After a long battle with Indian government over tax disputes, Nokia finds it better to just quit and walk away. The company has announced today that it is shutting down its Chennai-based factory on November 1st, 2014. The factory shutdown... keep reading
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Two new app updates have hit the Windows Phone store today, featuring an update for the popular Twitter app Tweetium and the popular and free Pocket client Poki. On top of that, the official app for the Wellograph activity tracker is now... keep reading
Have you ever wanted to create a game -- but not deal with the coding aspects? Then Microsoft's Project Spark might be for you. It has finally come out of its six month beta, and is available in the Windows Store and Xbox One store, as we... keep reading
With the new Windows 10 Technical Preview, Microsoft has introduced a new feature called Task View which allows you to have more than one desktop operating at one time. This means you can have multiple windows open across different deskto... keep reading
At Adobe's Max conference, Microsoft and Adobe announced that Adobe’s core Creative Cloud software starting with Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro and After Effects are now optimized for touch screens, and can be used on Windows 8.x-po... keep reading
A common sentiment since the announcing of Windows 10 is that Microsoft took too big of a step with Windows 8. If only they had slowly eased users into it, it would’ve been loved. I think that idea is a romanticization of the deep-rooted... keep reading
Blink is a camera app for Windows Phone by Microsoft Research. It takes multiple images before and after you actually take a picture -- guaranteeing that you captured the best shot, even if you're timing was off.
It also enables y... keep reading
For those who admired the Android-powered Yoga Tablet 2’s design and specifications, there is good news. The company is apparently working on a few Windows 8.1 versions of the tablet. From the leaked images, it looks Lenovo is prepping fo... keep reading
Recently, we wrote about Cortana getting more of a 'personality.' Microsoft is continuing on this track and has added functionality to simulate coin tosses and dice rolls. Many of you will realize that this is a rather simple program with... keep reading
Microsoft recently launched the Windows Technical Preview to begin conducting feedback for the upcoming Windows 10 operating system. The first build of Windows 10 to be issued via the Windows Technical Preview was build 9841, which can be... keep reading
Microsoft has rolled out Visual Studio 14 CTP 4 for developers. Visual Studio 14 CTP is a preview for the next major release of Visual Studio. CTPs are intended to promote continuous feedback between early adopters and the Visual Studio d... keep reading
There's just no denying it when it comes to Nokia's lowest-end smartphone. It's designed to be cheap, however that isn't necessarily a bad thing. The Nokia Lumia 530 has an impressive pair of boots to fill, considering it's the successor... keep reading
The popular media streaming app Plex has made its way to the Xbox One and Xbox 360. Plex enables users to stream their media to their devices. Now, Xbox owners can stream music, videos, and pictures from their home computer or Plex server... keep reading
Microsoft has rolled out an update to the Microsoft Remote Desktop app for Windows Phone. This is not just a simple bug fix update, as it adds several new features -- including support for the Shift key.
With this new update, whic... keep reading
HP has announced plans to split its business into two companies, one focusing on PC and Printer and the other focusing on the Enterprise. You probably know Hewlett-Packard (HP) as a Personal Computer (powering countless Windows desktops)... keep reading
Starting on November 10, you will no longer be able to call landlines or mobile phones through Skype in India. Microsoft has not issued a specific reason, but has apologized to users and those affected will receive full refunds.
T... keep reading
The Windows 10 Insider Program is well under way and we've been working hard to keep you abreast of all the latest news and tutorials in the Windows 10 world. I wanted to take this time to talk about Windows 10 and give you my opinion on... keep reading
In May at its Surface event, Microsoft launched the Surface Pro 3, the successor to the company’s Surface Pro 2 from the previous year. However, the company didn’t unveil the long-rumored Surface Mini to the public. But we knew the device... keep reading
The festive season has officially begun in India. And as a customary, all popular e-retailers are now offering some amazing deals on smartphones, tablets, computers, among other products. Nation’s biggest e-retailer Flipkart is kicking th... keep reading
Last year at CES Microsoft showed off their 'IllumiRoom' concept, which extended the screen of your TV to the walls using projectors linked to the Xbox. Microsoft is now showing off the evolution of that in the 'RoomAlive' concept; and in... keep reading
BLU Products, an American-based company, recently unveiled the Windows Phone 8.1 powered device called the Win HD. First introduced during Computex 2014, the Win HD is a fantastic 5-inch Windows Phone device. Let's take a quick look at th... keep reading
Windows 10 Technical Preview was made available to the public last week. For those of you who have the operating system installed, you should be providing feedback to Microsoft. After all, by joining the Windows Insider Program in order t... keep reading
It’s no secret that Microsoft owns a host of patents that are needed to build an Android-based smartphone or tablet, over 200 to be more precise. Thanks to a lawsuit filing that went public earlier this week, we now have an idea on the am... keep reading
Cortana is an artificial intelligence in the Halo universe. It is also the name of Microsoft's personal assistant on Windows Phone (and coming soon to Windows 10). When the news of Microsoft's personal assistant surfaced years ago, many h... keep reading
Microsoft had filed a lawsuit in August against Samsung for $6.9 million in unpaid interest from the previous year. The lawsuit was finally unsealed on Friday, and we can now see some of the details involved.
The most eye-popping... keep reading
This week has been quite interesting in the world of Microsoft. We've covered a lot over the past week and chances are you most likely missed an important piece of news. Let's take a look back at the past seven days in a feature we call "... keep reading
When Microsoft launched Xbox One in India, we advised you to not purchase the console right away. As it has done several times in the past, we knew that Microsoft would drop the price during the upcoming festive season. As we had predicte... keep reading
It's only been four days since the Windows 10 Technical Preview was released to the public, however that doesn't mean the build that was issued with the Technical Preview is new. Windows 10 build 9841 was compiled on September 12, which w... keep reading
Microsoft has released new numbers on their workforce diversity statistics, and launched a new website dedicated to inclusion and diversity (click here). In the company, overall, female employees now make up 29% of the workforce. This is... keep reading
If you had your eyes on the Nokia Lumia 1020, there has never been a better time to go grab one for yourself. The price has been slashed to $339 off-contract, and only $49 on a two year deal with AT&T.
The Lumia 1020 runs Wind... keep reading
August earlier this year, we were expecting the release of Windows 8.1 Update 2 (also referred as Windows 8.2 by many), the major update to Windows 8.1 Update that Microsoft had released earlier this year. However, on August 12, the suppo... keep reading
Windows 10 will reportedly have two options for update programs, and you will get to choose which one is right for your set-up.
The first one is an 'Opt-in' and will opt you into updates right as they are published; these... keep reading
On October 1, Oliver Neihus from Microsoft wrote about security, privacy, and management features upcoming in Windows 10; by the next day, the post was gone from his MSDN blog. Luckily for us, Mary Jo at ZDNet managed to copy over some te... keep reading
Microsoft will soon have to find a new head for its mobile labs, as Jensen Harris, the director of Microsoft Mobile Labs will be leaving the company after 16 years of service. Harris will be leaving Microsoft next week to launch his own c... keep reading
Converge is one of our favorite news reading apps for Windows Phone devices. It brings the best of technology news from various reputed publications to your mobile device, watch embedded videos in HD/SD, read Disqus and Facebook-powered c... keep reading
Windows 10 aims to be much more keyboard friendly upon release, and any power-user will tell you, keyboard shortcuts make your life much easier. Microsoft has compiled a list of the shortcuts in the Windows 10 Technical Preview, so that w... keep reading