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Microsoft is the company behind software like Windows, Microsoft Office and hardware like the Xbox and Kinect. The company was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen. MS-DOS was the product that propelled Microsoft towards success, but it is Windows and Office that made it what it is today. Microsoft is currently engaged in a number of projects, including Windows 8, Windows Phone, Xbox, Office and the Azure cloud computing platform. the large majority of desktop computers run on Windows.

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Users Report Cortana Having Problems Setting Alarms

04/16/2014, One of the more basic functions one might expect from a voice assistant feature is the ability to set the alarm. Google Now does this, Siri does this, Cortana does this, no wait, it doesn’t. According to reports, it seems that there are more than a fair...

Microsoft Discounting Windows XP Support For Enterprise

04/16/2014, As we’re sure many of you guys have heard by now, Windows XP is officially no longer supported by Microsoft. The operating system is still alive and kicking but it is no longer being supported, meaning that updates designed to protect the computer from...

Microsoft To Open 11 More Specialty Retail Stores In The US

04/15/2014, Microsoft has made an official announcement today that they will be opening up the doors to 11 more specialty retail stores in the U.S. when May rolls around, at least according to what was posted on the Microsoft Store Facebook page. Over there, a list...

Clippy Lives On As Cortana Easter Egg In Windows Phone 8.1

04/15/2014, I have to admit, Clippy makes me feel nostalgic. It takes me back to the days when I get my very first computer. Clippy would always show up if I needed help in Office programs back in the day and would present a laundry list of solutions. As Microsoft...

Office 365 Personal Makes It Cheaper To Unlock All Features On iPad

04/15/2014, Office for iPad was finally launched recently. Even though the apps are available to download free of cost, they only allow viewing of documents. To unlock editing and creation features users have to get an Office 365 subscription. Last month Microsoft...

Microsoft Is “Done” With The Scroogled Campaign

04/14/2014, Microsoft’s Scroogled campaign is one of the marketing tactics that Microsoft has employed in the past to make Google look bad, and to make themselves look better by comparison. The Scroogled videos do not hold back and point out every flaw and weakness...

Microsoft Updates Office Online With Tell Me, Commenting And More

04/14/2014, Back in February Microsoft rebranded Office Web Apps to Office Online. Following the move, today it announced a set of new features for the web apps. This update brings features such as Tell Me, printing, commenting and more to Office Online, all of which...

Windows Phone 8.1 Preview Version Revealed

04/14/2014, Earlier this morning, there were rumors going around concerning the release of Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview later today, and it seems that such a rumor was spot on – as Microsoft had already made available the preview version of Windows Phone...

Microsoft Product Codenames Leaked For June-July Release

04/14/2014, Microsoft’s deal with Nokia is expected to be closed later this month. Once that happens, Microsoft would have successfully acquired Nokia and we can’t wait to see what Microsoft has planned for the Finnish company and the Windows Phone platform down...

Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview Could Be Released Today [Rumor]

04/14/2014, During the early part of April, Microsoft announced Windows Phone 8.1 in all of its official glory at the Microsoft BUILD 2014 conference. Now the question is when can we expect the update to begin rolling out? An exact release date is still in the air...

Microsoft Looks Into 3D Face Scanner Using Windows Phone Handset

04/13/2014, The folks over at Microsoft Research have certainly been working hard to make sure that the future is something that is well worth looking into – so much so that they intend to figure out a method that relies on a regular Windows Phone camera in...