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Microsoft is the company behind software like Windows, Microsoft Office and hardware like the Xbox and Kinect. The company was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen. MS-DOS was the product that propelled Microsoft towards success, but it is Windows and Office that made it what it is today. Microsoft is currently engaged in a number of projects, including Windows 8, Windows Phone, Xbox, Office and the Azure cloud computing platform. the large majority of desktop computers run on Windows.

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New Kinect For Windows Is Official, Arrives This Summer

04/02/2014, It was near the tail end of last month when we first brought you word on the new Kinect for Windows v2 sensor, and boy are we glad to be at BUILD 2014 that was held in San Francisco, where the new Kinect for Windows v2 sensor as well as its SDK (software...

Windows Start Menu Really Coming Back

04/02/2014, As the world switched to Windows 8, one of the most annoying fact or “pain point” as Microsoft would say, was the departure of the Start Menu, which a whole lot of people used as a hub to search for files and get to find apps that use less frequently....

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Releases Free On April 8th

04/02/2014, Over the past few weeks there have been many rumors about Windows 8.1 update 1. The first major update for the OS has been in development for quite some time now, and Microsoft has heard customer pain points and rectified almost all of them. Today at its...

Nokia Lumia 630 And 635 Launched

04/02/2014, We first heard about this two mid-range smartphones back in February. Initially only the supposed internal codenames appeared online. Since then there has been a constant stream of rumors about the Lumia 630 and Lumia 635. At Microsoft BUILD 2014 today...

Windows Phone 8.1 Detailed At Microsoft BUILD SF

04/02/2014, Joe Belfiore went on stage to tell Microsoft Developers what’s new with Windows Phone 8.1, and he started by announcing that two new hardware partners were coming on board (Micromax and Prestigio) and shows their phones on-stage. As Microsoft hinted at...

Windows Phone 8.1′s Cortana Voice Assistant Feature Is Official

04/02/2014, As per earlier rumors, Microsoft has officially unveiled Cortana, Windows Phone 8.1’s personal assistant. During the presentation, Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore stressed that Cortana will be launched as beta, which we can’t help but feel is a jab at...

Cortana Spotted On Bing Personalization Page Ahead Of Announcement

04/02/2014, One of the upcoming features of Windows Phone 8.1 is allegedly a voice assistant named Cortana after the AI in the Halo game franchise. Microsoft has yet to confirm this feature but based on leaked photos and videos, it seems to be pretty real, and with...

Does Microsoft Want To Power Your Coffee Mug As Well?

04/01/2014, We will be there at BUILD 2014, and are more than interested to see just what Microsoft has in store for the masses. Of course, there will always be speculation of a new Lumia smartphone, but until the day arrives and something official is announced, do...

Microsoft Could Announce Something Surface-Related At BUILD

04/01/2014, There have been rumors that Microsoft could be planning on debuting a Surface Mini tablet which would essentially be a smaller version of the Surface tablet. The rumors claim that instead of 10-inch display, the Surface Mini could instead sport a smaller...

Users Migrating From Windows XP Prefer Windows 7 Over Windows 8

04/01/2014, In about a week Microsoft is going to kill support for Windows XP, one of the most popular iterations of its operating system. It has been around for a long, long time and there are still a lot of users out there who haven’t updated to subsequent...

New Xbox One TV Features Coming Soon, SmartGlass Gets An Update

04/01/2014, Microsoft has announced that its going to start previewing some new Xbox One TV features. They will only be rolled out to select Xbox Live members by invite in the U.S., Europe and Canada. The company says that these features have been designed to improve...