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Outlook.com Turns One

07/31/2013, A year ago, Microsoft launched Outlook.com, the spanking new email service that also saw the ouster of the long serving Hotmail (with some missing emails in tow). Sure, anything new would require one to get used to it, but thankfully, the learning curve...

Microsoft To Rename SkyDrive Following Court Verdict

07/31/2013, You might be familiar with SkyDrive, Microsoft’s cloud based data storage. The company has put in a lot of resources in to building up this brand, particularly in the competitive cloud storage niche where you have players like Dropbox and...

Microsoft Accidentally Files DMCA Take Down Request On Themselves

07/31/2013, If you’ve ever tried searching for copyrighted material on Google, you might have noticed that some search results have been omitted and a message has been left in its place, informing you that the website has been removed from Google’s search results...

Microsoft SkyDrive.com Updated With New Enhancements

07/30/2013, There are a lot of ways through which you can manage your files on SkyDrive. There are mobile apps and softwares for Windows and Mac. If you like managing files through your web browser, by going to www.skydrive.com, you’re in luck. In a new blog...

Microsoft Surface RT Sold Out At Walmart Due To Price Cut

07/30/2013, The Microsoft Surface tablet when first debuted was hailed as the iPad killer, thanks to a familiar operating system and impressive build quality. Unfortunately the tablet did not go on to be the iPad killer that some had hoped, and to help cut their...

Windows Phone US Market Share Falls To 4%

07/30/2013, Yesterday we reported that Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system appeared to be doing quite well for itself in the UK, nabbing about 8.1% of market share which put them ahead of their competitor, BlackBerry. While that is definitely good news for...

Xbox One Controller And Chat Headset Prices

07/29/2013, Everything has been said and done now. Microsoft’s hotly anticipated next generation gaming console has finally been revealed to the public, though the company is yet to confirm exactly when it will release the Xbox One. For now, it is believed that...

Windows Phone Nabs 8.1% Market Share In The UK Ahead Of BlackBerry

07/29/2013, It is pretty clear that Apple and Google dominate the smartphone market, with their iOS and Android operating systems taking up a huge chunk of the pie, leaving the position of third and fourth up for grabs and making it essentially a fight between...

Bing Notification Platform Alerts Users Of Illegal Images

07/28/2013, Bing prides itself in being the first of the major search engines to show off a popup warning to folks who happen to live in the UK, and this popup warning will happen only when one searches intentionally for sites that hold images of child abuse. Known...

US Navy To Use Kinect Game To Help Address Rape Issues

07/26/2013, It seems that sexual assault in the military has become quite an issue and some law-makers are looking to take the legal recourse out of the military’s hands, and of course this did not sit well with the military and they have since stated that they...