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DirectX 12: A Rather Awesome Software-Only Evolution

03/20/2014, Microsoft has just finished presenting its preview of DirectX 12 (Direct3D 12 in particular), their newest graphics API (Application Programming Interface) which lets game developers control graphics processing units (GPUs) in games and other graphics...

Microsoft Plans On Rewarding Positive Behavior On Xbox Live

03/20/2014, When playing games online, you tend to meet people with all sorts of personalities and quirks. Sometimes you get lucky and meet a really great gamer who you really enjoying gaming with, and in some cases, these gamers even get married in real life! Of...

Windows Phone 8.1 Spotted on Microsoft’s Website

03/20/2014, So it is more or less common knowledge by now that Microsoft will be releasing Windows Phone 8.1 to Windows Phone users in the near future. When exactly will this update be rolled out remains to be seen, but in the meantime it has been suggested that...

Microsoft’s free OneNote vaults to top of Mac App Store chart

03/19/2014, When whispers of the OneNote app from Microsoft were confirmed through the release of the app just a few days later, it is interesting to note the level of ‘success’, so to speak, of Microsoft’s free OneNote app for Mac. In fact, the app had already...

Microsoft Employee Responsible For Windows 8 Leaks Arrested

03/19/2014, Leaking information like company information, software, and so on can land a person in pretty hot water. If you might recall it was about a couple of years ago when copies of Windows 8 began making their way around the internet? It was discovered that a...

AVAST Criticizes Microsoft For Abandoning Windows XP

03/19/2014, As many of you guys have heard by now, Microsoft will soon be putting an end to support for the Windows XP operating system. Given that the platform is a little more than a decade old and with at least three generations behind, it is understandable that...

Bing Shows Off Travel Time And Mileage For Driving Directions

03/19/2014, You know what they say – better late than never, but it always makes sense to plan your day better so that you will be on time – or at least, early to your appointment. Bing, Microsoft’s search engine, has already received a scientific...

Xbox One Launches In 26 New Markets This September

03/18/2014, In November last year Microsoft released its much awaited next generation gaming console. Even though it has faced tough competition from Sony’s PlayStation 4 in the market, the Xbox One continues to fight and expand its footprint across the world....

Windows Phone Beats Out The iPhone’s Market Share In Romania

03/17/2014, When it comes to smartphone platform market share, iOS and Android are currently dominating. Android has managed to nab first place followed by iOS, with Windows Phone and BlackBerry lagging behind. However this is based on overall market share and...

Office For iPad Could Be Announced Before The End Of March

03/17/2014, We have been hearing rumors that Microsoft could be working on a version of Office for the iPad. Given the iPad’s ubiquity, it makes sense that Microsoft would want to release an iPad version to help cover as much ground as possible. Last week we heard...

Office Lens Brings Optical Character Recognition To Windows Phone

03/17/2014, Earlier today Microsoft released OneNote for Mac, and it also made its popular note-taking application free for all. With the app, it was also rumored that the company would launch Office Lens, an app that brings optical character recognition to Windows...

Surface Power Cover All But Sold Out

03/17/2014, We did mention some time last week that Microsoft’s Surface Power Cover accessory is all set to ship later this month, and it seems that demand for this particular accessory has been impressive to say the least – considering how the listing for...