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‘Nokia By Microsoft’ Branding Seen On Lumia 830 Leaked Render

07/06/2014, There has been sufficient chatter over the past couple of weeks about Microsoft launching a new Lumia smartphone in the near future. Some people are more interested in knowing how the company intends to brand its new crop of devices. Even though Microsoft...

Microsoft And Canon Enter Into Patent Agreement With Each Other

07/03/2014, Companies enter into patent agreements from time to time. After all sometimes it is necessary that you use another company’s technology, and unless you want to be hit with a lawsuit and have your products banned from being sold, entering into a...

ComScore: Windows Phone’s Growth In The US Remains Unchanged

07/03/2014, Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform admittedly gets better with each major update that Microsoft makes to it. However the lack of apps has consumers hesitating if they should adopt the device, and the lack of consumers has developers holding back on...

Age Of Empires Online Has Officially Shut Down

07/02/2014, We’re sure that gamers at one point in time have tried their hand at Microsoft’s Age of Empires RTS game. The game itself is rather iconic and was one of the more popular RTS games when it was first introduced. Later in 2011, Microsoft introduced Age...

Cortana Predicted World Cup Results Accurately

07/02/2014, Who would have thought that Microsoft’s Cortana voice assistant would prove to be quite the seer when it comes to predicting results at this year’s edition of the World Cup? As Microsoft continues to work to roll out their voice assistant service for...

Microsoft Working On Fix For Windows 8.1 Update Issues

07/02/2014, There have been countless reports of people being unable to update to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8.0 and Windows RT. Apparently there’s a glitch that prevents them from updating to the latest software. Microsoft has finally taken note of the problem...

Office For Android Tablets Reportedly In The Works

07/02/2014, Earlier this year, Microsoft launched Office for iPad. It is basically Office designed for the iPad in mind, and interestingly enough it made its debut ahead of the touch-friendly version for Windows. In fact earlier rumors had suggested that Microsoft...

Desktop Could Disappear In Tiny Windows Tablets

07/01/2014, It does look as though the upcoming version of Windows could arrive with features that will cater to both desktop as well as notebook users who are not too happy about making the leap from Windows 7 all the way to Windows 8 and beyond. After all, I am...

Microsoft Takes Note Of Surface Pro 3 Networking Bug

07/01/2014, While many reviews have heaped praise on Microsoft Surface Pro 3 the tablet’s launch hasn’t gone too smoothly. A software update that was released prior to the tablet being shipped seemed to have given birth to a networking bug which has been...

China Not Banning Microsoft Office Use In Government Departments

06/30/2014, China does not have the most cozy and closest of relationships with software giant Microsoft – after all, the government of China has banned the use of Windows 8 computers, and Microsoft is not the only company to experience a ban since Battlefield...

Windows 9 Public Preview Release Expected Later This Year

06/30/2014, In the near future Microsoft is going to release the second update for Windows 8.1. Even though it continues to work on this update the focus at Redmond seems to be at the next iteration of Windows, codenamed Threshold, and believed to be branded Windows...

New Halo Game Might Be Under Development

06/30/2014, You can’t hold it against Microsoft of getting the most it can out of the Halo franchise. Its extremely popular on the company’s gaming platforms and with new releases expected in the near future, some might think that there’s enough of...