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Microsoft's Windows Feature Suggestion Box

Oct 21, 2014 - 2:40 PM - by dgstorm


Want to be a part of shaping what comes in the next version of Windows? Microsoft created their feature suggestion landing page so you can vote for your favorite feature ideas. Here's a full quote and link below:

Windows Feature Suggestions
Welcome to the Windows Feature Suggestion Box!
Windows Feature Suggestion Box provides the Windows PC/Tablet user community with a channel for feedback. To help us build the best version of Windows ever, we created this forum to hear your ideas, suggestions and feedback.
  • If there are features or design changes you hope to see in the next version of Windows, submit them right here!
  • In order to understand which features people MOST want, you get to vote on the feature suggestions that are already here. We have set the number of votes you have available on your favorite suggestions to 20. Vote for your favorite features now!
What this forum is not intended to cover:
  • Windows Phone Consumer Suggestions
  • Windows Platform Developer Feedback
To see our work in progress, please go ahead and install Windows 10 Technical Preview. You can join the conversation about Technical Preview and swap advice with others at Technical Preview Forums, or Become an Insider to get the latest preview builds and an easy-to-use built-in feedback app.

Standard Disclaimer
Our lawyers made us put this here ;-) Please note that the Windows Feature Suggestion Box is moderated and is a voluntary participation-based project. If your submission is not a product feature suggestion it may be removed. Please do not send any novel or patentable ideas, copyrighted materials, samples or demos which you do not want to grant a license to Microsoft. Your submission is subject to these License Terms. Please limit your suggestions to 25 words or less.

Please enter your feature suggestion....
Microsoft - Windows Feature Suggestions
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Microsoft Lumia will replace the Nokia brand

Oct 21, 2014 - 1:18 PM - by dgstorm


Microsoft started dropping hints about its plans to kill off the Nokia and Windows Phone brands last month, and now the company is ready to make it official. Microsoft Lumia is the new brand name that takes the place of Nokia for the software maker. The name change follows a slow transition from Nokia.com over to Microsoft's new mobile site, and Nokia France will be the first of many countries that adopt "Microsoft Lumia" for its Facebook, Twitter, and other social media accounts. Microsoft has confirmed to The Verge that other countries will follow the rebranding steps in the coming weeks.

Microsoft's decision to drop the Nokia brand itself doesn't mean that Nokia is going away fully. Nokia still exists as a separate company without its phones business, and the Finnish firm now...

Continue Reading @: Microsoft Lumia will replace the Nokia brand | The Verge
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Microsoft Executive Explains What Happened To Windows 9

Oct 14, 2014 - 2:52 PM - by dgstorm


Microsoft surprised everyone few weeks back by announcing that the next version of Windows will be called ‘Windows 10′, instead of the obvious ‘Windows 9′. So, what happened to Windows 9? Speaking on stage at the Dreamforce conference in San Francisco, Windows team executive Tony Prophet said, “It came and it went.”

“Windows 10 is not going to be an incremental step from Window 8.1,” he explained. “Windows 10 is going to be a material step. We’re trying to create one platform, one eco-system that unites as many of the devices from the small embedded Internet of Things, through tablets, through phones, through PCs and, ultimately, into the Xbox.”
Continue reading @: Microsoft Executive Explains What Happened To Windows 9
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Five Best New Features of Windows 10

Oct 09, 2014 - 1:49 PM - by dgstorm


We can't help but be very excited about Windows 10 here at HQ. This is the easiest Microsoft product to get behind in a while. Not only is Microsoft going back to their roots with the OS, they are using all they have learned to really streamline this next iteration of Windows. It is shaping up to be a very well-rounded product for the desktop.

These are our five favorite things about Microsoft's Windows 10:
  • The Return of the Desktop - this is our favorite returning feature. We understand that Microsoft was trying something new, but the Tile UI in Windows 8 really tried to fix something that wasn't really broken. If something works smoothly and efficiently, it's really tough to improve that with dramatic changes.
  • The Return of the Start Button - this is our next favorite feature. Along with the return of the traditional desktop comes the return of the Start Button. Seriously, the Start Button was always so intuitive. It was counter-intuitive to get rid of it. Even if you are a fan of tiles, you can still use them and even add them to the Start Button menus. Very smart thinking!
  • Windows Apps - Windows apps was one of the best new things that Microsoft tried with Windows 8, so we are glad to see this survive into Windows 10. You can even open and use Windows Apps on your traditional desktop now.
  • Task View - this is a new feature for Windows and seems like a great idea. With Task View you can now open multiple desktops, and each will have their own apps. This is similar to the Mission Control feature in Apple’s OS X, although it looks like Windows 10 will handle it even better.
  • Snap your Apps - this one is another feature that was actually pretty useful in Windows 8, and we are glad to see it return in Windows 10. This time it's even better though. You can actually snap both Windows 8 apps and regular desktop programs to either side of the screen, which will make multitasking even easier.
These major features are only a few of the best things about the new Windows 10 from Microsoft. It really looks like the folks in Redmond have been listening to user feedback and are attempting to combine all of the best features of each Windows generation. Share your favorites that we might have missed.
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[Rumor] Microsoft Considering Dumping the Surface Line

