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First Wave Of Xbox One April Update Being Seeded

03/22/2015, Members of the Xbox preview program get to try out unreleased monthly software updates for the Xbox One a couple of weeks before it’s released to everybody. This allows Microsoft to test out the update at a large scale before it’s sent out....

Windows 10 Secure Boot Locks Out Alternative Operating Systems

03/22/2015, When Windows 8 was being launched Microsoft imposed a few restrictions on OEMs who wanted to display the “Designed for Windows 8″ stickers on their products. The OEMs had to ensure that their machines would support UEFI Secure Boot. While this...

Windows 7 In Boot Camp No Longer Supported By Apple’s New MacBooks

03/20/2015, As much as some users love OS X, there are some softwares that aren’t available for the platform which is why they might have to turn to Boot Camp to install Windows to allow them to run said software. Unfortunately if you’re still refusing to upgrade...

The Lumia 430 Is Microsoft’s Cheapest Windows Phone Yet At $70

03/19/2015, Yesterday we reported that Microsoft was reportedly gearing up to launch a new low-end Lumia handset that would most likely be targeting emerging markets, and it looks like Microsoft did not disappoint. The company has recently announced via its Lumia...

Xbox Music Now Capable Of Playing Music Stored In OneDrive

03/18/2015, Microsoft announced today that Xbox Music is now capable of playing music that users have stored in OneDrive. Users will be able to access their personal music collection across all of their Windows devices with the Xbox Music app and that too for no...

Microsoft Drops Support For Windows RT

03/18/2015, Microsoft made several important Windows-related announcements at the WinHEC conference in Shenzhen, China. During the event it presented a concrete roadmap of how different versions of Windows will be upgraded to Windows 10. A slide from the company...

Windows 10 Brings New Gestures For Touchscreens And Touchpads

03/18/2015, Microsoft has made a handful of Windows 10 related announcements today and it’s not done yet. The company confirmed during its WinHEC conference today that Windows 10 brings new gestures for precision touchpads and touchscreens. It says that Windows...

New Low-End Lumia In The Pipeline (Rumor)

03/18/2015, It does seem that there is the possibility of a new low end or entry level Lumia handset that is being prepared for a release some time down the road. After all, the Lumia Conversations blog did put up a teaser on where there is a rather obvious hint...

Lenovo Set To Roll Out Windows Phones In China This Year

03/18/2015, Microsoft has just made an announcement, citing that Lenovo will offer the Windows 10 upgrade services all over China, the world’s most populous country, from the middle of this year onward. Other than that, Lenovo is also touted to work alongside...

Microsoft Developing Windows 10 ROM For Android Phones

03/18/2015, Earlier we reported that Microsoft had announced that Xiaomi was planning on testing Windows 10 on Xiaomi Mi 4 handsets. For those unfamiliar with the Mi 4, it is an Android handset that was launched last year which begged the question, how will Xiaomi...