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China Not Banning Microsoft Office Use In Government Departments

06/30/2014, China does not have the most cozy and closest of relationships with software giant Microsoft – after all, the government of China has banned the use of Windows 8 computers, and Microsoft is not the only company to experience a ban since Battlefield...

Windows 9 Public Preview Release Expected Later This Year

06/30/2014, In the near future Microsoft is going to release the second update for Windows 8.1. Even though it continues to work on this update the focus at Redmond seems to be at the next iteration of Windows, codenamed Threshold, and believed to be branded Windows...

New Halo Game Might Be Under Development

06/30/2014, You can’t hold it against Microsoft of getting the most it can out of the Halo franchise. Its extremely popular on the company’s gaming platforms and with new releases expected in the near future, some might think that there’s enough of...

Xbox One Price In China Could Be Extremely High

06/30/2014, Come September 2014 Microsoft is going to release its new console, the Xbox One, in China. The People’s Republic has long been closed off to gaming consoles but recent changes in policy have allowed companies like Microsoft to partner with a local...

Surface Mini’s Production Has Been Called Off [Rumor]

06/30/2014, Back in May, many had expected Microsoft to announce the Surface Mini tablet. Instead we were given the Surface Pro 3, which in no way is a bad thing. According to the rumors at that time, the Surface Mini was reportedly cancelled at the very last minute....

Nokia Job Listing Hints At Camera Development For Android Lineup

06/30/2014, When it comes to smartphone cameras, Nokia has been known for putting really good cameras out there, like with the Nokia Lumia 1020 and the Lumia 1520, for example. However with its Android offerings, like the recently announced Nokia X2, it seems that...

Xbox’s Phil Spencer Congratulates Sony On Their Lead

06/29/2014, With both the Microsoft Xbox One and the Sony PlayStation 4 having been released at around the same time, safe to say that the race was pretty neck to neck right out of the door, with both companies fighting for the attention and wallets of gamers around...

Windows Phone 8.1 Release Expected In First Half Of Next Month

06/29/2014, Microsoft unveiled Windows Phone 8.1 back at the BUILD 2014 conference in April and even though the developer preview was released soon after the announcement, the new software hasn’t been released for the general public as yet. We have seen...

Windows Phone 8.1 Folder Support Might Be Coming Soon

06/29/2014, One of the ways Microsoft made its mobile platform different from its rivals was to go in a completely opposite direction with the user interface. It employs live Tiles instead of conventional app icons, and up till now hasn’t allowed users to...

Some Surface Pro 3 Early Adopters Face Networking Issues

06/29/2014, Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 3 tablet went on sale not too long ago and it looks like some early adopters are facing issues, networking issues to be precise. A Microsoft Community forum thread is already live and filled with complaints from users...

Xbox One Achievements And Game Clips Land On Xbox.com

06/29/2014, It has been over six months since Microsoft released its next generation game console, the Xbox One. Millions of units have already been shipped out around the globe and the community’s size swells with each passing day. Microsoft’s Larry...

Microsoft Surface Tablets Could Be Known As ‘Lumia’

06/29/2014, A few months back Microsoft closed its $7 billion acquisition of Nokia’s devices and services division. Now it happens to be its own biggest Windows Phone OEM. Even before the acquisition the company was making tablets under the Surface branding. A...