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Expect New IP And Focus On First-Party Games From Xbox At E3 2015

04/20/2015, The biggest gaming convention of the year is just a few weeks away and we’re obviously very excited about what will be announced in Los Angeles, where E3 takes place. Xbox head at Microsoft, Phil Spencer, recently took to Twitter to offer some...

Windows 10 To Launch Late July, According To AMD

04/20/2015, It was just last month that Microsoft had confirmed that they would be releasing Windows 10 in the summer of 2015, but no specific dates were mentioned, meaning that we could be treated to the new platform at the start or towards the end. However...

Cortana Android Port Demonstrated

04/19/2015, Microsoft may not have shut the door on the possibility of Cortana being ported to other platforms, but that’s not going to stop a group of hackers from putting together their own Cortana Android port. The execution isn’t perfect and not all...

Microsoft Responds To Bricked Windows 10 Lumia 520 Handsets

04/17/2015, Owners of the Lumia 520 and its siblings, the Lumia 521, Lumia 525, and the Lumia 526, are reporting that their phones have bricked after installing the latest Windows Technical Preview for phones. So what’s the deal? Was there a bug with the technical...

Touch-Friendly Office For Windows 10 Phones Promised For This Month

04/17/2015, It’s an interesting choice that Microsoft has made when they launched touch-friendly/optimized versions of their Office productivity suite for iOS and Android devices before releasing it for their own mobile devices, but for iOS and Android users, we...

Two Mid-Range Lumias In The Works [Rumor]

04/16/2015, Many are still waiting on Microsoft to officially announce a flagship Windows Phone handset especially after they had acquired Nokia, but so far we haven’t really seen much from the Redmond company save for a slew of low-mid range handsets. According to...

Published Minecraft Exploit Can Let Hackers Crash Servers

04/16/2015, Today a security researcher has published an exploit which hackers can take advantage of to crash Minecraft servers. Apparently the researcher kept on warning Mojang, the game’s creator, about this exploit but after being ignored multiple times he...

Microsoft, Yahoo Agree To New Search Deal

04/16/2015, Would it surprise you to find out that Microsoft’s Bing happens to be the second ranked search engine in the world at the moment, where it comes with 20% market share, although it is clearly behind the behemoth and current king of the hill, Google....

Microsoft Office 2016 For Mac Preview Updated

04/15/2015, Microsoft has just rolled out a spanking new version of the Office 2016 for Mac Preview, which is said to do away with bug and performance issues, at the same time throw in a slew of new features. Apart from that, the company has also launched a couple of...

Xbox One May Update Might Allow Game Streaming To Other PCs

04/15/2015, Microsoft has made it clear that the Xbox One will be capable of streaming games to other PCs at some point but the company has not yet revealed when it will flip the switch on this feature. It appears that Microsoft might do so next month. Just...

Microsoft Lumia 540 With Dual SIM Announced

04/15/2015, Many are still waiting for Microsoft to officially launch their flagship Lumia device. After all some of Nokia’s previous flagships are starting to get a little long in the tooth. Unfortunately that has yet to happen, but in the meantime it looks like...

Microsoft Encouraging OEMs To Preload Apps By Making It Cheaper

04/14/2015, It was actually a rather interesting touch to see Samsung preload Microsoft apps on their Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge handsets, such as OneNote, Skype, and Office. This will no doubt sit well with users who require productivity apps while on the go that...