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Amazon Leaks First Small-Screen Windows 8 Tablet

05/06/2013, Up until now, there have yet to be any Windows 8 tablets that offer anything below a 10-inch screen, although we recently heard Microsoft was planning on introducing a 7-inch Surface tablet in the near future. It looks like Acer is one of the first...

Windows 8.1 May Update Applications In The Background

05/06/2013, We’ve seen a number of Windows 8.1. leaks over the past couple of weeks, but a new report may bring another highly desired improvement to Windows 8.1. According to users who have installed the latest Windows 8.1 build, which is 9385, it looks as...

Hotmail-to-Outlook.com Transfer Geeks Out At 150 Petabytes

05/03/2013, Microsoft has recently finished one major task that it had on its to-do list, that is, to transfer the entire shebang of users of its Hotmail email service to the new Outlook.com site, and this is no mean feat. Sure, you can make Skype calls straight from...

Smaller Microsoft Surface Expected To Be Announced In June [Rumor]

05/02/2013, We’ve been hearing about the possibility of there being a smaller Microsoft Surface since this past February, and it looks like those rumors may soon come true as DigiTimes is reporting the company will indeed be announcing its second generation of...

Microsoft Research Works On Interactive Work ID Badge

05/02/2013, Just about anyone and everyone who works would carry some sort of ID card at the office, mainly for identification as well as security purposes. I still smile whenever I remember Happy from Iron Man 3 asking everyone to make sure that they have their...

Microsoft Sends Out Invites For Pre-E3 Xbox Press Event On June 10

05/01/2013, The next Xbox is expected to be unveiled on May 21 in Microsoft’s HQ in Redmond, Washington, but it looks like the company will have more to share with the public outside of its next-generation Xbox as they have just sent out invites to its pre-E3...

Copytele Files Patent Suit Against Skype

05/01/2013, Ever heard of a company known as Copytele before? Well, you might read more about them in the limelight from now on, as they being a company that specializes in patent monetization and patent assertion, has just announced that their wholly owned...