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Windows Phone Nabs 8.1% Market Share In The UK Ahead Of BlackBerry

07/29/2013, It is pretty clear that Apple and Google dominate the smartphone market, with their iOS and Android operating systems taking up a huge chunk of the pie, leaving the position of third and fourth up for grabs and making it essentially a fight between...

Bing Notification Platform Alerts Users Of Illegal Images

07/28/2013, Bing prides itself in being the first of the major search engines to show off a popup warning to folks who happen to live in the UK, and this popup warning will happen only when one searches intentionally for sites that hold images of child abuse. Known...

US Navy To Use Kinect Game To Help Address Rape Issues

07/26/2013, It seems that sexual assault in the military has become quite an issue and some law-makers are looking to take the legal recourse out of the military’s hands, and of course this did not sit well with the military and they have since stated that they...

Halo TV Series Could Have Interactive Features

07/25/2013, Microsoft did announce that they were developing a live action Halo television series earlier this year, and this collaboration would see the great Steven Spielberg come aboard as one of its executive producers. Apart from that reveal, Microsoft did lie...

Bing Unveiled As Microsoft’s Secret Weapon

07/25/2013, Google has Google Now, while Apple has led the way with Siri some years back, where this does lead one to wonder – what does Microsoft have to say about the entire situation? Certain folk claim that TellMe, a service which is available on the...

First Party Xbox One Games Will Cost 49.99 GBP In The UK

07/25/2013, If you’re wondering how much you would have to pay for a first-party Xbox One game, Microsoft has confirmed that in the UK (via Microsoft Store), gamers can expect to pay 49.99 GBP. Those of us living stateside can tentatively expect a price point of...

Xbox One Will Allow Self-Publishing, Confirmed By Microsoft

07/25/2013, Sometimes a game does not necessarily need a huge budget and a massive team to be good, although we guess it helps, and if you love indie games you might be pleased to learn that with the upcoming Xbox One, you could be seeing more indie games launch on...

White Xbox One Spotted

07/24/2013, We have had our fair share of stories concerning the upcoming Xbox One console from Microsoft, which I cannot help but wonder why they could not have picked a different name. After all, there is the HTC One flagship smartphone from Taiwan-based HTC, no?...

97-Year Old Man Paints With Microsoft Paint

07/23/2013, How many of you out there have played with Microsoft Paint back in the days when it was just an app that kids used in Microsoft Windows 3.1 and above? Well, Microsoft recently rolled out Fresh Paint for Windows 8 as well as Windows Phone 8, which has...

Microsoft Fresh Paint App Released For Windows Phone 8

07/23/2013, When Windows 8 / RT were released to the public, one app captured everyone’s attention. It was Microsoft’s Fresh Paint app, which allowed users to create artwork as well as edit their photos. The app has received quite a lot of praise, and...

Microsoft Could Burn Up To $1 Billion In Unsold Surface Tablets

07/19/2013, Microsoft is definitely a company that is rich – very, very rich, but this does not mean it gives them the license to treat money flippantly since they do have to answer to investors and shareholders as well. Having said that, their cash position...