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Microsoft Launches Site To Help Teachers Master Minecraft

06/30/2015, While Minecraft was probably created a simple open world game that let gamers build their own worlds and constructs, it eventually evolved and over time, it has become more than just a game. In fact educators have found that the game is pretty useful in...

Rumor: Microsoft Might Be Interested In Acquiring AMD

06/30/2015, Microsoft and AMD have a pretty close relationship. AMD provides the hardware for the Microsoft Xbox One console and is also working with Microsoft on providing some of the hardware necessary for the Hololens headset. However apart from that, AMD isn’t...

Microsoft To Integrate Cortana Into Office 365 For Businesses

06/30/2015, While Cortana did start off as a voice assistant feature for Windows Phone handsets that was meant to compete against the likes of Siri and Google Now, it has morphed since its launch and it seems that Microsoft wants to put it in pretty much every...

Windows RT Update Coming Close To Windows 10 Release

06/29/2015, Earlier this year in January Microsoft confirmed that existing Windows RT devices like the Surface 2 and the Surface RT will not be updated to Windows 10, instead the company promised that it would release a software update for these devices which will...

Lumia 940XL Spotted On GFXBench With Snapdragon 810

06/29/2015,   Microsoft is going to launch two high-end Lumia flagship smartphones later this year and while the company itself has not confirmed the specifications of these handsets it is widely believed that they will be powered by Qualcomm’s latest...

Cheaper Surface Pro 3 With Core i7 Model Goes On Sale

06/29/2015, Microsoft has quietly added another variant to its Surface Pro 3 lineup, the new model features the same Core i7 processor from Intel that’s present on the existing Surface Pro 3 models. It features less onboard storage which is the main reason why...

Windows 10 Mobile Removes Cellular Limit For Downloads

06/28/2015, Typically when it comes to downloading apps over cellular, most platforms impose a limit simply because some apps are way too big and downloading it with cellular internet is a good way to blow through your data cap in a couple of minutes. However for...

Windows 10 Mobile Appears To Have Front Camera Face Tracking

06/28/2015, For the most part, front-facing cameras don’t have the same resolution as the rear-facing cameras on smartphones. However times have changed where thanks to selfies, OEMs are starting to increase the importance of how good the front-facing camera is....

OneDrive Finally Gets Chromecast Support

06/28/2015, Microsoft has been on sort of an app blitz for rival platforms as it has launched many of its major apps and services for platforms like Android and iOS, the company’s existing apps are gradually updated with new features that make them even more...

Official Windows 10 Desktop Wallpaper Was Created Using Lasers

06/28/2015, In just over a month from now Microsoft is going to release the next iteration of its Windows operating system and there is already quite a lot of anticipation from the public release of Windows 10. Since it’s a completely new iteration it does...

Samsung Will Stop Disabling Windows Update In A Few Days

06/26/2015, A couple of days ago it was discovered that Samsung laptops were disabling Windows Update. For those unfamiliar with Windows Update, it is a tool included on every copy of Windows that basically helps search for the latest updates to help keep your...

Lumia 940 XL Possibly Confirmed Through Ad Network

06/26/2015, The Lumia 940 XL is a flagship handset that is supposedly in the works by Microsoft. In fact earlier this year, Microsoft did promise that they will bring flagship Windows Phone handsets to the market, but obviously no specs or details were given, leading...