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Microsoft’s New Surface Ad Cracks Jokes At iPad Pro’s Expense

08/16/2016, Microsoft has a habit of regularly taking swings at Apple products in its ads, and today it has released a new ad for the Surface Pro which puts it head-to-head against the iPad Pro. Apple recently released an ad which tried convincing people that the...

Minecraft Windows 10 Edition Receives VR Support

08/15/2016, It was officially confirmed last week that Minecraft Windows 10 Edition beta will be getting virtual reality support in a few days. Those who have an Oculus Rift can fire up Minecraft and play it in virtual reality. The update that flips the switch on VR...

Ex-Rovio CEO Hired To Make Nokia Smartphones Relevant Again

08/15/2016, For many years, Nokia was the company to beat in the global smartphone market. Things rapidly charged after 2007 and the Finnish company lost out a significant chunk of its market share. It ended up selling to Microsoft which basically tried to overhaul...

Windows 10 Freezing After Anniversary Update On SSDs

08/15/2016, An issue has been highlighted on the official Microsoft Support forums which reveals that some users have been facing a problem with Windows 10 installed on a solid state drive (SSD) after it was updated to the Windows 10 Anniversary Update – the...

Microsoft Office For iPhone Updated With Finger-Drawing Support

08/15/2016, With the iPhone’s screen being smaller than the iPad and a laptop, this means that when it comes to editing certain things, its screen size just doesn’t cut it. Now with Microsoft Office, what Microsoft has done is introduce a feature that lets users...

Microsoft Is Having An Xbox & Surface Back-To-School Promo

08/15/2016, If you are in the market for a new console and a new tablet, you’re in luck because Microsoft has recently launched a back-to-school promotion that will cover both the Xbox One and the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 or the Surface Book. However given that it...

Next Xbox One Update Lets You Turn Off Startup Sound

08/14/2016, Are you irritated by the sound that your Xbox One makes on startup? Then you are surely going to love the next update that Microsoft is putting the final touches on for this console. Microsoft’s Larry Hryb a.k.a Major Nelson has confirmed that the...

Next Major Windows 10 Update Enters Testing

08/14/2016, It has only been a week since the first major update for Windows 10 – dubbed the Windows 10 Anniversary Update – was released. Microsoft has now started testing the next major release, the company is testing the “Redstone 2” update...

Xbox One Outsells The PS4 For The Month Of July

08/12/2016, So far for the most part, Sony’s PS4 has always been ahead of Microsoft’s Xbox One. The console has been the better-selling of the two, although exactly by how much we can’t be sure as Microsoft has yet to provide the official figures, but...

Minecraft Gets Oculus Rift Support Next Week

08/11/2016, You can already play Minecraft in virtual reality if you have a Samsung Gear VR headset but for that you require a compatible smartphone as well. If you’re a bonafide PC gamer and have an Oculus Rift VR headset then rejoice, Mojang’s popular...

Microsoft May Have Leaked Golden Key To Windows Secure Boot

08/11/2016, According to a new report, someone at Microsoft appears to have leaked a security key which can enable hackers to bypass safety features put in place using Secure Boot. The golden key was discovered by two security researchers who say that it will enable...