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Kinect Educational Games Found To Be More Effective

05/25/2015, As we all know, the Microsoft Kinect technology can be used for gaming, even educational gaming, but is there really a huge difference between gaming on the Kinect and gaming on your mobile? Apart from the fact that both are different platforms, a recent...

5.7-inch Windows Phone Could Be In The Works

05/25/2015, If you’re a fan of the Windows Phone platform and if you’re looking for a phone with a large display, Microsoft could have something for you. According to a recent sighting on Zauba (via Windows Central), an Indian import/export website, there is some...

Microsoft May Bid $7 Billion For BlackBerry

05/25/2015, Over the last couple of years we have heard time and again that BlackBerry might be acquired by some big company. At one time it was believed that Lenovo was seriously considering picking up the ailing Canadian manufacturer but that didn’t happen...

Intel Not Overly Optimistic About Windows 10

05/25/2015, While Windows 7 was very well-received by users around the world, Windows 8 was not so much. It had to do with the brand new user interface introduced by Microsoft that threw many off their game, which is why many are looking forward to Windows 10 which...

Microsoft Patent Will Stop People From Looking Over Your Shoulder

05/24/2015, Don’t you hate it that when you’re out in public using your phone or laptop that you have strangers looking over to see what you’re doing? There are some screen protectors out there that helps prevent people from looking over your shoulder but those...

Cortana Correctly Predicts Eurovision Contest Winners

05/24/2015, Microsoft’s Cortana AI is a force to be reckoned with. Previously the virtual assistant managed to predict 15 out of 16 of the World Cup 2014 matches, and it also managed to correctly pick the Super Bowl winner, so does it really come as a surprise that...

OneClip Is A Multi-Platform Cloud Clipboard From Microsoft

05/24/2015, It has been revealed that Microsoft is developing a new multi-platform cloud clipboard app called OneClip. The idea behind this app is very simple. You can copy something to the clipboard on one device and access it on another, and you’ll be able to...

BlackBerry Eyed By Microsoft & Xiaomi For Acquisition [Rumor]

05/22/2015, There have been plenty of rumors surrounding who may or may not acquire BlackBerry, although to date we have yet to see any of these rumors come to fruition. Well here to add to the list is a report from DigiTimes who claims to have heard from industry...

Windows 10 Beta For Xbox One Arriving ‘Post-Summer’

05/21/2015, For a couple of months now Microsoft has been running a public preview program for the new software that it’s working on. It has already released public preview builds of Windows 10 for PCs and smartphones but so far the company has not revealed...

Microsoft’s Latest Windows 10 Update Comes With Crash Warning

05/20/2015, Microsoft has just issued another update for Windows 10 today, but this particular one does come with a portion of warning to it – basically, those who happen to have an Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) graphics chipset should expect “frequent...

White Xbox One Is Back In A New Bundle

05/20/2015, There never really are any color options with gaming consoles so customers have to go with whatever everybody else is getting. However console makers often release limited edition versions with different color options and/or skins to get the hype machine...

Xbox One TV Tuner For North America Goes On Sale For $59.99

05/20/2015, Xbox One owners in many other countries across the globe are able to watch live TV through an over-the-air antenna, however this feature wasn’t immediately made available to users in North America. Last month Microsoft confirmed that the Xbox One...

Microsoft Reportedly Developing An App Called Flow For iOS

05/20/2015, Despite Microsoft having their own mobile platform in the form of Windows Phone (soon to be known as Windows 10 Mobile), the Redmond company has not been shy about creating and releasing apps for competing platforms. Now according to a report from ZDNet,...

Microsoft Reassures That They Have Not Abandoned The Kinect

05/19/2015, If there was one advantage that Sony’s PlayStation 4 had over the Microsoft Xbox One, it is that the former was priced $100 cheaper. The Xbox One was priced higher due to the fact that it came with a Kinect sensor bundled with the console which it seems...