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Sony PlayStation 4 Continues To Outsell Xbox One In The US

09/12/2014, Given the competition between Sony and Microsoft for console dominance, we’re sure many are wondering how Microsoft’s Xbox One is faring now that Microsoft has officially knocked $100 off its price tag, putting it squarely in the price of the Sony...

Unearthed Windows 9 Video Shows Off New Start Menu

09/11/2014, So, you have seen a leaked screenshot of the upcoming Windows 9 build that will feature a new Start menu, but what is the whole point of a picture when there is something else better out there – namely a video? What you see above happens to be build...

Microsoft Announces 14 New Windows Phone OEM Partners

09/11/2014, When it comes to Windows Phone handsets, chances are you are probably think of a Nokia Lumia device. That’s because while there are other Windows Phone OEMs at the moment, Nokia is probably the most prolific, although we guess that will soon change once...

Microsoft Branded Lumia Smartphone’s Front Panel Leaked

09/11/2014, Microsoft is now the biggest OEM that makes Windows Phone powered devices. After its acquisition of Nokia’s devices and services business Redmond itself became the biggest OEM for its own mobile platform. The company had a license to use...

Windows 9 Preview Screenshots Leaked

09/11/2014, We know that Microsoft is hard at work developing the next iteration of Windows. Some refer to it by the Threshold codename, others believe it will be distributed as Windows 9. Rumor has it that Microsoft is going to release a technology preview of the...

OneDrive Gets 10GB File Support

09/11/2014, It was earlier in the year when Microsoft decided that a change was required in the SkyDrive service, and hence it ran a rebranding exercise that transformed the name SkyDrive to that of OneDrive. Apart from that, the service has been improved across the...

Nokia Lumia 735 Could Be Headed For Verizon

09/10/2014, Just last week during IFA 2014, Microsoft took the wraps off several handsets, one of them being the Nokia Lumia 735 which is a slight variation of the Nokia Lumia 730 that was also announced at the event. Now if you were looking for an entry-level...

Microsoft Gifts @Messenger Twitter Handle To Facebook

09/10/2014, As you might have heard, Microsoft’s MSN Messenger service, which is also known as Windows Live Messenger, will be shutting down after about 15 years in operation. For those who grew up using the service, chances are you’ve had some fond memories...

Noisy Xbox One Units Will Be Replaced By Microsoft

09/10/2014, Microsoft has announced that it will replace noisy Xbox One units free of charge. The company’s official forum is filled with posts from customers who find their console to be quite noisy. Initial complaints started coming in last month and by now...

Xbox One’s First Week Sales In Japan Aren’t Looking Very Good

09/10/2014, Over in the US and other markets, games announced for the Xbox One tend to be announced for the PlayStation 4 as well, unless of course it has been specified that it is a console exclusive, such as Titanfall for the Xbox and No Man’s Sky for the PS4....