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Xbox One Beats Out On Sony PS4 UK Sales

09/29/2014, While Microsoft’s Xbox One has seen some rather disappointing sales figures over in the Land of the Rising Sun, does this mean that it is not capable of delivering the goods elsewhere around the world? Not really, as right after FIFA 15 was released, in...

Microsoft Lumia 830 To Launch In China This October 13

09/29/2014, While we did bring you news that Microsoft has released its Xbox One console over in China earlier this morning, and that is not the only thing or device that Microsoft has up their sleeves for the China market. Apparently, they are also lining up the...

Ryse: Son Of Rome For PC Sees Some Changes From Xbox One Version

09/29/2014, Crytek’s Ryse: Son of Rome was originally released as an exclusive to the Microsoft Xbox One platform. However it was later revealed that the game would be arriving on the PC as well, although according to a recent post on Crytek’s blog, the PC...

Microsoft Confirms Future Flagship Store On Fifth Avenue

09/28/2014, There were whispers heard some time this August of Microsoft actually working to open up a new Fifth Avenue store over in New York, and it seems as though those rumored will pan out to be true in due time. In fact, the software giant has already confirmed...

Windows 9 Technical Preview Will Weigh Around 4GB

09/28/2014, Over the past few weeks there have been many reports and rumors about the upcoming iteration of Windows. We have seen some of the features it is expected to bring via several leaks and we also got to know that Microsoft will be officially making some kind...

Flipboard For Windows Phone Available For Download

09/26/2014, In April at the BUILD conference this year, Flipboard for Windows Phone was spotted, although there was nothing official about it. Having said that, it seems that Flipboard has, at long last, ensured that its official first-party application today will be...

Bing Finance To Be Called ‘Money’ For Windows Phone Soon

09/25/2014, While it is said that a rose by any other name would smell just as sweet, this does not mean that a name change does not do any good at all. There are moments when a change in the name is just the boost that a product needs in order to do better, and we...

Microsoft Surface Mini Was Very Real

09/25/2014, Some things in life are pretty much legends and make believe, such as unicorns and leprechauns with their pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. However, certain items, like the Microsoft Surface Mini, might never have seen the light of day, but this does...

Xbox One Sales In Japan Continue To Be Disappointing

09/25/2014, The Xbox One is Microsoft’s latest gaming console at the moment and it is in direct competition with the likes of the Sony PlayStation 4, and possibly the Nintendo Wii U if you want to take into account all next-gen consoles. Now the console has...

Cortana Update Lets It Be Your Fitness Buddy

09/24/2014, As Microsoft has stated in the past, they are committed to improving their voice assistant feature Cortana by updating it at least twice a month. Now in the latest update it has been revealed that Cortana will be able to help users define words, so...

Surface RT Reigns Supreme Over Other Windows 8 Devices

09/24/2014, The Microsoft Surface RT tablet was released back in 2012. It was the first of its kind as far as tablets by Microsoft was concerned and while many had initially lauded Microsoft’s efforts and build quality of their Surface devices, it did not exactly...