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Clue To Microsoft’s Smartwatch Looks

05/11/2014, The world of consumer electronics has its fair share of trends, too, this I will not deny. In the early years, we have seen how notebooks have become slimmer and smaller in size, while the short-lived netbook niche also kicked off a different trend. For a...

Windows Phone Commands 26% Of Vietnam’s Smartphone Market Share

05/11/2014, Generally speaking, the Windows Phone platform isn’t exactly the most popular smartphone platform in the world. In fact its worldwide market share isn’t as high as iOS and Android, although to be fair there are some markets in which Windows Phone is...

Windows Phone 8.1 Support Starts On June 24th

05/11/2014, After unveiling Windows Phone 8.1 at its BUILD 2014 conference Microsoft said that the update will be released over the summer. In April the company released Windows Phone 8.1 developer preview, which anyone with a supported WP device can download without...

Kinect Might Be Unbundled From Xbox One Next Year [Research]

05/11/2014, The Kinect sensor is an important part of Microsoft’s gaming console so much so that the company has publicly said multiple times that it won’t unbundle the two. Research firm IDC believes that Microsoft might backtrack on this by 2015. In a...

Nokia Shows Off Rube Goldberg Machine To Celebrate Its Past

05/08/2014, If we were to study the lessons of the past, it would make it a whole lot easier for us to learn and apply what we have learned in the future. Nokia has certainly had a colorful past when it comes to the world of mobile phones, leading up to the bevy of...

Halo 5 Could Be An Open World Game [Rumor]

05/08/2014, Gamers are probably eager to get their hands on the next Halo title, which at the moment has been tentatively known as Halo 5. Not much is known about the game for now, but Microsoft is expected to share more Halo-related news at E3 2014 which is taking...

Microsoft’s E3 2014 Announcements Leaked [Unverified]

05/08/2014, The E3 conference is coming up next month. Gamers around the world are anxiously waiting to see what announcements will be made. Earlier today Sony’s E3 announcements were leaked through an unverified source. Hot on its heels another unverified...

Japanese Carrier KDDI Has No Windows Phone Plans This Year

05/08/2014, Back in April we reported that according to recent numbers offered by Kantar, it seems as though there is slight growth in Japan for Windows Phone. Granted the growth did not even break 1%, it was still interesting to see a jump from 0.3% to 0.9%,...

Intel-Powered Surface Could Be Announced On May 20 [Rumor]

05/07/2014, According to recent reports, Microsoft is expected to announce the Surface mini tablet at an event they will be hosting on the 20th of May. That seems to be the general consensus and according to the rumored specs of the Surface mini, we can look forward...

OneDrive Updated With 5 More Features

05/06/2014, Those who are rocking to the consumer version of Microsoft’s cloud storage service, OneDrive, would be pleased as punch to hear that they are on the receiving end of a slew of improvements, where among them include a spanking new Android app update....

Patent Reveals Microsoft’s Plans For A Smartwatch

05/06/2014, With companies such as LG, Motorola, Google, and even Apple (rumored) revealing their plans for wearable devices like smartwatches, we sincerely doubt that this is a field that Microsoft plans on sitting out on. Now there have been rumors that Microsoft...

Surface Mini Might Not Come With Built-in Kickstand [Rumor]

05/06/2014, One of the advantages of the Microsoft Surface series of tablets is that they came with a built-in kickstand. What this meant is that customers would not have to shell out money for additional accessories to prop the tablet up, since the tablet already...