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Project Spartan Could Arrive On Windows 7 If There Is Enough Demand

01/28/2015, Project Spartan, for those who missed Microsoft’s Windows 10 announcement, will be the default browser when it comes to the Windows 10 platform. New operating system, new browser, we guess we can see where Microsoft is coming from, but what about older...

Microsoft Lumia 435 Could Be Seeing A Release Stateside

01/27/2015, Earlier this month, Microsoft announced the entry-level Lumia 435. The handset came with very basic features and based on that, we can only assume that it will come with a very affordable price tag to match, making it the perfect handset for those who...

Microsoft Confirms Project Spartan Will Support Extensions

01/27/2015, During Microsoft’s Windows 10 announcement last week, the Redmond company also took the wraps off Project Spartan which would be the new and official browser that will come preloaded on Windows 10 devices. Now there have been some rumors regarding the...

Microsoft Surface 2 Manufacturing Has Ceased

01/27/2015, Microsoft’s Surface 2 tablet has been out for a couple of years now and has since been succeeded by the Microsoft Surface Pro 3, which is why we guess it doesn’t come as a complete shock to find out that Microsoft will no longer be manufacturing the...

Windows 10 For Phones Features Video Demonstration Coming Soon

01/27/2015, On January 21st Microsoft unveiled Windows 10. The company laid down its vision for the future of its operating system at the event. There it also talked about Windows 10 for phones and all of the new features and improvements that this iteration is going...

Over 2 Million People Testing Out Windows 10

01/27/2015, It was yesterday that we brought you a fair number of reports concerning Microsoft and its earnings, including its Xbox division, not to mention that the acquisition of Mojang is well on track to pay off the bill not too far down the road. Of course,...

Microsoft’s Minecraft Beneficial To The Company

01/26/2015, After Microsoft picked up Mojang officially for $2.5 billion last year, there were certainly quarters who were wondering whether Microsoft made a mistake in picking up the company for that huge amount of cash. Well, it did look like a rather strange...

Microsoft’s Xbox Division Does Pretty Well

01/26/2015, When Microsoft first mentioned that they wanted to dive into the console business, not many people took them seriously. After all, it was a slugfest between the likes of Nintendo and Sega back then, and then Sony came along with their phenomenal...

Microsoft’s Surface Is A Billion Dollar Business

01/26/2015, It is earnings report time again, and the report card from Microsoft does not read too shabbily. In fact, it seems that the Surface family of devices is now a billion dollar business for the company – officially speaking, of course. How does...

Microsoft: 10.5 Million Lumia Handsets Sold In Q4 2014

01/26/2015, It was an interesting move, albeit somewhat unsurprising and natural transition when Microsoft announced that they would acquire Nokia’s cellphone division. Given the close ties that Nokia and Microsoft had, the acquisition would basically give...

Windows 10 On Devices Smaller Than 8-inches Won’t Get A Desktop

01/26/2015, Windows 10 is Microsoft’s latest upcoming operating system. The operating system will be a huge step forward for Microsoft as they attempt to unify both the PC and mobile user experience. Previously the company had separate operating systems, such as...

Touch Based Office Apps Demonstrated On Video

01/26/2015, Microsoft had a lot to talk about at its event last week. It finally lifted the wraps off of Windows 10. Gave us a glimpse at some of the new features that its building and even unveiled its vision for hologram technology for the masses with...

Microsoft Demonstrates Smart Scarf With Swappable Modules

01/26/2015, Microsoft’s interesting in the wearables market is well-known. Just last year we saw Microsoft launch the Microsoft Band fitness wearable, and during their Windows 10 presentation this month the company also unveiled the HoloLens headset, and now it...