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OneDrive Receives New Photo Features

06/03/2014, How much of the cloud do you rely on these days? There are so many different options for the end user out there, and Microsoft’s OneDrive is one of them, with this cloud-storage service functioning as a “bridge” of sorts to hook up its products...

Xbox 360 Gamers Holding Back On Xbox One Upgrade [Survey]

06/03/2014, Now that the Xbox One’s price has been lowered to $399 sans the Kinect, does this mean that we can look forward to an increase in Xbox One sales? After all it puts it on par with the Sony PlayStation 4’s price, and the PS4 has been doing pretty well,...

Windows Phone’s US Market Share Experiences Marginal Growth

06/03/2014, Every month or a couple of months, we hear reports about how well or how badly a particular smartphone operating system is doing. Considering that with new releases taking place every now and then, it’s basically another excuse for consumers to purchase...

Touch Version Of Office Coming To Android Before Windows [Report]

06/03/2014, A few months back when it was rumored that the Office for iPad release had been delayed it was believed that Microsoft made this decision because it didn’t want the touch version of Office coming to a rival platform first. When CEO Satya Nadella...

Bing Turns 5

06/02/2014, Microsoft jumped aboard the search engine bandwagon five years ago with the unveiling of Bing. This is not to say that Microsoft has no search engine capability before that, they had MSN prior but never really gained traction among the masses. Bing was a...

Forza Horizon 2 For Xbox One And Xbox 360 Announced

06/02/2014, When it comes to the biggest video game event in the world, nothing much will come close to what E3 delivers, although the show itself has toned down in the past years. Having said that, Microsoft must certainly be lining up something huge for their...

Start Menu Back In Windows 9

06/02/2014, For those of you out there who absolutely love the Start menu in Windows, here is some bit of news that might be worth your time – apparently, it is not going to come back anytime soon, not at least until Windows 9 rolls out of the door, that is....

Microsoft Surface Mini Could Be Launched Later This Year

06/01/2014, Prior to Microsoft’s recent tablet-related event there were a lot of rumors floating around about the Surface Mini. Apparently the company was gearing up to launch a smaller tablet as well alongside the new Surface. That didn’t happen. Several...

Microsoft Releases File Manager For Windows Phone 8.1

06/01/2014, Most smartphone users want a native local file management utility. Windows Phone users have been out of luck as far as an officially developed utility is concerned. However earlier this month word came from the company’s WP chief that a team was...

Microsoft Reportedly Working On Cortana Updates

05/29/2014, One of the smarter and more unique aspects of Cortana isn’t so much how it understands the user and parses information, but rather how Microsoft had designed it. Microsoft had designed the voice assistant feature in such a way that the company could...

Quantum Break Release For Xbox One In 2015 Confirmed

05/29/2014, Microsoft showed off two titles when it unveiled the Xbox One late last year. The first was Forza Motorsport 5 which didn’t surprise anyone since its from the company’s in-house developer Turn 10. Quantum Break was the other titled, developed...

Lumia 530 Possibly Pictured For The First Time

05/29/2014, Over the last couple of weeks there have been rumors going around about Microsoft working on a successor to Nokia’s very popular Lumia 520 smartphone. Since the Finnish company’s devices and services business is now owned by Redmond Microsoft...