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Stats Reveal That Majority Of Windows Store Apps Are Free

05/26/2014, The funny thing about app stores is that despite them sharing most of the major apps, they tend to behave differently. In the case of Windows Phone, it seems that a good majority of the apps offered in the Windows Store are free, and that a good many of...

Windows XP Updates Enabled By Registry Hack

05/26/2014, It has been over a month since Microsoft officially killed support for Windows XP. One of the most popular iteration of its Windows operating system, XP is over 12 years old and still powers quite a lot of PCs out there. Microsoft has tried a number of...

10-Year Kid Extols The Virtues Of Windows Phone On Stage

05/26/2014, Fan boys/girls come in all shapes and sizes, although rarely do we see them come as young as a 10 year old. In the video above, a 10-year old, who is an obvious Windows Phone fan, takes to stage to present about Windows Phone. Given that he is the son of...

No MediaTek Windows Phone Handsets Expected Anytime Soon

05/25/2014, When it comes to chipsets powering Windows Phone devices, so far it’s pretty much been most, if not all, Qualcomm inside the phone. We should point out that there are plenty of other choices in the market today, such as NVIDIA, Samsung, and MediaTek,...

PC Support For Xbox One Control Coming “Very Soon”

05/23/2014, There are some PC games that are better off being played with a gamepad. Driving games, arcade style games, and fighting games are great examples of such games that would be better enjoyed with a gamepad. Now there are many options available for PC gamers...

Optional Kinect Could Lead To More Xbox One Games, Microsoft Claims

05/23/2014, When Microsoft made the decision to remove the Kinect from the Xbox One bundle, making it an optional purchase for gamers, we’re sure some were worried that this was limiting to developers. After all if the Kinect is an optional accessory, why bother...

Windows 8.1 With Bing Announced

05/23/2014, The folks over at Microsoft have confirmed rumors which swirled around concerning a new version of Windows 8.1. In fact, the latest SKU is known as Windows 8.1 with Bing, where it will be aligned more towards OEMs so that they will be able to churn out...

GameStop Sees Increased Interest In Xbox One After Price Cut

05/22/2014, x oneWhen the Microsoft Xbox One was announced, it was priced at $499, a good $100 more than their rival, the Sony PlayStation 4. This meant that if gamers were still on the fence about either platform, they could end up leaning towards the cheaper PS4....

The Nanabot Can Be Controlled Using Cortana

05/22/2014, Wouldn’t it be cool if our voice assistant programs, like Google Now, Siri, or Cortana, be used to control more than just our smartphones? Sure, we’ve seen hacks where they can be used to control certain things around the house, but how about a robot?...

Microsoft Challenged An FBI Gag Order, And Won

05/22/2014, Back in 2013, Microsoft had gotten a request from the FBI, requesting data on one of their enterprise customers, so basically the FBI just wanted to know more about that particular user. However the feds also added a gag order, where basically they wanted...

Internet Explorer 8 Zero-Day Exploit Still Not Patched

05/22/2014, While Microsoft’s Internet Explorer web browser has seen its market share dip in recent years no thanks to the rise of other browsers such as Google’s Chrome, this does not mean that it has become insignificant. No sir, it still happens to be one of...

Microsoft Nearly Integrated The Kinect Into The Xbox One

05/22/2014, When Microsoft announced the Xbox One last year, it was quite a controversial launch. There were features about the console that felt limiting, and there was also its price which at $499 made it a harder pill to swallow, at least compared to the...