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Microsoft Surface Pro $100 Limited-Time Price Cut Now Permanent

08/30/2013, Microsoft has been going absolutely insane with the amount of discounts they’ve been offering to potential Surface RT  and Surface Pro customers. We saw the Surface RT get its price cut by $150 in July, and the Surface Pro’s price was cut...

Nokia’s HERE Auto Revealed To Be In-Dash Navigation System

08/30/2013, Less than 24 hours ago, Nokia teased the tech world by publishing a blog post saying Nokia HERE would be made available in vehicles. After being unable to sleep due to the upcoming announcement, we’re sure you’ll be happy to hear Nokia kept to...

Xbox One Voice Commands Will Not Work For Everyone At Launch

08/30/2013, As some of you guys have heard, Microsoft’s Xbox One will be delayed for some markets, and one of the reasons of the delay is because Microsoft is still working on getting local language and voice support for those regions. Based on this we would have...

Microsoft Details How They Guard Against Malware On Windows Phone

08/29/2013, According to our earlier report, the US government has found in a study of their own that about 80% of malware targets the Android operating system, about 0.7% for iOS, and 0.3% for Windows Mobile. Given that the Windows Phone operating system is not as...

Microsoft Rumored To Purchase A Stake In Foursquare

08/29/2013, With Facebook offering their own “check in” feature, and with Google adding Waze to Google Maps, Microsoft seems to be lagging behind somewhat. However according to a report from Bloomberg, perhaps Microsoft won’t be lagging behind for too long as...

Steve Wozniak Calls Apple ‘Nimble And Innovative’

08/28/2013, Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, was interviewed by the BBC yesterday. He talked about Apple, its major rivals Samsung and Microsoft, Tim Cook and the future for Apple. He said that Tim Cook isn’t out of place as the company’s leader as...

Xbox One Launch Supply Constraint Rumors Rubbished

08/28/2013, It was reported yesterday that Xbox One launch supplies might be constrained due to poor yield rates of a few components. Microsoft has already reduced Xbox One launch markets to meet demand, yesterday’s report seemed to make sense because of that....

Hands-On: Xbox One Review

08/28/2013, Xbox One Review | With that in mind, I thought that it may be useful if we did put together a hands-on review of the Xbox One based on our experience from E3 2013 and the demos of the hardware and some games that we got behind closed doors.

Xbox One’s 8th November Release Date Is A Dud

08/28/2013, According to a rumor we heard the other day, Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox One console was pegged for an 8th of November release, a good week ahead of Sony’s PlayStation 4. Unfortunately for those who were pretty psyched about the release date, it turns...

Xbox One Processor: 363 sqmm, 47MB, 200GBps

08/27/2013, As we approach the launch of Xbox One, more official details are coming and the Hot Chips conference, John Sell (Xbox One chip architect) himself has shed new light on what the Xbox One Processor is and what it can do. First of all, he confirmed what the...

Xbox One Launch Supply Will Reportedly Be Constrained

08/27/2013, If a new report by Economic Daily News turns out to be true, the launch supply of Microsoft’s latest console might be constrained. It is said that the company is facing yield issues with various Xbox One components and that this might lead to...

Windows 8.1 Final Build Leaked

08/27/2013, After quite a few rumors had predicted it recently, Microsoft confirmed today that it is releasing Windows 8.1 to manufacturing. What this means is that the company’s hardware partners can now get their machines ready ahead of the scheduled Windows...