 11 Oct 2018 Microsoft cautiously restarts Windows 10 1809 upgrade distribution
After pausing the rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update over the weekend, Microsoft has again begun to deliver the feature upgrade to users.
Wareable - 03 Oct 2016 Pour one out: The Microsoft Band is gone, possibly for good
The Microsoft Band is dead, with all traces of the fitness tracker wiped from the company's online store, and a Microsoft source confirming to Wareable that...
OnMSFT - 05 Oct 2017 Microsoft Band app unexpectedly updates on Windows 10 Mobile & PC
The official Microsoft Band app has updated on Windows 10 Mobile and PC to fix a number of bugs and stability issues. While the release notes are typically.
Windows Central - 03 Jun 2016 Microsoft Band 2 grabs new Heart Rate Zones feature in latest update
Microsoft Health for Windows Phone and Windows 10 (PC) has been updated and with it comes new firmware for the Band 2. Here is what's new.
TechSpot - 14 Oct 2018 Analyst still believes Microsoft will kill the Surface line next year
A hot potato: Late last year, the CEO of analyst company Canalys, Steve Brazier, made a bold claim: he said Microsoft would kill or spin off its Surface line in ...
Forbes - 26 May 2015 Microsoft Band Smartwatch Review: A Brutal Futuristic Fitness Tracker Lacking In Style
I've had Redmond's wearable on my wrist for a month now, and while I love the idea of the Microsoft Band, but there are just enough quirks and issues that ...
The Verge - 03 Feb 2016 Microsoft Band update improves battery life with GPS power saving mode
Microsoft has been steadily improving its Band software in recent weeks. An update in December added music controls and a movement reminder, and the ...
Windows Central - 31 Jul 2016 Microsoft Band 2 on sale for $100 at Best Buy for all three sizes
Best Buy has now matched the $99.99 price for the Microsoft Band 2 that Amazon posted earlier today, except that Best Buy's site has all three sizes of the ...
GolfDigest.com - 27 Jul 2016 Playing golf, and counting steps, with a Microsoft Band
This past spring, eleven friends and I took a week-long golf trip to Ireland. Shortly before we left, Microsoft sent us four Band 2 activity trackers to field-test.
Neowin - 07 Sep 2018 Microsoft sends out invitations for its next Surface event on October 2
Microsoft today sent out invitations for its next devices and services event, which will take place at Industria Studios on October 2. The company is likely to ...
Kiplinger's Personal Finance - 27 Mar 2018 Microsoft’s 15 Biggest Flops of All Time
Microsoft is one of the greatest technology companies of all time, but for every Windows or Office, there have been epic fails such as the Zune and Clippy.
CNET - 20 Jul 2015 Target sale chops 25% off price of Microsoft Band fitness tracker
In advance of a new model Band being cooked up by Microsoft, the current version is on sale for $150 at Target until this Saturday.
AnandTech - 30 Nov 2015 The Microsoft Band 2 Review
At the end of October in 2014, Microsoft surprisingly released a late night press release about a new device they were launching. It was the Microsoft Band, ...
WindowsLatest - 04 May 2018 Microsoft patents new tech for wearable devices
Microsoft appears to have tested a new tech for wearable devices, and the company filed the patents for the new wearable device in 2017, at a time when the ...
ZDNet - 21 Dec 2015 Microsoft Band 2 review: Powerful life tracker captures massive amount of data
Microsoft improved in the areas where I saw issues with the first Microsoft Band, making the Band 2 the ultimate activity tracker to help you improve your lifestyle.
CIO - 18 May 2015 Is Microsoft Band a better fitness tracker than Fitbit Surge?
Microsoft's Band activity tracker has a ton of valuable features and a quality color display. The fitness wristband does a few things Fitbit's Surge can't, but it also ...
Yahoo Tech - 05 Nov 2015 Microsoft Band 2: The Best Fitness Watch for People Who Really Like to Sweat
For decades, Microsoft was considered a company distinguished by copycatting and mediocrity. Microsoft throws us a curve The original Band was stuffed with ...
