The 8700 sq. ft. space at 677 Fifth Avenue, which was previously occupied by Fendi, might be Microsoft’s first ever New York City retail store. This is just a few blocks away from Apple’s Fifth Avenue store. The software giant wants to setup a permanent store near one of its competitors’ most iconic locations, reports New York’s Daily News. Read More
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Microsoft has updated the Microsoft’s Office for iPad suite with some new and useful features. The suite is the Microsoft Office version for iPad and includes Word, Excel and PowerPoint. The new version 1.1 is the first update of the App after its launch in March this year. Read More
After several years of waiting, Microsoft finally made a move that is strategically right for the company. Today, at an event in San Francisco, Microsoft announced the arrival of Microsoft Office for iPad. Word, PowerPoint and Excel will be available for the iPad on the App Store starting 2PM ET. Read More
Apple has released iOS 6.1.2 that fixes the critical Microsoft Exchange Calendar bug that was eating away valuable battery and data. Due to increased network cycles related to the Calendar, the bug was using precious battery life. This update should improve battery life and reduce some data usage, but this does not address the iOS lockscreen bypass issue whereby users can simply follow a procedure to bypass the lockscreen on iOS devices to get access to certain elements on a phone. Read More
So the iPad 4th generation and the iPad mini is here, but so is Surface from Microsoft. Although the hardware coming from the folks at Redmond is still not completely baked yet and even there aren’t as many Apps as available on the App Store, here is a fake advertisement from which Microsoft should definitely draw some inspiration. Read More
Here’s why Apple is way better than Microsoft. In the iPad mini event, you can clearly view Phil Schiller showing the iPad mini to the audience. As for the Microsoft Surface event, you judge for yourself.
To me, it is all about legacy and leadership. Steve Jobs clearly left behind a great legacy and showed Apple the way to becoming a marketing success, while Bill Gates could not implant something so strong enough that would change things.
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On 60 Minutes, Walter Issacson, the author of the official Steve Jobs biography appeared and he shared some audio clips that he captured during the 40 interviews that he conducted with Steve Jobs for the book. In the audio clips, Steve Jobs says that Microsoft does not have humanities and liberal arts in their DNA. They are a pure technology company, and they just didn’t get it. Even when Microsoft saw the Mac, they couldn’t copy it. Read More