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Microsoft Research Makes WP App ‘Network Speed Test’ Available for PC and Tablets

Microsoft Research Makes WP App ‘Network Speed Test’ Available for PC and Tablets

July 3, 2013 1 Comment

The Microsoft Research team had recently published a ‘Network Speed Test’ app on the Windows Phone Store. Now we see the same app hit the Windows Store for PC and Tablets. Features Measure your network latency, download and upload speeds. Understand what activities, such as streaming music, you might be able to do. See information ...

Microsoft Research: Free ‘Network Speed Test’ App

Microsoft Research: Free ‘Network Speed Test’ App

June 25, 2013 1 Comment

The Microsoft Research team has recently published an app to test your networks speed. ‘Network Speed Test’ is free and available now on your Windows Phone 8 device. Download for Free App Info: Network Speed Test can provide you detailed information about the upload and download speeds of your internet connections.  The App also maintains ...

Microsoft Research Updates Blink App to Squash Sharing Bug

Microsoft Research Updates Blink App to Squash Sharing Bug

June 24, 2013 No Comments

Microsoft Research has published a quick update to patch up a bug found on their huge update from earlier this month. Version 2.1 Fix for occasional jumps in BLINKs while sharing Version 2.0 Camera settings – change camera settings such as scene mode, exposure, white balance and ISO in capture mode Animation – Quickly set ...

Blink: Microsoft Research Publishes Huge Update

Blink: Microsoft Research Publishes Huge Update

June 18, 2013 1 Comment

Microsoft Research has updated their Blink app with tons of new features! Version 2.0 Camera settings – change camera settings such as scene mode, exposure, white balance and ISO in capture mode Animation – Quickly set the motion range for animation in addition to selecting the best shot after capture Sharing – Share the animations ...

Xbox: Microsoft Research Details IllumiRoom w/ New Video

Xbox: Microsoft Research Details IllumiRoom w/ New Video

April 29, 2013 1 Comment

Microsoft Research has recently shared more details on their IllumiRoom projector for Xbox using Kinect. Microsoft Research: IllumiRoom uses a Kinect for Windows camera and a projector to blur the lines between on-screen content and the environment we live in allowing us to combine our virtual and physical worlds. For example, our system can change the ...

Microsoft Applies for ‘Blink’ Trademark After Google Announces Product With Same Name

Microsoft Applies for ‘Blink’ Trademark After Google Announces Product With Same Name

April 16, 2013 No Comments

Earlier this year, Microsoft Research published an app on the Windows Phone Store called Blink. The app captures a quick burst of shots from your Windows Phone 8 device before and after you hit the camera button.   Earlier this month, Google announced a product of their own called Blink that is set to replace ...

“BLINK” Burst Mode App By Microsoft Research Now Available For Windows Phone 8

“BLINK” Burst Mode App By Microsoft Research Now Available For Windows Phone 8

February 3, 2013 3 Comments

Microsoft Research has just released an app that doubles as a new lens named Blink. With BLINK for Windows Phone 8, you’ll never miss the best shot. BLINK captures a burst of images before you even press the shutter, and continues to capture pictures after you’ve taken your shot. It’s no problem if you press ...

Microsoft Research: Wrist-worn Gadget Tracks Hand Gestures in 3D Space (video)

Microsoft Research: Wrist-worn Gadget Tracks Hand Gestures in 3D Space (video)

October 9, 2012 No Comments

Microsoft Research is at it again. This time they are showing off a device that mounts on your wrist to track hand gestures in 3D space. As of now the gadget is a hefty device that sits on your arm but the idea is to shrink it in size over time. Now how cool would ...

Microsoft Research Releases “Microsoft Face SDK” for Developers

Microsoft Research Releases “Microsoft Face SDK” for Developers

May 16, 2012 1 Comment

Microsoft Research has released a few face manipulation apps on the Windows Phone Marketplace like Face Swap and Face Mask. Now those wonderful folks from Microsoft Research have made the SDK available for everyone to use in their apps. The SDK is called Microsoft Face SDK and you can find it here. Here is the ...

Microsoft Research Opening New Lab in New York City with Ex Yahoo Employees

Microsoft Research Opening New Lab in New York City with Ex Yahoo Employees

May 3, 2012 1 Comment

Microsoft has a handful of research labs spread all over the world and soon they will be able to add New York City to that list. Ex Yahoo employee Duncan Watts and 13 oth former Yahoo employees have been hired by Microsoft and will be opning up this new Research facility in the middle of ...

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HTC ONE (M8) For Windows Officially Announced & Now Available For Verizon Wireless (Press Release)

HTC offers Windows platform on flagship device, blends premium hardware with unique software experience BELLEVUE, WA – August 19,...

Watch Microsoft’s New Windows Phone Ad Featuring Instagram, OneDrive, Amazing Photos, & Cortana (VIDEO)

Check out the latest ad by Microsoft showcasing the Nokia Lumia 1020 with Instagram and OneDrive and the newly,...

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