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Xbox One Gets Five Additional Backwards Compatible Titles

04/26/2016, Backwards compatibility is a great feature of the Xbox One, it enables players to play Xbox 360 games which have received support for this feature. There are dozens of Xbox 360 games that are now playable on Xbox One, and that list has expanded ever so...

Gmail On Android To Get Support For Exchange Accounts

04/25/2016, Gmail is Google’s email service and while we’re sure Google would love everyone in the world to just use Gmail, there are plenty of users out there using alternatives, such as Yahoo, Outlook, Exchange, and so on. Now a couple of years ago Google added...

Screenshot Shows Off Rumored Windows 10 Handoff Feature

04/25/2016, For those unfamiliar with Apple’s OS X features, there is one particular feature called Handoff. The idea is that it allows users to pick up where they left off, meaning that if you’re browsing on your smartphone and you reach home, you can just pick...

Microsoft Releases Word Flow Keyboard For iOS

04/25/2016, Earlier this year it was reported that Microsoft was bringing its famed Word Flow keyboard to iOS although last we checked, the app still appeared to be in beta. The good news is that if you have been looking forward to getting your hands on the app, the...

Surface Phone Could Sport 8GB RAM, Snapdragon 830 SoC

04/25/2016, If the rumors are to be believed, Microsoft is said to be working on a device called the Surface Phone. Ever since the Redmond company acquired Nokia’s mobile division, we have only seen Lumia handsets churned out which means that the Surface Phone...

BOGO Lumia 950/950 XL Deal Goes Live In Canada

04/25/2016, According to a report from yesterday, it was suggested that Microsoft could be looking to launch a special deal for the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL handsets in the form of a buy-one-get-one promotion. The report also added that the deal would be going live...

Microsoft’s Free OneDrive To Drop To 5GB July 27

04/24/2016, Late last year, Microsoft announced that due to the abuse of the system, they would be reducing the amount of free OneDrive storage that they were giving out to customers. Free accounts that were initially give 15GB were said to reduce to 5GB, but the...

BOGO Offer Could Be Coming To The Lumia 950/950 XL Soon

04/24/2016, While the Lumia 950 and 950 XL smartphones are a pretty decent effort by Microsoft in creating a flagship device, it seems that it still wasn’t enough to convince customers to hop on board the Windows 10 Mobile bandwagon, that and its price which is...

VLC Will Be Making Its Way Onto The Xbox One

04/21/2016, While many operating systems and media devices come with their own media player softwares installed on them by default, there are many users out there who will be more than happy to replace those with VLC, a much more simple and versatile piece of media...

Microsoft Translator Can Now Translate Text Images

04/20/2016, Translating text from one language to another isn’t that hard and there are probably a ton of translation apps available at the moment. However translating a language from an image to text isn’t quite as common, although Google Translate has had the...

Microsoft Stops Xbox 360 Production

04/20/2016, The Xbox 360 has been around for a decade and Microsoft thinks it’s time for the console to say goodbye. Microsoft has just confirmed that it has shut down Xbox 360 production. Xbox head Phil Spencer says that while the Xbox 360 means a lot to...

Japan Airline To Use Hololens For Flight Service Staff Training

04/19/2016, When it comes to training staff for jobs, there are numerous ways one can go about it. Companies can host workshops where staff are briefed on what they need to do. There are training videos which shows how they should service customers. There is also on...

Microsoft Reportedly Testing Multiple Xbox Prototypes

04/19/2016, It has only been a couple of years since Sony and Microsoft released their gaming consoles but these days there are a lot of rumors circulating online that the companies are working on upgraded models of their consoles. Sony is believed to be working on...