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Windows 10 Support To Last Until October 14th 2025

07/20/2015, As much as we’re sure many would love for Microsoft to support Windows 7 for eternity, that is not the case and it is usually not how developers work. In fact if anything, Windows 7’s mainstream support actually came to an end earlier this year. That...

Xbox One To Windows 10 Streaming Opening Up To Everyone

07/17/2015, Earlier this year, Microsoft announced a feature for the Xbox One/Windows 10 in which gamers would basically be able to stream games played on their Xbox One onto their Windows 10 devices, like PCs and tablets. Essentially this allows you to play in...

Microsoft’s Hyperlapse App For Android Loses The Beta Label

07/17/2015, A couple of months ago, Microsoft released an app called Hyperlapse for Android devices. The idea was to allow the creation of timelapse videos, which at the same time offered up video recording with added stability. The app was launched as a beta but the...

Cortana For Android Beta APK Leaked

07/17/2015, Back in March, Microsoft announced that they were planning on releasing Cortana as a standalone app on both iOS and Android devices. They later revealed that the beta version for Android was slated for July and while it already is July, we haven’t heard...

Microsoft Edge Browser Beats Out Chrome In JavaScript Benchmarks

07/17/2015, Microsoft Edge is the new browser the Microsoft will be bundling with Windows 10 on the computer and on mobile devices. Based on initial impressions of the browser, many seem to be pretty pleased with what Microsoft has done, but how does it fare against...

Xbox One Sales Up 51% In June, But PS4 Still Takes The Lead

07/17/2015, It is now July which means that we have a new month of console sales to look at. For those curious about the console wars and wanting to see who might be leading, wonder no more because for the month of June, it looks like Sony’s PlayStation 4 has taken...

Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 Will Be Sold On USB Drives

07/17/2015, Is physical media like CDs and DVDs just about done? Maybe not, there is still a lot of use for such storage mediums, but as far as installation disks are concerned, perhaps they could be reaching the end of their days. In fact recently Microsoft...

HP Windows 10 PCs Ship Before The Software Even Launches

07/16/2015, HP doesn’t want to wait around for other manufacturers to take the ball, the company is going to start shipping some of its PCs that come with Windows 10 preinstalled ahead of the actual launch of Windows 10. Microsoft is going to officially launch...

Surface Pro 4 Launch Expected This October

07/16/2015, All eyes are on Microsoft as it gears up to launch Windows 10 to the public and once the new software arrives we will certainly be looking towards the company to release some new hardware as well. A report today claims that the company is working on a new...

Microsoft’s PhotoDNA Makes Its Way Into The Cloud

07/15/2015, When it comes to tools that helps scan for illegal images such as child pornography, Microsoft has such a tool called PhotoDNA. This tool has been around for a few years ago, but given that a lot of photos are being stored in the cloud these days,...

Microsoft Working On Second-Gen Band

07/15/2015, About nine months back Microsoft also made an entry into the consumer wearable device market with a product simply called the Microsoft Band. It’s not a smartwatch per se, rather it’s more of a fitness band that focuses exclusively on health...

Final Office For Windows 10 Apps Released By Microsoft

07/15/2015,   Now that it’s gearing up to publicly release Windows 10, Microsoft has seen it fit to drop the preview tag from the Office for Windows 10 applications. Starting today the company is sending out final versions of Office for Windows 10 apps to...

Windows 10 Has Been Finalized

07/15/2015, With merely a fortnight to go until it’s due to release the latest iteration of its operating system Microsoft has now finalized Windows 10 according to a report, it’s said to have selected build 10240 as the final release to manufacturing or...