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Microsoft Patent Hints At Possible 3D Mobile User Interface

12/30/2013, The tiled interface of Windows Phone and Windows 8 was an interesting choice by Microsoft. It was definitely a departure from the typical rows and columns of icons we might normally associate with smartphone or desktop operating systems and was a fresh...

Nokia Accounts For 92.1% Of Windows Phone Install Base

12/30/2013, A few years ago when Nokia announced that they would adopt the Windows Phone platform, many were incredulous and mocked them. After all Android was the best choice for the Finnish company given the reach and market share Android had compared to Windows...

ColorWare Launches Lineup Of Customized Xbox One Consoles

12/27/2013, The Xbox One was launched in a black finish, although lucky Microsoft employees managed to get their hands on a white version, and let’s not forget the gold plated Xbox One that has been making its rounds as well. Well if you’re looking to get an Xbox...

Microsoft India Releases Guardian Safety App

12/26/2013, In the past we have seen technology attempt to help women in times of distress, such as underwear that could electrocute a would-be rapist, and devices like watches that will send out distress calls to the police, friends, and family at the touch of a...

China Reportedly Launches Second Probe Into Microsoft-Nokia Deal

12/26/2013, Earlier this year Microsoft announced that it will acquire Nokia’s devices and services division for $7.17 billion, pending shareholder and regulatory approval. Nokia’s shareholders voted overwhelmingly in support for this deal, and major...

Microsoft Could Release Surface Pro 2 Update Earlier Than Expected

12/25/2013, Just last week we reported that Microsoft had pulled the Surface Pro 2 update and while that’s fine, what was not cool was the fact that Microsoft had planned to release the update after the holiday season, meaning that Surface Pro 2 owners were in for...

Microsoft Project Siena App Released

12/19/2013, The folks over at Microsoft has introduced a new app that is known as Project Sienna, and it looks set to be a staple app. What is the whole point of Project Siena? It is meant to assist you in the creation of apps, where within the app itself, you can...

Microsoft Talks Up Bing Future

12/19/2013, Is there a future for Microsoft’s Bing? The answer is of course, a resounding yes! In fact, it was not too long ago when Microsoft rolled out a Bing Maps preview edition for Windows 8.1 users, where users were able to enjoy various features including...