Windows Central - 04 Apr 2016 How to customize app notifications on Microsoft Band 2
The Microsoft Band 2 keeps getting better even after several months since its release date. The latest update that was released earlier this month added a social ...
MSPoweruser - 07 Aug 2017 [Update: Still Down] Microsoft Band 2 owners are experiencing syncing problems
Update: Microsoft Band 2 owners are still experiencing issues with the app and a fix is yet to be available. It's been nearly 4 days since the issue started ...
The Motley Fool - 10 Dec 2018 Lyft Races Ahead With Its IPO
Lyft will probably beat Uber to the public markets, but Alphabet beat them both in the semi-autonomous race.
ZDNet - 19 Jan 2016 What makes the Microsoft Band 2 better than the Apple Watch? It's the data
As much as I like my Apple Watch for its smartwatch and health tracking functionality, I haven't worn it much since I purchased my Microsoft Band 2. It's not the ...
PCWorld - 03 Nov 2014 Hands on with Microsoft Band: It’s awkward and inaccurate, but stuffed with features
It's uncomfortable to wear, and its heart-rate data is inconsistent. But for just $200, the Microsoft Band is stuffed with more sensors than any other wearable ...
MSPoweruser - 12 Aug 2017 Updated: After a week of outage Microsoft’s abandonment of MS Band users is a disgrace
It's going into the 7th day of lack of *service* for owners of the Microsoft Band, which is currently unable to sync with Microsoft's online services.
PCWorld - 21 Nov 2014 Living with Microsoft Band, the activity tracker that tries to do everything
Last night, I slept six hours and three minutes with 97 percent efficiency, according to the Microsoft Band. I spent a bit more than three hours of that in “restful” ...
The Verge - 10 Dec 2015 Microsoft Band update includes music controls and movement reminder
Microsoft is updating its new Band with music controls today. It's a feature the company admits "customers have been asking for," and it will work with any music ...
Windows Central - 06 Sep 2016 Personalize your Microsoft Band the easy way with X Band
X Band is an easy-to-use Windows 10 app that allows you to customize the appearance of your Microsoft Band. Available for Windows 10 PC and Mobile, the ...
PCWorld - 07 Aug 2018 Microsoft's decision to rejoin Movies Anywhere is a single step toward regaining consumer trust
Movies Anywhere allows you to buy movies on services like Google Play and watch them within Windows 10's Movies & TV app. Microsoft's decision is an ...
Windows Central - 26 Dec 2017 Why there's no Windows TV and will Microsoft make another Band? #AskDanWindows Ep 36
On this week's episode, we revisit the status of the Surface Connect to USB Type-C adapter, why Microsoft doesn't make Windows TV, and will Microsoft ever get ...
Alphr - 07 Nov 2018 Fitness tracker faceoff: Apple Watch vs Microsoft Band 2 vs Fitbit Surge
Apple, Microsoft and Fitbit have all recently announced new smartwatches; here's where we compare the Microsoft Band, Apple Watch and Fitbit Surge.
Computerworld - 17 Jul 2018 Stung by a festering pile of bugs on Patch Tuesday, MS releases 27 more patches
The bugs in this month's Windows and Office patches were so bad that Microsoft rushed out a second set of patches six days later. Every version of Windows is ...
Tom's Guide - 07 Nov 2014 Microsoft Band Review: GPS Fitness Band With HR Monitor
The Microsoft Band is the most well-rounded fitness tracker available for the price, offering built-in GPS, but the design could be slimmer.
The Guardian - 15 Oct 2018 Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, dies aged 65
Allen, diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, hailed as 'a great technology pioneer' and innovator of the personal computer.
Windows Central - 21 Jun 2016 A Microsoft Band 3 with NFC would be a tap-to-pay dream
Now that Microsoft has jumped on the tap-to-pay bandwagon with Windows 10 Mobile, wouldn't it be extra awesome if the Microsoft Band 3 had NFC so you ...