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Cloud Based Windows 365 Might Never Materialize

05/28/2014, There have been a lot of rumors recently about Microsoft launching a cloud based Windows iteration. As the company pivots Office from product to service it doesn’t seem entirely impossible that the company might attempt something similar with...

Microsoft Acknowledges Surface Pro 3 Charging Issues

05/28/2014, A little over a week ago, Microsoft announced their latest Surface tablet: the Surface Pro 3. The device set itself apart from the other Surface tablets by being thinner, lighter, and larger with a 12-inch display. The device has yet to be released to the...

Xbox Is Here To Stay, Microsoft CEO Reassures Gamers

05/27/2014, The Xbox One is Microsoft’s latest console, and while it does compete with the Sony PlayStation 4, recent figures have shown that Sony is beating out Microsoft in terms of sales so far. In fact in the past, some have suggested that Microsoft should sell...

Microsoft Makes Fun Of Samsung Heathrow Terminal

05/27/2014, To promote its latest flagship smartphone at one of the busiest airports in the world Samsung inked an exclusive deal with the Heathrow in London. The airport’s Terminal 5 will be known as Terminal Samsung Galaxy S5 at least for the time this...

Microsoft Warns Against Registry Hack For Windows XP Updates

05/27/2014, Yesterday we reported on a registry hack that allows Windows XP to continue receiving software updates from Microsoft. Basically the hack makes a Windows XP system look like Windows Embedded POSReady 2009 which Microsoft will support until April 9th...

Xbox One In Japan To Retail For $392 And $490

05/26/2014, The next generation console from Microsoft (although I am quite sure that it is about time that descriptive term is dropped, considering how it should fall under current generation already), the Xbox One, is touted to arrive in Japan later this September...

Windows Phone Sneakers Look Cool

05/26/2014, I am quite sure that everyone would have heard of Windows Phone smartphones, and some of you might even be rocking to one, and have fallen in love with it head over heels. The thing is, how about picking up a pair of Windows Phone sneakers? That sounds...

Stats Reveal That Majority Of Windows Store Apps Are Free

05/26/2014, The funny thing about app stores is that despite them sharing most of the major apps, they tend to behave differently. In the case of Windows Phone, it seems that a good majority of the apps offered in the Windows Store are free, and that a good many of...

Windows XP Updates Enabled By Registry Hack

05/26/2014, It has been over a month since Microsoft officially killed support for Windows XP. One of the most popular iteration of its Windows operating system, XP is over 12 years old and still powers quite a lot of PCs out there. Microsoft has tried a number of...

10-Year Kid Extols The Virtues Of Windows Phone On Stage

05/26/2014, Fan boys/girls come in all shapes and sizes, although rarely do we see them come as young as a 10 year old. In the video above, a 10-year old, who is an obvious Windows Phone fan, takes to stage to present about Windows Phone. Given that he is the son of...

No MediaTek Windows Phone Handsets Expected Anytime Soon

05/25/2014, When it comes to chipsets powering Windows Phone devices, so far it’s pretty much been most, if not all, Qualcomm inside the phone. We should point out that there are plenty of other choices in the market today, such as NVIDIA, Samsung, and MediaTek,...

PC Support For Xbox One Control Coming “Very Soon”

05/23/2014, There are some PC games that are better off being played with a gamepad. Driving games, arcade style games, and fighting games are great examples of such games that would be better enjoyed with a gamepad. Now there are many options available for PC gamers...

Optional Kinect Could Lead To More Xbox One Games, Microsoft Claims

05/23/2014, When Microsoft made the decision to remove the Kinect from the Xbox One bundle, making it an optional purchase for gamers, we’re sure some were worried that this was limiting to developers. After all if the Kinect is an optional accessory, why bother...