Microsoft announced back in June this year that Facebook was planning to launch an official app for the Windows 8.1 release. Today is that day, and the official Facebook app for Windows 8.1 is here for everyone who's running Windows 8.1 t... keep reading
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Nope, this isn't a troll post. Believe it or not, there are some users out there who find the Start button on Windows 8.1 to be useless. Microsoft added the Start button to Windows 8.1 after users complained of its absence in Windows 8, b... keep reading
One of the new features Microsoft promised with the Xbox One was the ability to use your real name instead of your Gamertag on Xbox Live. This feature is called "real identities" and unfortunately will not be available during the launch o... keep reading
Lenovo has unveiled the company's first 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet, called the Miix2. This tablet features an Intel quad-core processor and a IPS wide-angle high definition display. The Lenovo Miix2 is set to arrive later this month for a... keep reading
With Windows 8.1 set to roll out tomorrow, Microsoft has been highlighting various aspects of the new operating system update. Today, Microsoft has gone over the new Bing Smart Search feature in Windows 8.1.
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Microsoft has rolled out an update to the Xbox SmartGlass app for both Windows 8 and Windows RT, available now in the Windows Store. Amazon, on the other hand, has also rolled out an update to their Amazon app, also available in the Windo... keep reading
Windows 8.1 isn't even here yet and rumors regarding the next version(s) of Windows are beginning to surface on the web. Today, a report from Mary Jo Foley claims that Microsoft originally had plans to release the next major version of Wi... keep reading
With the release of Windows 8.1, Microsoft is set to roll out some new and updated built-in apps that Microsoft likes to call "creative expression" apps. These apps include the Photos, Movie Moments, Fresh Paint, and Camera apps.
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As we approach the general availability of Windows 8.1, Microsoft has been highlighting features from the new operating system update as of late. Today, Microsoft is showcasing the Xbox Music app that comes built-into Windows 8.1, stating... keep reading
Windows 8.1 is finally upon us. Windows 8, which was released back in October of 2012, received much heat over the removal of the Start button and the introduction of the Start Screen, among other things. This update to Windows 8 is set f... keep reading
A few people got a bit worried at a recent rumor regarding the back button on Windows Phone. According to third party sources, Microsoft was planning to kill the back button completely, rendering it pretty much useless on current devices.... keep reading
Look out, Windows 8 is going on patrol! Hertfordshire Constabulary, a police force in the UK, has announced that they will be installing the touchscreen Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1, powered by Microsoft's Windows 8 Pro operating system, in p... keep reading
Windows 8.1 is set for release as a free update to current Windows 8 users on October 17th. Windows 8.1 is set to hit general availability on October 18th. But did you know that mainstream support for Windows 8.1 ends in 2018?
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Building upon the success of the highly popular Angry Birds games, Rovio has unveiled a new game called "Angry Birds Go" that will be launched for free on various platforms, including Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 platform. This game resemb... keep reading
Microsoft recently stated that the Surface 2 was selling like "hotcakes" and that the 64GB Surface 2 along with the 256GB and 512GB Surface Pro 2 were close to selling out. Looks like Microsoft was right on the money. At the online Micro... keep reading
In an official press release, Microsoft has unveiled "Student Advantage," a new program that brings Microsoft Office 365 Education to more students worldwide. Office 365 Education, tailored for schools, provides the same cloud-powered Off... keep reading
According to new data from AdDuplex, Nokia is just shy of 0.8% from claiming 90% of the Windows Phone device market share worldwide. On top of that, the Nokia Lumia 520 is currently the most popular Windows Phone device out in the market,... keep reading
Microsoft has uploaded a new video to its official Xbox YouTube channel and the company is giving everyone the first official look at the new dashboard. On top of that, Microsoft is touting the Xbox One as 'built for the future.'
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Microsoft revealed recently that a new updated Fresh Paint app will launch alongside Windows 8.1 and also on Windows Phone 8. Microsoft has been working hard to deliver the highest quality, most realistic painting and drawing experience p... keep reading
Have you ever wondered what Microsoft's Kinect would be like if used in a retail setting? Microsoft has rolled out three new videos showcasing the Kinect being used in stores and it sure does look like the future of shopping.
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Microsoft has rolled out a minor update for the Bing Sports app today. The app update features bug fixes and performance improvements, along with the addition of new sports leagues.
"The Sports app, powered by Bing, makes it easy... keep reading
The Windows Phone 8 GDR3 Developer Preview is here! We go hands on and check out some of the new things you can expect to see with GDR3 when it launches over the next few weeks to months. The Windows Phone 8 GDR3 Update Preview is availab... keep reading
In an official Bing Search blog post today, Microsoft has revealed that those who search on Bing.com using Internet Explorer 11 will experience a faster search. This is thanks to Bing's utilization of Internet Explorer 11's pre-render tag... keep reading
Microsoft's Windows Phone boss, Joe Belfiore, recently stated in an interview that the Windows Phone platform is indeed small, but its definitely growing fast. In fact, Belfiore stated that Microsoft is moving quickly with the platform, b... keep reading
Windows 8.1 is set for general availability on October 18th. With Windows 8.1, Microsoft will be replacing the Messaging app for the Skype app, which comes with a ton of new features and messaging capabilities. In a new blog post today, S... keep reading
Earlier today, Microsoft officially announced the GDR3 update for Windows Phone 8. Microsoft had promised to deliver this update to developers early and the company has kept its promise. Microsoft has released an app allowing developers t... keep reading
In an official new blog post, Microsoft's Major Nelson (aka Larry Hryb) offers us a video walkthrough of the new Friends app in the upcoming Xbox One entertainment console. With this app, gamers can have their own little personal social g... keep reading
Microsoft had today announced its third update for Windows Phone 8, also known as GDR3. This is the first time Microsoft has publicly talked about GDR3, and have announced some of its official features, including when it'll be coming.... keep reading
We all know how Windows 8 has been perceived over the last year. Some of us like it, but the majority wouldn’t touch it with a 50ft pole. Luckily, Microsoft has been working hard over the past 12 months to deliver an improved, more featur... keep reading
You can now benchmark your device using the popular Futuremark 3DMark performance test. This app is now available for free on both Windows 8 and Windows RT. You can even compare your scores with other platforms such as Android or iOS. "Us... keep reading
It's now time to take a look at the top, best, and most popular Windows 8 and Windows RT apps available in the Windows Store. We will go over some stats for the Windows Store, including the top five paid apps and top five free apps. This... keep reading
Recently, we learned that Microsoft was in talks with HTC to dual-boot Windows Phone and Android. But it looks like it wasn’t only HTC. According to a new report, Microsoft is also asking Samsung and Huawei to dual-boot Windows Phone and... keep reading
With the Xbox One due for release soon, Microsoft has not let the Xbox 360 out of sight for gamers. Microsoft has announced the official Xbox 360 Holiday Value Bundles, offering consumers the perfect entertainment gift bundle.
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Microsoft recently announced the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2, a set of devices that succeed the Surface RT and Surface Pro. However, did you know that Microsoft dropped the 'RT' name in the new Surface 2 in an attempt to avoid "customer c... keep reading
We were just talking about this earlier today. Windows 8.1 is set to roll out to current Windows 8 users on October 17th, with general availability on October 18th, however, Microsoft will also be rolling out a GA Rollup A update for the... keep reading
Microsoft's Maps app in Windows 8.1 has received an update and this isn't just a minor update. The Maps app now features Bing Smart Search integration, along with integration with Bing Travel and Bing Weather, among other new features. It... keep reading