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Next Windows 10 Preview Release Will Bring The Spartan Browser

03/02/2015, Even before Microsoft formally announced Windows 10 we heard rumors that the company was working on a completely new web browser under the Project Spartan codename. The Spartan browser was then confirmed when Windows 10 was unveiled in January and...

Windows 10 Insiders: 2.8 Million And Counting

03/02/2015, [MWC 2015] It was on stage in Barcelona at this year’s MWC that Microsoft’s Stephen Elop made mention on how their Windows 10 Insiders program has racked up over 2.8 million users – which is an impressive figure by any means. After all, it was...

Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard Ready To Rock And Roll

03/02/2015, [MWC 2015] You fold a piece of paper, you fold some bills so that they will find a place in your wallet – but do you fold a keyboard? Most probably not, unless you happen to own one of those rollable keyboards that you can bring with you wherever...

AT&T To Offer Microsoft Lumia 640 XL

03/02/2015, [MWC 2015] Well, we do know that from an accidental leak, the Lumia 640 XL as well as Lumia 640 are now made official – although we will not be able to get our hands on those, not at least until later this year, but the waiting period will not be...

Microsoft Lumia 640 And Lumia 640 XL Announced

03/02/2015, [MWC 2015] Forget about the unofficial or accidental leak – the Microsoft Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL have both been announced officially, so you can be sure that folks who are rocking to the Windows Phone platform, or would like to make the jump,...

Lumia 640, Lumia 640 XL Accidentally Unveiled Ahead Of Time

03/01/2015, [MWC 2015] MWC 2015 is kicking off today and we expect there will be announcements from a variety of different companies for their new and upcoming products. Microsoft is expected to make an announcement but it looks like the announcement was made...

Microsoft Introduces A Keyboard for Excel On Google Play

02/27/2015, If you are having trouble swapping between alphabetic keyboard and numeric keyboard on your Android device while typing your messages or working on your spreadsheet, then the Microsoft “Keyboard for Excel” is for you. Microsoft has just launched the...

Microsoft Takes Live Streaming Route For MWC 2015, Too

02/27/2015, Are you prepared for Mobile World Congress 2015 that is all set to kick off this coming Sunday in Barcelona, Spain? Do expect a slew of hardware manufacturers make announcements for upcoming devices, and for those of us who are unable to be there in...

Microsoft To Shed More Jobs In China

02/27/2015, Is there yet another economic crisis looming on the horizon? Perhaps, especially when we hear of Microsoft being tipped to shut down not one, but actually a couple of plants over in China – which would end up with 9,000 job cuts along the way. Ever...

Windows 10 Set To Offer USB 3.1 Type-C

02/27/2015, It looks as though Microsoft has resurrected their WinHec conference, and with the agenda having already gone live, the event would open up new insights into Windows 10, which would be Microsoft’s upcoming unified operating system version. Apparently,...

Microsoft Introduces PIN Code For OneDrive For Windows Phone

02/26/2015, Microsoft has just introduced a spanking new update to its OneDrive app for Windows Phone – and this means that one would also be able to enjoy several new features that have been long looked forward to, for the very first time. For instance, one is...

Microsoft Confirms Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious

02/26/2015, We picked up on a report yesterday which pointed towards the possibility that a DLC inspired by the popular Fast & Furious movie franchise might be released soon for Forza Horizon 2. Sure enough Microsoft has now confirmed that this is going to...

Microsoft Xbox Live Gold 12-Month Membership Going For $39.99

02/26/2015, Things in life tend to be divided into two segments – one of them would fall under the “must have” category which would be a need, while the rest can be said to be wants. Having said that, the Xbox Live Gold membership used to be something that...

Windows 7 ISO Download Now Available

02/26/2015, Long time Windows users would have known by now that trying to fix issues involving Windows, or to perform a simple reinstall can end up as a real annoying experience, especially when it comes to making use of the install DVD – which some machines...