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Windows 8.1 Ships With Skype Pre-Installed

08/15/2013, At the end of June, there were whispers that Skype could be integrated into Windows 8.1 as Microsoft had already decided to drop Messenger along the way. Well, there is nothing quite like some patience to wait things out and see whether the rumors in...

Surface Pro Workstation Setup Boasts A Quartet Of Monitors

08/14/2013, Microsoft’s foray into the tablet market the second time around (remember the tablet PC that did not take off all those years ago?) is not exactly a happy experience, as both the Surface RT and the Surface Pro has yet to achieve the kind of crazy sales...

Microsoft Outlook Outage Reported

08/14/2013, If you are an online service provider and your service happens to undergo an outage, it would definitely make many people unhappy. Of course, if your service happens to be widely used but not indispensable, then it would irritate a wide percentage of...

Windows 8.1 Release Date Confirmed For October 17

08/14/2013, It was just yesterday when we reported on a rumor concerning the possible release of Windows 8.1. The rumor pegged the update to be released in mid-October, and today we received official word from Microsoft the long-awaited update will be making its way...

Microsoft Making ‘Unique’ Xbox One Announcement During Gamescom

08/14/2013, Microsoft recently performed another 180 as they had previously been adamant about the Xbox One requiring its Kinect sensor in addition to its bundle price of $499, to then announce the Xbox One will continue to function if it doesn’t have a Kinect...

Xbox One Can Self-Regulate Its Power When It Begins To Overheat

08/14/2013, Overheating is the bane of all electronic devices as not only does it cause performance to degrade, but keeping a device overheated without properly cooling it down could eventually lead to permanent damage. The good news for would-be Xbox One gamers is...

Surface RT And Surface Pro Get Firmware Updates

08/13/2013, Just last month, Microsoft introduced a new firmware update for their Surface RT tablet which admittedly, has not fared as well as expected in the market. Well, I guess Microsoft has been in such a situation before with their original Xbox console that...

Investors Sue Microsoft Over Surface Performance

08/13/2013, It is safe to say that despite all the initial fuss and hype, Microsoft’s Surface tablets aren’t doing as well as Microsoft would have liked, forcing the company to slash prices and write-down inventory. Unfortunately due to Microsoft being a public...

Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop Announced

08/13/2013, Microsoft is not involved solely in just software and operating systems, you know, as they too have a stake in the world of hardware, and the Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop is one of them. The Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop happens to be the latest...

Windows 8.1 Update To Be Issued Mid-October [Rumor]

08/13/2013, Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 update has been available to download in the form of a preview, and we’re sure many are wondering when the update will be pushed out to their computers. Well according to Mary Jo Foley at ZDNet, her sources have told her that...

Windows Phone Update Arriving Soon, Boasts Of Rotation Lock

08/12/2013, Much has been said of the Windows Phone environment this month alone, including the fact that it has a weak crypto which makes it an easy target for hackers to obtain passwords. Well, on a different note, we do happen to hear that Microsoft is already...