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Louise Is Cortana’s Predecessor

07/10/2014, When it comes to digital assistant programs, there are the likes of Siri from Apple and Microsoft’s Cortana, where the latter has been pretty spot on when it comes to World Cup predictions. Having said that, the timeline could very well be translated to...

Microsoft CEO Reiterates Commitment To Xbox

07/10/2014, A few months back there were rumors about the future of Microsoft’s Xbox division with some investors and analysts even suggesting that the company should spin off its gaming division. That was thought to be a possibility had former Nokia CEO...

Dovetail Games Licenses Flight Simulator

07/09/2014, It looks like fans of Microsoft’s Flight Simulator series in the past and until the present will be pleased as punch to hear that the Flight Simulator series will be on its way to an actual title, with the game hitting Steam for the first time when...

Cortana Gets 14 World Cup Predictions Right In A Row

07/09/2014, One of the interesting features of Cortana is its ability to make predictions. So far the voice assistant for the Windows Phone platform has been consistently right when it comes to making predictions for the World Cup 2014, getting 14 correct predictions...

Microsoft Refutes Reports Of Ending Dev Kit Program For Xbox One

07/09/2014, Microsoft had already confirmed a long time back that it would allow retail Xbox One units to be used as developer kits. This was one feature that would have no doubt appealed to independent developers as they wouldn’t have to shell out money for a...

Project Spark Sees October Launch

07/08/2014, At the end of last year, Microsoft did introduce Project Spark in an open beta form, and just in case you were wondering what Project Spark is all about, this happens to be a brand new game creation tool which is made available to Xbox One as well as...

OneNote Gets Screenshot Feature

07/08/2014, It does look as though Microsoft has introduced concrete plans for OneNote’s future, hoping to help increase the adoption rate among the masses. The first approach would be to transform the product into a cross-platform entity, and follow that up by...

Surface Pro 3 Updates Improves Battery Life And More

07/08/2014, Microsoft today released software updates for its latest tablet the Surface Pro 3. The aim of these updates is to improve usability of features as well as improve the overall stability of the system. Initially it was reported last week that the company...

Windows Phone 8.1 GDR 1 Reportedly Hits RTM This Week

07/08/2014, Microsoft has its hands full with software release this month. Over the coming weeks it is expected to roll out Windows Phone 8.1 more broadly across the globe. Several reports have indicated that Windows Phone 8.1 has already been seeded to Lumia devices...

Windows Phone Will Be Able To Run Android Apps [Rumor]

07/08/2014, Over the past couple of weeks there has been much chatter about Microsoft and Android. The company is reportedly working on a Lumia smartphone that will be powered by Android. So far the Android lineup has been limited to its own brand, Lumia has...