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Windows 10 For Education Will Not Come With Cortana

07/28/2016, Introducing a voice assistant like Cortana to a computer operating system was a pretty nice touch by Microsoft. It helps promote the use of the feature which could prompt users to download it for their phones, and it also makes it unique in terms of...

This Is Your Last Call For Free Windows 10 Upgrade

07/28/2016, If you have a PC running a genuine installation of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 then you are eligible for a free upgrade to Windows 10. Actually, you have been eligible for this free upgrade for an entire year ever since Windows 10 was released on July 29th,...

Minecraft Oculus Rift Support Coming In A Few Weeks

07/28/2016, Mojang released a separate iteration of Minecraft for Windows 10 in July last year. Called Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition beta, it’s limited to the latest and greatest Windows update from Microsoft, and now it’s going to give PC players a huge...

Microsoft Launches ‘Pix’ Camera App For iOS

07/27/2016, Last week we reported that Microsoft was planning on launching a new camera app called Pix for iOS. If you are an iOS user who isn’t 100% satisfied with the default iOS camera app, or if other third-party solutions aren’t quite cutting it, you might...

Microsoft Hit With More Lawsuits Over Aggressive Windows 10 Upgrades

07/27/2016, Microsoft has been criticized quite a bit for its aggressive push of the free Windows 10 upgrade and there has been talk of legal action as well. The company was sued by a woman in California last month who ended up settling with Microsoft for a fair bit...

Microsoft Blames Surface Pro 3 Battery Issues On Software

07/27/2016, We reported yesterday that Microsoft was investigating reports of significant battery issues with the Surface Pro 3. Reports of the Surface Pro 3 facing these issues started coming in back in May this year and Microsoft finally said that it’s going...

Latest Microsoft Word Feature Will Help You With Research Papers

07/26/2016, Microsoft today introduced a new feature for Word that’s going to make it easier for you to write research papers. The feature is called Researcher, and it helps users find and incorporate reliables sources and content in their paper. Users can...

Surface Pro 3 Battery Issues Being Investigated By Microsoft

07/26/2016, Many Surface Pro 3 owners are reported significant battery issues with their tablet/notebook hybrid and Microsoft has taken notice of the problems. The company says that it’s investigating the matter. Reports of Surface Pro 3 battery drain have been...

New Xbox One S Bundles Detailed

07/26/2016, You’ve already seen the Gears of War 4 Xbox One S bundle but that’s certainly not the only one. A couple of new Xbox One S bundles have been detailed today that pair the smaller, 4K-compatible Xbox One console with popular titles like Madden...

Microsoft Creates The Shazam For Flowers

07/26/2016, When you’re out and you hear a song on the radio that catches your ear, you might turn to apps like Shazam or SoundHound to try and identify the song for you. That works great for songs, but what about nature? Sure, you might be able to identify a rose,...

The Xbox 360 Was Almost Named The Xbox 3

07/26/2016, Microsoft’s naming schemes for its consoles has been a bit weird. Unlike Sony who has opted for more traditional naming like the PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, and the PlayStation 4, Microsoft has chosen rather odd names. The first Xbox was...

Microsoft Highlights Surface Pro 4’s Abilities In New Promos

07/25/2016, If you’re in the market for a new computer, Microsoft would really like you to take a look at the Surface Pro 4. The company today released some new promotional videos of the Surface Pro 4 to highlight some of the abilities of this device. The...

PSA: Windows 10 Free Upgrade Will End July 29

07/25/2016, So we know that Microsoft has been rather aggressive when it comes to pushing out upgrade notifications for Windows 10. Some would say that it’s almost forceful in nature how they want users to upgrade. However if you’re holding off for whatever...

Microsoft Discounts The Xbox One To $250 For A Limited Time

07/24/2016, Microsoft announced not too long ago that the slimmer and newer Xbox One S would be released on the 2nd of August. The console will be priced at $299 for the 500GB version, but if you’re not too fussed about some of its features and its slimmer profile,...