Oct 09, 2014 - 1:21 PM - by dgstorm


Here's a rumor we hope turns out to be utterly false. Supposedly, Microsoft is considering canceling the Surface product line. According to insider intel from Microsoft's supply line, the reason they are considering this move is because sales of the Surface Pro 3 have not met executive expectations. Supposedly, the Surface Pore 3 hasn't even cracked 1 million units sold yet, and may not.

In fact, Microsoft supposedly took at least $1.7 Billion in losses from the first two generation Surface products, and because of these mounting losses, Microsoft is likely to terminate the product line. It's worth noting that these rumors come from DigiTimes. They are typically one of the best sources of intel from the Asian supply line; however, their accuracy rate on intel is "spotty" at best, so take this with a grain of salt.

Here's a quote from the DigiTimes article,

Lacking a sufficient number of distribution partners, plus high prices, the first- and second-generation Surface tablets are estimated to have created losses of about US$1.7 billion, the sources noted.

Seeing large-size smartphones impacting tablet demand, the sources are concerned about upcoming demand for the Surface Pro 3.

With the factors above, the sources believe sales of the Surface Pro 3 are unlikely to surpass one million units, adding that Microsoft is also not very aggressive about development of a next-generation Surface and is likely to terminate the product line.
Source: DigiTimes
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Cortana Can Now Flip a Coin or Roll Some Dice

Oct 06, 2014 - 1:28 PM - by dgstorm


Pretty soon we won't need as many physical objects in the world to accomplish tasks. It seems like more and more devices and/or apps are being created everyday which replace the some mundane task or function for us. Take flipping a coin or rolling some dice for instance... Cortana can now handle both of those tasks for you so you never need the actual coin or dice. All you have to do is activate Cortana and say, “Flip a coin” or “Roll the dice.” We aren't sure just how relevant that is, but if you ever find yourself in a near-future time when you need to flip a coin and there are no more coins, then Cortana has you covered!
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Nokia Lumia 530 Launching on T-Mobile October 15, Cricket Gets it tomorrow

Oct 02, 2014 - 3:03 PM - by dgstorm


Here's a presser for the launch of the Nokia Lumia 530 on T-Mobile,

T-Mobile Welcomes Cortana and the Lumia 530 to the Device Lineup
Un-carrier customers have another reason to celebrate. The Lumia 530 will be available at T-Mobile starting October 15 for just $79.20.

T-Mobile prepaid customers can fall in love with the Lumia 530 the same way they did with its predecessor, the Lumia 521 – one of the best-selling Windows Phones EVER at T-Mobile.

The Lumia 530 is a full-featured smartphone providing customers a great value at an entry level price point. Rocking the new Windows Phone 8.1 operating system, the Lumia 530 comes with personal assistant Cortana –the only personal digital assistant that can set reminders by people as well as location or time, a beautiful 4-inch touchscreen and a quad-core processor for an incredible overall experience at crazy-fast speeds. The device also comes loaded with:

Bright 4” LCD display
Rear-facing 5 MP camera for capturing life’s important moments
Access to the ever-growing Windows Phone apps portfolio and some of the most popular apps like Microsoft Office, OneDrive and Skype – pre-installed
4GB memory to ensure it meets customers’ various lifestyle needs for apps and content storage
And only the Un-carrier™ helps customers get the most out of their devices with uncomplicated plans offering unlimited talk, text and web, with no domestic overages, backed by the only network designed Data Strong™.

For T-Mobile customers that just can’t wait until the October 15 launch, Best Buy and Microsoft Stores will have the Lumia 530 for sale starting October 5.

To learn more about the Windows Phone 8.1 experience and T-Mobile’s current Lumia offerings, please visit Windows 8.1 | New Windows Phones w/ Windows 8.1 OS | T-Mobile.
Here's a link to Cricket's presser: Shoppers Find Season's Must-Have Budget Friendly Nokia Lumia Devices at Cricket Wireless - Oct 2, 2014
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