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Xbox One Compatibility “Trick” Is A Prank

12/08/2013, The Xbox One has been making a fair amount of waves on newswires recently, where someone picked up a photo of the Xbox One for 450 quid before everything else was resolved, in addition to seeing great sales numbers whether in the US or in the UK. Hence,...

Telepathwords Can Tell How Flimsy Your Passcodes Are

12/08/2013, A chain is only as strong as its weakest link, and when it comes to computer security, a weak password is more often than not the main passage of entry for those with malicious intention. In fact, we have recently read about how some 2 million passwords...

Windows 8.1 Preview License To Expire In January 2014

12/08/2013, Microsoft did introduce the free public preview version of Windows 8.1 in June earlier this year, and a few months down the road In October, Microsoft also revealed a commercial version of Windows 8.1, which happened to be a free download for Windows 8...

Bing Maps Preview For Windows 8.1 Released

12/05/2013, To preview the changes that Microsoft has planned for its mapping service, it released the Bing Maps Preview app for Windows 8.1 today. The company says that this app is a first step in “introducing a new way to explore the world.” The app...

Microsoft Launches New Surface Site

12/05/2013, It certainly does not make much sense at all if a particular website looked the same all the way from 1995 until today. Surely there needs to be a redesign from time to time to keep things fresh, just like how software would be a whole lot better with...

China Wants Longer Windows XP Support From Microsoft

12/04/2013, Microsoft’s Windows XP has been hanging around for a fair number of years already, so much so that Microsoft has finally made the decision to stop supporting the venerable desktop operating system after more than a dozen years. Of course, I am quite...

European Commission Gives Its Blessing To Microsoft-Nokia Deal

12/04/2013, Another hurdle is out of Redmond’s way to close its acquisition of Nokia’s devices and services division. The European Commission approved the deal today, saying that the overlap of the activities of both companies is minimal and strong...

Peggle 2 Headed To Xbox One December 9

12/04/2013, Earlier this summer, we learned two of PopCap Games’ upcoming titles, Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare and Peggle 2, would be made available on Microsoft’s Xbox One first before it’s made available on any other gaming platform. Since that bit of...

Mint Financial App Now Available On Windows 8.1, Windows Phone

12/04/2013, If you take your finances serious enough where you want to receive a weekly report on all of the nonsense you purchased for yourself, then you’re probably familiar with Mint. Mint has been keeping tabs on the spending habits of its users for several...