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Cortana Headed For Windows 10

01/21/2015, It looks like Windows Phone 8.1’s voice assistant feature, better known as Cortana, will also be baked into the newly announced Windows 10 operating system right from the get go. Windows users will be able to summon Cortana by saying, “Hey,...

Windows 10 Upgrade Is Free For A Year For Select Users

01/21/2015, So, Windows 10 has just been announced by the folks over at Microsoft, and what kind of goodies can existing Windows users expect from the software giant? How about this bit of news that is sure as heck to put a smile on your face? Microsoft is set to...

Microsoft Begins Promoting Lumia Handsets As Windows 10 Ready

01/20/2015, Looking forward to learning more about Windows 10? Microsoft sent out invites last year to an event that they would be holding on the 21st of January in which more details about the upcoming update to Windows would be revealed, but in the meantime it...

Microsoft’s AutoCharge Mobile Device Charging Project

01/20/2015, Microsoft might be famous for their Windows operating system, but this does not mean that they do not dabble in other markets such as hardware as well. It seems that their research arm is developing what could very well change the way we juice up our...

Windows 10 Mobile Preview Expected Next Month

01/20/2015, Tomorrow Microsoft is finally going to show off the consumer version of Windows 10, this includes Windows 10 for mobile devices, but if latest reports are to be believed you shouldn’t expect Microsoft to release Windows 10 mobile preview tomorrow....

Microsoft Rumored To Launch Phone/Laptop Hybrid Device

01/20/2015, We have heard of laptop/tablet hybrids. In fact in the past year or so we’ve seen many such devices released into the market, and to a certain extent it makes sense. The tablet portion is for when you don’t need a physical keyboard and just want to...

Microsoft Outlook In China Hit With Man-In-The-Middle Attacks

01/19/2015, Man-in-the-middle attacks is when the attacker inserts themselves in the middle of their victims’ connections, thus being able to intercept messages sent back and forth. An example would be to direct users to fake websites set up to look like the actual...

Xbox Live Experiencing Limited Connectivity

01/19/2015, Back in December 2014, Microsoft’s Xbox Live gaming service was hacked with the hacking team Lizard Squad claiming responsibility for it, which is why we can’t blame gamers for feeling that tinge of paranoia whenever the service is interrupted as it...

RM-1099 Lumia Model Passes Inspection In Indonesia

01/19/2015, Indonesia as a country has come under scrutiny at the end of last year and well into the new year due to the disappearance – and subsequently, discovery of the ill fated AirAsia flight as it made its way from Surabaya to Singapore. Well, here is...

Microsoft Patents “Inconspicuous Mode” For Mobile Phones

01/19/2015, Entering into the cinema you would probably either turn your phone to silent mode or airplane mode if you’d rather not be reached at all. The same can be done when you’re going to sleep where you put your phone to do not disturb mode so that after a...

Google Reveals Couple More Security Holes In Windows

01/18/2015, It was not too long ago that Google did annoy Microsoft somewhat by publishing details surrounding a vulnerability in Windows prior to the patch being published. Basically, Microsoft figured out that it would be in good taste for Google to withhold such...

New Office For Windows Phone Might Look Like Its iOS Counterpart

01/18/2015, Windows Phone users have been waiting for a new version of Microsoft Office. Recently Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore said that WP users will soon see what the Office team has been building for them. If a teaser posted by Microsoft Colombia is to be...

Lumia Camera Expansion To All Devices With Windows 10 Possible

01/18/2015, Next week Microsoft is going to conduct an event to show off the consumer version of Windows 10. At this event the company is also going to unveil Windows 10 for smartphones and tablets. Not much is known about the version for mobile devices but according...