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Lumia 830 Sales Have Begun In Certain Markets

10/01/2014, A couple of weeks back Microsoft unveiled a new Lumia smartphone which it dubbed “the first affordable flagship.” Microsoft has tried to provide high-end specifications in a thin and lightweight body with a price tag that’s not as high...

Xbox One Reportedly Off To A Good Start In China

10/01/2014, Last week Microsoft released Xbox One in China after it was delayed for a few days. The new console has been launched as China has relaxed the ban on gaming consoles after more than a decade. Ever since the Xbox One was launched back in November 2013,...

Microsoft: 50 New Companies To Deliver Windows-Powered Hardware

10/01/2014, Microsoft has started to offer Windows as well as Windows Phone software without charging device manufacturers a single cent in order to help boost the market and in turn, demand for Windows and Windows Phone devices – as long as these happen to...

Windows 10 Technical Preview Download Available Now

10/01/2014, Yesterday Microsoft took the stage to unveil the future of its operating system. We were all expecting the company to show off Windows 9, and while it did unveil a new OS, it decided to call it Windows 10 instead. As promised the Windows 10 technical...

Microsoft Sway Is A New Office Presentation App

10/01/2014, If you have grown tired of making the same old presentations using the PowerPoint application in Microsoft’s Office suite perhaps you may like to give Sway a try. It is a new presentation app that Microsoft has announced today. Microsoft describes...

Cortana Rumored To Be Included In Windows 10

10/01/2014, With Cortana being Microsoft’s voice assistant feature for Windows Phone, there has been some speculation that Microsoft could be bringing that feature to its other products and services, like Windows for example. Early rumors have suggested that was...

Windows 10 Build 9841 Screens

09/30/2014, It looks like it has been quite an exciting morning today, don’t you think so? After all, there has been the announcement of Microsoft skipping the numeral “9” in order to jump straight to Windows 10 as the next version of the operating system,...

Windows 10 Pegged For Mid-2015 Release

09/30/2014, As you might have heard, Microsoft has officially announced Windows 10, the company’s next-generation Windows operating system. According to Microsoft, the reason they went with Windows 10 is because they felt that it was not right to call it Windows 9....

Microsoft CEO Reportedly Met His Xiaomi Counterpart In China

09/30/2014, Microsoft has made no secret of its ambition to bring more OEMs in the Windows Phone fold. It has signed up several low cost OEMs based in emerging markets to push Windows Phone devices in the low end segment of the market. Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi...

Samsung Embraces Microsoft Word

09/30/2014, Microsoft makes a very popular productivity suite known as Office, Word is an integral part of the suite as its the word processor. The Office suite and its various applications are not only used by individuals and students around the world they’re...

Windows 9 Free Upgrade May Not Be Available For All

09/30/2014, At an event later today Microsoft is expected to make some announcements regarding the next iteration of its desktop operating system. Rumor has it that the new OS is going to be called Windows 9 and that it will be offered as a free upgrade to any and...

Windows TH Moniker Spotted On Microsoft Landing Page

09/30/2014, Later today we can expect Microsoft to make some kind of Windows-related announcement, which many have speculated could be about the next-generation Windows. At the moment some are calling it Windows 9 due to the natural progression after Windows 8, but...

Windows 9 Could Come With Real-Time Telemetry System

09/30/2014, If the reports are to be believed, later today we could be given a preview of Microsoft’s next-generation Windows operating system, which at the moment could either be known as Windows 9 or Windows Threshold, depending on which rumor you buy into. That...

Microsoft Updates Bing Apps For Windows Phone, Rebranded To MSN

09/30/2014, There have been rumors suggesting that Microsoft could be getting ready to announce a rebranding of some of their products. This includes the rebranding of Windows Phone to just Windows, and their Nokia devices to Microsoft devices. Well it looks like...