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Microsoft Patent Filing Shows Off Surface 2 Kickstand Features

09/05/2013, We do know that Microsoft has already started to work on a next generation Surface tablet, calling it the Surface 2, but here we are with a new patent application from Microsoft that redefines the new hinge. This particular patent will allow the surface...

New Microsoft CEO Might Not Be Stephen Elop [Rumor]

09/05/2013, On Monday, Microsoft announced out of the blue that it has acquired Nokia’s core phone business for $7.17 billion. The deal saw Stephen Elop, Nokia’s CEO, return to Microsoft. Outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer, who is set to retire within 12 months,...

Windows RT No Longer Needed, According To Lenovo Exec

09/05/2013, [IFA 2013] A number of OEMs have decided against creating products that run on Windows RT, with ASUS being the latest company to officially drop the stripped-down operating system. It looks like they’ll soon be in good company as Lenovo also shares...

Xbox One Could Offer Backwards Compatibility Eventually

09/05/2013, If we learned anything from the both Sony and Microsoft in regards to their upcoming next-generation consoles, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, it’s that new consoles with backwards compatibility will seemingly be a thing of the past. Both companies...

Bing Video Search Updated

09/04/2013, Microsoft’s Bing department has just announced that they will be rolling out a completely re-imagined search experience for video on Bing. Specially designed from the ground up, the video search experience will boast of streamlined navigation that...

Xbox 360 Support Could End In 2016, Says Microsoft

09/04/2013, Microsoft recently announced that their Xbox One video game console is going to launch to the masses this coming November 22nd, which would mark exactly eight years to the day that the existing Xbox 360 was released. Having said that, I am quite sure that...

Xbox One Will Launch On The 22nd Of November

09/04/2013, We had reported earlier that Microsoft could announce the Xbox One’s availability date later today, and sure enough they have. A tweet by Microsoft’s Xbox Social Marketing Manager, Graeme Boyd, has revealed that the console will see a release...

Microsoft Defends Xbox One’s Price Tag

09/04/2013, Gamers probably know by now that the upcoming Microsoft Xbox One console is priced $100 more than Sony’s PlayStation 4, which Microsoft seems to believe is worth the extra $100. However even if Microsoft thinks the Xbox One is worth $100 more than the...

Xbox One Production Steps Up Into Full Gear

09/03/2013, The Xbox One as well as the Sony PS4 are definitely two of the more anticipated home video game consoles that we can look forward to this coming holiday season, and you need not be exclusive and settle for either one of the two consoles since you can most...

Microsoft Eyeing Potential BlackBerry Acquisition [Rumor]

09/03/2013, With Microsoft announcing their plans to acquire Nokia’s cellphone division, many are wondering if BlackBerry too will have a “savior”. A recent report has suggested that BlackBerry investors are optimistic that someone could buy the company in the...

Microsoft Aims For 15% Market Share With Windows Phone In 2018

09/03/2013, Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform currently does not command the largest market share in the market, although they are growing steadily, albeit slowly. With Microsoft acquiring Nokia’s cellphone business, will this improve their Windows Phone...

Kinect Technology Might Be Integrated Into Windows Phone Devices

09/03/2013, Out of the blue, Microsoft announced today it has bought Nokia’s core phone business for $7.17 billion. The announcement got everyone wondering what it means for future Nokia devices. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said that they’ll continue to...

Future Nokia Phones To Have Shorter Names

09/03/2013, Microsoft announced earlier today that it has purchased Nokia’s phone business for $7.17 billion. Under the deal, the Finnish company is going to retain its “Nokia” brand, while Microsoft gets “Asha” and “Lumia.”...