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Windows 10 Consumer Preview Release Expected In Early 2015

11/20/2014, Not too long ago Microsoft formally unveiled Windows 10, the next major release of its desktop operating system. The company did release a Windows 10 Technical Preview and while no further new builds will be released for that, it looks like Microsoft has...

HBO GO For Xbox One Released

11/20/2014, We reported recently about the possibility of the HBO Go app for Xbox One releasing in the near future. Several indications had appeared online which pointed towards an imminent launch. The wait finally ends today. Microsoft has officially confirmed that...

Xbox One Turning 1 Year Old, Microsoft To Reward Loyal Gamers

11/20/2014, It might have seemed like time has flown, but it has been almost a year since the Xbox One was launched in November 2013. Well the good news for Xbox One gamers is that Microsoft is looking to reward your loyalty as the company has recently announced that...

Microsoft Health App Gets Major Update

11/19/2014, The folks over at Microsoft have just introduced the latest update for the Health app, which is a major one to boot. Microsoft Health is considered to be a compulsory requirement for any Microsoft Band user on three major mobile platforms – iOS,...

Office Mobile With Dropbox Integration Now Live

11/19/2014, Earlier this month Microsoft announced that it has entered into a partnership with Dropbox, one of the most popular cloud storage services out there. This partnership will bring Dropbox files straight into Office, which we all know as one of the most...

Microsoft Azure Experiences Outage With Xbox Live Affected, Too

11/18/2014, If you have been scratching your head, wondering whether there is anything wrong with your computer or device because you could not log into Microsoft Azure, fret not – it is not you. Rather, it is because Microsoft Azure has experienced an outage,...

Microsoft: 50 Million Lumias Activated And Counting

11/18/2014, Microsoft’s recent event in Germany saw the announcement from the software behemoth that a whopping 50 million Lumia handsets have been activated to date. This is certainly an interesting figure, and I am quite sure that this includes all the other...

HBO Go Xbox One Release Expected Soon

11/18/2014, It was confirmed earlier this year that HBO Go will be landing on the Xbox One. Even though the announcement was made the app has yet to be released for Microsoft’s latest console. Today there’s renewed reason to believe that HBO Go Xbox One...

Nokia Store To Close Down For Good Next Year

11/18/2014, From next year onward, it does look as though the Opera Mobile Store will see off the Nokia Store, as it replaces the latter so that you will be able to get your app fix on your respective featurephones and other Symbian-powered devices from Nokia, and of...

Microsoft Reportedly Spinning Off Nokia MixRadio

11/18/2014, Microsoft closed its acquisition of Nokia’s devices and services business earlier this year. Apart from getting the company’s smartphone lineup, talent and rights to its brand, Microsoft also got MixRadio as part of this deal. MixRadio is a...

Microsoft Is Second Most Valuable Company Now

11/16/2014, Microsoft now ranks behind Apple in terms of being the world’s most valuable company, after managing to edge itself past Exxon Mobil in terms of market capitalization. Well, Exxon Mobil managed to top the list for a little while when Apple messed up...

Lumia Denim Update For Lumia 830 And Lumia 930 Arriving Soon

11/16/2014, A report published today suggests that Microsoft might soon start rolling out the Lumia Denim update for some devices. The first devices expected to receive Lumia Denim update are believed to be the Lumia 830 and the Lumia 930, followed by the Lumia 1520...

Skype For Web Beta Revealed

11/14/2014, Skype does seem to be the next best thing since sliced bread, as it has done its fair bit to help break down the barriers of communication across continents using the Internet, and has already been one of the pioneers where real-time voice and video...

Microsoft And Their Fatboy Lamp Concept

11/13/2014, If there is one thing about concepts that should be admired, it would be this – they are more often than not attainable – although how far down the road in the future, that remains to be seen, and will most of the time offer a whole lot more...