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Windows 8.1 Update Will Boot To Desktop [Rumor]

02/02/2014, Microsoft in expected to release a new Windows 8.1 update in the coming weeks. So far there have been many rumors about the changes we can expect to see in the upcoming update. several screenshots of test builds have also leaked online over the past few...

Archos Windows Phone Plans Confirmed

02/02/2014, Ever since Microsoft agreed to acquire Nokia’s hardware and services division, which happens to be the largest OEM of its mobile platform, there was speculation that other OEMs might not be too happy. Nokia led the Windows Phone charge...

Microsoft CEO Candidate Hans Vestberg Kicks Rumors To The Curb

01/30/2014, Ever since Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced last year that he is going to step down within 12 months, there has been a lot of speculation about who is going to get the top job at Redmond. Many names have been floated of both internal and external...

Microsoft Might Find The Right CEO Fit Soon

01/30/2014, Microsoft’s search for a new CEO has seen a fair number of rumors go through the doors of the company, where some of these rumored candidates have taken the pro-active step of distancing themselves from such whispers over the grapevine. well, it seems...

PS3 To Xbox One Upgrade: Microsoft Offers $100 Discount

01/30/2014, If you have been contemplating a PS3 to Xbox One upgrade for quite some time, Microsoft has just sweetened the deal. The company is inviting you to “ditch your PS3″ in favor of an Xbox One, its latest gaming console. For your troubles, and the...

Xbox One System Update To Fix Social Features (Rumor)

01/30/2014, Owners of the Xbox One console, listen up! There might be some good news in store for you, as whispers are going around that the Xbox One console is on its way to receive a significant system update which will address several Xbox Live and interface...

White Xbox One And Titanfall Edition Models Rumored For 2014

01/30/2014, Back in 2013, we caught glimpses of a white colored Xbox One. It turns out that the white Xbox One was an employee exclusive which apparently made it onto eBay anyway. Well the good news is that according to the new rumors, word on the street has it that...

Microsoft To Develop Long-Lasting Smartphone

01/29/2014, One of our greatest smartphone concerns would be its battery. In fact great smartphones can sometimes be marred by poor battery life. After all what good are all those features if I can barely use them, right? Well it seems that Microsoft could be working...

Microsoft’s OneDrive Name Enters Into Another Legal Dispute

01/29/2014, It was just a couple of days ago that we brought you word of Microsoft announcing a rebranding of their SkyDrive service, where it is now known as the OneDrive brand. The reason behind this rebranding exercise is not because the company has too much money...

UK Government Considering Dropping Microsoft Office (Again)

01/29/2014, Let’s face it – Microsoft Office can get pretty expensive especially if you’re in the enterprise sector where you will need multiple copies/licenses of the productivity suite if you wish to conduct your business. Alternatively you could always...

Xbox Fitness Expansion To Other Platforms Possible

01/28/2014, If you were ever lectured by a parent that spending too much time on a gaming console is disastrous for your health, the Xbox One brings redemption in the form of Xbox Fitness. The app went live when the console came out in November last year. For now, it...

Concept Cortana Video Mistaken For The Real Deal

01/28/2014, Word on the street has it that Microsoft is developing a voice assistant feature for Windows Phone called Cortana. Assuming the rumors are to be believed, this feature is said to launch in April, but recently thanks to a leaked video, it seems that an...