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Touch-Friendly Office For Windows 10 Phones Promised For This Month

04/17/2015, It’s an interesting choice that Microsoft has made when they launched touch-friendly/optimized versions of their Office productivity suite for iOS and Android devices before releasing it for their own mobile devices, but for iOS and Android users, we...

Two Mid-Range Lumias In The Works [Rumor]

04/16/2015, Many are still waiting on Microsoft to officially announce a flagship Windows Phone handset especially after they had acquired Nokia, but so far we haven’t really seen much from the Redmond company save for a slew of low-mid range handsets. According to...

Published Minecraft Exploit Can Let Hackers Crash Servers

04/16/2015, Today a security researcher has published an exploit which hackers can take advantage of to crash Minecraft servers. Apparently the researcher kept on warning Mojang, the game’s creator, about this exploit but after being ignored multiple times he...

Microsoft, Yahoo Agree To New Search Deal

04/16/2015, Would it surprise you to find out that Microsoft’s Bing happens to be the second ranked search engine in the world at the moment, where it comes with 20% market share, although it is clearly behind the behemoth and current king of the hill, Google....

Microsoft Office 2016 For Mac Preview Updated

04/15/2015, Microsoft has just rolled out a spanking new version of the Office 2016 for Mac Preview, which is said to do away with bug and performance issues, at the same time throw in a slew of new features. Apart from that, the company has also launched a couple of...

Xbox One May Update Might Allow Game Streaming To Other PCs

04/15/2015, Microsoft has made it clear that the Xbox One will be capable of streaming games to other PCs at some point but the company has not yet revealed when it will flip the switch on this feature. It appears that Microsoft might do so next month. Just...

Microsoft Lumia 540 With Dual SIM Announced

04/15/2015, Many are still waiting for Microsoft to officially launch their flagship Lumia device. After all some of Nokia’s previous flagships are starting to get a little long in the tooth. Unfortunately that has yet to happen, but in the meantime it looks like...

Microsoft Encouraging OEMs To Preload Apps By Making It Cheaper

04/14/2015, It was actually a rather interesting touch to see Samsung preload Microsoft apps on their Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge handsets, such as OneNote, Skype, and Office. This will no doubt sit well with users who require productivity apps while on the go that...

Windows 10 One-Handed Keyboard Demonstrated On Video

04/13/2015, The downside to using phones with large screens is that typing on them with one hand is near impossible unless you have really big hands or a long thumb. We suppose that’s one of the trade-offs we’ve had to make just to enjoy big screen phones. Now...

Xbox One Gets Energy-Saving Mode After Much Criticism

04/12/2015, Microsoft has received a lot of criticism lately for the Xbox One’s power consumption, specifically due to the console’s “Instant On” feature, and to make amends the company is going to offer an energy-saving mode when new...

Latest Windows 10 For Phones Preview Brings Project Spartan

04/12/2015, It was first rumored a few months back that Microsoft was building a brand new web browser codenamed Project Spartan. The company has officially unveiled the browser but so far has not revealed what the final moniker is going to be. Like Internet Explorer...