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Skype Can Now Translate Your Voice Calls

12/15/2014, Skype, the communications service provider that is owned by Microsoft, happens to be one of the most widely used solutions for instant messaging, video and voice chat. The company today announced that its new app is now out which features the ability to...

Microsoft Bingo Hits Windows Phone

12/14/2014, If you were to roll back the clock earlier this year, you might have realized that Microsoft Bingo was released to the Windows 8.1 platform. Well, it seems that those who are rocking to the Windows Phone mobile platform no longer need to fret any more as...

Microsoft Promises Fix For Lumia 535 Touch Issues

12/14/2014, The Lumia 535 from Microsoft is a mid-range smartphone powered by Windows Phone that was released recently. It was welcomed by WP fans because while it offers respectable specifications, it does so at an attractive price point, which make it enticing for...

Windows 10 Leaked Build Shows Cortana Integration

12/14/2014, There was also the possibility that Microsoft will integrate Cortana with Windows 10. We now know that this is indeed going to happen. The Windows 10 Technical Preview didn’t show off Cortana integration but we did get a peak when a video of the...

Microsoft To Hold Event This January 21st

12/11/2014, We have received confirmation that the folks over at Microsoft will be holding an event on its campus early next year – January 21st, to be exact, in order to talk about the upcoming Windows 10 operating system that will hopefully see more people...

NPD: Xbox One Overtakes Sony’s PS4 For The Month Of November

12/11/2014, It is no secret that for a while now, the Sony PlayStation 4 has managed to outsell Microsoft’s Xbox One console. However recently it looks like the tables are starting to turn according to a recent NPD report which has revealed that the Xbox One has...

Bing Updated With Hotel Booking Support, Improved Mobile Experience

12/11/2014, We know that Microsoft has been making several changes and improvements to Bing to make it more useful and functional like what Google has done with their own search. Well if you’re a Bing user who is planning on going on holiday and are looking for...

Updated MSN Apps Land On iOS And Android

12/11/2014, Earlier this year there were rumors that Microsoft is going to rebrand several of its products, such as a rebrand of Windows Phone to simply Windows, and the branding of Nokia Lumia devices to Microsoft Lumia. This September we saw the company refresh...

Microsoft Offering 100 Albums Absolutely Free

12/11/2014, If you love music then you should definitely check out Microsoft Music Deals application. It was launched back in October with 101 albums priced at $1.99 or less to celebrate the launch. Taylor Swift’s new album, 1989, launched on the app for just...

New Lumia 1030/RM-1052 Photos Compares It Against The iPhone 6

12/11/2014, It wasn’t too long ago that we caught a glimpse of the alleged Lumia 1030 which goes by the model number RM-1052. Well thanks to new photos that have surfaced, we now have additional photos of the handset which compares it against the iPhone 6. Given...

Microsoft Now Accepting Bitcoin As Payment Method

12/11/2014, Bitcoin is a virtual currency which is a bit contentious. Some people are completely for it, while others are against it, namely the government who feels that Bitcoin could be a bit hard to manage and regulate due to its nature. That being said if you...