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Virtual Buttons Rumored For Lumia 940 and 940 XL

07/26/2015, It has been a really long time since Microsoft launched proper flagship smartphones powered by Windows and the wait is expected to end this September with the launch of Lumia 940 and Lumia 940 XL. They’re believed to be two high-end devices that...

Microsoft Releases Arrow Launcher For Android

07/26/2015, Microsoft has been increasingly focusing on developing apps and services for rival platforms and the Arrow Launcher is one such app that it has released rather quietly for Android devices. As the name suggests it’s a launcher for Android which...

Microsoft Boasts That Windows 10 Is The Most Secure Windows Ever

07/24/2015, Windows has gotten a lot of flak over the years as being a platform that is constantly targeted by hacks, malware, viruses, and so on, making it seem like Microsoft isn’t doing a good enough job of securing it. However when you’re one of the most...

Microsoft Surface 3 (4G LTE) Goes On Sale Via AT&T

07/24/2015, Are you interested in picking up the Microsoft Surface 3 (4G LTE)? Well, you can already do so today in the US, except that you will have to pick it up through AT&T. As for the more business minded customers, you will be able to make your purchase of...

Microsoft Lumia 640 Apparently A Big Hit In The US

07/23/2015, Earlier this year, Microsoft took the wraps off the Lumia 640. The handset does not sport very impressive specs, but it turns out that despite it being a mid-ranged phone at best, AdDuplex claims that the device is actually a big hit in the US. According...

Microsoft Reveals New Firmware For Surface 3 And Surface Pro 3

07/23/2015, With the Surface Pro 4 launch tipped to happen later this October, it is not surprising that some of us might think that there might not be too much time left for its predecessors in terms of hardware, and the next question would be, how far more would...

Microsoft Could Announce New Talkman And Cityman Handsets

07/23/2015, Microsoft might not be a big time player in the smartphone market, but they are still a force to be reckoned with, that is for sure. In fact, it was not too long ago that a pair of alleged Microsoft flagship smartphones surfaced, citing a possible October...

Lumia 550, 750 And 850 Specs Leaked

07/23/2015, Microsoft has recently made some major changes to its mobile business, it has taken a substantial hit on its Nokia acquisition and realized that flooding the market with low-end and mid-range devices isn’t working. As the company looks to streamline...

Satya Nadella Admits Microsoft Needs Better Flagship Phones

07/22/2015, When you think of high-end Windows Phone handsets, you might think of devices like the Nokia Icon or the Nokia Lumia 1520, but those devices while good in their own right, don’t really compare to phones made by Apple or other high-end Android flagships...

Microsoft Makes It Easier To Report And Remove Revenge Porn

07/22/2015, Revenge porn is a nasty business but unfortunately it exists, despite some places making it illegal to upload and share such videos. However it seems that Microsoft wants to do their part in making it easier for victims or families of victims to report...

Microsoft Send App Yet Another Messaging Alternative

07/22/2015, Now here is an app that might just make you see whether you would work with emails in the future – this new app is known as Send, and it hails from the halls of Microsoft. The reason for Send’s existence is to ensure that emails do seem to...

Windows 10 Mobile Hardware Requirements Revealed

07/22/2015, Unlike Android devices, Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform follows a pretty strict and tight list of what kind of hardware specs OEMs must use, or at the very least meet in terms of minimum requirements. While some think that this is a bit strict,...

Xbox One To Get Keyboard And Mouse Support Soon

07/21/2015, The Xbox One is certainly a high powered console that has some years left in its service before it is phased out by a faster and more powerful console, but you can be sure that the Xbox One could very well go through a metamorphosis in a sense where it...