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Microsoft Could Work On Game Streaming Service On Smartphones

09/27/2013, The high end smartphones of today do come with some really beefy hardware specifications, that is for sure. They are able to handle mobile games with a high level of graphical quality which would not have been thought of as possible many years ago, or at...

Sony Not Concerned By Xbox One’s 7-day Head Start In Europe

09/26/2013, As gamers are probably acutely aware by now, the Xbox One is expected to see a release on the 22nd of November. The PlayStation 4, on the other hand, will see a release on the 29th of November in Europe, but a 15th of November release in North America....

Nokia Hints PureView Brand Might Disappear After Acquisition

09/26/2013, Nokia’s smartphone camera division will move to Microsoft, along with the Finnish manufacturer’s entire core phone business, if Microsoft’s acquisition is approved by shareholders. Microsoft had announced recently it has agreed to...

Bill Gates Admits Ctrl-Alt-Delete Was A Mistake

09/26/2013, If you’re a PC user, the keyboard combination “Control-Alt-Delete” might mean something to you if you’ve ever found yourself at the mercy of your extremely unresponsive machine. The ole Ctrl-Alt-Delete has probably saved you from...

Microsoft Says Surface Pro To Continue

09/25/2013, It was earlier this week when there were whispers of Microsoft discontinuing sales of its original Surface Pro tablet, never mind the fact that this particular device was launched not even a year ago – a mere seven months back to be exact. The...

Surface Mini Allegedly Delayed Until Spring 2014

09/25/2013, There’s been a lot of talk these days about a Surface Mini tablet from Microsoft. The company recently unveiled its next generation Surface tablets but did not mention a toned down version at all, so at this point in time it can’t be said for...

Microsoft Wants To Give You Cash For Your Old iPhone

09/25/2013, We know that Microsoft is hoping iPad users will switch from iOS to maybe Windows 8 or Windows RT and has launched a trade-in program for iPad users. They have also launched a phone trade-in program and that program is expected to kick off this Friday,...

Alleged Surface Mini Specs Revealed

09/25/2013, Just the other day Microsoft took the wraps off their new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets, but interesting enough the company did not make any mention about the possibility of a Surface Mini, a device which has been rumored for a while now but not...

Some Xbox 360 Models Get Temporary Price Cut

09/24/2013, The old is set to fade away each time something new comes, and in this case, the Xbox 360 looks set to ride into the sunset as the Xbox One is due to roll out in the US as well as in Europe in under two months’ time. The thing is, being an early...

Microsoft Windows Gift Card On Amazon

09/24/2013, Microsoft did give us some time to bid adieu to the Microsoft Points system sometime last month, as the software giant made the jump to include real world currency when it comes to being able to purchase downloadable games, music as well as movies from...

SkyDrive Users Experience Access Issues

09/24/2013, Hmmm, it seems that gaining access to a particular online service is not all that plain sailing in the past few days. Google had issues with their Gmail, with slow email deliveries being one of the major thorns recently, and here we are with Microsoft’s...