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Bing Windows Phone Apps Now Sync With Windows 8 Counterparts

02/18/2014, Consumers like seamless flow of data, it makes things so much easier, and doesn’t require having to punch in all the details once again on another device. This ease of use feels much more natural, and also ends up saving a lot of time. Microsoft...

Microsoft Lync App For Android Tablets Coming This June

02/18/2014, Its acquisition of Skype enabled it to offer a separate unified communications platform for average consumers, one that is different from what business users are offered, Microsoft has two of the most widely used platforms under its belt, Lync and Skype....

Xbox One Update Results In Black Screen Bug

02/18/2014, In the most recent update for the Xbox One from Microsoft, it boasted of a bunch of highly anticipated features as well as positive changes. The thing is, bundled alongside this software update was a rather significant bug, which has been dubbed as the...

Microsoft Tests Reduced Prices For Digital Xbox One Games

02/17/2014, Xbox One owners have for long debated on Microsoft’s pricing policy on digital games, with one user even saying that the community was being “punished” for downloading games digitally. Prices were found to be higher as compared to their...

Office 365 To Receive eSignature

02/17/2014, Developing your very own signature that is unique to yourself and difficult to copy could prove to be quite a challenge, but fret not – digital technology has upped the ante when it comes to safety and security after both Microsoft and DocuSign have...

Windows Phone 8.1 Release Expected Between July And August

02/16/2014, Microsoft is yet to provide a date for Windows Phone 8.1 release, but word on the street is that the next major platform update could be rolled out to the public between July and August, later this year. Recently there has been a lot of talk about WP8.1,...

Xbox One February Update Released

02/16/2014, The Xbox One February update is expected to fix a number of things that have been irking owners of Microsoft’s latest gaming console. Originally intended to be released earlier this week, the company announced that it was pushing back the release by...

Windows Phone 8.1 Features May Include Custom Backgrounds And More

02/16/2014, Recently there has been a lot of talk about Windows Phone 8.1 features, particularly after a SDK or Software Development Kit leaked online. A week back, one developer with access to said SDK posted information about quite a few features online, giving us...

Office For iPad Could Be Arriving Sooner Than We Think

02/14/2014, For years we have been hearing how Microsoft could be developing a version of Office for the iPad. Given the popularity of the iPad and how Microsoft’s Office suite is just as popular and used by students, office workers, and government officials around...

Microsoft-Nokia Deal Still On Track For Q1 2014 Conclusion

02/14/2014, Microsoft’s deal to acquire Nokia is expected to conclude in 2014, although there were some concerns and objections raised by the Indian government that could have potentially thrown a wrench into the deal, but according to a recent press release from...

Microsoft Hints At Integrated OS On Mobile Devices

02/13/2014, Microsoft might own Nokia at the moment, but this does not mean that the software giant is going to stop there when it comes to churning out mobile devices. Sure, they also have their range of Surface tablets to boot, but it seems that the Redmond-based...

NPD: PS4 Tops Hardware Sales, Xbox One Wins On Game Sales

02/13/2014, Ah, statistics. There are always various angles to a particular story, and the NPD Group’s numbers for January 2014 tell a very interesting story. It seems that the Sony PS4 is leading the pack (of three, although other purists might decide to rule...

Windows Phone 8.1 Miracast Support Possible

02/13/2014, Over the past few weeks we have been hearing quite a lot about Windows Phone 8.1. Microsoft is expected to release this major update for its mobile platform in the near future, and several features that this update is going to bring have already been...