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Microsoft Office Apps For Android Get Significant Updates

01/13/2016, Over the past year or so Microsoft has been very open about bringing its software products to rival platforms as well, we’ve really seen the Office suite establish its footing on platforms like Android, and the company is continuing with that...

Lumia 850 (RM-1182) Certified In China

01/13/2016, The Microsoft Lumia 850 is a phone that we have been hearing about for some time now, and if you’re wondering if the device is real or just a rumor, there is strong evidence to suggest that the phone is the real deal. This is thanks to the handset...

Skype Meetings Can Now Be Scheduled In Outlook For iOS

01/13/2016, With Microsoft owning both Outlook and Skype, we suppose it shouldn’t really be a stretch to think that eventually the Redmond company might consider integrating them with each other one day. In fact that day has come as the iOS version of Outlook will...

Snapdragon 820 Windows 10 Mobile Handset Revealed In Benchmarks

01/12/2016, The Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 is expected to be one of the more powerful chipsets to make its way into mobile devices this year, and if you’re wondering if Microsoft will take advantage of the technology for its Windows 10 Mobile smartphones, you could be...

Teen Racks Up $8K In Xbox In-Game Purchases

01/12/2016, You would think that these days after learning about how dangerous in-game purchases can be in terms of racking up credit card charges, parents would be more careful about allowing their children to make such purchases. Unfortunately, that wasn’t the...

Gears Of War 4 Release Moved To Fall 2016

01/11/2016, Gamers if you are looking forward to getting your hands on the Xbox One exclusive title Gears of War 4, you might be pleased to learn that the game has been moved up in its release. According to Microsoft’s announcement last year, the game was pegged...

Microsoft To End Windows 8 Security Updates January 12

01/11/2016, As you might have heard, in January of last year, Microsoft ended mainstream support for Windows 7. Now if you have long upgraded to Windows 8, the bad news is that your time has come. Just to remind you guys, Windows 8’s security updates will be coming...

Microsoft May Add Speed Test Widget To Bing Search Results

01/11/2016, There are countless online services that allow you to check your internet speed with just one click, it couldn’t be any easier, and even if you don’t know any service you simply need to type the words “speed test” in the search...

Xbox One Party Feature Teased

01/11/2016, Microsoft is paying special attention to the wishes of its customers and it regularly incorporates their feedback into the new features or tweaks that it includes in software updates. It has previously confirmed that work on the Xbox One Party feature is...

Windows 10 Mobile Reportedly Installed On Over 1M Devices

01/11/2016, Microsoft has been lagging behind in the smartphone game, but with every major version of Windows that they push out, their market share grows by a bit. So how is Windows 10 Mobile faring? From a big picture perspective, it probably is just a blip on the...

Microsoft Could Be Building Their Own SIM Card

01/08/2016, One of the more lesser known things about Apple’s iPads with cellular connectivity is that they feature a special SIM card in the form of the Apple SIM. Basically this lets users sign up with different carriers without having to bother getting a new SIM...

Lumia 650 Makes Its Way Through The FCC

01/08/2016, The Lumia 650 is a low-end Windows 10 Mobile handset that we have been hearing for some time now, although it was only recently that Microsoft’s CMO sort of confirmed it when he suggested that they had not decided on when to release the phone. However...

Microsoft To End Support For Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10 January 12

01/06/2016, For the longest time ever, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser has been the butt of many a joke, although to Microsoft’s credit, things have improved greatly with each version, but we suppose the stigma is something hard to get rid of. So much so...

Microsoft Will Now Let You Customize Your Xbox One Bundle

01/06/2016, There are many different Xbox One bundles that have been sold. Most of the time these bundles are basically launch in conjunction with an upcoming game, thus enticing users without an Xbox to get one and the game, and maybe a little bit extra. However...