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Google And Facebook Chat Being Removed From Outlook.com

02/25/2015, Outlook.com users take note. Microsoft has confirmed today that it is going to remove both Google and Facebook chat from its email service “within the next couple of weeks.” The company made this announcement through an email that was sent out...

Halo: Nightfall Coming To Blu-Ray And DVD On March 17th

02/24/2015, Set between Halo 4 and 5, Halo: Nightfall is an episodic live-action TV series which was aired last year on the Xbox consoles. Initially the series was only released for Xbox One and Xbox 360 but Microsoft never denied that at some point Halo: Nightfall...

Microsoft Band Update Adds Bike Tile, Virtual Keyboard And More

02/23/2015, Microsoft Band is receiving a major software update today, its first ever since the device was launched in October last year, the update brings several new features like a bike tile, a virtual keyboard, new guided workouts and a lot more....

Lumia 635 With 1GB RAM Confirmed

02/23/2015, If you have had set your sights on a smartphone like that of the Lumia 635 but have not been too happy with the fact that there is not enough RAM that comes along with the smartphone for your liking, fret not – it seems that the folks over at...

Dropbox Users Can Get 100GB Free OneDrive Storage

02/19/2015, Microsoft often runs promotions to bring new users to its OneDrive cloud storage service. The company competes with the likes of Box and Dropbox in this market and one of the easiest ways to entice users to join is by offering free storage. Microsoft...

Microsoft’s Latest Surface Pro 3 Promotion Encourages Trade-Ins

02/19/2015, Microsoft has run all manner of promotions and deals to increase sales of its Surface Pro 3 tablet. Today a similar promotion has kicked off which entices people to trade-in their existing Surface tablets so that they too can upgrade to a Surface Pro 3....

Xbox One March Update Brings Screenshot Feature

02/19/2015, Recording gameplay videos on the Xbox One is no big deal as one can easily do that however its taking screenshots that’s not been possible. On the other hand PlayStation 4 owners can easily take a screenshot by simply pressing the Share button on...

World Of Tanks Xbox One Release Confirmed

02/18/2015, World of Tanks is a free to play title that was initially released for the Xbox 360. It is pretty impressive for a free title and those who came to like it on the previous generation console will be delighted to find out that World of Tanks Xbox One...

OneNote For Mac Updated With OCR Support

02/18/2015, OneNote is Microsoft’s popular note-taking application that is available on a variety of platforms. Mac OS X is one of the supported platforms, and even though it has no shortage of such apps, OneNote has continued to hold its ground...

Microsoft OneNote Now Totally Free For Mac And PC

02/17/2015, There is no shortage of note-taking applications out there that work across a variety of platforms and offer cloud sync so that users easily get their notes across all of their devices. Microsoft’s OneNote is an app that provides similar features...

Xbox One Upload Studio Gets New Features

02/17/2015, Microsoft first introduced us to Upload Studio, the built-in video editor on Xbox One, before the console was even launched. The video editor has only offered a handful of features up till now and today this is being rectified. Microsoft has rolled out a...