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Samsung Will Stop Disabling Windows Update In A Few Days

06/26/2015, A couple of days ago it was discovered that Samsung laptops were disabling Windows Update. For those unfamiliar with Windows Update, it is a tool included on every copy of Windows that basically helps search for the latest updates to help keep your...

Lumia 940 XL Possibly Confirmed Through Ad Network

06/26/2015, The Lumia 940 XL is a flagship handset that is supposedly in the works by Microsoft. In fact earlier this year, Microsoft did promise that they will bring flagship Windows Phone handsets to the market, but obviously no specs or details were given, leading...

Microsoft Sway On iOS

06/26/2015, It was last year when Microsoft decided to open up the doors of its Office 365 productivity suite by introducing Sway. Of course, there were many questions that surrounded the need for Sway’s existence, as well as its purpose, but the app was released...

How To Copy Formatting in MS Word

06/25/2015, Microsoft office makes it very easy to copy and paste content, including text and images. With all these basic copy pasting feature, it also provides the ability to copy and paste formatting of text and even drawing objects. This feature can be extremely...

NASA To Send Microsoft’s HoloLens To Space This Weekend

06/25/2015, HoloLens is no more limited to usage on the earth, the virtual reality device is being sent to the space too. A SpaceX Dragon, which is scheduled to take off tomorrow with cargo and supplies for the International Space Station will be taking along two of...

Office For Android Phones Now Available

06/24/2015, Earlier this year, Microsoft released Office for Android but unfortunately it was only limited to Android tablets (even then tablets had to meet certain hardware requirements). So what about users on Android phones who would much rather have the app on...

Forza Motorsport 6 Xbox One Controller Available Separately

06/24/2015, Microsoft has confirmed that it will be selling a limited edition Forza Motorsport 6 Xbox One console that features a custom paint job and special sound effects in order to commemorate the tenth anniversary of Forza. What about those who already have an...

Xbox One Forza Motorsport 6 Limited Edition Launched

06/24/2015, Microsoft made quite a few interesting announcements during its E3 2015 press conference, it showed off some new titles which will be coming to the console in the future. One of those titles is Forza Motorsport 6 and as Forza fans anxiously wait for the...

Windows 10 Home And Professional Copies Could Be Sold On USB Drives

06/24/2015, Nowadays with music being digital, games being digital, apps available for purchase and download via websites, there is starting to become less need for the CD. In fact Apple started weaning users off the CD with the release of the MacBook Air, and fast...

Samsung Found To Be Disabling Windows Updates On Its Laptops

06/24/2015, Windows Update is a tool created by Microsoft which will help users look for new updates that can be installed and applied to the user’s current Windows-based machine. It’s pretty standard fare and something that most of us probably don’t really...

Minecraft Will Be Used To Teach Kids To Code

06/24/2015, While Minecraft is largely viewed as a game, there seems to be something about it that has some kind of educational value attached to it. Previously we have heard how the game could be used to teach children about science and technology, and now a tech...

Microsoft Clarifies Windows 10 Upgrade For Testers

06/23/2015, There has been some confusion as to whether or not current Windows 10 testers will get an upgrade to Windows 10 for free. It was initially thought that was the case, but later a vaguely worded statement from Microsoft exec Gabriel Aul left users even more...