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Cortana For Windows 10 Wants To Learn Your Voice

03/16/2015, We all pronounce words differently and to a certain extent, voice recognition software can pick up on some different tones and accents. However for some users with particularly thick accents, not all voice recognition systems will be useful for them....

Microsoft Reportedly Not Investing In Cyanogen

03/15/2015, Recently there have been rumors that Microsoft might make a substantial investment in Cyanogen. That’s the team that makes CyanogenMod, one of the most popular custom ROMs for Android devices, the idea of Microsoft investing in an Android modding...

Windows 10 Updates Will Be Delivered With Peer-To-Peer Technology

03/15/2015, It looks like Microsoft is going to make a major change in Windows 10 to the way it delivers updates for the software. The company has stuck with Windows Update to deliver new releases for quite some time now but according to a new report Microsoft will...

Microsoft To Bring Cortana Onto iOS And Android Devices

03/13/2015, One of the ways companies such as Apple, Google, and Microsoft have managed to differentiate themselves from one another is through their voice assistant software. Apple has Siri, Google has Google Now, and Microsoft has Cortana. It is understandable that...

Titanfall Sequel Not Exclusive To Microsoft

03/12/2015, Titanfall is a very popular multiplayer first-person shooter with just one caveat. It is exclusive to Microsoft. In order to play the game you must have the Xbox 360 or Xbox One. It is also available for Windows PC. PlayStation owners were kept out of...

Skype For Business Will Be Introduced Next Week

03/12/2015, In November last year Microsoft confirmed that it is going to rebrand its business communications solution called Lync. Today the company confirmed when it intends to do that. It also revealed that Skype for Business is going to replace Lync as its...

Titanfall DLC Goes Free On Xbox One And Xbox 360

03/11/2015, If you’re not a fan of paying for DLCs, you might be pleased to learn that the entire DLC range for Microsoft’s Titanfall has gone free. The offer went live last night and basically you will be able to grab the entire range for free for the Xbox One...

Xbox One March Update Brings Screenshots For All

03/10/2015, We first heard a couple of weeks back that Microsoft is finally going to allow Xbox One owners to take screenshots. The March update for this console was first seeded to members of the preview program. Today Microsoft confirmed that it is rolling out the...

Xbox Live Down On Xbox 360

03/10/2015, If you are facing troubles accessing Xbox Live on Xbox 360 you’re most certainly not alone. A lot of people are taking to social media to complain that Xbox Live is down on Xbox 360. Since the service is not accessible they can’t play online...

Microsoft Designer Bluetooth Desktop Set Announced

03/10/2015, Microsoft has just announced its Designer Bluetooth Desktop set today, where it certainly looks as though the software giant is about to gamble a whole lot on style – and we are pretty sure, too, that performance will be part of the equation in the...

Lumia 640 Pre-Orders Up In Europe

03/06/2015, Microsoft took the opportunity to roll out not one, but a couple of new Lumia handsets at this year’s edition of Mobile World Congress. The two smartphones in question would be the Microsoft Lumia 640 as well as its sibling, the larger sized Lumia 640...

Microsoft’s Spartan Browser Gets Peeked At

03/05/2015, While Microsoft has failed to roll out a spanking new build of Windows 10 for a few weeks now, this dearth of news does not mean that there is no way else where we are able to check out the Spartan browser from the software giant. In fact, there is a...