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Activation Lock For Windows Phone Being Developed

06/19/2014, There is unprecedented demand for smartphones in the black market and to counter the growing menace of theft many companies provide software features that enable users to remotely locate or wipe their devices. With iOS 7 Apple introduced a new feature...

Microsoft’s Promotion Campaign For Internet Explorer Goes Wrong

06/18/2014, There’s a joke that often goes around on the internet, that Microsoft’s Internet Explorer is the browser most used by people to download other web browsers. The company has no doubted faced tough competition from the likes of Firefox and...

Head Of Xbox Defends Decision To Keep Making Xbox 360 Games

06/18/2014, We’re sure many gamers are wondering why are developers and publishers still supporting last-gen consoles like the Xbox 360? Shouldn’t they be focusing on churning out new games for the Xbox One? More importantly, why is Microsoft allowing this? This...

Microsoft Partners With AFI For Home Automation Startup Accelerator

06/18/2014, Connected homes and home automation seems to be the way of the future. Our appliances are starting to get smarter and there are various efforts from a variety of different companies, such as Nest, who are hoping to make our homes a lot more smarter, and...

Surface Pro 2 Prices Being Trimmed Ahead Of Surface Pro 3 Launch

06/17/2014, In a bid to move any remaining inventory, Microsoft has trimmed the prices of its Surface Pro 2 tablets as the next generation Surface tablet launches in a few days time. The move comes after Microsoft cut the tablet’s prices in the UK last month,...

Surface Pro 3 Latest Pre-Orders To Ship On June 30

06/17/2014, Having unveiled its new tablet Microsoft started taking pre-orders for the Surface Pro 3 on May 21st. At that time the company said that both i5 processor touting models with 128GB and 256GB of onboard storage will ship on June 20th. As the date...

Passive Voice Activation For Cortana Being Developed

06/17/2014, Windows Phone users are looking forward to the public release of Windows Phone 8.1 as it finally brings one of the most sought after feature to Microsoft’s mobile platform. Cortana is a digital personal assistant for WP devices that Microsoft...

Microsoft’s Cortana Was Almost Named Alyx

06/17/2014, Before Microsoft officially unveiled Cortana, there were rumors about the upcoming feature. In fact the rumors right off the bat had hinted that the feature would be named Cortana, after the AI in Microsoft’s Halo franchise of video games. It made...

Microsoft Working On Surface Pro 3 Updates Based On Feedback

06/16/2014, Microsoft’s recently announced Surface Pro 3 tablet has yet to hit the market, but it seems that Microsoft is already busy working on updates that will be issued to the tablet hopefully before its release, if not shortly after. What kind of updates are...

Xbox One July Update Brings Snap Mode For Achievements

06/15/2014, At E3 2014 Microsoft chose to sideline the entertainment features of its console to focus completely on games. During its press conference trailers of many upcoming titles were revealed and the roadmap for these titles was also laid out. The company is...