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
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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
Unveiled back at IFA 2014 in Berlin, Microsoft's Lumia 830 is now available in the UK. Starting today, customers will be able to purchase the handset from major retailers and carriers in the UK, including Vodafone, EE, Dixons Carphone Gro... keep reading
Microsoft’s search engine Bing.com offers a plethora of features. It predicts who is going to win in a competition, helps you convert regular currency into bitcoins, and now it will also help you with the lyrics of your favorite songs.... keep reading
There is a new way to mirror your Windows Phone screen on your TV, if you have either a Roku 3 or a Roku Streaming Stick. The procedure is very simple. All you have to do is enable mirroring on your phone, and then pair it with either the... keep reading
In an interview on Bloomberg Television, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates praised the work of CEO Satya Nadella. Gates said he is still happy with the decision Microsoft made to pick Nadella as the company’s head. Overwhelmed with recent w... keep reading
Microsoft's Project Spark is a 'game' in which you can makes games. It has been in a public beta for half a year and is finally ready for an official release - on October 7th for Windows 8 and the Xbox One.
If you are a beta teste... keep reading
VLC for Windows 8.1 is now available on the store! It is the same link for Windows 8, and you can find the download link below (again, only for 8.1 users). Do note that if you have the current VLC for Windows 8 (the metro version, not the... keep reading
Microsoft has been committed to a 'cloud-first' world, and place a strong emphasis on their Cloud + Enterprise products. Today they announced updates targeting their cloud-focused enterprise software, such as their Azure platform.... keep reading
Asphalt 8: Airborne is one of the most popular racing games, not just for Android and iOS, but also for Windows Phone as well. The game allows racing fans to drive their dream cars in exotic locations around the globe, unlock more vehicle... keep reading
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is of late known more for his contribution to fighting real-world problems and illnesses in developing countries alongside his wife Melinda. The richest man in America has committed the majority of his time... keep reading
System applications on Windows Phone don’t usually get much attention unless something has gone terribly wrong. Fortunately that is not always the case as the apps can also bring forth welcome improvements to your device.
Today, t... keep reading
Microsoft's affordable flagship device is hitting Rogers in Canada on October 8th, making it the first carrier in the region to offer the handset. But, it's not the only one, Bell is reportedly planning to launch the handset in Canada as... keep reading
You’ll find Surfaces everywhere these days; in schools, jails, airplanes, TV shows, and in sports. Aside from the consumer space, Microsoft has been pushing their range of hybrid tablet computers in several industries, and they’ve been ve... keep reading
Xbox Live Avatars are used to represent a digital you, fully animated with a range of emotions, expressions, and dance moves that you may never dare to pull off in public. Avatars also followed you to your phone back when Windows Phone 7... keep reading
You will see many different sources telling you to use a CD, DVD, or even a USB drive. But forget all that, I am going to tell you the easiest and fastest way to install the Windows 10 Technical Preview (or any ISO) from within your curre... keep reading
One of the main goals with the Windows 10 Technical Preview is for Microsoft to collect feedback to help shape the final version of the operating system, which is said to be coming sometime in summer 2015. The Technical Preview requires u... keep reading
Loving the Windows 10 Technical Preview on your computer? Would you like to try it on your phone? Well, that won’t be happening soon. As we had heard before, Microsoft isn’t going to release an ARM-supported Windows 10 Technical Preview u... keep reading
If you have a Windows Phone and use Facebook, you will probably know that Microsoft makes the "first-party" Facebook app for Windows Phone, while Facebook provides an in-house build of their 'Messenger' app.
Microsoft maintains tw... keep reading