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Windows 10 Does Handle 1024 x 600 Pixel Displays

10/27/2014, Life basically works this way – if you are curious about whether something would work or not, there is no better way to find out than to learn from experience. If no one else has done it before, then you ought to take the step to see if your method...

Microsoft Offers Office 365 Subscribers Unlimited OneDrive Storage

10/27/2014, Cloud storage is great and convenient if you want to be able to access your files while on the go without worrying about flash drives or external hard disks. However they can be pretty pricey especially if you a lot of data stored on it which means that...

AT&T’s Lumia 830 Confirmed To Sport Qi Wireless Charging

10/27/2014, The Lumia 830 for AT&T has yet to be officially released, although some have pegged the handset’s release for next week. That being said, we had heard the rumors a couple of weeks ago that the handset would support wireless charging. It was said...

Xbox One Gets $50 Discount In Time For The Holiday Season

10/27/2014, When the Xbox One was launched, many were surprised by Microsoft’s decision to price it a good $100 more than the Sony PlayStation 4 which many had considered to be the Xbox One’s direct competitor as far as consoles are concerned. Microsoft had...

Microsoft Has New Xbox One Preview Program Update

10/26/2014, There is nothing quite like having the latest program update to ensure that whatever software or hardware which you are using at the moment would be able to run as efficiently as possible, not to mention to squash whatever discovered bugs that there are...

“Microsoft Tax” For New PCs In Italy Abolished

10/26/2014, I am quite sure that purchasing a desktop computer or a notebook can be considered to be a rite of passage for some, especially when one has extremely limited monetary resources to fall back upon. Having said that, for those who have grown up with Windows...

Nokia May Enter The Smartphone Market Again

10/26/2014, Earlier this year the purchase of Nokia’s devices and services division was completed by Microsoft. The Redmond-based software giant has even phased out the Nokia branding from smartphones, even though it is sticking with Lumia. As part of its...

Xbox Video On Windows Phone Updated

10/24/2014, It has not been too long since the most recent update for the Xbox Video app on Windows Phone was released, but there is a general feeling that it has taken a whole lot longer ever since the app did bring a significant update – or updates as well as...

Microsoft Sold 9.3 Million Lumia Smartphones

10/24/2014, In its latest earnings report, the folks over at Microsoft did make mention that they shifted 2.4 million Xbox console units over to retailers, which means that not all of them have been sold and made their way into the homes of consumers. What other...

Microsoft Claims 2.4 Million Xbox Consoles Sold In Q1 2015

10/23/2014, It has not been a good day for earnings announcements for Amazon, but Microsoft has a very different picture painted after announcing that their Q1 fiscal year 2015 financial results also saw a whopping 2.4 million Xbox consoles sold in the same...

New Update Arrives For Windows Phone 8.1 Preview For Developers

10/23/2014, Assuming you happen to be part of the Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers program, then you would most probably be pleased to find out that there is a spanking new update that is sitting there nicely, waiting for you to perform a download as well as...

Free Xbox Music Streaming To Bite The Dust In December

10/23/2014, Microsoft has announced, rather quietly, that the free Xbox Music streaming service will bite the dust on December 1st. This service allowed subscribers to stream unlimited music for the first six months after which they were limited to 10 hours of...

Microsoft Launches Bing Torque For Android Wear

10/23/2014, So you have an Android Wear device and you want to use it to perform searches just by using your voice. An obvious answer to that solution would be to launch Google Now, especially since Google was the one behind Android Wear to begin with, right? Well if...

Microsoft Next Is A Lockscreen App For Android Devices

10/22/2014, We know how Microsoft feels about Android – after all they pretty much killed off Nokia’s attempt at Android phones not too long after they had acquired the company. A competing device against Windows Phone? No thanks! Well that’s what we...