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Cortana For Windows 10 Previewed On Video

12/07/2014, Before Microsoft formally unveiled Windows 10 there had been rumors that the company will integrate Cortana into the OS. This was confirmed when the official announcement was made. Even though the Windows 10 Technical Preview was released soon after we...

Microsoft Files For Multi Touch Movement Gestures Patent

12/03/2014, Companies do take patents very seriously, since this is one way where they can protect their intellectual property and make a handsome sum of money out of it if others were to make use of it. Having said that, we have seen Apple wanting to protect a...

Microsoft To Shut Down Nokia Trailers App For Windows Phone

12/02/2014, All good things must come to an end, and Microsoft is said to be working on giving those who enjoy the Nokia Trailers app for Windows Phone devices until this December 31st, where that would be the last day this app would be in operation – before it...

Windows XP Continues To Lose Its Shine

12/01/2014, Numbers and figures can be very useful if one were to draw a conclusion about a particular situation, or perhaps even make predictions of the future. Each month, the usage share of the desktop ecosystem changes, so that users are able to spot trends as...

Huawei Claims They Didn’t Make Money From Windows Phone

12/01/2014, There aren’t many Windows Phone OEMs at the moment, and prior to Microsoft officially absorbing Nokia into the company and doing away with the Nokia brand, Nokia was one of the main companies responsible for putting out Windows Phone handsets. There...

Microsoft To Purchase Acompli

12/01/2014, Microsoft has just confirmed that they will be purchasing the email startup known as Acompli, although the tech giant decided not to disclose the amount of money that exchanged hands along the way. Acompli came under the limelight courtesy of its...

Lumia Camera 5 Will Be Included In Lumia Denim Update

12/01/2014, Microsoft will soon be releasing an over-the-air update for various Lumia devices. The update is called Lumia Denim and it will be released for devices like the Lumia 830, 930, 1520 and the Icon. This OTA update will bring several new features for all...

Wearable Device For Xbox One Expected In 2015

12/01/2014, Microsoft has already jumped on the wearable device bandwagon this year with the Microsoft Band, so any other outing in the wearable market isn’t going to catch anyone by surprise. There have been rumors that the company has already begun work on...

Lumia 1030 Rumored To Sport 50MP Camera

12/01/2014, The Lumia 1020 was released back in 2013 which means that we should be able to expect a successor in the near future. Well thanks to a recently leaked photo, we caught a glimpse of the alleged device which has been given the Lumia 1030 moniker. Now given...

Microsoft App Lets You Purchase Digital Gift Cards

11/30/2014, So, the crazy holiday shopping frenzy season is going to be upon us yet again, and this time around, you might want to be on the lookout for great deals so that you can stretch that hard earned dollar better. Microsoft could help you out in this...

Microsoft Offers 50 Free Albums To Promote Xbox Music

11/30/2014, In this day and age there’s never just one service of its kind. Take music streaming for example, there are multiple services trying out different models all with the same aim, allowing users like you and me to effortlessly stream music over the...

Lumia 1020 Successor Apparently Seen In Leaked Photos

11/30/2014, Last summer Nokia launched the Lumia 1020 handset, its defining feature was the 41-megapixel rear camera. It was obviously geared towards customers who like mobile photography. Now it has been over a year and a half since this device was unveiled and so...

Microsoft Updates Facebook Beta App For Windows Phone

11/25/2014, Microsoft has just introduced a brand new update for its Facebook Beta app for the Windows Phone platform, where there will be a slew of updates and changes made available, including allowing users to view sticker comments – which is the very first...