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Bing Offers Tested In Seattle

10/07/2013, In April this year, Microsoft did reveal Bing Offers, which is a shopping coupon and sales service that enables users to be able to hunt down the best discounts possible from local as well as national retailers. How has that effort gone so far? Well,...

Dell Wants You To Upgrade From Windows XP ASAP

10/07/2013, The writing has been on the wall for quite some time for Microsoft’s venerable Windows XP operating system already, but this does not mean that folks have taken the step to make an upgrade from that reliable OS to Windows 7 or Windows 8. Perhaps one...

128GB Microsoft Surface Pro 2 Tablet Sells Out

10/06/2013, The other day we reported that Microsoft had announced that their Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets were selling well, at least as far as pre-orders are concerned. Well it looks like if you wanted to get your hands on a 128GB Surface Pro 2 tablet,...

Windows Phone And Windows RT To Merge Over Two Years [Rumor]

10/06/2013, Rumor has it that Microsoft might be planning to merge Windows Phone and Windows RT over the next two years. Such a titanic feat can not be done overnight, that’s for sure. Apparently Microsoft will slowly merge both Windows Phone and Windows RT by...

Microsoft Surface 2 Pre-Orders Appear To Be Selling Well

10/03/2013, It was only recently that Microsoft announced their brand new Surface 2 tablet and we’re sure Microsoft is hoping that with the better hardware specs and battery life that the device would be a success, or at least do better than the original Surface...

Xbox Live Gold Goes Free This Weekend

10/03/2013, If you’re not an Xbox Live Gold subscriber, you’re probably aware that you’re missing out on a ton of content as you aren’t able to play online multiplayer games or watch streaming video services such as Netflix with an Xbox Live...

Halo 3 Is Free For Xbox 360 Gold Members On October 16

10/02/2013, During Microsoft’s press conference at this year’s E3, the company announced its Games with Gold program, which would allow select games to be completely free to download, as long as you’re an Xbox Live Gold subscriber. During the press...

Windows 8.1 Now Available For Pre-Order

10/02/2013, Windows 8.1 is expected to be released on October 17, and Microsoft has already started ramping up the hype train for its upcoming release. Those who already own Windows 8 will automatically be able to upgrade their machines when Microsoft flips the...

Ford’s Alan Mulally Dismisses Microsoft CEO Position Rumors

10/02/2013, With Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer stepping down from his role as CEO of the company, many are wondering who could be next in line to fill his position. Some have speculated that it could be Nokia’s former CEO, Stephen Elop, while some believe that it...

Bill Gates Reportedly Asked To Step Down As Microsoft’s Chairman

10/01/2013, It wasn’t too long ago that Microsoft’s CEO, Steve Ballmer, gave his farewell speech to Microsoft employees as he enters into his retirement which will be taking place over the course of the next 12 months, and now it seems that some of the top...