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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...

Microsoft Pulls Surface Pro 2 Update

12/18/2013, Heads up Surface Pro 2 owners, it seems as though there is a problem with the latest update that Microsoft had issued on the 10th of December 2013, which has since prompted the company pull the update. Microsoft was not specific on what the problems were,...

Verizon Lumia 929 Might Have Been Delayed Until February

12/18/2013, Over the past few months we have heard a lot of rumors about a Verizon exclusive Lumia smartphone. It is expected to be called the Lumia 929, though recent reports suggest that perhaps it might launch as the “Icon,” which is actually...

Xbox Video Windows Phone App Finally Released

12/18/2013, Late last month Microsoft launched Xbox Video on the web, prior to releasing the app for its Windows Phone devices. However today the company has finally released the Xbox Video Windows Phone app. Through the app users can purchase and stream content on...

Xbox One Could Launch In China Later Next Year

12/17/2013, The long sleeping dragon, China, has been awake for quite some time already, and this country is already the second largest economy in the world, having knocked Japan off their second placed perch not too long ago (relatively speaking, of course). Having...