iPhone Alternatives Coming From Microsoft Very Soon

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New rumors indicate Microsoft Mobile, the company formed from the Devices and Services arm of Nokia that Microsoft purchased last year, could have a two new iPhone rivals running its Windows operating system. A report originating from WPDang, a Windows Phone focused website, indicates that Microsoft has plans to announced two new iPhone 6 alternatives […]

Outlook for iPhone Proves Microsoft Has the Right Idea

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Once again, Microsoft is proving just how its new agile way of doing business is best for it and the owners of smartphones that aren’t running its Windows Phone operating system. This morning the maker of Lumia Windows phones, Surface PCs and more announced Outlook for iOS and Outlook for Android, two new apps that […]

Don’t Buy a Surface 2

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It hardly seems like it but, almost three years ago Microsoft gave us our first look at the original Surface. That device was something we’d hardly ever seen from Microsoft in the hardware space. It was ambitious; Microsoft hoped that the Surface would be to Windows what the iPad is for Mac OS: a companion, […]

Should You Buy A Windows 8 PC Before Windows 10?

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It was nearly three years ago that Microsoft gave us our first look at what would become Windows 8, the operating system that comes on millions of notebooks, desktops and tablets today. Back then no one knew how an operating system built to meld three different kinds of devices would go over with users. It […]

Microsoft’s Surface 2 iPad Rival Is Dead

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The Surface 2, Microsoft’s first foray into making its own tablets and direct competitor to Apple’s iPad and the Nexus line of tablets from Google, is no longer an active experiment for the company. Early this week, Microsoft representatives confirmed that it’d stopped making the Surface 2. Business Insider is reporting that Microsoft confirmed the […]

Xbox One Gets Lightning Fast Upgrade 

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Having delivered transparent tiles that let users see past their apps and games and gaze at the background picture they’ve chosen for their profile, Microsoft, makers of the Xbox One, has a new update in store. This latest last software won’t add new features or make big changes to Xbox Live. Instead, the ridiculously fast […]

Windows 10 9926: What’s New & Different

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Having been coy with its future plans for months, late last week Microsoft finally revealed Windows 10 9926, the first fresh build of Windows 10 we’ve seen in months. In most ways, Windows 10 9926 is the first version that marks a true departure from Windows 8. Where past versions of Windows 10 looked more […]

$50 1TB Hard Drive is the Ultimate Xbox One Accessory

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Best Buy’s online store on eBay’s website may just be offering the best Xbox One accessory available. As of right now users can purchase a Toshiba external hard drive to add more space to Microsoft’s console for just $50. What’s more, that $50 gets users another 1TB of space for games and apps. It’s unclear […]

Windows 10 vs Windows 7: What You Need to Know

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Earlier this week, Microsoft showed everyone what they could expect from Windows 10. Forget all the new features and changes for a second though because its price was the biggest thing to come out of the keynote. For the first year, absolutely any Windows 7 user who has the latest updates installed will get the […]

Windows 10 Upgrade Guide: What You Need to Know

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For months, Microsoft has teased users about what it has in store for them when Windows 10 rolls out. That being said, only this week did we get a clear picture of everything Windows 10 will mean for users. Apps will work across Windows 10 on phones, tablets and notebooks and desktops. Windows 10 also […]

How to Back Up a Windows Phone

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system attempts to make life with a smartphone easier. Its Live Tiles make it easier to see what apps you should be paying attention to or what services you might want to update with a new status. Automatic picture and contact backup were built into the first version of Windows Phone […]

This is What’s Available in Xbox on Windows 10

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Moments ago, Microsoft began rolling out the second major update to Windows 10, the operating system that it hopes will put it at the center of everyday activities like gaming and productivity. Key to the gaming part of that mission is a new Xbox on Windows 10 experience that Microsoft just fully detailed in a […]

Windows 10 Technical Preview 9926 Arrives

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Microsoft has kept its promise to release an updated version of the Windows 10 operating system it shared more details about earlier this week. Starting today, users can download Windows 10 Technical Preview 9926, the very latest version ready for public testing. Microsoft announced the availability of Windows 10 9926 this morning in a post […]

New Xbox One Bundle with Titanfall Lands

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Microsoft’s own retail stores are creating a new Xbox One bundle of their very own. As of now, users looking to upgrade to Microsoft’s latest entertainment console can do so now at the Microsoft Store and pick up a now rare Titanfall Xbox One Bundle. Microsoft began selling this new Titanfall Xbox One bundle on […]

Xbox Music Windows 10 Streaming To Free Your Music

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Microsoft’s Xbox Music service is set to get a lot more competitive over the next few months. Buried deep within the avalanche of Windows 10 news out this week was a surprise feature addition for Xbox Music, the company’s streaming music service and competitor to iTunes, Amazon and Spotify. Pretty soon, Xbox Music users will […]

Upgrade Catches Plague Microsoft’s Windows 10

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It was just yesterday that Microsoft, makers of the Xbox One and more, took to a stage to announce a future where its Windows 10 operating system adapted to whatever display and input methods users have and Windows 10 would be free. Today, we’re getting more details about how easy it’ll be to get to […]

Windows 10 for Phones Revealed

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It was Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system for notebooks and desktops that got most of the attention at yesterday’s media briefing, but woven into the presentation were also brief glimpses at what users can expect from Windows 10 on smartphones and tablets that compete with the iPhone and iPad. Microsoft gave journalists and industry watchers […]

How to Get Windows 10 Right Now

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Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system is just as ambitious as leaks indicated. There are quality of life changes through Windows 10. Multiple Desktops let users organize their tasks. There’s a new Start Menu complete with Live Tiles and a power button. Windows 10 allows users to run Windows Store apps from the Desktop too, and […]

Microsoft HoloLens is a Google Glass Rival Running Windows

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Microsoft, makers of the Xbox One and the Surface 2-in-1 is continuing to push its way into the hardware space. Two years after launching the Surface Pro and less than a year after it purchased Nokia’s devices and services division, the company took to a stage this morning to announce Microsoft HoloLens. Microsoft HoloLens is […]

Microsoft Office for Tablets and Phones Shown Off

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Microsoft is busy talking about Windows 10 and how the operating system will change the way people play and look for information. That’s interesting in itself, but what almost stole the show was Microsoft Office for Windows 10. Microsoft showed off a touch-centric version of Microsoft Office for Windows 10 users earlier today. This new […]