Hey Lumia. Your next Windows Mobile and PC with Continuum!

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The New Lumia 950 has adaptive antenna technology which means it has two antennas and windows will choose the best antenna

It also has the latest octacore and hexacore processors and it has liquid cooling technology which the Lumia team got from the Surface team.

The new camera is very good in lowlight. It has triple LED which means no more red eyes and no more seeing people like ghosts in photos.

It has 32GB and allows up to 256GB 2TB external storage when SD Cards catch up.

It has Cortana, it has Office, it has Edge, and it has Octacores in your pocket. You can unlock your phone using face detection.

Now it’s time for Continuum.

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Above is the device to connect your phone to a monitor.

You can also Multitask like you do on your Windows 10 PC. You can still use your phone whilst your phone is connected to the monitor!

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You can ALT+TAB on your phone!

The Lumia 950 will be priced at $549 and the Lumis 950 XL will be priced at $649.

Welcome to the new Microsoft Band

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Microsoft just launched the new Microsoft Band. Next are some specifications about the Microsoft Band:

  • Curved Gorilla Glass
  • Build-In GPS
  • Sleep Monitoring
  • UV monitoring
  • Social Updates
  • Cortana Integration

Microsoft also added the 11th Sensor, a Barometer, good for biking/hiking.

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It has all the functionality between Windows, IOS, and Android and it will be available for pre-order today for $249.

SharePoint Keeps Refreshing #QuickSolution

This week I had an issue with SharePoint. I tried to log in to our work’s SharePoint account to add a new blog post about Email Management. But when accessing it from IE, the website goes nuts. It keeps refreshing every few seconds and it was unusable. I tried Chrome but apparently there is an issue with this browser. When I enter my login details, it keeps prompting me to enter my username and password without success.

I tried removing the cookies but still nothing worked. Then I remembered that about a week ago, I changed my work’s account password, so maybe that was the issue. I tried to log out from SharePoint, which I managed to do successfully, but when logging in again, it started refreshing the page again.

Reset

Finally I tried resetting Internet Explorer, and that did the trick (p.s. to reset IE, go to Internet Options, click the Advanced tab, and click the Reset button). I asked around, and some colleagues had the same issue after resetting their password. I’m still not sure why it’s happening, so if anyone has any other solution instead of resetting Internet Explorer, please add it in the comments below. Thanks!

Get 100GB OneDrive storage for Free!

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Microsoft has a promotion with Bing Rewards and OneDrive that gives away 100GB of free OneDrive storage but was only limited to USA citizens. That has now changed.. and this promotion is now open to anyone in the world. So what are you waiting for? Visit this link and follow the steps to get your 100GB in your OneDrive account. Let me know in the comments if you managed to do it 🙂

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Create iOS and Android apps using Visual Studio and .NET

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Microsoft today announced some amazing news:

First the big news. Microsoft just launched the preview versions of Visual Studio 2015 and .NET 2015. This release includes the “Roslyn” .NET compiler platform, new language features in C#, improved debugging and profiling, and code analysis tools. And the biggest new of all – VS2015 supports “C#, C++ and HTML/JavaScript development targeting iOS, Android, Windows and more.” There’s even a Visual Studio Emulator for Android (see picture below).  I’m drooling! Continue reading

Bye Bye Nokia Lumia

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Yesterday, 11th November, Microsoft officially unveiled their first Microsoft Lumia – Microsoft Lumia 535 It has the same design like most other Lumia’s, the biggest difference of all is the name. No more Nokia! I have been using Nokia phones like forever. At first I didn’t think the logo would make a difference. I love everything Microsoft so I thought I wouldn’t have any problems. But the Microsoft logo on a Lumia, at least for me, is really a no no. Continue reading