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Windows Phone 9 Developer Preview Rumored For January 2015

09/16/2014, If there was one thing Microsoft did to anger their Windows Phone fans a couple of years ago was when they announced that Windows Phone 7 handsets would not be upgraded to Windows Phone 8. Naturally this did not sit well with Windows Phone users as it...

Huawei Gives Up On Windows Phone For Now

09/15/2014, Microsoft is pushing very hard to make Windows Phone the third most widely used mobile platform behind Android and iOS. In some markets it has already been able to overtake BlackBerry in order to clinch the coveted third position. The company’s aim...

Microsoft Wants In On Cheaper Windows Phone Handsets

09/15/2014, There is value in catering to the entry level market, and while the profit margin of your service or product might not be high, you will more than make up for it in terms of volume. Google has just announced their maiden trio of smartphones that will roll...

Cortana For PC Seen In Windows 9 Leaked Screenshot

09/15/2014, Microsoft is rumored to release a technology preview of the next Windows iteration in the near future which is why rumors about Windows 9 have picked up over the past couple of weeks. Windows 9 is reportedly going to have various new features including...

Microsoft Confirms Mojang Purchase

09/15/2014, It looks like what has been rumored is finally confirmed, which is a good thing, actually. Microsoft has just confirmed that they have acquired the game known as Minecraft alongside the studio that created it – Mojang, for a cool $2.5 billion...

Microsoft Surface 2 Listed As Out Of Stock

09/14/2014, It does take a certain sense of wisdom to know when to retire gracefully, and that is a question that athletes tend to ask themselves if they are at the top of their game for a while and start to see chinks in the proverbial armor. Having said that, the...

Microsoft Rumored To Announce Mojang Acquisition Tomorrow

09/14/2014, Earlier this week it was reported that Microsoft is mulling over a possible acquisition of Mojang which is popular for being behind the Minecraft game. Redmond was reportedly willing to spend up to $2 billion on the company. A new report claims that this...

Storage Sense Feature Could Arrive In Windows 9

09/13/2014, It was earlier this week when Windows 9 build 9834 managed to find its way over to the Internet, where we managed to bring you a video of the Start menu button in action as well as a leaked screenshot. Apart from checking out the new Start menu as well as...

Microsoft Unveils New Xbox 360 Bundles For The Holiday Season

09/12/2014, We know that the Xbox One is Microsoft’s latest and greatest console at the moment, but at the same time there are still plenty of gamers out there who are holding on to their Xbox 360 units or who might be eyeing an Xbox 360 simply because there are...