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Lumia Denim Update For Lumia 830 And Lumia 930 Arriving Soon

11/16/2014, A report published today suggests that Microsoft might soon start rolling out the Lumia Denim update for some devices. The first devices expected to receive Lumia Denim update are believed to be the Lumia 830 and the Lumia 930, followed by the Lumia 1520...

Skype For Web Beta Revealed

11/14/2014, Skype does seem to be the next best thing since sliced bread, as it has done its fair bit to help break down the barriers of communication across continents using the Internet, and has already been one of the pioneers where real-time voice and video...

Microsoft And Their Fatboy Lamp Concept

11/13/2014, If there is one thing about concepts that should be admired, it would be this – they are more often than not attainable – although how far down the road in the future, that remains to be seen, and will most of the time offer a whole lot more...

Austrian Airlines To Equip Pilots With Microsoft Tablets

11/13/2014, When it boils down to flying, there are many different kinds of checks and balances that need to be made, and pilots do have to be technologically savvy in order to ensure that they will be able to fly a whole plane-load of people to their destination...

Microsoft Movie Creator Revealed

11/13/2014, Now this is one particular instance where if “everyone’s doing it”, then it should also be ripe and right to go ahead. The likes of HTC, Sony, and heck, even BlackBerry have their very own app that are able to take your favorite recorded clips as...

Microsoft: Windows Phone 8 Devices Will Be Upgraded to Windows 10

11/13/2014, A few years ago, Microsoft made waves when they announced that Windows Phone 7 users were not eligible to be upgraded to Windows Phone 8. This wasn’t so much a hardware issue but rather a software issue that did not allow the upgrade, and safe to say...

Microsoft Band Division’s Head Has Custom Band

11/13/2014, The Microsoft Band certainly raised more than a few eyebrows when it was made official at the end of last month, and it did manage to do quite well in terms of sales after being sold out shortly after it was made available. Having said that, are all of...

Cortana On Other Platforms? Microsoft Says ‘Yeah’

11/13/2014, Earlier this year Microsoft showed off Cortana, an interactive virtual private assistant for Windows Phone. It has now made its way to countless WP devices through software update, and will soon make a debut on the PC with Windows 10. What’s next...

Microsoft Finally Patches 19-year Old Windows Bug With IBM’s Help

11/13/2014, No piece of software is perfect. Sure many applications run smooth and work as they should, at least on the surface, but somewhere there is a loophole that can be exploited or a very rare bug that almost never manifests itself. Well it seems that this...

Xbox One Sales Hit 10 Million

11/12/2014, Companies do “massage” some of their statistics from time to time, as it is a matter of presentation as well as interpretation. Having said that, when Microsoft has just announced that they have successfully sold more than 10 million Xbox One...

Microsoft Introduces Clutter For Office 365 To Boost Productivity

11/11/2014, Microsoft has made a couple of Office related announcements over recent weeks and it has something to share with us today as well. The company has announced that starting today it is rolling out Clutter to Office 365 business customers. Powered by Office...

iPhone 6 Plus Runs Windows 98

11/11/2014, This really is as absurd as this sounds. Apparently a Chinese hacker has been able to run Windows 98 on an iPhone 6 Plus. It is not known exactly how he managed to do this. It can also not be independently confirmed whether the device is actually an...

Microsoft Posts Official Lumia 535 Hands-On Video

11/11/2014, So just yesterday Microsoft officially announced the Lumia 535. While there have been several phones released by Microsoft post-Nokia acquisition, the Lumia 535 marks it as the first Windows Phone handset to be released by Microsoft that does not bear the...