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Microsoft Lumia 540 With Dual SIM Announced

04/15/2015, Many are still waiting for Microsoft to officially launch their flagship Lumia device. After all some of Nokia’s previous flagships are starting to get a little long in the tooth. Unfortunately that has yet to happen, but in the meantime it looks like...

Microsoft Encouraging OEMs To Preload Apps By Making It Cheaper

04/14/2015, It was actually a rather interesting touch to see Samsung preload Microsoft apps on their Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge handsets, such as OneNote, Skype, and Office. This will no doubt sit well with users who require productivity apps while on the go that...

Windows 10 One-Handed Keyboard Demonstrated On Video

04/13/2015, The downside to using phones with large screens is that typing on them with one hand is near impossible unless you have really big hands or a long thumb. We suppose that’s one of the trade-offs we’ve had to make just to enjoy big screen phones. Now...

Xbox One Gets Energy-Saving Mode After Much Criticism

04/12/2015, Microsoft has received a lot of criticism lately for the Xbox One’s power consumption, specifically due to the console’s “Instant On” feature, and to make amends the company is going to offer an energy-saving mode when new...

Latest Windows 10 For Phones Preview Brings Project Spartan

04/12/2015, It was first rumored a few months back that Microsoft was building a brand new web browser codenamed Project Spartan. The company has officially unveiled the browser but so far has not revealed what the final moniker is going to be. Like Internet Explorer...

Age Of Empires 2: HD Expansion Pack Coming Your Way

04/09/2015, It seems that the good people over at Microsoft as well as Forgotten Empires have a soft spot for the Age Of Empires franchise where it looks as though there is a spanking new Age Of Empires 2: HD expansion pack coming our way. And not a moment too soon,...

Bing Image Search Evolves With Multiple New Features

04/09/2015, Bing’s image search is becoming more convenient and useful today with the latest update. Bing will now show interesting information when a user selects a picture in the search results, such as places to buy a particular product that’s in the image,...

Microsoft Announced Office Online And Dropbox Web Integration

04/09/2015, Despite the fact that Microsoft runs its own cloud storage service the company decided to partner with Dropbox, which is possibly the leader in this space, in order to allow Office users on iOS and Android to access files stored on their Dropbox accounts...

Xbox One Gets Over-The-Air TV Tuner In North America

04/08/2015, In several markets around the globe the Xbox One is capable of tuning into live programming from broadcast networks however this feature has been missing in North America. Xbox One owners have been consistently asking for it and Microsoft has finally come...

‘Redstone’ Windows 10 Update Reportedly Coming Next Year

04/07/2015, It was only a few months back that Microsoft formally announced Windows 10. Since then the company has been running a public preview program. It plans on releasing Windows 10 for consumers during the summer. Despite the fact that the consumer launch has...