Day: August 31, 2018

Microsoft’s Sketch 2 Code now ready to put front-end developers out of a job

In January Microsoft Garage announced a new project called “Sketch 2 Code” which will help developers to easily move from prototyping to real development. With Sketch 2 Code, developers can draw wire frame sketches and export them into source code.  Sketch 2 Code uses artificial intelligence and automation to develop code from

LucidSound’s LS35X headset has been delayed until October

LucidSound’s LS35X headset has been delayed until October from its previous release date in just over a week on September 1. Regarding the delay, the company said in a statement, “We know you’re anxious to get an update on the LS35X. The product is ready to go into production, we’re just waiting

Microsoft accused of bribery in Hungary

The Wall Street Journal reports that Microsoft is being investigated by the U.S. Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission for allegedly being involved in a bribery and corruption scheme in Hungary involving the sale of software to the government. The incident of interest appears to be a deal before 2014 where Microsoft

New Zealand teacher uses HoloLens to teach maths to his class

We have heard stories of companies like Mercedes-Benz using HoloLens to train their employees. However, it’s rare to see teachers using the same tech to teach students. That said, Subash Chandar K, a teacher has been using HoloLens to teach maths to his class. The experience of using HoloLens is

GLAS Thermostat now available for order from Microsoft

Johnson Controls’ GLAS Thermostat is now available for order from Microsoft Store US for $319. The main hightlight of this thermostat is its sleek design that features a simple interface on a translucent OLED touchscreen. GLAS can track your energy, learn your temperature preferences, and even update itself. Adjust the heating and cooling straight

Fortnite for Android’s installer left devices briefly vulnerable to exploits

Fortnite made its Android debut a few weeks ago and chose to avoid the Google Play Store citing high minded principles of openness and “$uc£$$ ba$£d on m£rit.” However, critics pointed out that Epic encouraging users to bypass the Google Play Store for their own solution could lead to trouble

Microsoft Teams now has all the features and functionalities of Skype for Business Online

Back in October 2017, Microsoft first provided the roadmap for Skype for Business features coming to Microsoft Teams. Microsoft today announced that this feature transition is now complete and the Teams now has all the previously missing calling features like inbound and outbound calls to PSTN numbers, hold, call transfer, and voicemail.

Microsoft push new RS5 Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17746 with a number of fixes

Microsoft has pushed out a new update for Windows 10 Insiders on the fast ring with a new Windows 10 RS5 Insider Preview Build 17746 which brings no new features but a number of fixes. The new build offers: Microsoft fixed an issue where Narrator would incorrectly report some standard

Deal: Surface Book 2 with Intel Core i7 and NVIDIA GeForce discrete graphics for $1699

Microsoft Store is now offering up to $300 discount on a specific Surface Book 2 model in the US. This Surface Book 2 SKU comes with an Intel Core i7 processor, NVIDIA GeForce graphics, 8GB RAM and 256GB storage. Surface Book 2 comes with 8th gen Intel Core processors allowing you

Microsoft responds to new Skype (version 8+) criticism

Microsoft last month announced that it will discontinue Skype classic app from September 1, 2018. Microsoft’s plan was to roll out an updated version of Skype (version 8.0) for desktop that will replace Skype version 7.0 (Skype classic). Based on the customer feedback, Microsoft this month announced that it will support Skype classic app

Amnesia: Collection is coming to Xbox One next week

Before Frictional Games developed the haunting survival horror SOMA, the studio’s claim to fame was its Amnesia series. According to Xbox Wire, the Amnesia: Collection appears to be receiving a surprise release on Xbox One next week, as nothing was previously announced beforehand but it has been included in the website’s list

Distinctly pretty and delicate, the wild carrot may be a natural treatment for cancer

Don’t let its tiny, delicate, white flowers lead you into underestimating the wild carrot. According to a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, this plant’s oil extracts could have huge medicinal benefits, specifically, the ability to fight skin cancer. Every year, more people in the U.S. are diagnosed

Combat Weight Gain Due To Medication

Few medications that induce weight gain are – antidepressants, mood stabilizers, diabetes medicines, heart medicines and medicines that prevent migraines. All of these can lower your metabolism and make you gain weight. To combat weight gain from medication, you should eat potassium-rich foods, fibre, track your calories and control your