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Bing Finance To Be Called ‘Money’ For Windows Phone Soon

09/25/2014, While it is said that a rose by any other name would smell just as sweet, this does not mean that a name change does not do any good at all. There are moments when a change in the name is just the boost that a product needs in order to do better, and we...

Microsoft Surface Mini Was Very Real

09/25/2014, Some things in life are pretty much legends and make believe, such as unicorns and leprechauns with their pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. However, certain items, like the Microsoft Surface Mini, might never have seen the light of day, but this does...

Xbox One Sales In Japan Continue To Be Disappointing

09/25/2014, The Xbox One is Microsoft’s latest gaming console at the moment and it is in direct competition with the likes of the Sony PlayStation 4, and possibly the Nintendo Wii U if you want to take into account all next-gen consoles. Now the console has...

Cortana Update Lets It Be Your Fitness Buddy

09/24/2014, As Microsoft has stated in the past, they are committed to improving their voice assistant feature Cortana by updating it at least twice a month. Now in the latest update it has been revealed that Cortana will be able to help users define words, so...

Surface RT Reigns Supreme Over Other Windows 8 Devices

09/24/2014, The Microsoft Surface RT tablet was released back in 2012. It was the first of its kind as far as tablets by Microsoft was concerned and while many had initially lauded Microsoft’s efforts and build quality of their Surface devices, it did not exactly...

New Windows Phone 8.1 Update Seeded To Developer Preview Users

09/24/2014, Soon after unveiling Windows Phone 8.1 Microsoft kicked off the Windows Phone Preview for Developers program which allowed people, who don’t necessarily need to be developers, to access software that was still being tweaked ahead of its public...

Microsoft Cube Is No Borg

09/24/2014, It looks like third-party developers have become more or less enamored by coming up with some really cool stuff that will work alongside Kinect, and in a move that will surely go down well with third-party developers, Microsoft themselves showed that they...

Nokia Lumia 735 Seflie Handset To Go On Sale In The UK Next Week

09/24/2014, If you happen to live in the U.K. and are on the lookout for a spanking new smartphone, especially one which is capable of snapping good looking selfies, then perhaps you might be interested in what the Nokia Lumia 735 has to offer. This is a 4G LTE...

Microsoft France’s President Seemingly Confirms Windows 9

09/23/2014, A couple of weeks ago, Microsoft sent out invites to an event on the 30th of September in which many believe that it could be about Windows 9. Well it looks like Microsoft France’s President, Alain Crozier, has confirmed it. According to reports,...

Xbox One Receives Price Cut In The UK

09/23/2014, If you happen to live in the U.K. and have been hankering after a new Xbox One but somehow or rather never really managed to make the time and effort to pick one up, perhaps you might be stoked to hear that there is a price cut for the console from...

New Xbox One Release Date For China Confirmed

09/23/2014, China hasn’t always been that open to gaming consoles but recently it lifted the ban and allowed companies to bring their gaming machines to the People’s Republic. Microsoft was quick to confirm that the Xbox One will be launched this...