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Xbox One System Update To Fix Social Features (Rumor)

01/30/2014, Owners of the Xbox One console, listen up! There might be some good news in store for you, as whispers are going around that the Xbox One console is on its way to receive a significant system update which will address several Xbox Live and interface...

White Xbox One And Titanfall Edition Models Rumored For 2014

01/30/2014, Back in 2013, we caught glimpses of a white colored Xbox One. It turns out that the white Xbox One was an employee exclusive which apparently made it onto eBay anyway. Well the good news is that according to the new rumors, word on the street has it that...

Microsoft To Develop Long-Lasting Smartphone

01/29/2014, One of our greatest smartphone concerns would be its battery. In fact great smartphones can sometimes be marred by poor battery life. After all what good are all those features if I can barely use them, right? Well it seems that Microsoft could be working...

Microsoft’s OneDrive Name Enters Into Another Legal Dispute

01/29/2014, It was just a couple of days ago that we brought you word of Microsoft announcing a rebranding of their SkyDrive service, where it is now known as the OneDrive brand. The reason behind this rebranding exercise is not because the company has too much money...

UK Government Considering Dropping Microsoft Office (Again)

01/29/2014, Let’s face it – Microsoft Office can get pretty expensive especially if you’re in the enterprise sector where you will need multiple copies/licenses of the productivity suite if you wish to conduct your business. Alternatively you could always...

Xbox Fitness Expansion To Other Platforms Possible

01/28/2014, If you were ever lectured by a parent that spending too much time on a gaming console is disastrous for your health, the Xbox One brings redemption in the form of Xbox Fitness. The app went live when the console came out in November last year. For now, it...

Concept Cortana Video Mistaken For The Real Deal

01/28/2014, Word on the street has it that Microsoft is developing a voice assistant feature for Windows Phone called Cortana. Assuming the rumors are to be believed, this feature is said to launch in April, but recently thanks to a leaked video, it seems that an...

Microsoft’s Office Web Apps Could Be Rebranded To Office Online

01/27/2014, Earlier today Microsoft rebranded their cloud storage service, SkyDrive, to OneDrive. The rebranding was reportedly due to an ongoing lawsuit between Microsoft and a UK broadcasting company who felt that the names were too similar. In any case hot on the...

Select OneDrive Users Receiving Extra 20GB Of Storage

01/27/2014, As you might have heard the news by now, Microsoft has recently renamed their SkyDrive cloud storage service to OneDrive, and as part of that rebranding process, it seems that Microsoft has also reached out to loyal OneDrive users and offered them an...

Microsoft Introduces OneDrive As A SkyDrive Rebrand

01/27/2014, There is nothing quite like a rebranding exercise once in a while to make sure that your product remains fresh in peoples’ memories, not to mention ensuring that it enters into the consciousness of many. Microsoft has just rebranded their cloud storage...

Microsoft To Announce New Game Later Today

01/27/2014, Does Microsoft have a new game that they are planning on announcing later today? Well that’s what Microsoft’s Phil Spencer announced in a tweet where he wrote, “Personally going to be a good day tomorrow, looking forward to a games announce coming...

Microsoft Creates 20-Gigapixel Panorama Of Seattle

01/26/2014, The wonders of technology certainly does not cease to amaze me – take Microsoft’s Photosynth technology for example. Basically, Photosynth would enable anyone to merge a number of 2D photographs together, resulting in an impressive looking...

Man Braves Fire To Save Xbox Console

01/26/2014, Normally, whenever a house or place is on fire, the first thing which we are all supposed to do is to run out from there without taking into consideration any of our personal belongings that are left within. It makes perfect sense – material items...