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According to a new report, Microsoft is killing off its Xbox Points system for cash and gift cards. The Xbox Points system has been used mainly for the Xbox console, but this new system involving cash and gift cards will work across a few of the company's platforms.
In an official Skype blog post, Microsoft has rolled out an update to the Skype app for Windows, as well as the Skype app for Windows Phone 8. The update for Windows is a minor update, while the update to the Windows Phone app improves reliability and performance.
Thanks to the Yen's drop to a four-year low and the subsequent increase in the cost of importing components as a result, Fujitsu is planning on raising prices for its Windows-based PCs. Fujitsu is also contemplating removing any discounts on existing PC products.
Windows 8 is known for its radical change from Windows 7. One of the new features of the operating system is the task manager, which has many new features compared to the task manager in Windows 7. Now you can have an imitation Windows 8 task manager on your Windows 7 device...
A popular app for Windows Phone is now available for Windows 8 and Windows RT! Metrotube for Windows 8 is a beautifully designed third-party YouTube app, and is available in "public preview" form for download right now!
According to a new report, Microsoft is working on something called "Mohoro" which could be a way to stream a Window installation via the internet. Microsoft has not offered any official details on this but a new report offers a bit of insight.
Microsoft has released a utility for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 that mounts ISO disk image files as virtual CD drives. This utility is free and is perfect for those on an older version of Windows who need a quick means of mounting an .ISO file.
If you remember Windows Flip 3D in Windows Vista and Windows 7, Microsoft has just patented its successor called "Windows Viewer." Apparently this feature builds upon the old Flip 3D feature and is similar to the Apple OSX Mission Control feature.
Adobe has released Lightroom 5.0 Beta for Windows (Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8) as well as Mac OS X 10.7 and 10.8. Lightroom 5.0 Beta features several community requested features and the Beta is free for testing for those who are interested!
After months of public previews, Microsoft have officially released Windows Embedded 8 for businesses and OEM's today. "Windows Embedded 8 shortens development cycles and enables device makers to create differentiated, best-in-class products that delight customers and stand...