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New Xbox One Release Date For China Confirmed

09/23/2014, China hasn’t always been that open to gaming consoles but recently it lifted the ban and allowed companies to bring their gaming machines to the People’s Republic. Microsoft was quick to confirm that the Xbox One will be launched this...

Sunset Overdrive Live Action Trailer Released

09/22/2014, A title exclusive to Xbox One is going to be released in the near future which is why both Microsoft and Insomniac Games, the developer, are involved in promoting Sunset Overdrive. In a bid to raise hype for the title ahead of its release the duo have...

Microsoft Makes It Easier For Students To Get Office For Free

09/22/2014, The popular Office productivity suite is without a doubt one of the core products that Microsoft offers. Lately it has been trying to push Office more into the education and business sector. Microsoft’s Student Advantage initiative was first...

Cortana Can Now Define Words

09/21/2014, Cortana is Microsoft’s relatively new virtual private assistant that’s exclusive to its Windows Phone platform for now, though rumor has it that Cortana will be coming to Windows 9 as well. The company is evidently committed to improving its...

Xbox One Release In China Delayed

09/21/2014, China is a very lucrative market for consumer electronics and given the country’s recent relaxation of rules pertaining to gaming consoles both Microsoft and Sony confirmed the launch of their new consoles for the Chinese market. Microsoft’s...

Xbox Boss Promises Minecraft For Windows Phone

09/21/2014, No one needs a reminder about Minecraft’s popularity. It is an extremely popular game that’s available on a wide variety of platforms but unfortunately Microsoft’s Windows Phone is not one of them. That may end soon, aided in a large...

New Microsoft Ads Makes No Mention Of “Windows Phone” Brand

09/19/2014, There have been persistent rumors that Microsoft could be getting ready to drop the Nokia and Windows Phone branding. In fact recently an upcoming Windows Phone handset was spotted with just a “Windows” branding on the back versus “Windows Phone”....

Windows 9 Technical Preview Rumored For October Release

09/19/2014, As you might have heard by now, Microsoft has started sending out invites to an event on the 30th of September. It has been largely speculated that the event could be the announcement and possible release of the Windows 9 technical preview. However if you...

Bing Is Spot On In Scotland Referendum

09/19/2014, It does look like bookies might want to take a closer look at Microsoft’s Bing, especially when Bing managed yet once again to predict the results of the Scottish referendum correctly – stating that Scotland will continue to be part of the United...

Redesigned Microsoft Mobile Website Hints At Rebranding

09/19/2014, According to earlier reports, it was suggested that Microsoft could be thinking about dropping both the Nokia and Windows Phone brand from their smartphones. Given that Nokia Finland still owns the name, we guess this was to be expected, but to drop the...