The official Twitter app for Windows Phone 8 has received an update today, bumping the version number to 3.0. On top of that, the update brings forth several new features, including a new dark theme, lockscreen integration, and more.... keep reading
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Microsoft's IE11 Preview Bug Bounty has come to a close and the company has revealed that they have paid $28,000 to six researchers for fifteen bugs. Microsoft started the Internet Explorer 11 Preview Bug Bounty in hopes to mitigate any... keep reading
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday for the month of October 2013 is officially taking place today. Microsoft is set to roll out eight security updates, which includes a critical update for Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1.... keep reading
Microsoft's current CEO Steve Ballmer is set to retire and a replacement has yet to be selected. In a shareholders letter directed towards shareholders, consumers, employees, and partners, Ballmer offered his final letter going over Fisca... keep reading
The official YouTube app for Windows Phone 8 has been the center of controversy between Microsoft and Google as of late. Back in August, Microsoft re-released the official YouTube app for Windows Phone in "collaboration" with Google, afte... keep reading
Wordament is a popular word puzzle game which originally made its debut on Windows Phone. Today, the game is available on pretty much everything, including Android starting from today. Wordament, much like it was for iOS, is the first gam... keep reading
As we wind down to the general availability of Windows 8.1 on October 18th, Microsoft has been offering highlights of all the cool new apps in Windows 8.1. Today, Microsoft is showcasing all the new features that come with Internet Explor... keep reading
VLC has been promising us that the official app for Windows 8 and Windows RT would be coming soon and that progress has been good so far. This app has been in the works for quite some time now and it has just recently passed Windows 8 cer... keep reading
Fox News has unveiled their brand new revolutionary news studio called the "News Deck". This deck apparently features giant Windows 8 touchscreen PCs, a Twitter wall, and more, in an attempt to appeal to the current generation of smartpho... keep reading
Microsoft has published its annual Citizenship Report for fiscal year 2013 today. In that report, we learn that the devices and services giant has donated an average of $2 million a day in software donations to nonprofit organizations acr... keep reading
Apparently, one lucky kid got his hands on a brand new Xbox One console before it even becomes available on November 22nd. This kid gives us a quick 1080p unboxing tour in a video that lasts just over three minutes.
Microsoft, on... keep reading
The Microsoft Minesweeper app is the latest gaming app from Microsoft to receive a minor update in the past several days. The update is available now in the Windows Store and is simply a minor update that addresses bugs and improves perfo... keep reading
Just recently, we learned that Microsoft had apparently rolled out the ability to redeem gift cards or promotional codes via the Windows Store. This feature obviously is great as it allows one to enter a gift card code to use towards app... keep reading
As of September 2013, 4.9% of all internet users in the world are 'still' using Internet Explorer 6. This isn't good, at all. Microsoft has done everything in their power to try and lower this number significantly, and they've done a good... keep reading
If you’re still negotiating with yourself whether to get the Surface 2 or Surface Pro 2, you better start thinking fast. Microsoft is reporting that these devices are selling like “hotcakes”. They have also reported that the Surface 2 (64... keep reading
The Visual Studio start page has evolved over the years, ever since Visual Studio .Net (2002) was released. In a new official blog post, Microsoft is looking for developer feedback on how the start page of the next version of Visual Studi... keep reading
We are nearly a week away until the release of Windows 8.1 to those who are on Windows 8. The highly anticipated free update to Windows 8 is set for release on October 17th for Windows 8 users and October 18th (general availability).... 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 ap... keep reading
Microsoft has rolled out a firmware update for the Surface Pro in preparation for the upcoming Windows 8.1 release on October 17th. The Surface RT, on the other hand, received no firmware update and is still slated to receive Windows RT 8... keep reading
According to a new report today, Microsoft's upcoming Xbox One entertainment console reserves 10% of its GPU power for the Kinect and app functionality. However, Microsoft may open this up for developers later down the road.
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Google is apparently working on a new version of the company's Chrome browser that replicates the functionality of the Chrome operating system. Best of all, this works within Microsoft's own Windows 8 operating system!
According t... keep reading
According to a new report by PCWorld, Microsoft is recycling Outlook.com email account names if they are left inactive after a certain period of time. Microsoft has made no mention that this recycling of account names would occur, but the... keep reading
According to new data from ComScore, Microsoft's Windows Phone platform holds a 3.2% market share as of August 2013. The platform has held a 3% market share in the United States as of July 2013.
According to the data, 145 million... keep reading
In an official blog post, Microsoft has highlighted the improved experience with Skype, especially on Windows 8. Microsoft has laid the groundwork for new and exciting features to come.
"We’ve made significant technological improv... keep reading
Microsoft has rolled out a new video advertisement for the company's Bing search engine. In the video, Microsoft showcases how Bing search can work anywhere, including inside an app or on your Windows Phone, Windows 8, or Xbox.
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Microsoft's official Facebook app for Windows Phone 8 has been receiving quite a bit of updates as of late. Microsoft today revealed a new set of features rolled out to the popular app, as well as made the app available in 19 different la... keep reading
Microsoft has rolled out an update for the Taptiles app on Windows 8 and Windows RT. The update is minor and features bug fixes and performance enhancements.
"Find pairs of tiles to complete puzzles in this exciting matching game... keep reading
Bloomberg today reported that Microsoft will offer cheap or even free licensing fees to HTC to get them to make more Windows Phones. Reports have been saying that Microsoft’s proposal is to get HTC to offer Microsoft's Windows Phone opera... keep reading
For all you app developers out there, Microsoft has announced the availability of the updated Bing Maps SDK for Windows Store apps. The SDK has been updated to support Windows 8.1 along with other bug fixes and features.
"The Bing... keep reading
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer isn't getting 100% of his 2013 bonus, as the SEC revealed Microsoft's fiscal 2013 proxy statement. Thanks to the 18% decline in the Windows Division operating income and the $900 million dollar Surface inventor... keep reading
As Windows 8.1 approaches general availability on October 18th, Microsoft is slowly showcasing each of the new apps that are bundled with Windows 8.1. This week, Microsoft showcases the new Mail app that comes with Windows 8.1 and feature... keep reading
For those of you who use the Netflix app or Microsoft Solitaire Collection app on Windows 8 or Windows RT, there are two new minor updates available for your downloading pleasure.
"Netflix is the world’s leading subscription serv... keep reading
According to new data from consulting firm Performance Inspired, Microsoft ranks number one in terms of being the most inspiring company. Performance Inspired surveyed 4,738 consumers by asking them to list five companies they found as th... keep reading
Microsoft fans and tech enthusiasts have been on a long journey trying to figure out who will be Microsoft’s next CEO after Steve Ballmer retires within the next 11 months. Microsoft's Board of Executives are still weighing options on who... keep reading
Gartner is at it again, this time sharing its views on how Microsoft can get rid of their 'uncool' image in a war against competitors. According to a Gartner 'analyst', Microsoft can rid themselves of their current image by simply tying p... keep reading
Nokia's upcoming Lumia 929 is rumored to launch in early November for an off-contract price of $500 on the Verizon network. The Lumia 929 is rumored to have a screen size of the 5-inch range. We've seen the images of the device sporting... keep reading