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Microsoft: Xbox One Sales Has Doubled Since May Post-Price Cut

07/17/2014, When Microsoft officially announced the Xbox One that would be priced at $399 sans-Kinect, they later revealed that the console had seen an increased amount of interest from gamers. This is hardly surprising since the console is now $100 cheaper than what...

Microsoft Temporarily Halts Rollout Of Windows Phone 8.1 Update

07/17/2014, Earlier it was reported that Microsoft had begun rolling out the Windows Phone 8.1 update to those who have the Developer Preview, as well as to owners of the Nokia Lumia 625 and Lumia 925. That being said, it looks like the rollout of the update has...

Microsoft Xbox One Controller & Headset Gets A Camo Makeover

07/15/2014, The Xbox One is currently available in a black finish. It’s very sleek looking and it tends to go well with living room electronic equipment, such as TVs, DVD/Blu-ray players, amplifiers, and so on. However if you wanted to jazz up your console a bit,...

Microsoft To Announce Massive Job Cuts Soon [Rumor]

07/15/2014, Is Microsoft experiencing tough times? Well that’s hard to say, but according to a report by Bloomberg, the Redmond company is expected to announce job cuts later this week which are supposedly one of the company’s largest job cuts in the past five...

Microsoft Promises Cheaper, Smaller Windows Tablets This Year

07/14/2014, As we had learnt earlier this year, Microsoft would be removing the licensing cost for Windows for devices that measure under 9-inches. As it stands, the majority of Windows-based tablets are 10-inches or above, like the new Surface Pro 3 from Microsoft,...

Microsoft Reportedly Working On Wearable Tech For The Blind

07/14/2014, While most tech companies are focusing on developing wearables for the average consumer like you and me, there is a market for the disabled that most companies either seem to neglect or aren’t putting too much emphasis on. Well it looks like Microsoft...

Microsoft’s COO Reveals That Their Device Market Share Is At 14%

07/14/2014, When it comes to software like Windows or Office, it is safe to say that Microsoft probably holds a majority market share. In fact last we checked, Microsoft’s share of the PC market was still around the 90% mark, but in terms of actual software...

Nokia Lumia 520 Sells 12 Million Units Globally

07/14/2014, Microsoft now owns Nokia’s devices and services business but back when it was still under the Finnish company’s control it was churning out devices that only ran Windows Phone. It released devices for all segments of the market, high-end and...

Survey Finds PS4 More Popular Than Xbox One In China

07/14/2014, There’s a lot of money to be made in China’s console market which was recently opened up to allow next-gen consoles like the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in the country. In a few months time both consoles will go on sale in the People’s...

OEMs Could Seek Free Alternatives To Microsoft’s Android Patents

07/13/2014, It is no secret that there are a good many Android OEMs who pays Microsoft a fair amount of money to license patents that go towards building their Android devices. For example companies such as HTC, Samsung, ZTE, and Huawei (just to name a few) have been...

Xbox One Starts Gaining Momentum Post-Price Cut

07/13/2014, Microsoft’s initial launch of the Xbox One saw the next-gen console priced at $499. This made it more expensive than the Sony PlayStation 4 which was priced at $399, but Microsoft attempted to justify the price tag by claiming that it came with the...