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Lenovo REACHit Takes Cortana Content Search To New Heights

05/27/2015, In Beijing, Lenovo has announced REACHit, a new content indexing product that will connect exclusively to Cortana to help users find their content using natural language such as “what is the file I updated last week at Startbucks?”. It has happened to...

Windows 10 Documents Leaked, Point To 512MB RAM Limitations

05/27/2015, Microsoft has promised that the Windows 10 update would be a really comprehensive one, which in other words, the “no man left behind” concept is promoted. However, there were whispers that having just 512MB RAM on a particular device is not...

Halo 3: ODST MCC Release Date Revealed On Xbox Website

05/26/2015, For fans of the Halo franchise, you guys must have been thrilled when last year, it was announced that a remastered version of Halo 3: ODST was in the works. Now the question stops being about “if” the game will be made, but rather “when” it will...

Microsoft Surface 3 Promoted Via Short Videos

05/26/2015, At the end of March this year, Microsoft made an announcement of their latest tablet, the Microsoft Surface 3, which is a device that Microsoft like to call “the full Windows experience”. I would like to think that the Surface 3 is meant to...

Microsoft Expands App Bundle Deal With More Android OEMs

05/26/2015, A couple of months ago, Microsoft announced a deal with Samsung in which several of Microsoft’s apps would be bundled together with Samsung’s new phones. At that time it seemed like this was a deal that Microsoft only made with Samsung, but as it...

Microsoft’s Cortana To Arrive On iPhone And Android Platforms

05/26/2015, It looks like Microsoft is moving slowly but surely in the right direction where the mobile world is concerned – as the company has just announced that Cortana will be making its way over to the Android platform before June s over, while folks who...

Kinect Educational Games Found To Be More Effective

05/25/2015, As we all know, the Microsoft Kinect technology can be used for gaming, even educational gaming, but is there really a huge difference between gaming on the Kinect and gaming on your mobile? Apart from the fact that both are different platforms, a recent...

5.7-inch Windows Phone Could Be In The Works

05/25/2015, If you’re a fan of the Windows Phone platform and if you’re looking for a phone with a large display, Microsoft could have something for you. According to a recent sighting on Zauba (via Windows Central), an Indian import/export website, there is some...

Microsoft May Bid $7 Billion For BlackBerry

05/25/2015, Over the last couple of years we have heard time and again that BlackBerry might be acquired by some big company. At one time it was believed that Lenovo was seriously considering picking up the ailing Canadian manufacturer but that didn’t happen...

Intel Not Overly Optimistic About Windows 10

05/25/2015, While Windows 7 was very well-received by users around the world, Windows 8 was not so much. It had to do with the brand new user interface introduced by Microsoft that threw many off their game, which is why many are looking forward to Windows 10 which...

Microsoft Patent Will Stop People From Looking Over Your Shoulder

05/24/2015, Don’t you hate it that when you’re out in public using your phone or laptop that you have strangers looking over to see what you’re doing? There are some screen protectors out there that helps prevent people from looking over your shoulder but those...

Cortana Correctly Predicts Eurovision Contest Winners

05/24/2015, Microsoft’s Cortana AI is a force to be reckoned with. Previously the virtual assistant managed to predict 15 out of 16 of the World Cup 2014 matches, and it also managed to correctly pick the Super Bowl winner, so does it really come as a surprise that...

OneClip Is A Multi-Platform Cloud Clipboard From Microsoft

05/24/2015, It has been revealed that Microsoft is developing a new multi-platform cloud clipboard app called OneClip. The idea behind this app is very simple. You can copy something to the clipboard on one device and access it on another, and you’ll be able to...

BlackBerry Eyed By Microsoft & Xiaomi For Acquisition [Rumor]

05/22/2015, There have been plenty of rumors surrounding who may or may not acquire BlackBerry, although to date we have yet to see any of these rumors come to fruition. Well here to add to the list is a report from DigiTimes who claims to have heard from industry...