Windows 10 10074 Arrives

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Microsoft is unleashing another updated version of its Windows 10 operating system to members of the Windows Insider Program for testing and feedback. This time it’s Windows 10 10074, and it’s stuffed full of the small feature changes you’d expect leading up to the Windows 10 release sometime this summer. Microsoft announced Windows 10 10074 […]

The Bold Plan to Bring iPhone & Android Apps to Windows 10

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system has chased Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android operating system for years. This week the company unveiled its boldest plan to snatch Apple and Google users away yet. Microsoft is bringing iPhone, iPad and Android apps to Windows 10 users. Microsoft talked at detail about its plans for the Windows 10 […]

Cheap Xbox One Deal Arrives at Best Buy 

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The cost of purchasing an Xbox One for anyone willing to trade-in their old, last generation console is falling seriously again. Electronics and video games retailer Best Buy is offering an Xbox One deal that’ll save shoppers a whopping $175 on the cost of purchasing Microsoft’s latest console. Best Buy began offering their own Xbox […]

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3: 5 Things to Know Ahead of Release

Get ready for a fall Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 release date.

For better or for worse, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 will set the tone for first-person shooters when it arrives later this year. Together with Halo, the Call of Duty franchise is the standard bearer for the first person-shooter genre. Each year the franchise gets millions of gamers in stores. These people don’t just buy each year’s edition of Call […]

15 Lumia 930 & Windows Phone 8.1 Tips

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8.1 operating system didn’t exactly help smartphones made by other companies topple Apple’s iPhone dynasty. That being said, phones running the operating system are finally competitive with the iPhone in terms of features and extras – something that wasn’t easily said about it before the Windows Phone 8.1 update. Windows Phone 8.1 added […]

10 Windows Phone Apps for an iPhone Experience

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Over the past two years, Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system has become the only logical choice for anyone dead-set on not picking up an Apple iPhone and anyone who needs something easier to use and more stable than the latest version of Google’s Android operating system. Some would say that Windows Phone has been a […]

The Best iPhone Alternatives Running Windows Phone – April

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Windows Phone, the software that Microsoft users to power its own iPhone alternatives and the iPhone alternatives of others, is in the middle of a transition. At some point later this year Microsoft has plans to finally reveal a new flagship that many hope will give high-end Android phones and the iPhone 6 the competition […]

Microsoft Universal Mobile Keyboard Review

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The closed up restrictive Microsoft disappeared in recent years. It has been replaced by a new, open company that develops apps for iOS and Android, often faster than it does for its own Windows phone operating systems. The Microsoft Universal Mobile Keyboard is a great example of this. It comes with a three-position switch that […]

Windows 10 10061- What’s New & Different

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With it now spring in in the United Sates, Microsoft is quickly approaching the deadline it set for finishing Windows 10, its next major operating system for notebooks, tablets, desktops and 2-in-1s. Microsoft recently said it planned for the operating system to “launch” sometime this summer, and we’re finally starting to see some evidence that […]

T-Mobile Lumia 640 iPhone Rival Price Leaks

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With what appears to be more and more people looking for low-cost iPhone rivals, every smartphone maker is hoping to offer something akin to the iPhone without the heavy price tag. It may be Microsoft who is closest to delivering on that dream. This week the company accidentally revealed the price tag for the T-Mobile […]

Windows 10 10061 Arrives with its Best Features Yet

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Slowly, but surely Microsoft is putting the foot down on releases of Windows 10, it’s free major operating system upgrade for notebooks, desktops, tablets and 2-in-1s coming later this year. Last night the company released Windows 10 10061, another rebuilt version of the operating system with a few tweaks, lots of polish and it’s most […]

Microsoft Drops Huge Feature in Next Xbox One Update

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Microsoft is once again using is software prowess to stuff its Xbox One console full of features entertainment lovers will enjoy. After beating Sony in offering nearly every other entertainment feature, Microsoft said this week it’d add the last piece of the puzzle. Beginning later this week owners of the Xbox One will be able […]

Halo: Spartan Strike Tips & Tricks for iPhone & Windows

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In delivering Halo: Spartan Strike, Microsoft is seeking to prove just how serious it is about mobile gaming. Announced last fall and released late last week, Halo: Spartan Strike is Microsoft’s second top-down third-person shooter in the Halo franchise. It’s made specifically for desktops and mobile devices. Halo: Spartan Strike follows in the footsteps of […]

Microsoft Preps Microsoft Band for Apple Watch Release

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With the official Apple Watch release set for this Friday, April 24th, most companies are adding new software features and extras to their apps and services. Microsoft began the week with Apple Watch updates for some of its most popular apps, but it’s also adding new features and software upgrades to its own Apple Watch […]

Fixes, More for Halo: The Master Chief Collection Incoming

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Microsoft is dropping another huge update for its Halo: The Master Chief Collection first person shooter, and revealing more about its plans to add a fifth game to the compilation in the very near future. Late yesterday video game developer 343 Industries announced a slew of new changes and feature upgrades to Halo: The Master […]

How to Use Facebook on Windows 8.1  

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Our notebooks, tablets and desktops enable so much that it’s easy to forget the things we do with them on a daily basis. If you have a computer with internet access, chances are you visit Facebook often. Facebook has everything. You can instant message people regardless of geographic location or wireless carrier. You can scroll […]

Microsoft Arrives Early with Apple Watch Support

This is what you absolutely need to know about the Apple Watch release.

Microsoft may have its fitness platform and wearable device, but that isn’t stopping the company from getting out first-class support for Apple Watch. Over the last week Microsoft has launched a few new dedicated experiences ahead of the Apple Watch release date. Microsoft updated its OneDrive cloud storage app last week with light Apple Watch support. […]

Blockbuster Xbox One Deal for Upgrades Arrives 

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Microsoft’s Xbox One entertainment and video game console isn’t getting any cheaper thanks to deals from Microsoft itself. That isn’t stopping video game retailer GameStop from offering an amazing Xbox One deal for those looking to upgrade right now. Earlier this month GameStop began offering deep discounts on the Xbox One to anyone willing to […]

First Halo 5: Guardians Pre-Order Details Arrive 

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As it shares bits of plot in a new podcast, Microsoft is continue to share pre-order and purchasing details for Halo 5: Guardians, the next major release in its long-running first-person shooter series. This morning the company announced a new Halo 5: Guardians pre-order deal that’ll get GameStop shoppers exclusive access to in-game armor. Microsoft […]

Windows 10 Release Rumors Arrive 

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Microsoft shocked most Windows notebook, desktop and tablet users when it revealed the Windows 10 operating system would return the Desktop interface and Start Menu to prominence. Now a leaked Windows 10 release time-frame threatens to do that again. Comments made by the CEO of one Microsoft’s biggest partners indicate Microsoft plans to launch its […]