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Microsoft Clamping Down On Adware In 2016

12/22/2015, Microsoft is going to take a big step in the coming year that will ensure that users remain safe online, it’s going to clamp down on adware that uses man-in-the-middle techniques. Microsoft is going to block adware which takes “choice and...

Microsoft Disables “Hey Cortana” Feature For Android

12/21/2015, When Cortana was announced for Android, one of its features was the ability to detect the “Hey Cortana” hotword and basically replace Google Now. However it seems that in the latest update to the app, Microsoft has decided to disable the feature for...

Microsoft Acquires Talko By Ray Ozzie, Will Fold Into Skype

12/21/2015, Microsoft has confirmed that it has acquired Talko, a company that makes a mobile messaging app of the same name, led by Ray Ozzie. He was the chief software architect at Microsoft until 2010 and previously founded Groove, another company of his that...


Windows 10 Mobile Accounts For Almost 9% Of Windows Phone Installs

12/21/2015, It hasn’t been too long ago since Microsoft released Windows 10 Mobile, which for those unfamiliar is the next major iteration of Windows Phone. However it seems that Microsoft could have a hit on their hands because according to the numbers provided by...

No Immediate Plan For An Xbox App For The Mac

12/21/2015, According to Microsoft’s description of the Xbox app, “Whether you’re new to Xbox or a hardcore gamer, the Xbox app is the place to play games, meet up with friends, make new ones, and rack up achievements.” The app is available on a number of...

Microsoft Will Tailor Windows 10 For Chinese Government

12/20/2015, Some of you guys might recall that last year, the Chinese government had kicked up quite a bit of fuss regarding Windows 8, claiming that it would be used by the US government to spy on them. With those sentiments, we can only imagine that they can’t be...

Windows 10 Mobile Update For Older Devices Arriving In 2016

12/17/2015, It is always a nice and good thing to have the latest and greatest version of whatever software or operating system that you are using for a particular device or machine – and for those of you out there who are rocking to a Windows Phone 8.1 device,...

Users Experiencing Difficulty Signing Into Xbox Live

12/17/2015, The holidays are nearly upon us which means that many of us will be home and that many of us will finally have the free time to play the games we’ve been meaning to play. However a recent report has suggested that hackers might attempt to ruin our...

Microsoft Translator App Can Now Handle Spoken Conversations

12/17/2015, The Microsoft Translator app has received a new update today which adds a major feature to it, the app is now capable of translating spoken conversations, with this feature the app now offers a much more natural way to communicate in person even if you...

Surface Pen Button Can Now Be Customized For Any App

12/16/2015, While Apple might have the Apple Pencil for the iPad Pro, Microsoft has the Surface Pen which they have introduced to their Surface series of tablets a while ago. Unlike the Apple Pencil which is rather straightforward in design and use, the Surface Pen...

Alleged Lumia 650 In White Leaked Online

12/16/2015, In the past couple of months, we have heard rumors of a Lumia device that is codenamed “Saana”. It has also a potential model number that goes by the Lumia 650 handle and back in October, an alleged rendering of the handset was spotted online. At that...