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Lumia 640 Will Be Among The First Devices To Receive Windows 10

05/03/2015, The mid-range Lumia 640 handset could very well be among the first Windows Phone powered devices to receive the Windows 10 for Phones update when it arrives later this year, this according to Microsoft’s Scandinavian General Manager Ossi...

Surface Pro 4 Could Be Announced This Month

05/03/2015, The time has come that people start wondering about a successor to the Surface Pro 3 tablet. Microsoft recently revived its Surface tablet line with the Surface 3 and naturally many started asking when the company plans on launching the Surface Pro 4....

Specs Of Lumia Cityman And Talkman Flagship Handsets Rumored

05/03/2015, We have been hearing for quite some time now that later this year Microsoft is going to launch a proper Windows powered flagship smartphone. In the recent past Microsoft has seemed content with launching only mid-range and low-end device, so it’s...

Windows Media Center Will Not Be Supported By Windows 10

05/03/2015, We know that Microsoft stopped developing Windows Media Center back in 2009 but an unmodified version was still available in an upgrade pack for Windows 8. Now though Microsoft has made up its mind to not keep it around for much longer. The company has...

Lumia 435 May Soon Be Available From T-Mobile

05/03/2015, It has been a very long time since Microsoft, or any other OEM for that matter, released a full-fledged flagship smartphone powered by Windows Phone. However Microsoft has kept the momentum going with several mid-range and low-end devices with which it...

Microsoft Band Will Soon Support Third-Party Apps

04/30/2015, The Microsoft Band is a fitness tracker from Microsoft that despite its somewhat quiet launch, proved to be a pretty hot device, so much so that many customers were having a hard time trying to get ahold of it. However if there was one limitation to the...

Microsoft Launches A New Website To Guess Your Age

04/30/2015, Microsoft’s BUILD conference is into its second day today and the company has already made quite a few interesting announcements for consumers and developers alike. Usually consumers don’t get to experience the products that Microsoft...

Office For iPad Will Get Add-Ins Support, Android To Follow Later

04/29/2015, Users who have used Microsoft Office for the desktop are probably familiar with add-ins. Essentially one could think of add-ins for Office as how extensions are for browsers where users can add more features and functionality to the app that might make...

Continuum Will Give Windows 10 Phones A Desktop Experience

04/29/2015, Apple has Continuity which basically lets users pick up where they left off to make moving between tablet to phone, phone to desktop, desktop to phone, easier. However given that they both run very different operating systems, there are only so many...

HoloLens Demo Impresses [Microsoft Build 2015]

04/29/2015, HoloLens has been making quite a bit of noise ever since it was first shown back in January. It is supposed to bring “hologram technology” to the masses as a stand-alone device, which can also work with a PC or Xbox one day. What’s new today is that...

Microsoft Edge Web Browser (aka Project Spartan)

04/29/2015, Microsoft Edge: this is the name for the next-generation Microsoft Browser which will replace the infamous Internet Explorer. Unveiled previously as Project Spartan, the new web browser is designed to address the many criticisms its predecessor suffered...

Visual Studio Code: Free Editor For Win+Mac+Linux

04/29/2015, Microsoft has announced Visual Studio Code, a free code editor with integrated debugger and source version control which runs natively on Windows, Mac and Linux (download Code here). It is different from Visual Studio in the sense that it is much lighter...

Halo 5: Guardians Cover Art Revealed

04/29/2015, Microsoft continues to tease the next title in the Halo franchise as it gears up for release later this year. It ran a big social media campaign and released multiple live-action trailers as well as an episodic audio series that let fans unveil more...