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Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella was changed after he became a parent to a son with severe cerebral palsy. The empathy that changed him also changed Microsoft. Here's why.
Microsoft has been aggressively driving accessibility in products and services through its inclusive-design mission. And 2019 may be the year inclusive design goes mainstream.
I believe Microsoft is still pursuing its Pocket PC vision with plans to bring a Windows 10X-powered Surface Duo-like device to our pockets in the future. And building developer relationships through Android is key.
WIMAXIT's 15.6 portable touch monitor adds valuable screen real estate to the "mobile office" of the laptop-wielding road warrior. The convenience of "more screen" does come with some downsides, however.
ITecknic's second-gen Bluetooth headphones bring better build quality, improved sound, and great battery life, and they offer budget shoppers a Surface Headphone alternative. But there are compromises.
UrbanEars over the ear Bluetooth headphones offer great sound and comfort in a minimalistic package that is both visually and tactually appealing at a price that won't break the bank.
Microsoft's pitting Surface Go against Apple's newest iPad in the education sector. Here are some pros and cons.
Critics declared Microsoft's Windows phones dead long before its smartphones efforts actually failed. And they did so while the company was still actively "investing" in the phone-focused aspects of its mobile strategy.
Most people without disabilities ignore articles about accessibility because they seem irrelevant to them. With the digital world becoming more integral to our lives, and disabilities being acquired through accidents, disease or aging, ignoring this information may not be in our best interests.
Looking deeper into Microsoft's ambitious #InsiderUp program's goal to make everyone, everywhere a programmer.
Microsoft is striving to make its Azure cloud platform the world's dominant computing platform, but in a multi-cloud world is Microsoft too Azure-centric?
iTeknics $48 Bluetooth Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Headphones may be the affordable alternative to Microsoft's $300 Surface Headphones.
Today, Thursday, May 16th, 2019, is Global Accessibility Awareness Day; and Microsoft is committed to ensuring that its technology, from conception to production is built for everyone – including the approximate 650 million people living with disabilities.
Microsoft's Azure Cloud talk seems boring and mundane, but it's actually where all of the action is.
Microsoft is making a bold ethical stand for the responsible use of facial recognition tech - but it's not all about being the "good guy."
Samsung's Galaxy Fold was hit by early display issues and is now delayed — was Microsoft wise in not playing its foldable pocket PC Surface Andromeda card so soon?
Microsoft and Amazon are the world's leading cloud providers. Google's cross-platform, open source, hybrid cloud solution may have something to say about that.
Microsoft's cross-platform cloud strategy and open source development strategy democratizes tech, while its Autism Hiring Program is democratizing empathy.
iTeknic is a company you may not have heard of, but its affordable Bluetooth headphones, though imperfect, are worth a $26.
This is the budget-friendly tech Windows Central columnist Jason Ward has in his personal computing arsenal.
Folding phones are exciting, but Microsoft's missing-in-action Surface Andromeda pocket PC could have brought more to the table.
Microsoft's Augmented Reality headset, HoloLens, is headed to the battlefield to make U.S. troops more efficient. And not everyone is happy.
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