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Microsoft is the company behind software like Windows, Microsoft Office and hardware like the Xbox and Kinect. The company was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen. MS-DOS was the product that propelled Microsoft towards success, but it is Windows and Office that made it what it is today. Microsoft is currently engaged in a number of projects, including Windows 8, Windows Phone, Xbox, Office and the Azure cloud computing platform. the large majority of desktop computers run on Windows.

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Downgrade Windows Phone 8.1 To 8.0 Possible

04/21/2014, At BUILD 2014 Microsoft finally unveiled Windows Phone 8.1, the next major platform update. It then released developer preview on April 14th. Microsoft doesn’t place any restrictions on the preview. So even if you’re not a developer you can...

Office 365 China Launch Finally Takes Place

04/21/2014, The Office 365 software subscription service was launched back in June 2011. China, one of the most populated countries in the world with a rapidly growing tech market, was among the few countries that weren’t supported by the new service. It has...

Windows 9 Details Leaked By WZOR

04/21/2014, WZOR is a popular Russian pirate group that has leaked confidential Windows related information and downloads many times in the past. The latest leak brings Windows 9 details as well as information about the next major Windows 8.1 update. The group also...

Bing Does Predictions

04/21/2014, When it comes to search engines, one must give a nod to their ability to process trillions of signals in order to give a reflection on what is happening in the actual world that we live in. In fact, during the presidential elections in 2012, Bing saw...

Microsoft Nokia Deal Closes April 25th

04/21/2014, Back in September last year Nokia announced that it is going to sell its devices and services business to Microsoft for north of $7 billion. A multinational deal of this scale requires regulatory approval, provided that the company’s shareholders...

Microsoft Office Mix Lets You Sign Up For Preview

04/20/2014, I guess you can say that it would be a whole lot more disastrous in terms of productivity if an app, or a suite of apps such as Microsoft Office were to be crippled in a day, as opposed to say, Twitter, Instagram or Facebook going down for a while. The...

Nokia’s Phone Division Will Be Named Microsoft Mobile

04/20/2014, Back in September last year Nokia announced its intention to sell its devices and services business to Microsoft. Since then the deal has had to go through several regulatory hoops, and barring a couple of minor hiccups, it has sailed through federal...

Advertisers Reportedly Spending More Money On Bing Now

04/18/2014, Bing might not necessarily be a search engine that most people use by default. After all Google has proven itself to be pretty efficient and not to mention very familiar when it comes to using its search engine service, so why bother with another brand or...

Is Steve Ballmer Using An iPhone Now? (Debunked & Updated)

04/17/2014, Steve Ballmer, who used to be the CEO of Microsoft and has since retired from the position, should be free from the shackles of the type of smartphones and tablets that he uses, which means he can now cross over to Apple’s pasture if he so desires. Hey,...

5 Million Xbox One Consoles Shipped To Date

04/17/2014, Just the other day we reported that the Sony PlayStation 4 had managed to sell over 7 million units around the world, but what about Microsoft’s Xbox One? The last we heard from Microsoft was back in January where they announced 3.9 million units sold...

Cortana Is Off-Limits To Users Aged Below 13 Years Old

04/17/2014, Parents, if you’re planning on getting your child their own Windows Phone handset, you might be interested to learn that one of Windows Phone 8.1’s features, Cortana, will not be available to your kids as long as they are aged below 13 years. It has...

Xbox Music Update For Windows Phone 8.1 Coming Next Week

04/17/2014, Earlier this week Microsoft released Windows Phone 8.1 developers preview. The software itself was unveiled at BUILD 2014 and even though its not going to officially roll out until summer, Microsoft is letting developers and anyone with a compatible...

Bing.com Gets Personalized Cards

04/16/2014, Google is still the undisputed champion when it comes to Internet search, but this does not mean that its competitors are pleased to just play second fiddle without doing anything to improve their lot. Yahoo, for instance, intends to end up as the default...