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Microsoft To Sell Nokia’s Feature Phone Business To Foxconn

05/18/2016, Back in 2014, Microsoft announced that they would be buying the mobile division of Nokia, which we guess for the most part seemed like the majority of phones produced were smartphones, but it also included the occasional feature phone. However it looks...

Microsoft Band 2 Has New Tile For Hikers

05/17/2016, It is nice to own a piece of hardware that comes with its fair share of software updates from time to time, where such updates end up prolonging the life of said hardware for obvious reasons. Well, the Microsoft Band 2 might not have the kind of following...

One Million Xbox Gamertags Will Be Available Again

05/17/2016, An Xbox Live Gamertag is like a username that you choose when joining a social network. While some networks allow you to change your username once you’ve joined, there are some that don’t, and in that case you have to create a new account....

Kung-Fu For Kinect Will Be Arriving On The Xbox One Next Month

05/15/2016, When the Xbox One was first released, it was bundled with the Kinect sensor whether gamers wanted to use it or not. Nowadays the sensor has been unbundled but if you were an early adopter and are looking for a new game to use the sensor with, you might be...

Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Gets Support For Multi-Disc Games

05/15/2016, Xbox One has a unique feature which enables the console to run games originally created for the Xbox 360, provided that the developers add support for this feature. There are dozens of backwards compatible games available for the Xbox One currently and...

Windows 10 Mobile Will Soon Support Fingerprint Scanners

05/13/2016, The current flagship Windows 10 Mobile handsets, the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL, do not sport fingerprint scanners. Instead as a form of biometric security, they will scan your iris to ensure that you are who you say you are. Apparently iris scanning is...

Sunrise Calendar Sunsets In August

05/12/2016, Microsoft confirmed in February last year that it had acquired the popular calendar application Sunrise. It kept the calendar around as an independent application after acquiring it for a few months and even supported it for some time but now it’s...

Microsoft Reveals Windows 10 Mobile Cumulative Update For May

05/11/2016, It looks like the folks over at Microsoft are clearly keeping to their commitment where Windows 10 Mobile is concerned, and their latest act to do so would be to usher the Windows 10 Mobile cumulative update for the month of May. If one were to download...

Microsoft’s SwimTrain Makes Sure You’ll Never Swim Alone

05/11/2016, There are some people who have no problems training on their own, but there are some who thrive off the competition and camaraderie of playing and competing against their teammates during a training session. Now if you fall in the latter camp, you might...

Microsoft To Remove WiFi Sense Feature In Upcoming Build

05/11/2016, When Microsoft launched Windows Phone, they introduced a feature called WiFi Sense. For those unfamiliar, WiFi Sense basically connects users automatically to WiFi networks based on crowdsourced information, as well as being able to connect to WiFi...

Super Mario Coming To Minecraft On Nintendo Wii U

05/09/2016, Many Nintendo owners had long been waiting for Minecraft to arrive on their preferred gaming platform and it did finally arrive in December last year. Microsoft released a new version of this popular game for the Wii U, the game was very similar to how it...

Surface Book 2 Could Be Launched Next Month

05/09/2016, For the past few years, Microsoft has been releasing various Surface and Surface Pro tablets, but last year the Redmond company released the Surface Book, which is basically Microsoft’s take on a laptop. In case last year’s model wasn’t to your...