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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Overheating Issues Could Be Solved

08/25/2014, How do you view problems? Do you see it as an opportunity to be able to fix things, or are you one who runs away in the opposite direction? Well, there was word concerning the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 that ran on the Core i7 processor going through...

Royal Caribbean International Employees Get A Windows Tablet

08/25/2014, Pilots and tablets do not mix very well, at least if one were to take into consideration this particular incident where the plane dropped 5,000 feet in mid-air due to being occupied by the iPad. Well, it should not cause too much consternation to cruise...

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 With Core i7 Faces Overheating Issue

08/24/2014, When it comes to tablets, have you ever wondered just how marvelous those devices work, as they do not require any kind of humming fan that we are so used to hearing when it comes to our older notebooks and computers? Well, with the Microsoft Surface Pro...

Surface 2 Gets $100 Price Cut

08/24/2014, For those who have been looking out to get a Microsoft Surface 2, perhaps now is the best time to be able to do so. After all, how does a $100 price cut sound for the Microsoft Surface 2? This means the 32GB model will now cost you $349.99. Do bear in...

Windows 9 Rumored To Feature One-Click Upgrade Button

08/22/2014, Now if the rumors are to be believed, Microsoft could be getting ready to announce the next generation Windows operating system in the form of Windows 9 on the 30th of September. It is unclear when the operating system will be released, but we suppose at...

Microsoft Works On A Miracast Dongle, Passes The FCC

08/21/2014, To say that Microsoft has been supporting Miracast for some time now is an understatement, as Miracast technology enables one to share content without the need for any wires between a pair of devices. In order to assist Microsoft’s quest for a...

Phil Spencer Refutes Blizzards Claims Of Forced 1080p Support

08/21/2014, We’re sure many Xbox One gamers can appreciate Blizzard’s decision to bump the resolution of Diablo 3 on the console to 1080p. Previously it was at 900p and while we’re not sure if many gamers would have noticed the difference, it’s still a...

5 Million Xbox One Units To Be Available In China At Launch

08/21/2014, So we know that the Microsoft Xbox One console will be making its way to China this September, with pre-orders already kicking off, but exactly how many units of the Xbox One does Microsoft expect to sell in China? While we’re not sure how successful...

HTC Gives What Windows Phone Needs Most: More Hardware Excellence

08/21/2014, The release of the HTC M8 for Windows triggers a new turning point in the ongoing evolution of Windows Phone, which is still facing an uphill battle in the eco-system space, but given the rate of upgrade which can be as fast as one year, Microsoft has...

Free Xbox Live Game Download Posting Was An Error

08/21/2014, It has been widely reported today that Microsoft is testing a new free Xbox Live game download program. Apparently it would have only been offered to Xbox Live members, it would have allowed Xbox owners to download and try out additional titles from...

Bing Maps Now Features Streetside Views For Over 100 Cities

08/21/2014, Microsoft has spent a lot of time building up its Bing Maps product and now it has announced that its mapping service now features Streetside views for over 100 cities. The 100 milestone has also been crossed for Bing’s 3D cities. Therefore users...

Windows 9 Announcement Reportedly Set For September 30th

08/21/2014, There has been much speculation about the next Windows iteration recently, we have seen some details being leaked out as well and according to a new report published today the date of the announcement has also been set. Apparently Microsoft is going to...