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Microsoft Does Not Consider Valve’s Steam Box A Threat

03/06/2013, As some of you guys might have heard by now, Valve plans to invade the living room of gamers with their Steam Box, a console-like device that will be able to play Steam games. In fact Gabe Newell of Valve recently said that in a few months, he expects...

Microsoft Not Dropping Scroogle Campaign After All

03/05/2013, It was just a couple of days ago when we reported that Microsoft will finally put an end to the Scroogled campaign (obviously, the reference of the name itself does point towards an anti-Google theme), but apparently reports of those were greatly...

Microsoft Works On Kinect Sensor In Displays?

03/05/2013, Microsoft was really on to something with their Kinect gaming accessory, which actually transformed your entire body into a video game controller, further extending the realm of gameplay by blurring several lines which was originally ventured by the...

Surface Pro Clone Caught At CeBIT

03/05/2013, [CeBIT 2013] The Microsoft Surface Pro has been available for nearly a month in the U.S. and has steadily been making itself available again through Microsoft’s brick & mortar and online stores. Microsoft announced today the Surface Pro is...

Microsoft Ending Scroogled TV Campaign

03/04/2013, Microsoft’s Scroogled media campaign started this past November as the company did its best to educate consumers of how Google conducts its Google Shopping business, specifically how they sell the ranking of products rather than offering legitimate...

Nokia Catwalk Expected To Succeed The Lumia 920

03/04/2013, Even though Nokia released its Lumia 920 this past November, the company is already thinking of its next smartphone, which is currently codenamed “Catwalk.” We previously heard the device will be very slim, but we’re hearing some more...

Microsoft To Introduce Major Windows Phone Update This Year

03/03/2013, Microsoft is certainly going all out with their new Windows Phone 8 operating system, as we have received word that Microsoft has lined up a major Windows Phone update in the coming holiday season. Thing is, a recent Microsoft job posting mentioned,...

Bing Maps Gets New World Imagery

03/01/2013, The folks over at Microsoft have just upgraded Bing Maps, this time around throwing a whole lot more images than hopefully you will have time to go through, and there is no word on just how large the update file’s size is this time around, although it...

250GB Xbox 360 Spring Bundle Arrives

02/28/2013, We all know that the current generation of consoles are more or less on their last legs, but this does not mean that there are extremely late adopters to the scene, where some of them might choose to remain one generation behind always so that they can...

Microsoft’s Atlas Ad Business Purchased By Facebook

02/28/2013, Microsoft does seem to be taking an opposite route from that of Facebook when it comes to online advertising, as the former is making its exit from the business, while the latter does seem to want to go all in, so to speak. Why do I say that? Well, word...