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Cortana For China Gets New Design And Localized Features

07/30/2014, According to a rumor last week, we heard that Microsoft could be thinking about renaming Cortana for the China market. Presumably this is to give the voice assistant feature a more local name to help get more customers interested. While it remains to be...

Xbox Video Sports New Look In Windows 8.1

07/29/2014, While there were whispers going around last week that pointed to the possibility of folks bidding adieu to the likes of Xbox Music and Xbox Video services, it was encouraging to see Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore take decisive action by denouncing the...

Foursquare Integrated With Cortana In Windows Phone 8.1

07/29/2014, As you might have heard, earlier this year, Microsoft had invested $15 million into Foursquare and it looks like their investment could be paying off. According to reports, it seems that Microsoft is taking advantage of their investment in Foursquare by...

Fitbit For Windows Phone 8.1 Arrives

07/28/2014, It was at the end of last year that we brought you word on how Fitbit could see an app roll out on the Windows Phone 8.1 platform in due time, and since it is now close to the end of July, we are pleased to bring you word that this particular app has...

August Games With Gold Revealed

07/28/2014, We learned sometime in the fourth quarter of last year that Microsoft will be extending their Games with Gold program indefinitely. First of all, here is a little bit of background information – Microsoft’s ‘Games with Gold’...

Xbox One Pre-Orders In China Kick Off Today

07/28/2014, They say that good things come to those who wait – do you believe this particular saying? If you have answered in the affirmative, then you would be pleased as punch to hear that Microsoft’s next generation Xbox One is now available for pre-order...

Nokia X Platform Receives Update

07/28/2014, Nokia has been rocking the smartphone world with its fair share of Windows Phone devices in the past, but they did deviate somewhat with their collection of Android-powered Nokia X smartphones, too. Well, it does not look as though the Nokia X range is...

Siri Vs Cortana: Fight!

07/28/2014, If you happen to have a superior product over the rest of the competition, but somehow are unable to translate such superiority in quality over to the real world, then you might want to take a second look at the kind of campaigns that your marketing...

Microsoft Surface 3 Sees October Launch (Rumor)

07/28/2014, Word on the street has it that the Surface 3 from Microsoft will be launched later this coming October. The question is this, should we be surprised? Well, when the software giant rolled out the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 some time last month, it goes...

Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 Chassis Requirements Spotted

07/27/2014, Considering how a fair number of Windows Phone smartphone owners are starting to be on the receiving end of the Windows Phone 8.1 update, it is not surprising to find out that Microsoft themselves are already working on a new update. After all, remaining...

Microsoft Patent Suggests Splittable Xbox Controller For Tablets

07/27/2014, As far as dedicated gaming tablets are concerned, there aren’t too many at the moment. NVIDIA recently unveiled their new SHIELD gaming tablet and its accompanying wireless controller, but if you did not know better, you would not have thought it was a...

Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 Update Features Rumored

07/27/2014, It has been a good month for Windows Phone users. Microsoft finally pushed out the Windows Phone 8.1 update which brought a lot of improvements for this mobile platform. The company continues to work on improving the software and there has been chatter...