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Forza Horizon 2 For Xbox One And Xbox 360 Announced

06/02/2014, When it comes to the biggest video game event in the world, nothing much will come close to what E3 delivers, although the show itself has toned down in the past years. Having said that, Microsoft must certainly be lining up something huge for their...

Start Menu Back In Windows 9

06/02/2014, For those of you out there who absolutely love the Start menu in Windows, here is some bit of news that might be worth your time – apparently, it is not going to come back anytime soon, not at least until Windows 9 rolls out of the door, that is....

Microsoft Surface Mini Could Be Launched Later This Year

06/01/2014, Prior to Microsoft’s recent tablet-related event there were a lot of rumors floating around about the Surface Mini. Apparently the company was gearing up to launch a smaller tablet as well alongside the new Surface. That didn’t happen. Several...

Microsoft Releases File Manager For Windows Phone 8.1

06/01/2014, Most smartphone users want a native local file management utility. Windows Phone users have been out of luck as far as an officially developed utility is concerned. However earlier this month word came from the company’s WP chief that a team was...

Microsoft Reportedly Working On Cortana Updates

05/29/2014, One of the smarter and more unique aspects of Cortana isn’t so much how it understands the user and parses information, but rather how Microsoft had designed it. Microsoft had designed the voice assistant feature in such a way that the company could...

Quantum Break Release For Xbox One In 2015 Confirmed

05/29/2014, Microsoft showed off two titles when it unveiled the Xbox One late last year. The first was Forza Motorsport 5 which didn’t surprise anyone since its from the company’s in-house developer Turn 10. Quantum Break was the other titled, developed...

Lumia 530 Possibly Pictured For The First Time

05/29/2014, Over the last couple of weeks there have been rumors going around about Microsoft working on a successor to Nokia’s very popular Lumia 520 smartphone. Since the Finnish company’s devices and services business is now owned by Redmond Microsoft...

IDC: Windows Phone’s Market Share To Double By 2018

05/29/2014, Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform is not the most popular of smartphone platforms at the moment, although it does have it fair share of loyal fans and users who stand by the operating system. As it stands, iOS and Android are the biggest platforms at...

Cortana Coming To The UK “Soon”, Microsoft Teases

05/28/2014, The thing about voice assistant software is that worldwide adoption can prove tricky. This is because people around the world speak all sorts of languages. Even the English language will range in accent and tone, depending on which part of the world...

Bing Will Not Be Sold To Yahoo, According To Microsoft’s CEO

05/28/2014, When it comes to performing searches on the internet, we have a few options available to us: Google, Yahoo, and Bing, although to be fair, Bing helps to power Yahoo’s searches so in reality as far as major search engines go, there aren’t that many to...

Microsoft Research Debuts Eventful, A Report Crowdsourcing Platform

05/28/2014, The concept of freelance journalism has been around for quite a while now, but what if you wanted to hire a writer but you weren’t sure if they were reliable or affordable? This can be the dilemma that event organizers can face, especially if they’re...