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Monday, 22 Sep 2014

Microsoft will double your OneDrive storage if you auto-upload photos

Microsoft will double your OneDrive storage if you auto-upload photos

Microsoft is offering 30GB of free OneDrive storage for users of any device - iOS, Android, Windows Phone, even a Windows PC. All you have to do is activate auto-upload on your device's camera roll between now and the end of the month.

Thursday, 18 Sep 2014

Microsoft drops annual fee for Windows Developer Centre accounts

Microsoft drops annual fee for Windows Developer Centre accounts

Microsoft is hoping to attract more app developers to its Windows and Windows Phone platforms by removing the annual renewal fee for Windows Developer Centre accounts.

Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014

Microsoft to announce US$2.5 billion deal to acquire maker of Minecraft (Updated)

Microsoft to announce US$2.5 billion deal to acquire maker of Minecraft (Updated)

According to numerous reports, Microsoft will announce a US$2.5 billion deal to acquire Mojang, the maker of the popular Minecraft game, later today.

Friday, 12 Sep 2014

OneDrive increases file size limit to 10GB

OneDrive increases file size limit to 10GB

Besides supporting 10GB files, new features are added to allow for faster syncing and Dropbox-like file sharing.

Thursday, 11 Sep 2014

Microsoft to replace Nokia and Windows Phone brands with Windows

Microsoft to replace Nokia and Windows Phone brands with Windows

Microsoft is planning to drop the "Nokia" and "Windows Phone" branding in its future mobile devices. "Lumia" will be used alongside the standard Windows logo.

Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014

Trend Micro enhances capabilities to protect cloud-connected Microsoft Office 365 users

Trend Micro enhances capabilities to protect cloud-connected Microsoft Office 365 users

Security and software services provider, Trend Micro has announced initiatives to offer comprehensive protection for users of Microsoft Office 365 services.

Saturday, 6 Sep 2014

Microsoft Lumia 830 offers PureView imaging at a lower price (Updated with hands-on photos)

Microsoft Lumia 830 offers PureView imaging at a lower price (Updated with hands-on photos)

Shots fired at IFA 2014, with Microsoft's VP of Mobile Sales, Chris Weber, calling out Samsung and Apple for "overcharging for a smartphone experience that is clearly inferior to Lumia". Weber's justification for saying so comes in the form of the new Lumia 830 smartphone, which Weber called "an affordable flagship."

Microsoft launches 'selfie smartphone' Lumia 730/735 (Updated with hands-on photos)

Microsoft launches 'selfie smartphone' Lumia 730/735 (Updated with hands-on photos)

"Selfie" was the Oxford English Dictionary's 2013 word of the year. As a consequence of selfie fever, many smartphone manufacturer's are now trying to capture the selfie market with affordable smartphones paired with quality front-facing cameras. Microsoft effort is the Lumia 730/735.

Thursday, 4 Sep 2014

Microsoft unveils 'Lumia Denim' update with faster, better camera app

Microsoft unveils 'Lumia Denim' update with faster, better camera app

Microsoft unveiled its latest Lumia devices update at IFA 2014 today. "Lumia Denim" will be rolling out to all WP 8.1 Lumia devices later this year and includes WP8.1 Update 1, as well as a number of Lumia specific goodies, including a much-improved camera app.

Thursday, 28 Aug 2014

Zotac announces pocket-size ZBOX PI320 pico desktop PC

Zotac announces pocket-size ZBOX PI320 pico desktop PC

Zotac has just announced its Intel Bay Trail-based ZBOX PI320 pico desktop PC. Not only is the new mini-PC compact in size, it also boasts of a fan-less system for quiet computing experience

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