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Surface 2 Went On Sale Early In The UK

10/20/2013, Last month Microsoft unveiled its next generation tablets, Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2. Both tablets aren’t going to be released to the public until October 22nd, but one major UK based retailer made a slip-up and put Surface 2 up for safe ahead of...

Windows RT 8.1 Update Pulled From Windows Store

10/20/2013, Earlier this week Microsoft finally started rolling out Windows 8.1, its much awaited update. Despite various builds being leaked over the last few months, there was quite a lot of anticipation and hype surrounding Microsoft’s latest Windows...

Microsoft Xbox 360 Has Sold 80 Million And Counting

10/18/2013, Microsoft’s Xbox One gaming console is expected to see a release in November and based on this, we can expect that Xbox 360 sales will slow down as gamers start turning towards the next-gen console. However as it stands, Microsoft has announced that...

Microsoft Extends Games With Gold Program Indefinitely

10/18/2013, One of the perks of being an Xbox Live Gold member is that you are able to get access to free games on a monthly basis, with titles such as Halo 3 and Assassin’s Creed 2 being some examples. This is part of Microsoft’s Games with Gold program that was...

Microsoft Remote Desktop App For Android And iOS Released

10/17/2013, A little over a week ago Microsoft announced that its Remote Desktop app would be coming to iOS and Android soon. Today the app has been launched for both platforms. The roll out of this app coincides with that of Windows Server 2012 R2, and the app is...

Facebook Launches Official App For Windows 8.1

10/17/2013, We heard a dedicated Facebook app for Windows 8 was currently in the works just a few months ago, although we haven’t heard much of the application since its confirmation. Wonder now more about the Windows 8 dedicated Facebook application as its...

Xbox One Won’t Launch With Real Names Option

10/17/2013, Microsoft had previously announced its upcoming next-generation console, the Xbox One, would launch with a feature that would allow Xbox Live users to identify each other by their real names instead of their Gamertags. If you were hoping to finally learn...

Windows 8.1 Is Now Available

10/17/2013, It was earlier this summer when Microsoft officially unveiled what it would be improving in Windows 8.1, which included the often rumored Boot to Desktop option, the return of the Start button as well as a number of other improvements. Shortly after the...

Microsoft’s Windows Phone Achieves 15% Market Share In Thailand

10/17/2013, While Microsoft’s Windows Phone market might not necessarily have the highest overall market share in terms of smartphones around the world, there are some markets in which Microsoft is excelling in, and a recent one is in Thailand. Speaking in Bangkok,...

Microsoft And British Airways Team Up For Digital Bag Tag

10/16/2013, We’ve seen electronic bag tags before that allows a user to check where their bags are and to see if they arrive at its destination as expected, and now it looks like Microsoft wants in on some of that action and has recently teamed up with British...

Halo 3 Free Download For Xbox Live Gold Members

10/16/2013, At the beginning of this month – a fortnight ago, to be exact, we brought you word that Halo 3 would be free for Xbox 360 Gold members on October 16th. Well, we have already seen the calendar turn 16 for the month of October, so just how true was...

Free Office 365 ProPlus For Students From Microsoft, Kind Of

10/15/2013, From December 1st, 2013 onward, if you happen to be a student, you will be able to access Microsoft’s cloud-based Office 365 ProPlus without having to fork out a single cent for it, kind of anyways. The folks over at Microsoft has just announced the...

Surface Pro 2 256GB, 512GB Models Won’t Ship Until Dec. 15

10/15/2013, Microsoft unveiled the Surface Pro 2 just a few weeks ago during an exclusive launch event in New York City. Since its unveiling, the Surface Pro 2 has gone to sell out of its 128GB version just weeks after it was announced, leaving many to look to...