Microsoft's Surface Hub 2 is a massive collaborative touchscreen display that may or may not have any practical use for professional photographers... but it sure looks impressive nonetheless.
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Made to work with the Cintiq Pro 24- and 32-inch models, the Cintiq Pro Engine module seamlessly plugs into the back of the pen display tablet and turns it into a powerful PC workstation with an Intel processor, NVIDIA graphics card, SSD, and up to 32GB RAM.
Microsoft has released a new "Ultimate Performance" mode for Windows 10 Pro for Workstations—a mode that throws all power management out the window (so to speak) in favor of the best possible performance it can pull from your hardware.
Similar to Apple's AirDrop functionality, Microsoft's new Photos Companion app lets you send photos and videos from an Android or iOS smartphone to a PC via a WiFi network.
Advertising photographer Blair Bunting got his hands on the new Microsoft Surface Book 2, and it blew him away. Bye bye MacBook Pro...
The new Surface Book 2 laptops come with Intel's 8th generation quad-core processors and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 and 1060 GPUs. In other words: they pack a serious punch.
Consumer Reports has removed its coveted 'Recommended' label from Microsoft's Surface devices after a survey of over 90,000 Surface owners showed 25% ran into reliability issues like freezing and touchscreen issues.
Microsoft has become the latest company to show its hand in the race to gain the image quality benefits of curved sensors. Its Project Vermont has developed a method for bending conventionally made silicon sensors into more uniformly-curved shapes.
With a claimed 800 new custom parts, Microsoft's updated Surface Pro comes with the latest Kaby Lake processors, better battery life, a new hinge, plus the Surface Pen is updated as well.
The app provides a user-friendly way to mix photos and videos into movie clips with fun effects.
The 'Holographic Navigation Platform' is a mixed-reality platform for surgeons that uses Microsoft's HoloLens to project useful information during surgery.
Microsoft announced a new product class in the Surface Studio: a desktop all-in-one with touch/pen support. Its 28" 4.5K display with drafting table ergonomics will transform a desktop into a studio, while Windows 10 Creators Update hopes to democratize 3D and mixed reality. Read more
Juha Alakarhu is the latest Microsoft engineer to leave that company's mobile devision, returning to Nokia as it looks more and more likely that Microsoft will abandon its mobile hardware business. Read more
The Microsoft Pix app aims to out-do your stock iPhone app by analyzing captured image bursts for image quality and facial expressions, selecting and optimizing the best exposures. Read more
Juha Alakarhu, Director of cameras for phones at Microsoft, has written a blog post about the camera in the new Lumia 950 and 950XL devices.
Microsoft has announced the latest generation of its Surface Pro tablet.
Microsoft has announced the long-awaited successors to the Nokia Lumia 930 and 1520.
A Microsoft prototype app allows for the generation of 3D models using your smartphone.
Microsoft's new Surface Pro runs a full version of Windows 8.1, making it an alternative to conventional laptop PCs.
Microsoft's Research's Interactive Visual Media Group has announced the release of Image Composite Editor 2.0. The software's latest update, taking advantage of the company's Photosynth technology, can seamlessly stitch together 'gigapixel images', create panoramas from video, and automatically fill in areas of missing photographs. Read more
Microsoft's OneDrive is getting a photo-centric update in order to compete with Dropbox and other cloud storage services.
Movie Creator by Microsoft is a new video editing option on the Windows Phone platform.
Microsoft has announced that all users subscribed to Office 365 will begin to see their OneDrive cloud storage upgraded to unlimited space for no additional cost. The new change will begin rolling out over the next few months to subscribers of the Home, Personal, and University editions. Read more
Nokia's Lumia 830 comes with optical image stabilization and a range of innovative camera modes.
Microsoft's Research division in Redmond, Washington has published material detailing a method for turning shaky first-person camera footage into a stabilized hyperlapse video. The algorithm they've developed uses a 3-step process to produce exceptionally stable videos that play back in a single fluid camera sweep. Researchers state that they are woking on bringing this technology to a Windows app, though no release date is given. Learn more
Microsoft claims its Project Adam will be more accurate and faster at image recognition than current systems.
The "Lumia Arc of Wonder" combines 50 Nokia Lumia 1020s to create a "bullet effect".
Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 offers the computing power of a PC in the shape of a tablet.
A leaked letter supposedly reveals that the Nokia Services and Devices division will be renamed to 'Microsoft Mobile'.
Microsoft has bought the best bits of Nokia: What can we expect from this intriguing mashup?
Microsoft's SkyDrive has been upping its game in the photo department to better compete with other cloud storage options — but they still have a ways to go on mobile.
Microsoft's developer conference under way in San Francisco.
Now you can create and share GIF-like animations with Blink 2.0.
Microsoft has announced a Raw compatibility update for Windows Vista, 7 and 8, adding support for 22 cameras. This includes the previous generation of Canon Rebel cameras, along with the Pentax K-01, Sony RX100 and the Fujifilm X10. It also adds support for the Canon EOS 6D and Nikon D600, along with 'richer' support for images shot in AdobeRGB.
We round up the best "lenses" for taking photos on a Windows 8 mobile device.
Move is the latest instance of Microsoft pursuing makers of Android devices.
Nikon has signed a licensing deal with Microsoft to cover the use of patented technologies in its Android-based cameras. The deal is the latest instance of Microsoft pursuing makers of Android devices, claiming patent infringement. Despite free access being one of the founding ideas of Google's Android operating system, Microsoft has been increasingly successful in convincing manufacturers of Android devices that they need to strike licensing deals for some of its technologies.
Microsoft has announced pricing and availability for its Surface Windows 8 Pro tablet.
Microsoft has released an updated version of its Camera Codec Pack for Windows Vista, 7, 8 and RT. The latest update allows applications such as Windows Explorer, Windows Photo Viewer, Media Center, and Windows Photo Gallery to deal with Raw files from 34 additional cameras. The cameras include the Canon EOS M, Olympus OM-D E-M5 and Sony NEX-7.
Microsoft offers insight into its Windows Phone 8 OS at press event.
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