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Windows 9 Build 9834 Leaked

09/18/2014, It does look as though recent leaks on Windows 9 have brought about a greater level of awareness of what this upcoming operating system is capable of, including the introduction of Wi-Fi Sense on the platform. Well, yet another version of Windows 9 has...

Bing Predicts Scotland Will Remain In The U.K.

09/18/2014, Forget about Zoltan – you might want to rely on Bing to tell you of your future. After all, isn’t it Microsoft’s technology that helped Cortana predict most of the World Cup 2014 results correctly, not to mention it is being tested out to...

Next Version Of Microsoft Office Screenshots Leaked

09/18/2014, So with Windows 9 possibly pegged for an announcement on the 30th of September, could there be more to the announcement than just Windows 9? After all the invite did say the future of windows and the enterprise, so could a new version of Office be in the...

OneNote Update Banks On Extensibility In iOS 8

09/16/2014, Microsoft has released a string of updates today for OneNote, its popular note taking application. We have seen the company greatly improve OneNote’s functionality and its quite evident that Microsoft wants to position it as a true competitor to...

Microsoft OneNote Release For Android Wear

09/16/2014, Microsoft has worked hard to ensure that its note taking application stands out from the crowd which is why its the company’s priority to be available on every possible platform out there. Earlier this year Google unveiled the Android Wear platform...

Microsoft Universal Mobile Keyboard Announced

09/16/2014, Microsoft has just announced the brand new Universal Mobile Keyboard which will not rely on any kind of 2.4GHz wireless network to connect to a computing device, but rather, it will fall back on Bluetooth in order to hook up to three different devices....

Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse Out Later This Month

09/16/2014, Now here is a mouse that not only looks futuristic, it also does seem to come with the kind of characteristics that would make you more than happy to show it off. Ditching the USB nano transceiver, the Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse will instead rely on...

Windows Phone 9 Developer Preview Rumored For January 2015

09/16/2014, If there was one thing Microsoft did to anger their Windows Phone fans a couple of years ago was when they announced that Windows Phone 7 handsets would not be upgraded to Windows Phone 8. Naturally this did not sit well with Windows Phone users as it...

Huawei Gives Up On Windows Phone For Now

09/15/2014, Microsoft is pushing very hard to make Windows Phone the third most widely used mobile platform behind Android and iOS. In some markets it has already been able to overtake BlackBerry in order to clinch the coveted third position. The company’s aim...

Microsoft Wants In On Cheaper Windows Phone Handsets

09/15/2014, There is value in catering to the entry level market, and while the profit margin of your service or product might not be high, you will more than make up for it in terms of volume. Google has just announced their maiden trio of smartphones that will roll...

Cortana For PC Seen In Windows 9 Leaked Screenshot

09/15/2014, Microsoft is rumored to release a technology preview of the next Windows iteration in the near future which is why rumors about Windows 9 have picked up over the past couple of weeks. Windows 9 is reportedly going to have various new features including...

Microsoft Confirms Mojang Purchase

09/15/2014, It looks like what has been rumored is finally confirmed, which is a good thing, actually. Microsoft has just confirmed that they have acquired the game known as Minecraft alongside the studio that created it – Mojang, for a cool $2.5 billion...