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Microsoft Band Sold Out

10/30/2014, One thing is for sure – interest in the world of wearable technology is definitely on the uptrend, and the Microsoft Band which was just released earlier today for $199 a pop is now sold out, not to mention having lines forming over at retail stores,...

Bing Update Enables Easier Animated GIF Search

10/30/2014, The folks over at Microsoft did update their Bing image search engine not too long ago, and earlier this week, there was also a new update that allowed users to actually run search queries through Bing using emoji in lieu of words, which is a novelty,...

Pay For Your Starbucks Coffee With Microsoft Band

10/29/2014, So, we did talk about how Microsoft Band leaked across multiple app stores earlier today, while detailing the Microsoft Health app that will work with Microsoft Band (obviously) along with other third party hardware, but is that all that Microsoft Band is...

Microsoft Goes Through With Another Round Of Layoffs

10/29/2014, In July this year, we brought you word on how Microsoft intends to shed their workforce by 18,000 jobs before the end of next year, which is not good news at all – especially when you take into consideration how the economy is not doing all that...

Windows 7 OEM Sales To End This October 31st

10/29/2014, Ah, October 31st. It is just nice that Halloween falls on a Friday this year, which means you will be able to attend whatever parties that are being organized right after work, and need not worry about having to go to work the next day since you can cab...

Microsoft Health Detailed

10/29/2014, Earlier this evening, we did bring you word about how Microsoft has launched the Microsoft Health app to go alongside the Microsoft Band wearable device. Just what is Microsoft Health all about? For instance, it happens to be a cloud-based service which...

Microsoft Band Wearable Device Leaked Across Multiple App Stores

10/29/2014, According to a report last week, we had heard that Microsoft could be launching a new wearable device in the coming weeks. In fact a recent FCC sighting had suggested that the device could be close to being announced. Well it looks like the device has...

Windows 10 Trackpad Gestures Shown Off In New Video

10/29/2014, Mac users often allege that Windows has copied several features from Apple’s desktop OS for Windows. A new video from Microsoft that shows off the Windows 10 trackpad gestures is likely to bring in the same response from that community. Many are...

Office For Mac 2015 Screenshots Leaked Once Again

10/29/2014, There were many rumors earlier this year about Microsoft releasing the next iteration of Office for Mac by the end of this year but it doesn’t look like that’s going to happen. Contradicting reports claim that the release will now take place...

Minecraft 2 Might Not Make Sense, According To Xbox Boss

10/29/2014, Minecraft has been around for many years. The alpha version of the game was released in 2009, with its official release taking place in 2011, so safe to say that the game has been around for a long time, but could this also mean that a successor could be...

Microsoft Office 16 Release Happening In 2H 2015

10/28/2014, We are getting close to the end of this year, but this does not mean that all activity from various companies and organizations are going to stop anytime soon. Well, it seems that Mary Jo Foley has reported on how Microsoft intends to roll out their...

Bing Allows For Search With Emojis

10/27/2014, Emojis are an extremely cute method of actually communicating with one another – after all, it does make perfect sense when one takes into consideration how a picture speaks a thousand words. Having said that, the entire team involved with Bing...

Windows 10 Does Handle 1024 x 600 Pixel Displays

10/27/2014, Life basically works this way – if you are curious about whether something would work or not, there is no better way to find out than to learn from experience. If no one else has done it before, then you ought to take the step to see if your method...