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Microsoft Headset Might Help The Blind To Get Around

11/05/2014, When it comes to helping the blind move around, there has been a fair number of advancements made to make sure that they can do so in a safe manner. However, there is always room for improvement, and Microsoft intends to help the visually impaired out by...

Microsoft Reportedly Testing Windows 10 For Phones

11/05/2014, While Microsoft has made Windows 10 public there is still a significant time left before the latest iteration is publicly released. Many have asked whether the company’s mobile platform will jump on the new update as well and if a report is to be...

VLC For Windows Phone Release Expected This Month

11/05/2014, VLC is perhaps the most popular open source media player out there that is available for a wide variety of platforms. Unfortunately Microsoft’s Windows Phone is not one of them, yet. We have known for quite a while now that a version for WP is under...

Verizon’s Lumia 735 Spotted At The FCC

11/05/2014, A couple of months ago, Microsoft unveiled the Lumia 735. The handset was expected to make its way to Verizon but later rumors hinted that it might only arrive in 2015. That being said, could it be possible that the device will launch sooner than we...

Larger Surface Pro Tablet Rumored

11/04/2014, You may have heard a lot of rumors recently that Apple is working on a larger iPad and while no one knows for sure whether or not that device is going to see the light of day, a new rumor has surfaced today claiming that Microsoft is now mulling over a...

Microsoft’s Latest Partnership Brings Dropbox Files To Office

11/04/2014, Microsoft already has a service for storing files and content in the cloud, and it would obviously prefer you use OneDrive over any competing service. But today’s move shows that the company is willing to open up to a service that is widely used by...

Nokia Camera Returns To The Store, Rebranded As Lumia Camera

11/04/2014, So yesterday the Nokia Camera app was mysteriously pulled from the Windows Phone store. Well the good news for those who were wondering where the app went, it looks like the reason it was pulled was because it had undergone a rebranding. As we had...

Microsoft Might Delay Xbox One Games For Fall 2015

11/03/2014, As it stands there aren’t as many games available on the Xbox One compared to the Xbox 360. This isn’t surprising as the Xbox One is still new-ish, but we expect that there are many games in the pipeline that are due for a release in the future. Well...

Skype Live Translation Early Preview Signups Are Open

11/03/2014, Skype is a great way to keep in touch with friends and family, and it can also be used to schedule interviews and conduct meetings. However sometimes these meetings might be with a guest from a different country where English might not be his/her native...

RemoteIE From Microsoft Lets You Use IE On Any Operating System

11/03/2014, When it comes to the world of web browsers, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, or IE for short, has long reigned supreme after knocking Netscape off its perch – until the likes of Firefox and Chrome crept into the scene. These days, tech savvy folk...

First WP Device With Microsoft Lumia Branding Spotted

11/03/2014, Nokia is globally recognized as a company that makes mobile phones but ever since it sold its devices and services business to Microsoft many people have been wondering when Microsoft will stop using the Nokia brand, for which it has a license, under the...

Cortana Seems To Cater To Spanish Speaking Crowd Too

11/02/2014, Cortana, the voice assistant for the Windows Phone platform that has gained a positive notch in its proverbial hat as it managed to handle the summer World Cup’s match result predictions in an impressive manner, looks set to be back in the limelight...