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Xiaomi Testing Out Windows 10 For Smartphones

03/18/2015, Xiaomi might not have been a brand many of you would have been familiar with a few years ago, but thanks to the company’s extremely affordable handsets, they have managed to catapult themselves into the mainstream and have even displaced companies such...

Windows 10 Will Be Launched This Summer

03/18/2015, We know that Microsoft will be releasing Windows 10 later this year although when exactly remains to be seen. In fact last we heard it was speculated that it might be released mid-year and if you’re hoping for that to be true (versus other rumors for a...

Windows 10 Minimum Hardware Requirements Revealed

03/18/2015, We’re sure many of you guys are looking forward to seeing what Microsoft has in store for you in Windows 10. So far it looks like initial feedback from users based on the previews have largely been positive but if you’re planning on upgrading to...

Bing Distill Is Microsoft’s Answer To Yahoo Answers

03/17/2015, We all have questions we’d like to have answered and doing a quick search on the internet sometimes takes us to websites like Yahoo Answers where questions are asked and answered by the community. Sometimes it’s helpful, sometimes it’s not, but for...

Halo: Nightfall Now Available Online

03/17/2015, Remember Halo: Nightfall, the live-action episodic TV series that Microsoft aired only on the Xbox consoles last year? It is now finally available online. Set between Halo 4 and Halo 5, Nightfall was originally released only on the Xbox 360 and Xbox One....

Microsoft To Kill Off The Internet Explorer Brand

03/17/2015, The Internet Explorer name is synonymous with web browsers that are provided to users on Microsoft’s Windows operating system. It has been around for a very long time but it looks like Microsoft has decided to retire that branding once and for all. The...

Windows 10 Will Take Up Less Space On Your Computer

03/16/2015, It is no secret that operating systems will take up a fair amount of space on your computer, given that the operating system is considered the main piece of software. However the good news is that if you’re looking forward to installing Windows 10 on...

New Office 2016 Version Leaked

03/16/2015, It looks like the past weekend has been an extremely busy one where leaks are concerned, where we have seen a spanking new version of Windows 10 hitting the Internet, not to mention that there is also a new version of Office 2016 that has taken the same...

Cortana For Windows 10 Wants To Learn Your Voice

03/16/2015, We all pronounce words differently and to a certain extent, voice recognition software can pick up on some different tones and accents. However for some users with particularly thick accents, not all voice recognition systems will be useful for them....

Microsoft Reportedly Not Investing In Cyanogen

03/15/2015, Recently there have been rumors that Microsoft might make a substantial investment in Cyanogen. That’s the team that makes CyanogenMod, one of the most popular custom ROMs for Android devices, the idea of Microsoft investing in an Android modding...

Windows 10 Updates Will Be Delivered With Peer-To-Peer Technology

03/15/2015, It looks like Microsoft is going to make a major change in Windows 10 to the way it delivers updates for the software. The company has stuck with Windows Update to deliver new releases for quite some time now but according to a new report Microsoft will...

Microsoft To Bring Cortana Onto iOS And Android Devices

03/13/2015, One of the ways companies such as Apple, Google, and Microsoft have managed to differentiate themselves from one another is through their voice assistant software. Apple has Siri, Google has Google Now, and Microsoft has Cortana. It is understandable that...

Titanfall Sequel Not Exclusive To Microsoft

03/12/2015, Titanfall is a very popular multiplayer first-person shooter with just one caveat. It is exclusive to Microsoft. In order to play the game you must have the Xbox 360 or Xbox One. It is also available for Windows PC. PlayStation owners were kept out of...