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Microsoft Will Reportedly Allow More Apps On Xbox One This Summer

02/17/2015, A new report claims that Microsoft is going to open up the Xbox One apps platform in a major way this summer. The company hasn’t really said much about when it would allow cross-platform or universal applications to run on the console however the...

Microsoft Adds iCloud Support To Its Office For iOS Apps

02/17/2015, Last year Microsoft made the decision to do away with the need for an Office 365 subscription for users of its Office for iPad apps, thus allowing users to view and make basic edits without having to need a subscription, although like we pointed out in...

Microsoft Announces FIDO Support For Windows 10

02/17/2015, Over the past few years we’ve seen how easily hackers have managed to steal login information such as usernames and passwords. Kind of scary too especially when you consider that some of these logins are for sites and services that might be sensitive in...

Halo: Nightfall Series Will Be Released Next Month

02/16/2015, Halo: Nightfall is an episodic live-action TV series that aired last year on Microsoft’s consoles. The series is set between Halo 4 and Halo 5. Nightfall was originally only made available on the Xbox One and Xbox 360. Now it is being released as a...

Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 Release Seems Likely

02/16/2015, The latest version of Microsoft’s mobile platform is Windows Phone 8.1 Update a.k.a GDR1. Microsoft has already released a public preview of Windows 10 for Phones but the preview isn’t available for all devices and there is still a lot of time...

Microsoft Indonesia Teases Lumia 1330

02/16/2015, It is not a secret at all that the Nokia Lumia 1330 is far from being an official device, which means anything and everything that you hear about it on the grapevine should be taken with a pinch of salt. However, it is easier said than done – but...

Windows 10 For Phones Preview Released

02/12/2015, Ever since Microsoft unveiled Windows 10 last month there has been ample speculation about the release date of Windows 10 for Phones preview. Microsoft was quick to release the technical preview of Windows 10 for desktop computers but it never provided a...

Microsoft Looks Into Possible N-trig Purchase

02/12/2015, Huge companies like Microsoft do tend to gobble up smaller companies, in part of their effort to obtain the latest technology, or at least technologies that they think will benefit their company in the long run – all without having to go through the...