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BOGO Lumia 950/950 XL Deal Goes Live In Canada

04/25/2016, According to a report from yesterday, it was suggested that Microsoft could be looking to launch a special deal for the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL handsets in the form of a buy-one-get-one promotion. The report also added that the deal would be going live...

Microsoft’s Free OneDrive To Drop To 5GB July 27

04/24/2016, Late last year, Microsoft announced that due to the abuse of the system, they would be reducing the amount of free OneDrive storage that they were giving out to customers. Free accounts that were initially give 15GB were said to reduce to 5GB, but the...

BOGO Offer Could Be Coming To The Lumia 950/950 XL Soon

04/24/2016, While the Lumia 950 and 950 XL smartphones are a pretty decent effort by Microsoft in creating a flagship device, it seems that it still wasn’t enough to convince customers to hop on board the Windows 10 Mobile bandwagon, that and its price which is...

VLC Will Be Making Its Way Onto The Xbox One

04/21/2016, While many operating systems and media devices come with their own media player softwares installed on them by default, there are many users out there who will be more than happy to replace those with VLC, a much more simple and versatile piece of media...

Microsoft Translator Can Now Translate Text Images

04/20/2016, Translating text from one language to another isn’t that hard and there are probably a ton of translation apps available at the moment. However translating a language from an image to text isn’t quite as common, although Google Translate has had the...

Microsoft Stops Xbox 360 Production

04/20/2016, The Xbox 360 has been around for a decade and Microsoft thinks it’s time for the console to say goodbye. Microsoft has just confirmed that it has shut down Xbox 360 production. Xbox head Phil Spencer says that while the Xbox 360 means a lot to...

Japan Airline To Use Hololens For Flight Service Staff Training

04/19/2016, When it comes to training staff for jobs, there are numerous ways one can go about it. Companies can host workshops where staff are briefed on what they need to do. There are training videos which shows how they should service customers. There is also on...

Microsoft Reportedly Testing Multiple Xbox Prototypes

04/19/2016, It has only been a couple of years since Sony and Microsoft released their gaming consoles but these days there are a lot of rumors circulating online that the companies are working on upgraded models of their consoles. Sony is believed to be working on...

Skype Bots Are Now Available On Mac And The Web

04/19/2016, Microsoft introduced chat bots for Skype at its Build conference last month and since then it has been gradually rolling out the bots on the many platforms that it serves with Skype. Today the company has announced that this new way to bring products,...

New 1TB Xbox One Bundle Comes With Four Games Including Halo

04/19/2016, Video games aren’t cheap, so if the idea of you having to buy a console along with video games is a bit too expensive for your wallet right now, don’t worry because Microsoft seems to have launched a new deal that might be of interest to you. This...

Sonos Has No Plans For A Windows 10 App

04/19/2016, Some speakers come with remote controls, some rely on apps to do the controlling (in addition to having physical control buttons on the speakers themselves). Sonos is a company who has created apps for smartphones in the past to allow users to control...

Microsoft Knocks $100 Off Several Surface Pro 4 Models

04/18/2016, Microsoft appears to have made it a habit to regularly offer discounts and promotions for some of its products, including the Surface tablets. Over the past few months, we’ve seen the company offer substantial discounts regularly on the Surface Pro...

Window 10 Mobile Will Support Unannounced Snapdragon 830 Chipset

04/17/2016, Wondering what the future of Windows 10 Mobile devices could look like? If you were worried that Microsoft will continue to churn out mid-range handsets in order to compete purely on price and value for money, you will be pleased to learn that will not be...