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Microsoft To Release Major Windows 8 Built In App Updates Tomorrow

03/25/2013, The native Mail, Calendar and People apps on Windows 8 were criticized as they lacked functionality. Microsoft has addressed all those issues and starting tomorrow, it will release a major update for the aforementioned built in apps for Windows 8. Users...

Apple Uses 75% Renewable Energy Throughout Its Various Facilities

03/21/2013, Technological advancements are not only being made in consumer electronics. Modern technology has greatly improved and advanced the usage of renewable energy. Major companies such as Microsoft, Amazon and Apple are already using renewable means of energy...

Windows Phone Bing Demo Reveals Powerful Speech Recognition

03/21/2013, A couple of weeks back Microsoft organised a special event just for its employees. Various upcoming technologies were demonstrated at this event. A video demo of the Bing prototype app for Windows Phone 8 was leaked and it reveals the powerful speech...

Pandora Launches On Windows Phone 8 With Ad-Free Service For 2013

03/21/2013, Even though the official cut-off date for support will be July 2014, developers are finally starting to make their hugely popular applications onto Windows Phone 8. We recently saw the Call of Duty Elite and Nokia HERE apps make the jump to serve all of...

Microsoft Lets You Purchase Surfaces In Volume

03/19/2013, The Microsoft Surface did not really do as well as the software giant would have wanted it to, I suppose, but at least there is an initiative on Microsoft’s part now that enables business customers to pick up the Surface in bulk. Yes sir, we are talking...

Microsoft Offering Windows Developers $100 In Cash For New Apps

03/19/2013, Microsoft has started a new marketing campaign in the US geared primarily towards Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 developers. The Redmond based company is offering $100 in cash to developers who will submit new apps for both of these platforms. They can...

Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Now An Automatic Update

03/19/2013, Did you hear the latest from Microsoft? The software giant has started to roll out Windows 7 Service Pack 1 as an automatic update, never mind that Service Pack 1 was originally released a couple of years ago. Good thing that the Microsoft folks have...

Microsoft Facing SEC And DOJ Probe Over Foreign Bribery

03/19/2013,   It seems like Microsoft has landed itself in some hot waters. According to the Wall Street Journal, the Redmond based company is under investigation by the Securities and Exchanges Commission as well as the Department of Justice over claims that it...

Gears of War: Judgment Now Available Exclusively On Xbox 360

03/19/2013, Gears of War: Judgment has been a long time coming as the last Gears of War game, Gears of War 3, was released back in September 2011. The launch of a Gears of War game outside of the holiday season is certainly one Gears fans aren’t too familiar...

Xbox 360 Ring Is Better Than The Dreaded Red Ring

03/18/2013, We’ve seen some neat rings in the past as we’ve seen ones that shows your love for Atari, doubles as a USB key, and a set of engagement rings based on a truly iconic exchange of words in Star Wars. A new ring we came across shows off your...