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Microsoft Opens Office For Android Preview To Everyone

01/06/2015, Microsoft Office for the iPad has been around since early 2014 where it is open for all iOS users. Unfortunately for Android users, the suite of productivity apps has yet to be released for everyone as it was previously only made available as a preview...

This Might Be Windows 10’s New ‘Spartan’ Browser

01/06/2015, A couple of weeks from now Microsoft is going to show off the consumer version of Windows 10. The next iteration of its popular desktop operating system was first announced last year after which a technical preview was released. We have had to wait long...

Xbox Job Listing Hints At Incoming Improvements For Avatars

01/05/2015, Heads up gamers, do you think that your Xbox avatars are starting to look a little dated? Considering the graphical power offered by the Xbox One, shouldn’t the graphics quality of the Xbox avatars at least match what the console can produce? Well the...

Xbox One Price Climbs Up By $50

01/05/2015, Microsoft had some trouble catching up with Sony last year when both companies released their new gaming consoles, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Sony sold one million units of its console three months before Microsoft but then the Redmond-based company made...

Microsoft’s Distill Project Could Curate Human Answers

01/05/2015, The quest for the “perfect” search engine goes on – and you can be sure that this is one particular quest that will continue for quite some time, as perfection will never be reached as new technological advances are made. Bing, which is...

Microsoft Unveils Nokia 215 Handset For $29

01/05/2015, While most of us fret over the specs of the next-gen flagship phone from the likes of Samsung, Apple, LG, Sony, HTC, and so on, there are others in parts of the world where owning a phone itself is considered a luxury. These are markets that Nokia used to...

Windows 10 For Smartphones Seen In Leaked Image

01/04/2015, Later this month Microsoft is going to conduct an event where it will unveil the consumer version of Windows 10. The upcoming software was first announced last year after which a technical preview was also released. It goes without saying that at some...

Lumia 1330 Seen In Leaked Pictures

01/01/2015, Microsoft is rumored to be working on a new Lumia smartphone. Apparently the next one is called Lumia 1330. The company itself is quiet on the issue as it hasn’t confirmed or denied any rumors about this device, but that’s pretty common...

Countdown To 2015 Xbox Deals Extended

01/01/2015, Who doesn’t love deals? Its always nice when someone gets to buy something for a significant discount, which is why companies tend to offer good deals, particularly around the holiday season. For the past few days Microsoft has been running...

Xbox One SDK Leaked Online

12/31/2014, It appears that the official Xbox One SDK from Microsoft has been leaked online, at least that’s what a group going by H4LT is claiming, the SDK is used by approved developers to create applications and games for Microsoft’s gaming console....

Lumia 735’s US Launch Has Yet To Happen

12/30/2014, Back in September Microsoft unveiled the Lumia 735 and a recent FCC sighting had us believing that the handset would be released on Verizon’s network in the near future, but where is the handset? Well oddly enough some have noticed that the dedicated...

Original Kinect For Windows Will Not Be Sold In 2015

12/30/2014, Back in October Microsoft released the new Kinect sensor for Windows with its software development kit so it was only a matter of time before the fact of its predecessor was sealed. The company has announced today that it is going to cease the sales of...

Xbox One To Get Improved eSRAM Performance

12/29/2014, It does look as though Microsoft’s Xbox One console has been on the losing end in terms of sales figures as opposed to its rival, which would be the Sony PS4, in terms of sales figures, although it did manage to claw a victory in the month of...