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Windows XP To Get Antimalware Support Until 2015

01/15/2014, As we had reported earlier, Microsoft will be officially ending their support of the Windows XP operating system come 8th of April 2014. Given that Windows XP was released back in 2001 and served as a preferred alternative to Microsoft’s Windows Vista,...

52% Of Windows Phone Users Use Bing For Search

01/15/2014, When it comes to search engines, which do you ultimately prefer? Google? Yahoo? Bing? Well for Windows Phone users, a survey conducted has found that Bing is being used by 52% of Windows Phone users based on their findings back in Q4 2013. This is...

Microsoft Surface Pro Receives Firmware Update

01/15/2014, I think for Microsoft users, they do look forward to every second Tuesday of the month, calling it “Patch Tuesday” where developers are concerned. After all, it is during that special day that the folks over at Microsoft tend to roll out not only...

Chrome 32’s Release Brings Chrome OS-like UI To Windows 8

01/14/2014, Microsoft’s Windows operating system and Google’s Chrome OS can be considered rivals of sorts, but it looks like Google might have fired the first shot as they have officially released the final version of Chrome 32 for Windows 8 after it had been in...

Microsoft Bing Translator App For Windows 8 Updated

01/14/2014, It seems that the folks over at Microsoft have recently introduced an update to the Bing Translator app for Windows 8, where it will now be able to support speech input, ensuring that this app has finally caught up with its Windows Phone 8 counterpart....

Microsoft More Trusted Than Apple According To Study

01/13/2014, With all the paranoia and news that the NSA’s PRISM program has caused, how much trust can you place in tech companies these days? For the most part, most, if not all, tech companies have denied working with the NSA in allowing their products to be...

Twitch Streaming For Xbox One Still Months Away

01/13/2014, Just like the Sony PlayStation 4, Microsoft’s Xbox One is expected to feature live streaming of games where gamers can tune in to watch other games play games, do live commentary, and so on. While the PlayStation 4’s streaming is up and running,...

Microsoft News Twitter Accounts Hacked By Syrian Electronic Army

01/12/2014, Getting hacked is no fun at all, especially when you are a corporate bigwig with plenty of user details in your database, as you have to answer to your customers as well. Having said that, the likes of Neiman Marcus was hacked recently over the holiday...

Sony Could Develop Windows Phone Handsets In The Future

01/10/2014, I know of one particular saying that holds true in just about any and every situation – “Never say never.” After all, who knows what will happen in the future? Nobody has a crystal ball that can allow us to indulge the happenings a few years...