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Microsoft Surface Pro 2 Firmware Update Arrives Only To Select Users

01/19/2014, It was sometime in early December last year that Microsoft introduced a firmware update for the Microsoft Surface Pro 2, but had to take it down shortly after that because the firmware update actually ended up giving users more problems than benefits. At...

Microsoft Denies Rumors Of A Halo Movie

01/19/2014, Back in 2011, we heard reports that Microsoft could be planning a Halo movie. Given the popularity of the franchise and how sci-fi flicks have been well-established and received, it seemed like a good idea. Unfortunately the movie never surfaced. Recently...

Microsoft Surface Pro 2 Firmware Update Released Once Again

01/19/2014, Back in December, Microsoft rolled out a firmware update for the Surface Pro 2 tablet. Soon after the roll out, users complained about failed installations, and those who had been able to install the update, complained about a plethora of issues caused by...

Microsoft Preps Xbox One For Japan

01/17/2014, It seems that apart from games having different languages, such as Japanese or English, Microsoft has more to worry about other than the language barrier. While Microsoft has not mentioned when their latest console will be released in Japan, a 2014...

Xbox One Is Best Selling US Console In December 2013

01/17/2014, Ah, the never ending sales figures fight between two bitter rivals has always been an interesting proposition to be in. Over the years, we have seen classics such as the NES vs Master System, the SNES vs Mega Drive, the N64 vs PSOne vs Dreamcast, and so...

Windows XP Still Runs On 95% Of ATM Machines

01/16/2014, When April 8 comes around, it seems that many ATM machines around the world would run into a particular problem, so much so that it might be a whole lot more difficult to handle compared to the relatively peaceful Y2K experience that we had 14 years ago....

Microsoft Refutes $2.6 Billion Payouts To OEMs

01/16/2014, When it comes to helping developers create apps for the WIndows Phone platform, Microsoft has been pretty aggressive, such as offering to fund developers to a certain degree and so on. It is financial incentives like this that when it was rumored that...

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...