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Office Lens Android scanner app now available at Google Play Store


Introduced for Windows Phone in 2014 and the iPhone last month, Office Lens is a handy, extremely popular scanner app that recognizes the corners of a document, whiteboard, electronic screen or any rectangular media and automatically crops, straightens, enhances and cleans up the image. Users have praised the app’s clean … Read more »

Be sure to avoid the ‘Microsoft Lottery’ scam

They have different names: “Annual Lottery Promotions,” “Nokia Lumia Smartphone Promotions,” “March 2015 Lottery Promotions” and the “Microsoft Lottery.” But they all have one thing in common: They’re scams. They come as an email saying you’ve won $500,000, or another large amount, in a lottery and that you need to … Read more »

Dolby Audio brings high-performance sound to Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge now includes HTML5, MSE and EME support for Dolby Audio, to give Web apps and sites the richest, most compelling media experiences with Windows 10. Microsoft Edge is also the first browser to include support for Dolby Digital Plus, a multi-channel audio format that delivers crisp, clear sound … Read more »

Microsoft Challenge for Change winners inspired by heartache and hope


The winners will each receive $2,500 to kick-start their projects, a Windows Phone and the chance to serve as a Microsoft YouthSpark advocate, along with a leadership-development trip to Nicaragua that promises an unforgettable experience doing hands-on volunteer work. To learn about each of the winners, read the feature story. … Read more »