Yesterday’s Microsoft press conference wasn’t all about tablets and high-end laptops. They also took time to unveil a brand new Microsoft Band, two new Lumia phones, and a host of all new software capabilities from Windows 10 Pro. It’s very clear that under new CEO Satya Nadella, Microsoft has a focus on a better cloud computing experience, but just how does that translate over to their new devices? Read on to find out.
As if it couldn’t get any more clearer, Microsoft made it evident today that they were going after Apple. Riding on the surging sales of their Surface tablet, Microsoft appeared as confident as ever during their press event. This was far from a normal Microsoft event too. The look, the feel, the vibe, everything about this event spoke volumes about an infinitely more confident group of people. The products that were on display today also spoke volumes about a different Microsoft. A Microsoft that isn’t just content with competing, rather one that wants to win. Everything working harmoniously together, hardware and software, in one glorious unison.
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Smartphone manufacturers are desperately trying to find new ways to differentiate their products in a market that’s becoming increasingly crowded. As smartphones become more complex by the day, it’s no longer enough to simply make a “good” phone. Your phone has to have something extra, a certain je ne sais quoi that separates it from the pack. Samsung took this belief several steps into the future when they unveiled the Galaxy S6 Edge along with the S6 earlier this year. Identical to the S6 in every way but screen, Samsung produced the S6 Edge for those fashion minded individuals who wouldn’t mind dropping a few hundred more bucks for a curved display. [...]
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