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Microsoft Presence At MWC 2015 “Confirmed”

11/24/2014, Earlier this year at MWC 2014, Microsoft made an appearance, although it was namely to announce new Windows Phone partners. Well for those wondering if Microsoft will be making an appearance at 2015’s MWC, it seems that they will, thanks to a leaked...

Microsoft Enlists K5 Robots For Security Reasons

11/23/2014, We did talk about the K5 sentry robots from Knightscope not too long ago, and it seems that Microsoft, the second most valuable company in the world, intends to enlist the help of the K5 sentry robots to increase the amount of security on their campus....

Microsoft Introduces Skype Chat To Office Web Apps

11/23/2014, Microsoft continues in their effort to make co-authoring documents as well as projects a wee bit easier than usual, having introduced Skype chat to their collection of Office web apps. The Office Online real-time chat feature will play nice with both Word...

Bing Goes HD

11/23/2014, If you happen to be a huge fan of the homepage images over on Bing, then here is some good news for you – the folks over at Microsoft have finally announced that Bing’s homepage will how feature high definition images of up to 1,920 x 1,080...

Nokia Lumia 730 Captures World’s Most Populated Selfie

11/23/2014, Ah, the selfie. This particular word that has entered mainstream consciousness for what seems to be the longest time now (relatively speaking, of course), is set to scale new heights thanks to Microsoft. Over in a promotional event that was held in...

Microsoft Offer Xbox One Early Adopters with Free Limbo Copy

11/23/2014, Birthdays are supposed to be a joyous occasion, and hence, it is no surprise that we hear of Microsoft marking the official birthday of the Xbox One with a fair number of treats, being one of the ways that Microsoft is able to say “thank you”. It...

Windows 10 Consumer Preview Release Expected In Early 2015

11/20/2014, Not too long ago Microsoft formally unveiled Windows 10, the next major release of its desktop operating system. The company did release a Windows 10 Technical Preview and while no further new builds will be released for that, it looks like Microsoft has...

HBO GO For Xbox One Released

11/20/2014, We reported recently about the possibility of the HBO Go app for Xbox One releasing in the near future. Several indications had appeared online which pointed towards an imminent launch. The wait finally ends today. Microsoft has officially confirmed that...

Xbox One Turning 1 Year Old, Microsoft To Reward Loyal Gamers

11/20/2014, It might have seemed like time has flown, but it has been almost a year since the Xbox One was launched in November 2013. Well the good news for Xbox One gamers is that Microsoft is looking to reward your loyalty as the company has recently announced that...

Microsoft Health App Gets Major Update

11/19/2014, The folks over at Microsoft have just introduced the latest update for the Health app, which is a major one to boot. Microsoft Health is considered to be a compulsory requirement for any Microsoft Band user on three major mobile platforms – iOS,...

Office Mobile With Dropbox Integration Now Live

11/19/2014, Earlier this month Microsoft announced that it has entered into a partnership with Dropbox, one of the most popular cloud storage services out there. This partnership will bring Dropbox files straight into Office, which we all know as one of the most...

Microsoft Azure Experiences Outage With Xbox Live Affected, Too

11/18/2014, If you have been scratching your head, wondering whether there is anything wrong with your computer or device because you could not log into Microsoft Azure, fret not – it is not you. Rather, it is because Microsoft Azure has experienced an outage,...