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Microsoft Surface Pro 3: First Ergonomic Impressions

05/20/2014, Microsoft’s plan for its new Surface Pro 3 is to eliminate the choice between a tablet and a laptop. My initial verdict? Close, but not quite. Update: We have since published a complete review of the Surface Pro 3, which is based on a couple of...

Xbox One Skype Snap Finally Possible

05/20/2014, The Xbox One has a variety of software features that sets it apart from its competition, Snap mode is one of them. Users are capable of running two apps simultaneously, the only caveat is that the apps themselves must be able to support Snap...

Surface 3 Tablet Goes Big And Thin

05/20/2014, We are at the Microsoft Surface event in NYC today where Microsoft has unveiled the Surface Pro 3, a 12-inch touch computer that is powerful, much thinner than Surface Pro 2 (and Surface Pro), and the best PC device for hand-writing. From the outside,...

China Bans Windows 8 From Government Computers

05/20/2014, When it comes to protecting their privacy and their people from influence from the outside world, China is pretty strict. We’ve seen the country impose pretty strict censorship laws, and it was only recently that they allowed console manufacturers to...

Chinese OEMs Still Hesitant About Windows Phone

05/20/2014, As far as Windows Phone handsets are concerned, the larger manufacturer of such devices is probably Nokia. You also have other companies in the mix such as HTC, Samsung, ZTE, and Acer, although safe to say that Nokia is probably the most prominent and has...

Microsoft Surface Tablets Lead Windows Tablet Marketshare

05/19/2014, There are plenty of Windows-based tablets in the market at the moment, which is unsurprising given that we’ve come across our fair share of product launches and announcements, but interestingly enough it seems that despite the variety of devices...

Microsoft Has Pre-E3 Announcements Planned

05/19/2014, Microsoft’s E3 2014 conference will be held on the 9th of June and we’re sure many are looking forward to it. So far we have heard rumors of what could be unveiled, with one of the announcements to be about Halo 5: Guardians, which was announced just...

Surface Pro 3 Price And Processor Options Rumored

05/18/2014, Microsoft is holding a press event this Tuesday where it is expected to announce new Surface tablets. Word on the street is that the company may unveil Surface Pro 3 and a Surface mini tablet. The former is believed to have a larger display while the...

Halo 1-4 Will Get HD Remake For Xbox One [Rumor]

05/16/2014, Earlier today, Microsoft and 343 Industries had officially announced the next Halo installment in the form of Halo 5: Guardians. The game, unfortunately, will not be seeing a release until the fall of 2015, meaning that we still have a long wait in front...

Job Listing Hints At Cortana For Windows

05/16/2014, For those unfamiliar, Cortana is a voice assistant feature that Microsoft debuted with Windows Phone 8.1. However according to a recent job listing, it seems that Cortana could eventually find its way onto the Windows platform as well. In a way this...