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Surface Pro 2 256GB, 512GB Models Won’t Ship Until Dec. 15

10/15/2013, Microsoft unveiled the Surface Pro 2 just a few weeks ago during an exclusive launch event in New York City. Since its unveiling, the Surface Pro 2 has gone to sell out of its 128GB version just weeks after it was announced, leaving many to look to...

Windows 8 App Store Flooded With Rip-Off Nintendo Titles

10/15/2013, Nintendo has had quite the rocky start for its Wii U, although its Nintendo 3DS handheld is certainly at its prime now that Pokemon X and Pokemon Y have been released. Nintendo has always been a pioneer in its first-party published games as they have...

Microsoft Surface Blade Concepts Spotted In New Video

10/14/2013, Don’t you just love concepts? We absolutely do. After all, when it comes to concepts, one does not have to think too much when it comes to hardware and software limitations at the moment, since you can go totally wild with your imagination, and let...

Direct3D Improvements To Arrive Soon

10/14/2013, With Windows 8.1, we are going to see a number of improvements, not only in Windows, but also in Direct3D, the API (application programming interface) that drives the graphics of most AAA PC games. Of course, there are a number of invisible changes like...

Special Microsoft Walking Dead TV Commercial For Windows Released

10/14/2013, It was at the beginning of this month that we brought you word that Episode 1 of The Walking Dead will be made available free on Xbox Live Arcade and the PlayStation Network. Well, for fans of Rick Grimes and his merry bunch of survivors who have seen far...

Xbox One Friends App Spotted On Video

10/14/2013, For those of you out there who have been looking forward to the release of the Xbox One from Microsoft for the longest time, fret not. It is just a matter of weeks before you will be able to enjoy this particular next generation console in your living...

Microsoft Update 3 For Windows Phone 8 Announced

10/14/2013, Microsoft is certainly serious with their Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system, as they have introduced Update 3 for Windows Phone 8. Update 3 will bring with it additional live tiles among other improvements as well as new features, which should do...

Windows Phone Users Want Their Back Button

10/13/2013, Sometime last week, we brought you a particularly disturbing rumor that Microsoft could very well ditch the hardware “Back” button in Windows Phone 8.1, and this rumor certainly did not make any Windows Phone users happy. That bit of news...

Microsoft IE11 Makes Browsing Easier For The Visually Impaired

10/11/2013, Fret not if you happen to be visually impaired – the folks over at Microsoft have thrown in their fair share of improvements to its Internet Explorer 11 web browser which will play nice with the Windows Narrator screen reader feature that came...

Outlook.com Android App Gets More Improvements

10/10/2013, It goes without saying that any kind of app worth its salt deserves to receive updates from time to time, and Microsoft’s Outlook.com is one of them – especially when you use it on a platform such as Googles’s Android mobile operating system. In...

New Microsoft CEO Expected To Be Appointed This Year

10/10/2013, In August Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced that he would be retiring within the next 12 months. He will retain the top job at Redmond until his successor is appointed. According to a new report, the company might appoint Ballmer’s successor...

Microsoft Pays Out $100,000 Bounty To Man Who Broke Windows 8.1

10/09/2013, The folks over at Microsoft are as good as their word, as they have paid out the promised $100,000 to a UK security researcher who managed to discover methods to get around the myriad of security defenses that have been built into Windows 8.1 Preview,...