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New Microsoft Ads Makes No Mention Of “Windows Phone” Brand

09/19/2014, There have been persistent rumors that Microsoft could be getting ready to drop the Nokia and Windows Phone branding. In fact recently an upcoming Windows Phone handset was spotted with just a “Windows” branding on the back versus “Windows Phone”....

Windows 9 Technical Preview Rumored For October Release

09/19/2014, As you might have heard by now, Microsoft has started sending out invites to an event on the 30th of September. It has been largely speculated that the event could be the announcement and possible release of the Windows 9 technical preview. However if you...

Bing Is Spot On In Scotland Referendum

09/19/2014, It does look like bookies might want to take a closer look at Microsoft’s Bing, especially when Bing managed yet once again to predict the results of the Scottish referendum correctly – stating that Scotland will continue to be part of the United...

Redesigned Microsoft Mobile Website Hints At Rebranding

09/19/2014, According to earlier reports, it was suggested that Microsoft could be thinking about dropping both the Nokia and Windows Phone brand from their smartphones. Given that Nokia Finland still owns the name, we guess this was to be expected, but to drop the...

Windows Phone 7.8 Support Extended To October 14th

09/18/2014, It was exactly one year ago when we reported that Microsoft will be offering support for the Windows Phone 7.8 mobile operating system only until September 9th, 2014. However, it looks as though the folks over at Microsoft are benevolent enough to offer...

Bing Image Search Gets A Refresh

09/18/2014, Earlier this morning, we talked about how Bing has predicted that Scotland will remain as part of the U.K. after the referendum is over. Well, while you are waiting for the results to be announced, perhaps you might want to make use of Bing and look up...

Windows 9 Start Menu Matches Theme By Altering Color

09/18/2014, When it comes to Microsoft’s upcoming operating system, Windows 9, much has been said about it already – and until something official is revealed through the mouth of Microsoft via a press release or statement, all of them will remain as just...

Microsoft Set To Fire 2,100 Employees Today

09/18/2014, It was a couple of days ago when we reported that the second round of Microsoft layoffs were about to be set in motion, and here we are with word that Microsoft will be letting 2,100 workers go today. This is part of the original plan which was announced...

Windows 9 Build 9834 Leaked

09/18/2014, It does look as though recent leaks on Windows 9 have brought about a greater level of awareness of what this upcoming operating system is capable of, including the introduction of Wi-Fi Sense on the platform. Well, yet another version of Windows 9 has...

Bing Predicts Scotland Will Remain In The U.K.

09/18/2014, Forget about Zoltan – you might want to rely on Bing to tell you of your future. After all, isn’t it Microsoft’s technology that helped Cortana predict most of the World Cup 2014 results correctly, not to mention it is being tested out to...

Next Version Of Microsoft Office Screenshots Leaked

09/18/2014, So with Windows 9 possibly pegged for an announcement on the 30th of September, could there be more to the announcement than just Windows 9? After all the invite did say the future of windows and the enterprise, so could a new version of Office be in the...

OneNote Update Banks On Extensibility In iOS 8

09/16/2014, Microsoft has released a string of updates today for OneNote, its popular note taking application. We have seen the company greatly improve OneNote’s functionality and its quite evident that Microsoft wants to position it as a true competitor to...

Microsoft OneNote Release For Android Wear

09/16/2014, Microsoft has worked hard to ensure that its note taking application stands out from the crowd which is why its the company’s priority to be available on every possible platform out there. Earlier this year Google unveiled the Android Wear platform...