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New Windows Phone 8.1 Update Seeded To Developer Preview Users

09/24/2014, Soon after unveiling Windows Phone 8.1 Microsoft kicked off the Windows Phone Preview for Developers program which allowed people, who don’t necessarily need to be developers, to access software that was still being tweaked ahead of its public...

Microsoft Cube Is No Borg

09/24/2014, It looks like third-party developers have become more or less enamored by coming up with some really cool stuff that will work alongside Kinect, and in a move that will surely go down well with third-party developers, Microsoft themselves showed that they...

Nokia Lumia 735 Seflie Handset To Go On Sale In The UK Next Week

09/24/2014, If you happen to live in the U.K. and are on the lookout for a spanking new smartphone, especially one which is capable of snapping good looking selfies, then perhaps you might be interested in what the Nokia Lumia 735 has to offer. This is a 4G LTE...

Microsoft France’s President Seemingly Confirms Windows 9

09/23/2014, A couple of weeks ago, Microsoft sent out invites to an event on the 30th of September in which many believe that it could be about Windows 9. Well it looks like Microsoft France’s President, Alain Crozier, has confirmed it. According to reports,...

Xbox One Receives Price Cut In The UK

09/23/2014, If you happen to live in the U.K. and have been hankering after a new Xbox One but somehow or rather never really managed to make the time and effort to pick one up, perhaps you might be stoked to hear that there is a price cut for the console from...

New Xbox One Release Date For China Confirmed

09/23/2014, China hasn’t always been that open to gaming consoles but recently it lifted the ban and allowed companies to bring their gaming machines to the People’s Republic. Microsoft was quick to confirm that the Xbox One will be launched this...

Sunset Overdrive Live Action Trailer Released

09/22/2014, A title exclusive to Xbox One is going to be released in the near future which is why both Microsoft and Insomniac Games, the developer, are involved in promoting Sunset Overdrive. In a bid to raise hype for the title ahead of its release the duo have...

Microsoft Makes It Easier For Students To Get Office For Free

09/22/2014, The popular Office productivity suite is without a doubt one of the core products that Microsoft offers. Lately it has been trying to push Office more into the education and business sector. Microsoft’s Student Advantage initiative was first...

Cortana Can Now Define Words

09/21/2014, Cortana is Microsoft’s relatively new virtual private assistant that’s exclusive to its Windows Phone platform for now, though rumor has it that Cortana will be coming to Windows 9 as well. The company is evidently committed to improving its...

Xbox One Release In China Delayed

09/21/2014, China is a very lucrative market for consumer electronics and given the country’s recent relaxation of rules pertaining to gaming consoles both Microsoft and Sony confirmed the launch of their new consoles for the Chinese market. Microsoft’s...