Fitbit, for those that did not know, is a fantastic wireless activity tracker that lets you know how many steps you have taken, how far you have traveled, how many calories you have burned, and much more. The official Fitbit app has recei... keep reading
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Today the Surface Pro 3 docking station is available to purchase in the United States and Canada. Microsoft says you can now buy the dock from retail stores, online, and through authorized resellers in the United States and Canad... keep reading
Microsoft is planning to release a technical preview of Windows 9 (threshold) in late September or early October to anyone interested. This is similar to what Microsoft did with Windows 8. Getting software into the hands of customers enab... keep reading
Microsoft is combining most of its tech conferences into a single event. This event will be held in Chicago in May of 2015, but what will it be called?
Mary Jo Foley at AllAboutMicrosoft has acquired a list of possible names. Sinc... keep reading
While the Xbox One has been on the market since late last year, the Xbox 360 also remains on the market and is a good seller. With both consoles, customers can access games via a convenient download feature -- much easier than driving to... keep reading
Earlier this year, we learned that Microsoft was working on a prototype operating system called Windows Cloud. This operating system has been rumored to require an internet connection for full functionality, acting as a basic operating sy... keep reading
Earlier this month, Wunderlist released it popular app for Windows Phone devices, albeit in beta form. Recently, Wunderlist beta made its way to the Windows Store, giving Windows 8.1 users the ability to manage their tasks in an easy way.... keep reading
In some interesting news, several Lumia 520 and Lumia 720 handset owners living in India have got the Lumia Cyan update on their smartphones. This is interesting because the Nokia Software Update Tracker page still doesn't list the update... keep reading
Microsoft has released an update for its Xbox One Smartglass Beta app, which brings plethora of new features to the app, with the most important one being its availability in new markets. In addition, users also get the ability to post st... keep reading
Microsoft Research has an app in the Windows Phone Store called WindUp and it lets you share media and text messages with a time limit. Similar to Snapchat, you can send media or messages to friends and set it to expire after a certain ti... keep reading
Microsoft has just announced the rollout of significant upgrades for the Xbox One centering on social and entertainment features. These will be rolling out to the preview members and all Xbox One owners in the next few months.
The... keep reading
If you recall, Xbox Entertainment Studios was Microsoft's in-house push for exclusive content for the Xbox. However, this summer the tech giant announced that the studio would be shut down, and it seemed as if this was the end.
... keep reading
Google may be avoiding Microsoft's Windows Phone platform when it comes to an official YouTube app, but that's not stopping the company from working on an easier to use YouTube app for your TV. In an official blog post, Google has reveale... keep reading
Social networks are a dime a dozen these days. Though Facebook dominates, others are also prevalent players, though each covers a different field, such as Twitter and Instagram. But Microsoft is also testing the waters in this ma... keep reading
Several popular apps have received new updates today, including PayPal, Telegram Messenger Beta, and Uber for Windows Phone. All three of the updates offer new features and various improvements.
The official PayPal app has been up... keep reading
Imagine asking a friend what internet browser they used and their reply was, "oh I use Ultron from Microsoft." In a Reddit AMA (ask me anything) session today, the Internet Explorer team revealed a few important tidbits, including the fac... keep reading
Microsoft and Intel are both at SIGGRAPH 2014 talking about the benefits of DirectX 12. SIGGRAPH is a conference dedicated to desktop graphics, so it makes sense for Microsoft and Intel to be involved showing off their new tech. This year... keep reading
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If you happen to be a regular user of Path or Nextgen Reader, today is your lucky day as both app received updates, mostly focusing on squashing bugs.
Starting with Nextgen Reader, which is one of my favorite RSS reader apps for... keep reading
Making business decisions in large company can be difficult. Knowing where to allocate resources and how to improve efficiency can be a very nebulous task. Saudi Airlines describes making difficult business decisions as driving a curvy r... keep reading
Earlier this week Microsoft released Windows 8.1 August Update -- aka the Update 2 to the desktop operating system. The update squashes several bug fixes and brings in a plethora of improvements. The company has now revealed everything th... keep reading
Grand Theft Auto has proven to be one of the most popular, as well as controversial, games on the market. The next version is GTA 5 and it will be coming to game consoles later this year, having been announced earlier without an actual la... keep reading
A new bug has been discovered in Skype that makes the instant messaging and video chat app leak group chats to former participants. Spotted by Forbes’ Ian Morris, Microsoft is yet to acknowledge and fix this issue.
Once a member f... keep reading
Microsoft is reportedly working on a mid-range Windows Phone handset which will come with the impressive PureView camera on board. We've seen the Lumia 830, codenamed Tesla, posing for the camera in the past as well. Recently, some images... keep reading
New data from the global marketing research based firm IDC is out, and it’s not going to please Microsoft. According to the report, the share of the Windows Phone fell down to 2.5 percent in Q2 2014 -- which began on April and ended on Ju... keep reading
As part of this week's games with gold promotion, Microsoft has slashed the price of the extremely popular Titanfall for Xbox One by 50 percent. It's not just the game, the Titanfall Expedition add-on also received a price cut by 33 perce... keep reading
The Lumia 930, which was earlier said to come to the South African market by the end of September, has arrived a bit earlier. The smartphone is now available for sale through Vodafone carrier under 2-year contract for R469, R589, and R699... keep reading
Microsoft's plans of futuristic homes come closer as the tech giant names the 10 start-ups participating in its home-automation accelerator that it announced this past June. These start-ups are: Chai Energy, Heatworks Model 1, Neura, Novi... keep reading
It was earlier revealed at Gamescom 2014 that Rise of the Tomb Raider will be an Xbox exclusive. Usually, these exclusivity deals have a time duration, but unfortunately, Microsoft didn't mention anything about the deal at the event. This... keep reading
Recently, Microsoft released the ultra-affordable Nokia 130 which comes with a €19 price tag, but there's a lot more you could do with this feature phone. Microsoft shared an infographic outlining all the excellent things you could do wit... keep reading
No, you didn't read the headline wrong. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella took part in the "Ice Bucket Challenge," which is a campaign to raise awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Nadella allowed a group of Microsoft employees to... keep reading
Zombie games are always fun and entertaining, there is no denying this fact. A new zombie-themed game has hit the Windows Phone Store, but its not your typical zombie shoot-em-up type game.
"We are tired of all of these zombie ga... keep reading
I am proud to introduce to you the Converge app for Windows Phone. This app will now be our default third-party app and our current app in the Windows Phone Store will no longer be supported. Let me explain.
Developing and maintai... keep reading
Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed Pirates is now available for Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 as a paid app. With Assassin's Creed Pirates, you can fight naval battles in real-time all over the Caribbean Sea. You can even choose from a wide rang... keep reading
If you happen to be a regular user of either the Facebook Messenger app or Viber app for Windows Phone, you will be delighted to know that there are new updates waiting for you in the Windows Phone Store. Both updates add new features to... keep reading
Not too long ago, Microsoft released the Live Lock Screen beta app for Windows Phone 8.1 users, giving them the ability to customize the appearance of their lock screens, with six unique lock screens to choose from. If you're looking for... keep reading