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Windows 9 Reportedly Seeded To Microsoft’s Partners For Testing

09/03/2014, Is Microsoft working on Windows 9? Well according to recent evidence, it would definitely seem to suggest that is indeed the case, which is why when we heard the rumors that Microsoft could have sent their partners Windows 9 ahead of its official...

Microsoft Will Not Deliver Foreign Emails To The U.S.

09/02/2014, Microsoft has taken a stand by refusing to hand over emails to the U.S. government from the Dublin data center, and this particularly bold move comes across after a New York District Court Judge’s order was purposed last Friday. Judge Loretta Preska...

Microsoft Delivers Windows 8.1 August Update Again

09/02/2014, For those of you out there who did not manage to download the ‘August Update’ for Windows 8.1 last month (one can obviously tell by the name of the update itself), fret not. Microsoft might have pulled those files off their server because of issues...

Nokia Lumia 830 Could Sport 10MP PureView Camera [Rumor]

09/02/2014, If there’s one thing to get excited about the upcoming Nokia Lumia 830 are the rumors that despite it being a mid-range handset, it is expected to sport a PureView camera attached to the back of it. What this means is that users who want a good camera...

Xbox One Heads To 29 New Markets This Month

09/02/2014, September is a big month for Xbox, or so says Microsoft. The company confirmed today that its console is going to be released in 28 additional countries this month. Xbox One’s expansion in over two dozen new markets comes at a time when Xbox owners...

Office For iPad Monthly Subscriptions Announced

09/02/2014, A few months back Microsoft’s popular productivity suite finally made its way to the iPad. The tablet is undoubtedly one of the best selling tablets in the world and is extensively used across both education and business sectors, two sectors where...

Windows 9 Logo Let Out Of The Bag By Microsoft China

09/02/2014, According to the rumors that we have heard a couple of weeks ago, Microsoft is apparently getting ready to announce the preview of their upcoming OS Windows 9 on the 30th of September. Given that Windows 8 hasn’t been around that long and considering...

Surface Pro 3 Sells Well In The UK

09/01/2014, The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has certainly gone through quite a bit of adventure on the news front recently, especially when one takes into consideration the alleged overheating issues that Microsoft has already promised a fix for it. Still, the business...

Internet Explorer 11′s Market Share Is On The Rise

09/01/2014, A lot of people give Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser a lot of grief, and in all fairness earlier builds of Internet Explorer left a lot to be desired, thus giving alternative browsers such as Firefox and Chrome room to grow. That being said,...

Microsoft Increasing OneDrive File Size Limit From 2GB

09/01/2014, Soon after releasing a major update for OneDrive on mobile\, Microsoft has now removed the 2GB file size limit on uploads. Microsoft made the change without saying anything first, it was spotted by a reddit user initially. However the company has now...

Microsoft Teases Upcoming Nokia Selfie Phone

09/01/2014, According to previous leaks and rumors, word on the street has it that Microsoft has a new Nokia Lumia handset in the works that could be aimed at users who enjoy taking selfies. Recently photos of the Lumia 730 and 735 have leaked and it looks like...

Cyanogen Reportedly Being Courted By Microsoft

08/31/2014, The Cyanogen team is behind the most popular custom ROMs developed for Android smartphones and tablets. The team also develops software for the OnePlus One smartphone. Its safe to say that they have made quite a name for itself, but have they grown enough...

MSN Messenger Calls It A Day In Mainland China

08/29/2014, I am quite sure that we have all used Windows Live Messenger at some point or another in our lives, and sad to say (from Microsoft’s perspective, of course), Windows Live Messenger was not the default instant messaging tool that people used to...

Windows Phone 8.1 On 25% Of Windows Phone Devices

08/29/2014, It goes without saying that if you happen to be the developer behind a particular mobile operating system, you too, would want to have the latest version take up the biggest market share among all the devices out there. Microsoft is no different too, with...