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Nokia’s Phone Division Will Be Named Microsoft Mobile

04/20/2014, Back in September last year Nokia announced its intention to sell its devices and services business to Microsoft. Since then the deal has had to go through several regulatory hoops, and barring a couple of minor hiccups, it has sailed through federal...

Advertisers Reportedly Spending More Money On Bing Now

04/18/2014, Bing might not necessarily be a search engine that most people use by default. After all Google has proven itself to be pretty efficient and not to mention very familiar when it comes to using its search engine service, so why bother with another brand or...

Is Steve Ballmer Using An iPhone Now? (Debunked & Updated)

04/17/2014, Steve Ballmer, who used to be the CEO of Microsoft and has since retired from the position, should be free from the shackles of the type of smartphones and tablets that he uses, which means he can now cross over to Apple’s pasture if he so desires. Hey,...

5 Million Xbox One Consoles Shipped To Date

04/17/2014, Just the other day we reported that the Sony PlayStation 4 had managed to sell over 7 million units around the world, but what about Microsoft’s Xbox One? The last we heard from Microsoft was back in January where they announced 3.9 million units sold...

Cortana Is Off-Limits To Users Aged Below 13 Years Old

04/17/2014, Parents, if you’re planning on getting your child their own Windows Phone handset, you might be interested to learn that one of Windows Phone 8.1’s features, Cortana, will not be available to your kids as long as they are aged below 13 years. It has...

Xbox Music Update For Windows Phone 8.1 Coming Next Week

04/17/2014, Earlier this week Microsoft released Windows Phone 8.1 developers preview. The software itself was unveiled at BUILD 2014 and even though its not going to officially roll out until summer, Microsoft is letting developers and anyone with a compatible...

Bing.com Gets Personalized Cards

04/16/2014, Google is still the undisputed champion when it comes to Internet search, but this does not mean that its competitors are pleased to just play second fiddle without doing anything to improve their lot. Yahoo, for instance, intends to end up as the default...

Users Report Cortana Having Problems Setting Alarms

04/16/2014, One of the more basic functions one might expect from a voice assistant feature is the ability to set the alarm. Google Now does this, Siri does this, Cortana does this, no wait, it doesn’t. According to reports, it seems that there are more than a fair...

Microsoft Discounting Windows XP Support For Enterprise

04/16/2014, As we’re sure many of you guys have heard by now, Windows XP is officially no longer supported by Microsoft. The operating system is still alive and kicking but it is no longer being supported, meaning that updates designed to protect the computer from...

Microsoft To Open 11 More Specialty Retail Stores In The US

04/15/2014, Microsoft has made an official announcement today that they will be opening up the doors to 11 more specialty retail stores in the U.S. when May rolls around, at least according to what was posted on the Microsoft Store Facebook page. Over there, a list...

Clippy Lives On As Cortana Easter Egg In Windows Phone 8.1

04/15/2014, I have to admit, Clippy makes me feel nostalgic. It takes me back to the days when I get my very first computer. Clippy would always show up if I needed help in Office programs back in the day and would present a laundry list of solutions. As Microsoft...

Office 365 Personal Makes It Cheaper To Unlock All Features On iPad

04/15/2014, Office for iPad was finally launched recently. Even though the apps are available to download free of cost, they only allow viewing of documents. To unlock editing and creation features users have to get an Office 365 subscription. Last month Microsoft...