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Bing Maps Now Features Streetside Views For Over 100 Cities

08/21/2014, Microsoft has spent a lot of time building up its Bing Maps product and now it has announced that its mapping service now features Streetside views for over 100 cities. The 100 milestone has also been crossed for Bing’s 3D cities. Therefore users...

Windows 9 Announcement Reportedly Set For September 30th

08/21/2014, There has been much speculation about the next Windows iteration recently, we have seen some details being leaked out as well and according to a new report published today the date of the announcement has also been set. Apparently Microsoft is going to...

Opera And Microsoft Sign Licensing Agreement

08/21/2014, Opera Software recently announced that they and Microsoft have come together to sign a contract so that Opera Mini will arrive as the default pre-installed Internet browser where Nokia’s feature phones are concerned. In other words, the current Xpress...

Custom Windows 8.1 OS Preview For Internet Of Things Released

08/20/2014, A few months back Microsoft outlined its vision for Windows’ future, which includes bringing it over to the Internet of Things. We hear IoT a lot these days, companies like Samsung, Intel and even BlackBerry are working on it. Internet of Things...

500GB Media Drive For Xbox 360 Spotted On Microsoft’s Website

08/20/2014, While we’re sure many gamers out there plan to eventually upgrade their consoles to next-gen consoles, like the Xbox One or the PlayStation 4, there are probably some gamers who are hoping to get an extra year or two of gaming on their current consoles...

Surface Pro 3 BIOS Update Improves Boot Times

08/19/2014, About a week ago, Microsoft issued a firmware update to their Surface tablets as part of their Patch Tuesday routine. Well if you were looking forward to the next update, you might be pleased to learn that Microsoft has since issued a new update for...

Steve Ballmer Is No Longer A Microsoft Board Member

08/19/2014, It is now a year since Steve Ballmer dropped the bombshell that he would step down from being the CEO of Microsoft, and half a year after Satya Nadella took over the helm of Microsoft, it looks as though Ballmer is about to exit stage left from his...

Xbox One August Update Released

08/18/2014, Microsoft has put together a new update for Xbox One owners which has been released today. The Xbox One August update includes improved social features that aim to improve sharing experiences between gamers easier and better. Many of these features have...

Dialog Boxes Could Be Slowing Down IE

08/17/2014, It looks like the Internet Explorer web browser loves the spotlight over the weekend, as we have heard that there is a possibility of it going through a rebranding exercise in order to ditch its toxic image and start afresh, while here we are with word...

Microsoft Could Rebrand Internet Explorer

08/17/2014, Microsoft is no stranger to rebranding exercises, as they have called the SkyDrive as OneDrive earlier this year, but then again, SkyDrive did not manage to make its way to the consciousness of the masses or a cultural impact as much as Internet Explorer...